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Fall 2018 Holiday Closures Reminder

Remember that all UT Austin offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday and Winter Break. Keep the dates below in mind as you make plans to register or take exams for self-paced courses.

December 8 Saturday Testing at DEV Testing Center
December 10 UEX Office Closed for Moving Day
December 14 Final Day for Testing at DEV Testing Center Before Winter Break
December 21 UEX Office Closing at Noon
December 24-January 1 Winter Break (UEX Office Closed)
January 2 All UT Austin Offices Reopen
January 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday (All UT Austin Offices Closed)

December 6 - The Daily Texan

Mengyuan Dong, a contributor from The Daily Texan, takes a look at how University Extension's self-paced online courses provides to students the opportunity for convenient and flexible course options. Article

December 8 - Final Saturday Testing Date of 2018

Austin area students needing to take an exam for a self-paced online course can take advantage of weekend testing hours at the DEV Testing Center.

  • Conveniently located on the northeast corner of UT Austin’s main campus – The DEV Testing Center is open for testing on one Saturday per month from 8 a.m. to 1:50 p.m.
  • Call ahead to make an appointment – Saturday testing hours are available by appointment only. Call the DEV Testing Center, at 512-471-0222, to book your test time.
  • Request your exam at least two days early  – To have your exam ready for a Saturday testing appointment, you will need to request your exam by Thursday.

For more information about exams for self-paced courses, see our Frequently Asked Questions.

December 10 - UEX Office Moving

The UEX office is relocating to the UT Administration Building (UTA) located at 1616 Guadalupe St., Suite 2.302, Austin TX 78701, on December 10.

Customer service staff will continue to process registrations and respond to student questions or issues via emails. However, there will be limited phone service available until the office move is complete. More details to come.

December 24 to January 1 - Plan Ahead for a Productive Winter Break

The end of the semester is fast approaching! If your plans for the break include making extra progress on your self-paced online course, then you'll want to check out these important reminders and dates to maximize your productivity.