Visit ATEC

Welcome to ATEC

There are many ways to explore life as a future Comet.

Join us in the DFW metroplex or online whichever makes you feel most comfortable. Get answers about your program of interest, the UTD admissions process, ATEC specific scholarships and student organizations, and discover opportunities that will shape your college experience. Check out the options below to make connections and get to know ATEC at UT Dallas.

ATEC Welcome Center
ATC 1.701
Undergraduate Advising
Graduate Advising

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Undergraduate Academic Advising student and advisor


Thank you for your interest in ATEC! We invite you and your guests to tour our creative facilities, hear from current students, learn about our academic programs, and discover the opportunities available to you.

Prospective undergraduates have the opportunity to learn about the student experience. During a scheduled visit with an Advising Peer Mentor future students can ask questions about ATEC programs including areas of study and ATEC-specific scholarships, and student organizations.

Send your appointment request to [email protected] and include the following information.

  • First Name, Last Name
  • Name of school you currently attend
  • Year you plan to attend ATEC at UT Dallas
  • Your program of interest
  • Who will attend your visit to ATEC with you.

*While our office is operating remotely, ATEC is following all UT Dallas COVID-19 protocols. For updates visit

One of the best ways to see if ATEC is the right program for you is to engage with current ATEC students and discover more about us! If you’re a current high school or college student and you’re curious about our program, these events are for you!

Virtual Program Overview Sessions (RSVP your spot)

Thursday, Oct. 28 | 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Thursday, Nov. 18 | 2:00pm – 3:00pm

RSVP for a Virtual Program Overview

Our Graduate Studies Advisors provide an overview of our programs, the application and admissions process, funding opportunities, and answer your questions during these informative sessions.

Virtual Program Overview Sessions 

Follow the link to register.

Wednesday, Oct. 27 | 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Wednesday, Nov. 10 | 11:00am – 12:00pm

Wednesday, Dec. 15 | 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Make an appointment to speak with a Graduate Advisor about your program of interest. Ask about the many resources available to you. You will find that ATEC at UT Dallas is student centered and provides services designed to help you grow and thrive as a graduate student.

Graduate Studies Academic Advisors

MA/MFA Programs
Brenda Freeman

PhD Programs
Christine Messick