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UT Tyler to Hold Passport Day Feb. 1

January 29, 2014

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.565.5769 or 903.539.7196 (cell)

The University of Texas at Tyler will hold its third annual Passport Day 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1 at the University Center, Dr. Teresa Kennedy, Office of International Programs executive director, announced.

“The UT Tyler Office of International Programs has partnered with the U.S. Postal Service to provide this important service to the campus community and public,” Kennedy said. “We want to make applying for a passport convenient for everyone.”

Cost is $110 (passport book) or $30 (passport card) plus a $25 execution fee. Photo services also will be available for $15 per person. All passport applicants must provide their social security number, obtain proper paperwork prior to the event and not sign the application until instructed to do so by the acceptance agent.

The passport application form will be available on-site. As a reminder, those who study abroad must have a valid passport, Kennedy added.

For more information, call 903.565.6155, email oip@utttyler.edu or visit http://www.uttyler.edu/oip/.

One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler features excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 7,500 high-ability students. UT Tyler offers courses at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine as well as a location in Houston.

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