Comet Connection

Follow these four simple steps to join the UT Dallas Comet Connection program.

Step 1
Choose courses at any Texas community college, referring to the UT Dallas transfer guide to choose classes that will directly apply toward your bachelor's degree.

Step 2
Join the Comet Connection

  • Complete a minimum of 12 hours at your community college.
  • Be in good standing at your community college.
  • Download the Comet Connection agreement.
  • Fill out the student information section of the Comet Connection agreement.
  • Have an academic advisor at your community college sign the agreement.
  • Return the form to the UT Dallas Office of Admission and Enrollment Services.
  • Be sure to get your Comet Connection ID card from the UT Dallas Comet Center after you receive your Comet Connection confirmation letter.
  • You are now a member of the Comet Connection.

Step 3
Apply to UT Dallas

  • Complete a minimum of 30 transferable credit hours at your community college.
  • Submit the following documents to UT Dallas:
    • ApplyTexas application for transfer admission.
    • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.
    • $50 non-refundable application fee.
  • Have your application fee waived by attending a UT Dallas Scholars' Day, Preview Friday or Comet Expo.
  • Submit the required documents by the posted deadlines.

Step 4
Enroll at UT Dallas

  • Declare your intent to enroll.
  • Register for transfer orientation.
  • Schedule a meeting with an academic advisor.
  • For Comet Connection members, admission is valid for 12 months from the semester of admission. Comet Connection students who plan to defer enrollment must submit a deferment of admission form to the office of Admission and Enrollment Services seven days prior to the start of classes for the term to which they are deferring.

Office of Admission and Enrollment Services
Contact Us
  • The University of Texas at Dallas
    Office of Admissions
    Student Services Bldg 1.300
    800 W Campbell Rd
    Richardson TX 75080-3021
  • interest@utdallas.edu
  • 972-883-2270