Department of Psychology
Department of Psychology

Registration Information

Registration FAQ

Registration advising is NOT required for psychology majors. Still want advising? Go here first. 
Here’s how you can prepare yourself for registration!

1. Check your Registration Information Sheet (RIS) for your registration times and any bars; for questions about how access times are assigned, click here.

2. Review your Degree Audit to see which requirements you lack. Click “Access IDA Now”⇒ “Audit Results” on the left side—there should already be a recent audit. 

3. Look at your degree plan

4. Look at the Spring course schedule, out October 14th, for class options.

5. Check pre-requisites by clicking on the unique number (blue 5-digit # on course schedule). The Psychology Department strictly enforces pre-requisites for psychology courses. 

Registration Advising

Email: If you have a quick, simple question, please first email your assigned advisor (emails can be foudn on the righthand side of this page). They will get back to you in 2-3 days. If your concerns warrant an appointment, your advisor will let you know. 
Appointments: Appointments will be conducted via phone or Zoom, and will be 20 minutes. We will ONLY disucss Summer and Fall 2020 registration. Please be ready to answer your phone or Zoom at the appropriate time, as advisors will only call once

> All booking will be online.

Other Helpful Tips!

1. If you are taking a prerequisite course (such as Math, hours to Upper-division standing) outside UT--you must transfer it to UT beforehand, and/or show proof of completion in the course before you add the course. Documentation (such as a grade report) can be submitted to the Psychology Advising Office via email to

2. Graduating Seniors: Registration issues with Psychology courses? Email your advisor as soon as possible! 

3. You can review Past Course Syllabi using the syllabi database

4. Check out our list of suggested electives; the list may be found here.

5. If you are NOT able to come to advising during your assigned days, you will be able to make an appointment after registration to have your advisor check your schedule.

PHONE: (512) 471-4410
HOURS: Monday–Friday 
OPEN 8:30 AM–12:00 PM 
CLOSED 12:00-1:00 PM
OPEN 1:00 PM–4:30 PM

The Psychology advisors see students based on student last name:

A - E: Allison CawveyBUR 230C
F - K: Jay BrownBUR 230B
L - Q: David ValenzuelaBUR 230E
R - Z: Joel Mendolusky, BUR 230D 

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