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Office of Admissions & Recruitment


Congratulations, you are accepted! Now what?

Follow this checklist to complete your transition to UTEP:
After Admissions Checklist

1. Stay ConnectedRead More

Stay Connected

Check your Miner Insider to receive up-to-date information. If you do not have a Miner Insider, sign up now.

2. Activate your UTEP Email AccountRead More

Activate your UTEP Account

Your UTEP account, gives you access to:

■ LiveMail – UTEP’s email service (username@miners.utep.edu)
■ Blackboard Learning System – UTEP’s online course management system
■ Goldmine - View your academic history, financial records including tuition payments and financial aid disbursements, and register for classes.

Activate your UTEP account now!

3. Take Placement ExamsRead More

Take Placement Exams

Placement exams such as ACCUPLACER or Compass are used by academic advisors to determine placement. Take your placement exams as soon as possible. Scores are needed to register for New Student Orientation.

For more information, visit Office of Student Assessment & Testing.

4. Register for New Student OrientationRead More

Register for New Student Orientation

All new students must attend New Student Orientation. This is your opportunity to get acquainted with our campus and meet UTEP students, faculty and staff. You will visit with your academic advisor and register for classes. Register for New Student Orientation through your Miner Insider.

For more information, visit New Student Orientation.

5. Register for International Student OrientationRead More

Register for International Student Orientation

In addition to New Student Orientation, all international students are strongly encouraged to attend International Student Orientation. This offers international students information about academic, social and cultural opportunities. During this orientation, you will learn about maintaining your immigration status, applying for a social security card, and getting a drivers license.

For more information, visit Office of International Programs.

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