Undergraduate Office


Are you planning to graduate in December 2014? Apply to graduate in December 2014 by November 4, 2014. Please submit your application as soon as possible so that we have ample time to adjust your degree audit.

Will you have 7 or fewer credits of basic sequence coursework remaining after Fall 2014? Apply for major sequence for Spring 2015 Registration. The priority deadline for submitting applications has passed. You should still apply, but your application may not be reviewed until after early registration for Spring 2015 has concluded.


Spring 2015 Early Registration

Spring 2015 Early Registration for continuing and readmitted students is October 27 – November 7

Check here for Spring 2015 Early Registration Updates

Non-major waitlist: Are you a non-major interested in taking a chemical engineering course? If yes, then sign up on the Non-major Waitlist. The waitlist will be reviewed on the 4th class day (January 23, 2015) and you will be notified if a seat is available in the course.

Signature Course Registration Information 

Upperclassmen Signature Courses – Spring 2015 —  About 2,800 seats in Signature Courses will be available this spring, and an ample amount of those seats will be reserved for non-first-year students.  Refer to this list of courses being held for upperclassmen.  Sophomores, juniors, and seniors please call the Signature Course Office at 512- 471-4421 during your first registration access period in order to try to get a seat in one of these classes.  These seats will open on Monday, October 27th.

Students in their first year of residence at UT (new freshmen as well as new transfers) will be able to register themselves for a Signature Course and will not need to call the Signature Course office to be added. Seats for students in their first year at UT will see that the majority of the seats will open on Monday, November 3rd.

Signature Course FAQs — This sheet provides updated information about Signature Course registration and policies.


Faculty Advising for Spring 2015 Early Registration has concluded

FAQ: What should I do if I missed faculty advising?

If you missed faculty advising please complete the Spring 2015 Advising Sheets and submit them to the McKetta Undergraduate Office before November 5, 2014 – sooner is preferred. Your advising bar will be cleared so that you can register on November 7, 2014.

You may drop by the McKetta Undergraduate Office and speak with a peer advisor to discuss your course selections. A peer advisor is on duty Monday-Friday from 9-11 am and 1-4 pm in CPE 2.706.


Helpful Registration Links/Tools for Spring 15 Registration

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 2014; Fall 2014; Spring 15.

The Registar’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.


Updated: October 27, 2014


Do you want to receive McKettaChE Advising text message reminders/updates?  Opt in by texting @McKetta to (512) 782-0573. 

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).