• Step 1: 
Fill out an admission application before the priority date and return it to the Office of Admissions and Recruitment. 

  • Step 2: 
You can fill out an admission application online here. (link)

  • Step 3: 
Once you have completed your application for admission you must submit an official copy of transcripts from every college or university attended. You can drop it off at the UTEP Office of Admissions and Recruitment or mail it to:
The University of Texas at El Paso
Office of Admissions and Recruitment
Academic Services Building, Room 102
El Paso, Texas 79968
  • Step 4: 
If you have any questions about transferring to UTEP, you can visit one of our Transfer counselors at the UTEP Transfer Center or you can meet with a UTEP representative at the EPCC transfer office A-1427 Valle Verde Campus once a week. Check with your campus Career Services Center for dates and times.

Once Admitted  

  • Step 1: Testing 
Your transfer Counselor will determine if you need to take any placement exams based on the information on your official transcript(s). This information will be stated in your Admission Acceptance Letter. The Student Assessment and Testing office is located in Academic Advising Building, Rm 127, (915)747-5009 for information regarding fees and dates.

  • Step 2: Advising 
Once you have completed the required placement exams-and the evaluation of your transfer credit has been completed-you must contact an academic advisor at (915) 747-5290 to set up an appointment. The Academic Advising Center is located on campus on Hawthorne Street.
  • Step 3: Orientation
UTEP Transfer Student Orientation is required and free to all new students. Transfer Student Orientation shares information and tools to support a successful transition from your previous institution to UTEP. Learn about your college and the education opportunities available to your, discover what UTEP campus life is about and connect with new and current students, learn how to navigate the university during a campus tour, and meet with various departments and programs to learn about student services and resources.
If, after admitted to UTEP, you have not received an invitation, contact the Office of New Student Orientation at 915-747-6752 or email 

  • Step 4: Registration
You may register at orientation or register online at If you choose to register online, you must first set up an e-mail address with the UTEP IT Help Desk at (915) 747-5257.