Academic Advising for UT Tyler Students
Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy
UT Tyler students may have one or more academic advisors depending on their interests and their major. All students are welcome to meet with the Fisch College of Pharmacy faculty and staff and learn more about pharmacy school and specific admissions criteria.
Incoming College Freshmen
The Academic Success Center offers academic advising services, supplemental instruction (tutoring) and student learning communities. Students will have an academic advisor within this center that can help guide them through their first 60 hours of college credit. Students interested in pursuing degrees in other departments, such as chemistry, biology, biochemistry, may also be advised by those individual departments.
Incoming Transfer Students
Students entering UT Tyler with 30 or more college credit hours are considered transfer students. Transfer students who are completing a degree program (such as chemistry, biology, biochemistry) are advised by their home department.
Students Completing an Academic Degree at UT Tyler
Students interested in pharmacy who are also completing a degree program (such as chemistry, biology, biochemistry) are advised by their home department.
Students Interested in Other Health Professions Degree Programs
Students who are deciding between pharmacy and other types of health profession degrees, such as dentistry, medicine, occupational therapy, can receive pre-professional advising on those careers from the Department of Biology chief health professions advisor.