Undergraduate Office

NOTE: We are experiencing a ton of walk-in, email and telephone contacts.  We are doing our best to accommodate all requests for assistance. Students who walk-in to the McKetta Undergraduate Office will receive priority assistance. The next best way to receive assistance is to send an email to advising@che.utexas.edu. Please be sure to include your UTEID and brief description of your issue in the subject line.

Your patience is appreciated.


Fall 2015 Registration Information

Waitlist update:

We have received many emails about the status of ChE course waitlists. In general, the waitlists are always being evaluated; that is the nature of waitlists.

If you are prioritized for a course according to the list below, and do not yet have a seat in one or more courses, first check to see if there is an open section of the course. If there is an open section please adjust your schedule to register for the open section. If all sections are waitlisted, please send an email to advising@ che.utexas.edu. Please list the course and your UTEID in the subject line, and in the body of the email describe your situation.

If you are not prioritized for a course according to the list below you should have a back-up plan. You may get a seat in the course off of the waitlist, but at this time we cannot assess the likelihood of that happening.


Updated: July 15, 2015


Priority seating in the following courses for Fall 2015 will be allocated based on graduation date:

Fall 2015 graduates: ChE 350, ChE 360, ChE 264, ChE 473K

Spring 2016 graduates: ChE 253M, ChE 363, ChE 372

Fall 2016 graduates: ChE 322, ChE 333T, ChE 348, ChE 253K, ChE 354

Spring 2017 graduates: ChE 353

Fall 2017 graduates: ChE 317

After students are accommodated in the courses they need to make progress toward the degree, and if there are seats available, students will be added to courses off of the waitlists.


Non-major waitlist: Please let us know if you are a non-ChE major interested in taking a ChE course by filling out this form.


Planning Tools for McKetta Undergraduates

New students: Orientation Worksheets

Continuing students: Summer and Fall 2015 Advising Sheets



Important Course Information

Beginning Fall 2015 M 427J will replace M 427K in the requirements for the BS degree in Chemical Engineering. There is significant overlap in course content in M 427J and M 340L. Therefore, M 340L may not be applied to the BS degree in Chemical Engineering if M 427J is taken.

Updated: April 13, 2015


Helpful Registration Links/Tools

View your registration bars and access times, and other information on your Registration Information Sheet (RIS).

The Course Schedule lists the courses that will be offered each semester – Summer 2015Fall 2015.

The Registrar’s Office registration information page is a handy reference for all things related to registration including what to do before registering, registering for classes and then finishing registration.



Computing resources for McKetta ChE Undergraduate Students – Available Computing Resources




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The McKetta Undergraduate Office is the main source for academic and professional development of McKetta undergraduate chemical engineering students. The office provides degree planning guidance with help from the McKetta Undergraduate Faculty Advisor and faculty advisors who advise students during early registration periods. The office provides resources for registration procedures, degree requirements, course prerequisites and policies and procedures.

Location CPE 2.706
Office Hours Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.


Undergraduate Coordinator Kelly McQueary, Ph.D. CPE 2.706 (512) 471-6443 kellym@che.utexas.edu Academic Advisor  Jonathan Pereira CPE 2.706 (512) 471-6443 jpereira@che.utexas.edu


  • Degree planning and requirements
  • Advice on policies and procedures
  • Major sequence applications
  • Study abroad information
  • Scholarships

Business Foundations Courses

Business Foundations Program (BFP), not currently listed on the approved technical option area course lists, or not previously approved by the Undergraduate Faculty Advisor, will not be approved to count toward the BS degree in Chemical Engineering (effective October 15, 2012).