The Colleges' Freshman Advising Center (CFAC)

Mission Statement


Serving freshmen with declared majors, pre-majors,

undeclared majors within a college &

 UT Austin Coordinated Admissions (CAP) participants

Students without declared majors (UND) are advised at the

Toms Rivera Center


Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 8 A.M. - 6 P.M.

*Starting 4/28 CFAC will close at 5 P.M.*

The hours posted above are office hours. Walk-in advising services are determined according to the activities of the week.


Phone (210) 458-5170
Fax (210) 458-6281
MS 2.02.18 - Main Campus

Freshman Advising at the Downtown Campus

Please call ahead for advisor availability.



We are no longer scheduling appointments for the Spring semester. Please see our walk-in schedule below for our current advising schedule.

Walk-In Advising

4/21/2014 -5/2/2014

Mon 4/21: 8:30-11:30 & 1:30-5 P.M.

Tue 4/22: 1:30-5 P.M.

Wed 4/23: 8:30-11:30 & 1:30-5 P.M.

Thur 4/24: 8:30-11:30 & 1:30-5 P.M.

Fri 4/25: 8:30-11:30 A.M. & 1:30-4 P.M.

Mon 4/28: 8:30-11:30 & 1:30-4 P.M.

Tue 4/29: 8:30-11:30 & 1:30-4 P.M.

Wed 4/30: 8:30-11:30 & 1:30-4 P.M.

Thur 5/1: 8:30-11:30 & 1:30-4 P.M.

Fri 5/2: 8:30-11:30 A.M. & 1:30-4 P.M.


Advising times are subject to change.


The Summer and Fall class schedules are now available on ASAP. Registration is open for Summer and will begin in April for the Fall. Check the Registration Schedule link on ASAP for exact dates.


"Like" the UTSA Advising page on Facebook to receive announcements and updates.


Visit to get access tools such as a schedule planner, GPA calculator, professor recommendations and degree timeline.


Beginning Spring 2012, Texas Senate Bill 1170 will require new students (and students who take a break from fall or spring enrollment) under the age of 30 to have a bacterial meningitis vaccination. For more information visit


Check out Dietitians Today & Tomorrow to learn about resources for students interested in careers in nutrition and dietetics. 


UTSA's Bluebook web site is a great resource for students. This web site includes course evaluations, syllabi, and cost information.


Watch the Orientation Advising Video



Important Dates

April 17

Fall registration begins for students who have earned
15-29 credit hours

April 21

Fall registration begins for students who have earned
0-14 credit hours

April 28

Last day to drop a course on ASAP for a 'W'. No drops allowed after this point for Spring classes

May 1 & May 2

Student study days. No classes.




Under the Texas Success Initiative (TSI), undergraduate students at Texas colleges and universities must be assessed for readiness to enroll in freshman-level coursework. Click here to visit UTSA's TSI web site for more information. Unless exempt from TSI, students must have testing scores on file at UTSA prior to registration at Roadrunner Roundup.


New Information about AP/CLEPStudents who have taken AP and/or CLEP exams, and have received acceptable scores, will earn college credit for courses AFTER accepting their AP/CLEP credit on ASAP. Click on one of the links below to view scores required for credit.

AP Scores

CLEP Scores

Instructions for accepting AP/CLEP credit


Freshmen majoring in engineering or the sciences or those fulfilling requirements for medical, dental, nursing, or allied health professions schools are strongly advised to take Advanced Calculus and Chemistry placement tests through UTSA's Testing Services Office prior to attending Roadrunner Roundup. Click here to visit their web site for placement testing information and scheduling instructions. 

Click here for information on a review for the Chemistry Placement exam. 



Know Where You "Stand"...

For complete information about undergraduate "Academic Standing" policies and procedures, including Academic Warning, Probation, Dismissal and Reinstatement, see the UTSA Information Bulletin.