For approval of academic agreements, approval steps vary depending upon the type of agreement. Proposals may be reviewed by Legal Affairs, the University Career Center, Undergraduate Studies, Global Initiatives, etc., as required.
Academic Support Unit Agreement
An agreement that does not fit any of the other agreement types listed below and must route through any of the following academic support units for approval - Career Engaged Learning, Graduate School, Honors College, Library/ITC, School of Data Science, Strategic Enrollment, Student Affairs, or Student Success.Click here to request an Academic Support Unit Agreement
Accelerated Degree Program
A combined degree program within UTSA or with another institution, such as a 4+1 or 3+2 bachelor’s and master’s program.Click here to request Degree with another Institution
Details the acceptance of transfer credit from other institutions to facilitate the ease of the student transfer process.Click here to request Articulation Agreement
Cooperative Academic Arrangement
Programs where UTSA transripts credit from another entity as its own or contracts with another entity to provide course instruction/course credit.Click here to request Cooperative Academic Arrangement
A formal agreement that clearly documents what data is being shared and how the data will be used.Click here to request Data Sharing
Dual Credit Agreement
Agreement that students in high school can simultaneously earn college credit for courses.Click here to request Dual Credit Agreement
Dual Degree Program
Per SACSCOC, Students study at two or more institutions in each institution grants a separate academic award bearing only its name seal and signature.
Educational Experience (COEHD only)
Includes activities in which education candidates engage with schools or community agencies such as:
- preclinical fieldwork
- teacher Residency
- clinical teaching, or
- clinical internships
It can also include establishing Residency programs, educator program delivery, and educator professional development.
Facilitated Acceptance Program
An institution partners with another institution to develop guidelines for students to meet in order to guarantee acceptance into a program such as medical school.Click here to request Facilitated Acceptance Program
HB5 College Prep MOU
Requires school districts to partner with at least one institution of higher education to develop and provide college preparatory courses (CPC) in mathematics and ELA for 12th grade students who have yet to demonstrate college readiness.Click here to request HB5 College Prep MOU
International AgreementClick here to request International Agreement
If the intended agreement type is with an international institution, there are additional considerations to establish the program or academic arrangement. It is recommended to be in touch with Global Initiatives staff early on for guidance as you develop the proposal.
Upon submitting a request, Global Initiatives will reach out to the initiator. For templates and more information, go to:
Students complete an educational experience with an entity outside of UTSA or within UTSA to support their academic and career goals. Make sure to select Internship Agreement as the Agreement type when completing this request in CourseLeaf in order for the agreement to route properly.
For reference:Download Affiliation/Program Agreement
This MOU is to be used for any internal internships between departments at UTSA
Joint Degree Program
Per SACSCOC, Students study at two or more institution in the institutions grant a single academic award bearing the names seals and signatures of each of the participating institutions.
Off-Campus Instructional Site Agreement
UTSA agrees with another entity to provide face-to-face UTSA courses at a different physical location.Click here to request Off-Campus Instructional Site Agreement
Texas College Bridge
Requires school districts to partner with at least one institution of higher education to develop and provide college preparatory courses (CPC) in mathematics and ELA for 12th-grade students who have yet to demonstrate college readiness.Click here to request Texas College Bridge