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Sophomore Outreach

Fall 2017

Are you an Exploratory sophomore? If so, take advantage of University College Advising Center's Sophomore Outreach Program this fall semester. The goal of this program is to provide a customized academic advising session devoted to guiding you through the major exploration and declaration process.  

UCAC invites you to schedule a one-hour Sophomore Outreach appointment between September 18th and December 7th. 

Schedule An Appointment

To schedule your appointment, call 512-245-2218.  Let the receptionist know you want an advising appointment for the Sophomore Outreach Program.

***NOTE: Have you already decided on a major to declare? Go to the advising center for that major instead! Click here for a list of advising centers.


Benefits of Declaring A Major

  • Save time and money by taking courses specified to your major.
  • Take courses in the subject that interests you.
  • Gain access to student organizations, scholarships, and departmental activities.
  • Take a step to graduate with a degree.
  • Relieve stress from not having a plan.
  • Begin networking with students and faculty within your major.
  • Begin working with your major’s academic advisors.

Questions To Ask Yourself

When thinking about a major you should ask yourself:

  • If I could do one thing for free, what would it be?
  • What subject interests me the most?
  • What subject do I dislike the most?
  • Can I see myself working a full-time job in this field?
  • Where and when can I get help and information about this major?
  • What are the requirements for this major?
  • Have I spoken to someone about this major?
  • Have I thought about a career in this field or been to Career Services?