Academic Policies and Procedures
The Academic Affairs office is here for you, the UA Engineering student. This page is a gateway through which you can access information on some of our most popular topics.
The navigation bar on the left of this page provides the links to all the help pages relevant to the College of Engineering.
In addition, the University's Advising Resource Center provides support and services to the undergraduate academic advising community.
The Office of Academic Affairs is responsible for broad oversight of medical student admissions, medical student education, student affairs, graduate medical education, continuing medical education and faculty affairs. The office has direct responsibility for faculty appointments, promotion and tenure.
The administrative offices are responsible for the daily operations and business of the college. Many offices are dedicated solely to the UA College of Medicine, while some serve other entities within the Arizona Health Sciences Center at The University of Arizona, as well.
The admissions policies and procedures on this site apply to both campuses of The University of Arizona College of Medicine, the Tucson Campus and The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix in partnership with Arizona State University.
The mission of African American Student Affairs (AASA) is to facilitate a support system that helps students achieve academic excellence and an enriching African American cultural experience at the University of Arizona. AASA provides programs and services that enable students to develop leadership skills as well as the resources to develop and create personal excellence.
The Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (ABE), affiliated with both the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Engineering, offers programs leading to the Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.
Biomedical Communications offers a comprehensive range of media planning, creation, production and support services to assist in the instructional, research, patient care and public service missions of The University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix, and the Colleges of Nursing, Pharmacy and the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.
The primary mission of the Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME) is to disseminate the latest clinical findings and basic research results by educating physicians and other healthcare professionals, as well as medical students and graduate students in accordance with the mission of the College of Medicine and the Arizona Health Sciences Center (AHSC).
Human Resources at the Arizona Health Sciences Center is a satellite office of The University of Arizona Division of Human Resources, which is dedicated to the mission, vision and values of The University of Arizona. HR@AHSC offers a full range of on-site professional human resources (HR) services and activities to administrators, managers, faculty and staff of the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy and the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.
The Department of Anesthesiology provides the full spectrum of clinical anesthesiology services at the Arizona Health Sciences Center. These include both major and minor operating room anesthesia, consultation services in airway management and vascular access, preoperative patient assessment and optimization, emergency resuscitation, and critical care medicine. The department provides expertise in all subspecialties of anesthesiology, including cardiovascular, obstetric, neurosurgical, pediatric, transplantation, trauma, intensive care, and pain management.
The Program in Applied Mathematics at the University of Arizona is an internationally recognized, interdisciplinary program offering a unique environment for students who wish to continue their studies of mathematics and its applications leading to Masters (M.S.) and Doctoral (PhD) degrees.
Provides specialized Arid Lands information services, spanning the full range of library functions, to the University of Arizona community, the public, government agencies, and international development organizations.
The Office of Arid Lands Studies (OALS) is a multidisciplinary research, instruction, and knowledge transfer unit in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
The Arizona Arthritis Center (AAC) is a stand alone research department serving the Tucson and Phoenix Colleges of Medicine at the University of Arizona. It is the focal point and catalyst for clinical and basic research in immuno-rheumatology in the state of Arizona and internationally.
Leading the transformation of healthcare by creating, educating and actively supporting a community that embodies the philosophy and practice of healing-oriented medicine, addressing mind, body and spirit.
Devoted to research and instruction that advance the use of Modeling and Simulation as means to integrate disparate partial solution elements into coherent global solutions to multidisciplinary problems.
The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies’ mission is to promote advanced scholarship in the various fields of Judaica, translate faculty research into dynamic undergraduate instruction, and contribute to the community through educational outreach.
Our goal is to increase the number of Latino/Hispanic physicians, enhance health research on the Latino/Hispanic population in the Southwest, and improve the cultural competency of health care services for Latino/Hispanic communities.
Provides poison and medication-related emergency treatment advice, referral assistance and comprehensive information on poisons and toxins, poison prevention and the safe and proper use of medications.
Arizona Public Media is affiliated with PBS and NPR and is an educational broadcast and production resource of The University of Arizona. The group consists of TV Stations KUAT Channel 6, KUAS, the UA Channel, PBS Kids, V-me, Create & KUAT-DT; with radio stations KUAT-FM & KUAZ-AM.
ARIZONA QUARTERLY: A Journal of American Literatures, Culture, and Theory publishes articles offering a variety of scholarly approaches to canonical and non-canonical works of American literature and film. The journal sponsors an annual symposium, bringing together senior scholars, advisory board members, and newly established academics, to renew our commitment to the study of American texts.
AzRISE is a global institute at the University of Arizona built on multi-disciplinary partnerships that span academia and industry with the goal of driving innovative solar energy solutions, grounded in sound research, economic and public policy that transform the lives of individuals and communities.
ARL is a group of researchers solving critical scientific problems and generating knowledge for the future. The organization's structure and values promote innovation through dynamic interdisciplinary collaborations.
Experience the enduring cultures of Arizona, the American Southwest, and northern Mexico through dynamic exhibits, engaging programs, and an educational museum store. Arizona State Museum is the oldest and largest anthropology museum in the region (est. 1893), an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, and home of the world’s largest collections of Southwest American Indian pottery and Southwest American Indian basketry. Open Monday-Saturday, 10am-5pm. Closed Sundays and federal and state holidays. Admission: Adults 18+-$5.
Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs is charged with the oversight of faculty and academic personnel issues including promotion and tenure/continuing status, hiring documents, clock delays, sabbaticals, UHAP and Provost Author Support.
Our department offers one of the top astronomy academic programs in the world, with undergraduate and graduate degree programs as well as a broad selection of general education courses. The department is directly associated with Steward Observatory, one of the world's leading astronomical research centers. All of our faculty members hold joint teaching and research appointments between the Astronomy Department and Steward Observatory.
The Department of Atmospheric Sciences offers programs leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Funded research is conducted through the Institute of Atmospheric Physics in such areas as Atmospheric Chemistry & Aerosols, Climate & Global Change, Lightning & Atmospheric Electricity, Radiation & Remote Sensing, Tropical Meteorology, and Weather Analysis & Predictability.
The Binational Migration Institute's (BMI) interdisciplinary focus has been shaped by the unavoidable issues in our own backyard, especially the ways in which immigration policies and practices impact the lives of hundreds-of-thousands of migrants and Arizona residents.
Just north of Tucson on Oracle Road/Highway 77, explore a “world under glass.” Biosphere 2 contains a living rainforest, ocean, and four other biomes in a 3.14-acre laboratory. Tours take you inside this engineering marvel where construction and experiments on the Landscape Earth Observatory have begun. Experience one of Time Life Books 50 must-see “Wonders of the World.” Open daily, 9am-4pm. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Admission: Adults-$20; Seniors, AAA, Military-$18; Children-$13; UA Catcard-$10.
Manages the budgetary resources of the University.
The mission of the University of Arizona Budget Office is to effectively manage the budgetary resources of the University. We are committed to providing efficient, timely and accurate budgetary and expenditure information to both internal and external constituents.
The Bursar's Office provides student account and billing information; receives payments for tuition, fees and miscellaneous campus charges; provides collection of delinquent accounts; delivers refunds and financial aid residuals after disbursement.
Students in this program may choose areas of special concentration such as biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, pharmacology or microbiology. Cancer Biology is the comparative study of the biology of normal and cancerous cells and tissues. The discipline includes the study of normal and tumor cell biology and biochemistry, cancer etiology, and biological rationale for cancer therapy and prevention.
Professional staff in CATS Academics provide comprehensive academic support for intercollegiate student-athletes. Services include assistance with degree and course planning, coordination of all learning and tutorial support, personal counseling, monitoring degree progress and NCAA academic eligibility.
Conducts and supports sociological research on various social issues and problems critical to the well-being of the residents of Tucson, Pima County, Southern Arizona, the State of Arizona as a whole, and the Southwestern Region of the United States.
Research on methods, architectures & technologies for the design, implementation, integration & evaluation of computing systems, components & applications capable of autonomously achieving desired behaviors.
A unique institution whose aim is to bring together the perspectives of philosophy, the cognitive sciences, neuroscience, the social sciences, medicine, and the physical sciences, the arts and humanities, to move toward an integrated understanding of human consciousness.
Experience this one-of-a-kind archive, museum and research center dedicated to photography as an art form and cultural record. The Center’s changing exhibits include key collections of Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Garry Winogrand, Harry Callahan and other great 20th century photographers. Open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, Saturday - Sunday, 1-4pm.
Located in the geographic center of The University of Arizona campus, CESL enjoys its own modern learning facilities dedicated exclusively to English language training, U.S. cultural studies and special programs.
The Center for Integrated Access Networks (CIAN) is a multi-institutional research effort consisting of the University of Arizona (Lead) and its partner institutions. The vision of CIAN is to create transformative technologies for optical access networks where virtually any application requiring any resource can be seamlessly and efficiently aggregated and interfaced with existing and future core networks in a cost-effective manner.
The Eller College’s Center for Management Innovations in Healthcare (CMIH) aims to capitalize on existing faculty strengths to contribute new human, strategic, and technological resources to the organization and management of healthcare delivery systems through education, research, and community partnerships in Arizona and beyond.
The primary goal of the Center is to gain a better understanding of the long-term effects of physical activity and nutrition on chronic disease and health, and to translate cutting-edge research into community programs that improve the health and well-being of people of all ages.
The Center's mission is to promote the understanding and appreciation of the ideals of freedom and responsibility along four dimensions: published research, undergraduate education, graduate education, and community outreach.
Offers flexible, interdisciplinary, and individualized masters Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degree programs with concentrations in comparative higher education, finance, organization and administration, science and technology policy, and student affairs.
Jacqueline Lee Mok was appointed by President Robert N. Shelton as the first Vice President and Chief of Staff in the Office of the President at The University of Arizona. Prior to her appointment, she was the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs at the UA.
Established to coordinate interdisciplinary research on hydrometeorology and climate among eleven units (six in the College of Science; two in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; and one each in the College of Engineering, the College of Optical Sciences, and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences).
Coconino Hall is a small and charming residence hall at the north end of campus. Coconino residents appreciate the close community they develop and the comfortable atmosphere of a smaller hall. Well kept and cozy, the sunken living room houses a pool table and is welcoming and relaxing. A side yard includes a courtyard and barbecue area. There are two singles in this three story hall. Coconino is located near the Fine Arts Complex on campus.
The Office of Academic Affairs is responsible for broad oversight of medical student admissions, medical student education, student affairs, graduate medical education, continuing medical education and faculty affairs. The office has direct responsibility for faculty appointments, promotion and tenure.
The College of Medicine is committed to providing top quality, comprehensive information technology solutions and services in support of its administrative, academic, clinical and research missions. In 2008, the College of Medicine consolidated the AHSL (Arizona Health Sciences Library) Systems & Networking Group, Biomedical Communications, Instructional Technology and Medical Computing to form Information Technology Services (ITS). ITS provides services, support and innovation for instructional, research and administrative programs.
University Animal Care is an animal care research center with facilities located at the University of Arizona Health Science Center (AHSC and the main campus Central Animal Facility (CAF). The department is in charge of the campus wide animal care and use program and its personnel are located primarily in the AHSC, CAF and Veterinary Science Microbiology buildings.
Welcome to the Student Affairs Web Site for The University of Arizona College of Medicine! This is intended to be the site where students can come to find out the most up-to-date information, contact fellow students through e-mail and find links to other useful web sites in the College and throughout the virtual world.
The Arizona Student Unions have been providing needed services for students, faculty and staff since 1951.
With the Center for Student Involvement & Leadership, dining services, activities and more, we strive to provide a "home away from home" to balance the diverse educational, recreational, cultural and social needs of today's student. We are more than you think.
Confluence: Center for Creative Inquiry (Confluence), is being established to increase knowledge about the complex ways in which educational, economic, political, social, and cultural forces shape people’s lives. The interdisciplinary center, reporting to the Vice President for Research, will incorporate faculty and students from the Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences for interdisciplinary interaction and seeding of new research.
The goal of Continuing Medical Education is to provide physicians and other health care professionals with high quality educational experiences. Continuing medical education is defined by the American Medical Association (AMA) and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) as:
Extension serves as a statewide network of knowledgeable faculty and staff that provides lifelong educational programs for all Arizonans. We are part of a nationwide educational network of scientists and educators who help people solve problems and put knowledge to use.
Coronado Hall houses eight floors of 100 students each. The spacious entry lobby and comfortable lounge area opens onto patio areas. Casual multipurpose areas contain a small kitchen, vending area, and seating/TV area adjacent to a large laundry room. Double rooms are "suite-style" with a connecting bathroom and shower shared by four students. Suites are single-gender. The west and east wings are single-gender and some center wings are co-ed.
Serves as the primary link between students, faculty and administrators while providing high quality programs for students. Provides assistance to people who have questions about code of conduct or academic integrity concerns and acts as first point of contact for emergency situations involving students.
The Department of Emergency Medicine at The University of Arizona College of Medicine is close to 40 faculty members strong. As part of University Medical Center (UMC)’s Level One trauma center, and the University Physicians Hospital at Kino Campus, the Emergency Department sees more than 70,000 patients annually at UMC, 30,000 at UPHK and is responsible for almost 50 percent of both hospital's admissions.
The Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies is committed to research about and teaching of students with disabilities and special abilities. The department’s research, teaching, and service address current issues in special education, rehabilitation, school psychology, and deaf studies.
Facilitates full access for disabled students, faculty, staff, and visitors through the provision of reasonable accommodations, adaptive athletic and fitness programs, assistive technology, innovative programming, education, and consultation.
Research-based outreach arm of the College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (CALA) dedicated to sustainable design and planning - including affordable housing, heritage conservation, neighborhood, community & regional planning - with a focus on communities in need throughout Arizona and the Greater Southwest.
The Department of East Asian Studies is dedicated to the study of the civilizations and culture of China and Japan in all their diversity. The rich cultural heritages of the region are covered by courses in literature, history, religion and thought, linguistics and language, and other aspects of culture.
EAS offers programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts (BA), Master of Arts (MA), and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees with a major in East Asian Studies.
EAS also offers courses in Chinese and Japanese language.
Study and research in areas including molecular genetics and organismal function as they relate to evolution and ecology; population and community ecology; and biological diversity, phylogeny and macroevolution.
The Economic and Business Research Center's mission is to provide the Arizona community of business and public-sector decision makers with applied research and information on economic, demographic and business trends in Arizona.
The University of Arizona College of Education — Arizona's first — was founded in 1922 with an enrollment of 145 students.
Today, we have about 1,800 undergraduate students and 900 graduate students within our six academic departments, each featuring different curriculum, faculty, and degree opportunities. We have about 65 full-time faculty members and 30 clinical and adjunct faculty members.
Elderhostel is a not-for-profit organization which offers the opportunity to explore the world’s most unique places. Leading experts and local people take you behind the scenes to gain an insider’s perspective of the area’s rich heritage of history, culture, and environment.
Develops and maintains programs of excellence in teaching and research which will support the state of Arizona in its development as a leading center for high-technology industry and which will support national needs for the development and application of electrical/electronic/computer based high technology.
Eller Information Technology's mission is to facilitate the effective and efficient use of computing and communications technology in the fulfillment of the academic mission of the Eller College of Management.
The Eller College of Management's Undergraduate Program strives to nurture student success through innovation and value-added personalized programs. The following core competencies are emphasized within our program: knowledge, skills, ethical behavior, positive attitude, and creativity.
The Department of Emergency Medicine strives to provide care for all patients needing emergent or urgent care services, enhance educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as research in the areas of prehospital care, acute injury and illness, emergent and urgent care services, injury prevention, and resuscitation.
Plays a pivotal role in providing the research, technology, and engineering expertise necessary for growth and diversity in the economy. Graduates of the college are the entrepreneurs developing high-tech companies, creating jobs, and improving our quality of life.
Assists College of Engineering and Mines faculty in identifying potential sponsors for their various research programs and in assisting faculty members in meeting the college's public service responsibilities.
Welcome to the Department of English! Whether you are considering working with us in an undergraduate or graduate degree program or are just exploring, you will find information here on the many opportunities we offer students. The hallmarks of our department are outstanding teaching, creative research, and effective outreach. We were recognized in 1998 as the most outstanding teaching department on campus. Our four graduate programs have strong reputations for producing leaders in their fields. As you are browsing, feel free to email our webmaster with questions or comments.
The three-fold mission of the Department of Entomology is to 1) conduct research to better understand insects and their impact on humanity, 2) provide distinguished education in all aspects of insect biology, and 3) disseminate information about insects to improve the quality of life of the people of Arizona and the world.
The Department of Entomology at the University of Arizona has an internationally renowned faculty dedicated to excellence in research, teaching, and extension and has been generating, synthesizing, and disseminating knowledge about insects for more than a century. Faculty expertise encompasses fundamental insect biology, pest management, and outreach.
Environmental Research Lab is an established leader of environmental research and education in arid regions. The overall goal of Environmental Research Lab is to improve the health, welfare and living standards of communities in desert areas through the application of appropriate and sustainable technologies.
The mission of the division is to conduct research, provide education, and furnish public health scientific support in the UA Zuckerman College of Public Health to improve community and personal health.
The Mission of Facilities Management at the University of Arizona is to effectively and efficiently provide services that support the faculty, staff, and students in pursuit of excellence in their individual and institutional, academic, research, and community objectives.
Consists of highly skilled journey-level tradesmen, specializing in operation maintenance and repair of critical building systems, unique to a large institutional setting with an emphasis on research and higher learning.
Business Services is the logistical service entity within Facilities Management that ensures that the department's efforts to function efficiently and effectively are accounted for in an auditable manner that is in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
Committed to providing a clean, safe and cheerful environment through the highest quality cleaning with the utmost in customer service and positive communications all performed by the best trained and highest quality custodians available.
Provides and maintains all main campus, Arizona Health Sciences Center (AHSC), Intercollegiate athletic facilities and outlying properties landscape and streets to include the daily care and meet the environmental standards of all plant materials, trees, lawns, irrigation systems and athletic fields.
UMS provides dependable Utility Production and Distribution Services to the University Campus in the most effective and efficient manner to provide the environment conducive to the University’s Mission of Education.
The University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine promotes the health of individuals, families and communities though excellent community-based teaching, research and service in the fields of Family Medicine and Community Medicine.
Offers two bachelor of science degrees for undergraduates majoring in family studies and human development or family and consumer sciences education (FACS), as well as advanced study at the graduate level.
The Office of Federal Relations is the UA's liaison between the UA and the federal government. This unit coordinates UA's participation in the appropriations process and UA's relationships with Members of Congress and the Executive Branch agencies.
Open your mind at Southern Arizona’s only planetarium, with fun and educational programs for everyone. Hands-on exhibits and sky shows highlight the wonders of science, and music laser shows immerse audiences in light and sound. Tour the heavens via the observatory’s 16-inch telescope (no reservations needed). Open seven days a week, see website or call for hours, exhibits and admission information.
The Arizona 4-H Youth Foundation was incorporated as a non-profit educational organization under 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Service Code in September, 1970, by a public spirited group of Arizona’s civic and corporate leaders in cooperation with the University of Arizona College of Agriculture & Life Sciences’ Cooperative Extension. The Foundation, while separate from the University, is sanctioned by the Board of Regents, University administration, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences and Cooperative Extension.
Our undergraduate degree programs in French and Italian emphasize proficiency in the target language, critical thinking, and intellectual growth. It offers a B.A. in French (Literature; Teaching; and Business) and two in Italian (Language and literature; Italian studies).
The purpose of Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Genetics at The University of Arizona is to facilitate interdisciplinary training and research in genetics. Genetics is the study of how genes are inherited, how they control the phenotype of cells and organisms, and how they evolve.
Offers the BA degree in Geography, the BS degree in Regional Development, and the MA and PhD degrees in Geography. Features concentrations in Environmental Studies, Social and Cultural Geography, or Development Studies.
The Department of German Studies provides instruction designed to develop competence in oral and written communication; insights into language form, usage and meaning; and knowledge of German literature, cultural history, and contemporary issues in the German-speaking world.
Provides students with the knowledge and tools that they will need to embark on careers as educators and researchers in the field of neuroscience. Students participate in designing their own individually tailored programs that provide a thorough base of knowledge in the many facets of neuroscience as well as depth in chosen areas of specialization.
The University of Arizona's Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs (GIDPs) transcend departmental boundaries by facilitating cutting edge teaching and research where traditional disciplines interface. The fusion of ideas, techniques, and expertise from the traditional academic fields provides for the evolution of modern and imaginative methods of research, and the creation of new fields of endeavor.
The focus of the Health Promotion Sciences (HPS) division of The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health (MEZCOPH) is on studying risk factors for disease or injury and using the knowledge gained to protect the health of the public. Our strength is our diversity of approaches including learning about biological, psychological, societal, cultural, and organizational factors that can improve the health of the public.
Offers flexible, interdisciplinary, and individualized master of arts and doctor of philosophy degree programs with concentrations in comparative higher education, finance, organization and administration, science and technology policy, and student affairs.
Offers major fields of study in Early Europe, Modern Europe, United States, Middle Eastern Histories, Asia, and Latin America. Offers minor fields of study in Comparative Women and Gender and Comparative/World History.
Through the study of language, literature, and culture, programs in Humanities emphasize the importance of critical, creative, thinking and writing. Students prepare for careers in education, public service, international business and the foreign service.
Offers programs to undergraduate and graduate students in the applied science of water use from many perspectives including social, economic, legal, environmental and scientific. Students prepare for careers in the field of hydrology with our internationally recognized faculty.
Founded in 1993 to develop curriculum, promote research and present public programming that addresses the histories, politics and cultures of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Arizona, nationally and globally.
The Institute of the Environment collaborates across the U of A campus to understand, communicate, and solve the environmental challenges facing our world, nation, and state, as well as to help the people of Arizona seize opportunities created by these challenges.
The University of Arizona Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) oversees the university's animal care and use programs, facilities and procedures ensuring the appropriate care, use and humane treatment of animals being used for research, testing and teaching.
Serves as the international relations office for the UA and is responsible for supporting the negotiation, facilitation and maintenance of all institutional relationships with foreign partner institutions worldwide.
The IDS/International Studies major, which is administratively based in the University College, is ideal for students who want a customized, multidisciplinary education and who have a strong desire to work in an international setting.
Offers programs for students, emerging filmmakers, and media entrepreneurs who want to contribute significantly to the art and/or business of filmmaking and have an influential role in the film industry.
A refereed journal published quarterly by the Southwest Center at the University of Arizona, Journal of the Southwest invites scholarly articles, essays, and reviews informing any aspect of the Greater Southwest (including northern Mexico).
Southern Arizona public television, offering PBS national programming with other national and international programs, and award-winning local productions including Arizona Illustrated, The Desert Speaks and Reflexiones.
Although the primary mission of the Daniel F. Cracchiolo Law Library is to support the curricular, scholarship and research needs of the James E. Rogers College of Law's students and faculty, the library also provides legal materials and reference assistance for the faculty, staff and students of the University as a whole and for the local bar association members and general public.
The Eller College of Management's Ethics Program demonstrates College Social Responsibility (CSR) by promoting ethical decision-making through unique programs that reach the K-12, collegiate, and executive levels in society.
Offers programs in 4-H Youth Development, Agricultural Literacy, Field Crops, Vegetable Crops, Family and Consumer Sciences, Food Safety, Bone Builders, Grandparents Raising, Grandchildren, Turf Science, Urban Horticulture, and Water Resources.
The Marketing Department in the Eller College of Management strives to generate influential contributions to marketing knowledge and communicate these to students in a way that regenerates this curiosity in a next generation of responsible citizens and marketing professionals.
The department has exciting research programs in areas as diverse as high tech ceramics, non-linear optical materials, sol-gel and biomemetic processing, and polymers in electronic packaging. It has a long tradition of excellence in extractive and physical metallurgy.
Members of the department create, communicate, and apply mathematics of the highest caliber through activities such as internationally recognized research and graduate education, award winning undergraduate programs, and extensive outreach to local schools.
OMSE provides centralized support for the first two years of the medical student curriculum, support for curricular developments and issues arising in the third year clerkships, development and maintenance of the fourth-year elective curriculum, and coordination and support for the many community service-learning and outreach programs.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine abides by the UA policy to provide equal opportunity in its admissions processes without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation. The University of Arizona College of Medicine follows the recommended application and acceptance procedures of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
The Department of Mexican American & Raza Studies is committed to contemporary applied public policy research on Mexican Americans. As the leading public policy research center addressing issues of concern to this minority group in Arizona, the MA&RS works collaboratively with key community agencies in promoting leadership and empowerment of Mexican Americans within the state and the nation.
Military science (Army) and aerospace studies (Air Force) are open to male and female students seeking a commission. ROTC courses can be counted as elective credit toward graduation in most academic majors.
The Molecular and Cellular Biology faculty teach over 700 undergraduate majors. Encourages interdisciplinary pursuits and are committed to providing hands-on and intellectually challenging experiences in research labs.ors.
BORDERS is a consortium of 14 premier institutions that is dedicated to the development of innovative technologies, proficient processes, and effective policies that will help protect our Nation’s borders, foster international trade, and enhance long-term understanding of immigration determinants and dynamics.
BORDERS' singular focus is to provide government agencies and stakeholders with scientifically-informed knowledge to expedite the development of innovative, practical, and cost-effective solutions to meet the ever-changing operational demands at the northern and southern borders.
The National Institute for Civil Discourse is a national, nonpartisan center for debate, research, education and policy generation regarding civic engagement and civility in public discourse consistent with First Amendment principles. It offers an institutional structure to support research and policy generation and a set of innovative programs advocating for civility in public discourse, while encouraging vigorous public debate, civic engagement, and civic leadership.
NNI's mission is to assist in the building of capable Native nations that can effectively pursue and ultimately realize their own political, economic, and community development objectives. This effort, which we call nation building, is the central focus of NNI's programs.
A program designed to assist your transition to the various aspects of UA life from initial academic advising and registration to campus involvement and the pride of being an Arizona Wildcat. The program is designed to assist incoming freshman and transfer students.
Provides undergraduate, graduate, and cooperative extension programs that advance the discovery and translation of the roles of nutrition in optimizing health for people in Arizona, the nation and the world.
The Office of Community Relations is responsible for local government and neighbor relations; coordinating community service projects; developing and implementing inter-institutional activities with Arizona Community College Presidents; and overseeing the UA Visitor Center, University Events and the Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC).
The Office of Instruction and Assessment, known as OIA, offers support to the UA teaching community in course and curriculum design, online course development, program and classroom assessment and evaluation, instructional strategies and learning technologies.
The Office of Sustainability was established in October 2010 as part of a larger reorganization of UA Campus Sustainability to improve the coordination of environmental sustainability programs across the university. The Office coordinates students, faculty and staff to ensure the University of Arizona is a top-ranked institution among its peers for leadership in environmental sustainability as it pertains to campus design, student engagement, operations, education, research and outreach.
Assists faculty in matters related to intellectual property, including interactions with commercial partners, and brings inventions and discoveries developed within the University to market for the public good.
The mission of The University of Arizona Office of University Research Parks is to create environments that support and promote research and education, technology innovation and commercialization and high technology business development and attraction.
The Office of University Research Parks (OURP) has responsibility for the management and operation of the UA Science and Technology Park (Tech Park), Arizona Bioscience Park (Bio Park) and the Arizona Center for Innovation (AzCI).
Performs research in the field of optical data storage to develop an increased understanding of the technologies involved, stimulate industrial innovation and strengthen educational capabilities in industrially relevant science and technology.
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery exists to provide comprehensive, integrated orthopaedic programs for patients, students, residents, fellows, the University community and the people of Arizona. The foundation of these programs is excellent clinical services that give rise to intellectual integrity in research and education.
The UA Outreach College provides exceptional credit and noncredit educational opportunities to people seeking university-level instruction and enrichment outside the scope of the traditional campus experience.
Education will consist of a constellation of experiences that include an introduction to children, their uniqueness in life, their special medical problems, the techniques necessary to obtain data from them, and a beginning insight into growth and development as biologic and medical phenomena, both normal and abnormal.
As a leader in pharmacy education and science, the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science will be comprised of exceptional educators, scholars and practitioners who shape future generations of pharmacy practitioners and scientists.
The study of philosophy is central to the mission of the University of Arizona. Through an excellent undergraduate major and an internationally distinguished graduate program, the Philosophy Department offers students opportunities to think deeply and analytically about questions fundamental to the place of the person in the natural and social world. As one of the nation's premier centers for original philosophical research, the Department is the academic home to a highly dynamic and engaged group of students in daily interaction with a world-renowned faculty.
The Undergraduate Physical Education Degree Program is being phased out as a result of restructuring at the University. The program will continue for the next two years for students who have already been admitted. No new applications will be considered.
The University of Arizona Physics Department has earned a reputation for its strong research and academic programs.Research in our department tackles the topics that are defining today's expanding scientific horizons. Whether experimental or theoretical, abstract or concrete, we recognize unsolved problems as opportunities for scientific breakthroughs.
Graduate students work side-by-side with the faculty investigators from a large range of disciplines using cutting edge, innovative research techniques and experimental approaches at the molecular, cellular, and organ systems levels.
Founded in 1960 to maintain and cherish the spirit of poetry, the UA Poetry Center sponsors readings and lectures, classes and workshops, writing residencies and more. Its significant archives are open to the public.
An advising support program to assist and support students, prospective students, and alumni interested in attending law school from the beginning exploration of their options through the law school admission process.
Sponsors two separate residency pograms, each with distinct goals and missions: The University of Arizona program has a more academic focus, while The University of Arizona/UPH program is oriented to serving a public mental health population.
The undergraduate major focuses on providing students with a solid grounding in research methods, and broad exposure to two domains: (1) Cognition and Neural Systems and (2) Individual and Social Processes. The graduate program includes concentrations in clinical, social, evolutionary psychology, cognition and neural systems, and in psychology, policy and law.
Offers two paths based on student interest: the Business Path prepares students for employment in the areas of race track management, regulation and pari-mutuel racing organizations; the Equine Management Path prepares students for employment in areas dealing with racing and breeding animals.
Provides clinical service representing state-of-the-art approaches, performs clinical and basic cancer biology research, and teaches students at a variety of levels, particularly medical students, residents, and cancer biology graduate students.
Our mission is to provide cutting-edge radiology services to the people of Arizona, serve as a destination site for medical imaging research, and educate the next generation of leaders in imaging science and its applications. We are a state-wide department providing clinical imaging in Tucson and Phoenix as well as a large number of rural sites ranging from Nogales to Yuma to Tuba City. In total the department performs over 500,000 studies per year.
The University of Arizona offers an unparalleled opportunity to pursue a multidisciplinary Ph.D. minor degree in remote sensing and related fields in spatial analysis. The range of courses offered in these fields is unmatched by any other institution in terms of breadth and depth. This is possible because a wide variety of academic departments and faculty participate in remote sensing and spatial analysis activities.
Conducts and disseminates high quality public policy research on crime delinquency and corrections, and to assist Arizona state and county officials in evaluating programs, training staff, and initiating innovative policies and programs.
Offers academic training in cultural anthropology, linguistic anthropology, archaeology, and biological anthropology. The School is one of the few institutions to fully support the integrated subdiscipline approach to Anthropology, with research departments embracing Sociocultural Anthropology, Biological Anthropology, Archaeology and Linguistic Anthropology.
Education in Architecture at Arizona is centered on preparation for ethical and innovative professional practice, with a commitment to the integration of knowledge and skills from multiple domains affecting the design and study of the built environment.
The School of Dance provides studies in the art, teaching and analysis of dance. The dance curriculum offers technique in ballet, jazz dance and modern dance, choreography and ample performing experience, leading to the Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in dance.
The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences (SEES) produces new knowledge about earth and environmental processes and human-environment interactions at all geographic and temporal scales, provides the scientific basis for environmental and climate policy, trains the next generation of earth and environmental scientists, and disseminates knowledge and solutions for the benefit of students and society.
Provides degrees in geography, urban and regional development, environmental studies, and geographic information systems technology. The School covers the entire range of contemporary geography, including the sustainability of cities, human impacts of global climate change, and water resource issues and policy.
Prepares students for meaningful and exciting careers in 21st century information professions. Affords foundational knowledge necessary to work with print and digital information in libraries, museums, science centers, and business and government offices.
The mission of the School of Information Sciences, Technologies and Arts (SISTA) is to promote research in computational methods across disciplines and teach students to understand the computational aspects of any discipline.
The University of Arizona School of International Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (SILLC) is a federation of the following independent departments and programs: Africana Studies, Critical Languages, Classics, East Asian Studies, French and Italian, German Studies, Religious Studies, and Russian and Slavic Studies.
A graduate professional degree program which emphasizes landscape and human ecology, socio-cultural and behavioral factors, landscape aesthetics, and artistic principles in a variety of design, planning, and management scenarios.
The School is a multi-disciplinary unit focusing on the region extending from Morocco to Afghanistan which includes the Arab world, Iran, Israel and Turkey. It provides language courses in Arabic, Persian, and Turkish, and undergraduate and graduate studies in culture, history, religion, politics and conflict.
The School of Mind, Brain, and Behavior represents a multidisciplinary group of departments and programs dedicated to the teaching and discovery of principles and mechanisms underlying minds, brains, and behaviors. The School was formed to foster interdisciplinary dialog and collaboration among students and faculty and to create new educational and research opportunities unconstrained by traditional disciplinary boundaries.
The School of Sustainable Engineered Systems will be a leader in the improved design of linkages between our natural and engineered systems to sustainably provide material resources, water, energy, infrastructure, and manufactured products through innovative education, research, and outreach.
Offers students comprehensive training in the art and the business of storytelling and the workings of the entertainment industry in an incredibly rich learning environment. With state-of- the- art equipment, and a faculty made up of working professionals.
Conducts programs which span the biological, mathematical, and physical sciences. Emphases are on teaching a fundamental understanding of scientific knowledge, discovering new knowledge, and applying that knowledge to solving problems.
Promotes and strengthens partnerships among the various UA Colleges and local school districts, that lead to effective integration of UA science, mathematics, engineering and technology research into K-12 education.
The Skin Cancer Institute unites the Arizona Cancer Center’s many skin cancer prevention activities into one coordinated group, bringing together innovative research, visionary clinical care, life-changing education and community outreach. Our mission is to prevent and cure skin cancer.
The primary objective of the Center is the research and development of natural products for commercial applications. The NPC will bring together established researchers and research groups, including student researchers, to achieve this objective in a collaborative and interdisciplinary environment.
Pursues innovative and challenging concepts through a first engineering demonstration of feasibility, so that future missions can use the product for economical and reliable enhancements of (and enabling) newer spacecraft.
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese offers a variety of undergraduate program options, including Basic Language, Heritage Language and Portuguese Language. Undergraduate programs in the Department equip students with the analytical skills necessary to undertake linguistic, cultural and literary investigation.
Offers educational programs leading to the B.S., M.S., Au.D., and Ph.D. degrees. Committed to helping students understand the science of human communication and its disorders and developing skills as clinicians and researchers.
A place where internationally recognized researchers work together to solve the medical problems that plague our children. Our pediatricians play a unique role in the community - as physician's, researchers, and teachers - working to give children a better chance at good health.
While providing knowledge and skills basic to the practice of medicine, the College of Medicine inculcates students with fundamental attitudes of compassionate patient care and a spirit and desire for lifelong independent learning and scholarship.
Student Transitions is a robust area of programs and services designed to facilitate the retention and graduation of students through specific interventions. The programs and services that combine to create the Student Transitions area touch all UA students, no matter their academic class, but have an emphasis on new students. This includes new freshmen, transfers, returning students, etc.
Serves as the international relations office for the UA and is responsible for supporting the negotiation, facilitation and maintenance of all institutional relationships with foreign partner institutions worldwide.
If you are a visiting undergraduate student and are not pursuing a degree through the UA, you may seek Summer or Winter Only admission. This type of admission does not allow for continuation in the Spring or Fall semesters and you must reapply for this status each year.
We provide our patients high quality, cost effective and compassionate clinical care; to train the next generation of surgical leaders; and to advance the field of surgery through translational research.
Undertakes integrated, multidisciplinary research on the hydrology of semi-arid regions, in partnership with stakeholders, so that this understanding can be effectively applied to the management of water resources and the implementation of public policy.
A nationally ranked top 20 program providing research and educational programs emphasizing mathematical modeling, computing, and decision technologies for the design and operation of large systems in engineering, business and logistics.
The Take Charge America Institute is dedicated to improving the money-management skills and financial confidence of consumers of all ages. The Institute creates research-based educational outreach programs that raise financial literacy and help consumers to make informed financial choices in todayÌs complex markets.
Helps prepare undergraduate students for careers as elementary and secondary teachers and offers master's and doctoral programs leading to positions in school leadership, research and development and teacher education.
Fosters an enduring spirit of inquiry and discovery by providing academic opportunities, such as Honors courses, research experiences, and intellectual dialogues, for artistically and academically talented students.
The Pharmacology and Toxicology graduate program provides training leading to the doctor of philosophy (PhD) or master of science (MS) degree in pharmacology and toxicology. The program trains students in state-of-the-art approaches in basic research in pharmacology, toxicology, environmental toxicology, chemical pharmacology, and proteomics and closely related sub-disciplines.
Engaged in research programs which include fire history and fire ecology, multiproxy paleoclimatology, archaeology, biogeography, isotope geochemistry, paleoecology, biogeochemistry, geomorphology, numerical and statistical modeling, and even public health.
The UA Channel provides a mix of public television titles along with community service programs, lectures, seminars and events from the campus of The University of Arizona. This service is available only to Comcast and Cox cable customers.
Launch your discovery of the University of Arizona. Nestled between campus and the historic West University neighborhood, the Visitor Center will help make your UA visit memorable and inspiring. Come by for weekly guided walking tours, public Internet access and plenty of parking. Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.
The Research Computing resources include high performance computing systems, a high-end visualization facility, scientific visualization consulting, specialized video conference systems and statistical consulting.
Facilities include a large animal research building, the veterinary diagnostic lab, a feed mill, the Santa Rita Experimental Range between Tucson and Nogales, an equine teaching complex, a dairy research center, several state-of-the-art greenhouses, and numerous research plots.
The Office of University Events coordinates specific events such as Regents' and Distinguished Professors Ceremony, Commencement Platform Assemblies, UA Retiree Dinner, Service Awards Luncheon, Flinn and National Merit Scholars Reception Dinners, Ombudsperson Annual Reception, New Faculty Welcome and home football game events in the President's Scholarship Suite.
The Sarver Heart Center is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease via the principles of research (discovering knowledge), education (sharing knowledge) and patient care (applying knowledge).
The University of Arizona seeks to ensure that all individuals using, accessing, storing, transmitting or overseeing University information resources understand their responsibility in reducing the risk of compromise and take appropriate security measures to protect University information resources.
Active contributions of knowledgeable staff who choose cost effective methods of acquiring, curating, managing, and connecting customers to information services and resources and providing education in their use.
Arizona’s largest physician practice, the University of Arizona Medical Center includes more than 1,000 physicians who are the full-time faculty of the UA College of Medicine. UAMC physicians care for patients, educate students and train physicians and other health-care professionals.
The University of Arizona Museum of Art houses wide-ranging collections of over 5,000 paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings, with an emphasis on European and American fine art from the Renaissance to the present. Open Tuesday-Friday, 9am-5pm, Saturday-Sunday, 12-4pm. Closed Mondays and University holidays. Admission: $5 for adults. Free for museum members, children, students with ID and UA faculty and staff.
This newest agricultural center, established in 1995, addresses environmental, wildlife and domestic livestock issues applicable to Arizona and the Southwest. The historic V Bar V is a 57-pasture grazing allotment that runs about 30 miles east from Camp Verde along the Mogollon Rim.
Offers two undergraduate majors, one in Veterinary Science and one in Microbiology. The department also offers MS and PhD degrees in Microbiology, as well as MS, applied MS and PhD degrees in Pathobiology.