Early College High School (ECHS) Academic Success Center
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Counselors, thank you so much for everything you do for ECHS students! It is always a pleasure working with each and everyone of you. Please see below for important information:


To view a list of contact information for a representative from each college, please click here.
To view academic tools including degree plans and maps to graduation, please click here here.

New Student Orientation
NSO for Fall 2017
October 2017, dates coming soon

Preparing for Orientation

UTEP Admissions Applications   DUE March 2, 2017

Student Document Submissions (ex: residency forms, 
meningitis vaccination proofs, high school transcripts, 
high school schedules, bus schedules) 
 DUE March 2, 2017

Roster (with DOBs included) of students who will be 
attending orientation to Kristine Velasquez (kavelasquez@utep.edu). Click here for roster format.
 DUE January 27, 2017

Day Of Orientation
What Students Should Bring
High School Schedules for the Fall 2017 semester
The bus schedule for the Fall 2017 semester
Unofficial EPCC transcripts
Walking shoes
Lunch money or a packed lunch


Accelerated Student Scholarships
This scholarship is only for ECHS students who are still enrolled in high school and are simultaneously attending UTEP and meet the requirements found in the contract form. Students will need to submit both forms to the ECHS ASC as soon as they have registered for courses at UTEP.
The Contract Form can be found here.
The Course Approval Form can be found here

Incoming Freshman Scholarships
November 1st, 2016 and March 1st, 2017 are the deadlines
Although SAT/ACT test scores are not mandatory for admission purposes for ECHS students, the test scores are mandatory for scholarship purposes. Please have students send official scores through ACT.org and/or Collegeboard.org
Please see scholarship requirements here.

The Office of Scholarships has a portal for internal and external scholarships. Students should regularly login and apply. Please click here to view the portal.

Terry Scholarship
The Terry Scholarship is a full-ride scholarship for Texas graduates who show promise for being future leaders of Texas! Please start planning on having your students apply. Please click here for more information. 
*Deadline for this scholarship has not been determined.

The BUILDing SCHOLARS Scholarship is for students who have a strong motivation to do research in biomedical, social, behavioral or health sciences or biomedical engineering. Please keep this scholarship in mind in case you have any students who may benefit! Click here for more information.

Counselor and Administrator Academy

What would you like to hear about at our next Academy?

Please click here for the results from the Gallery Walk activity at the last Counselor and Administrator Academy.

Family Presentation

Factors to consider when  making a decision about entering UTEP as an Accelerated or Traditional ECHS Student.