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Ph.D. in HRD FAQs: New Student To Do List

  1. Activate Patriot Account
    Logging In for the First Time Tutorial
  2. Apply for Financial Aid or Scholarships

  3. Enroll in classes
    Additional Tutorials

  4. Textbooks
    Use the online or on campus Barnes & Noble Bookstore. If you cannot find your book on the bookstore website, email your professor for textbook information.
  5. Book a room (for commuters)
    Staybridge Suites is closest and MAY be able to offer a reduced rate due to the affiliation with UT Tyler: Queen Studio Suite $99, 1 Bdrm Suites $119 and 2Bed 2 Bath Suites $149. (Regular rates are: $119, $149 and $189 per night). If interested, contact Ryan Polk at or 903.504.6028.

    Ramada Inn is fairly close and will give UT Tyler students the UT Tyler employee discount

    Holiday Inn Express is also close

When your bill is viewable in myUTTyler, do the following:

  1. Pay your tuition and fees
    Pay in Enrollment Services Center, ADM 230, or online through your myUTTyler account.
    The bill due date is yet to be determined.

  2. Pick up Student I.D. (aka "P2 card")
    Pick up I.D. card in Student Business Services, ADM125, (aka "Cashier’s Office") $25 is automatically added to your I.D. for printing and other purposes, but you may add more.

  3. Explore the Library (optional) Visit Spencer Acadia in Muntz Library (LIB209) and familiarize yourself with the online catalog:

  4. Pick up Parking Permit
    Pay for permit at Enrollment Services Center (ADM 230) then pick up permit at University Police Department (USC 125)

  5. Attend Convocation (optional)

  6. Attend Graduate Orientation
    Mandatory for International Students. Optional for Domestic Students.

  7. Attend Doctoral Student Orientation (an email will be sent notifying you of the date and time)

  8. Find Your Classroom
    BUS104, Business Administration Building (letter C on the Campus Map)

  9. Attend Class!
    Students not attending class will NOT be automatically dropped. If you cannot attend, you must drop via myUTTyler .

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