Returning Student Counselors

The counselors at the Grad TX universities are uniquely focused on the needs of returning adult students. They understand the challenges of working adults and can help you find ways to return to college. Our counselors can talk with you about your academic history, work experience, degree plans, and financial aid options that make the most sense for you. Contact a counselor at one of the Grad TX universities to get started.


Lamar University

Julie Alford
Director of Academic Advising
Phone: 409-880-7570
Lamar University is a Carnegie doctoral, comprehensive public institution educating a diverse student population of 14,000. The University is committed to preparing students for leadership and lifelong learning in a multi-cultural world and offers online, face-to-face, hybrid, accelerated programs.


Midwestern University

Charles J. Olson
Director, BAAS Program
Phone: 940.397.4400
Midwestern University is a leading public liberal arts university committed to providing students with a rigorous undergraduate education in the liberal arts and the professions. The university's Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences Degree Program is known throughout the state of Texas as a quality online degree completion program.


Tarleton State University

Rachel Lawson
Transfer Services
Phone: 254.968.9353
Tarleton State University, a public coeducational institution and a member of the Texas A&M University System, provides a broad-based education. Tarleton offers several degree completion programs with the personal attention, warmth and faculty interaction you would expect from a smaller school. Online, face-to-face or hybrid options are available.


Texas A&M University - Commerce

Misty Lair
Director, BAAS Program
Phone: 903.886.5155
Texas A&M University – Commerce has forged a history of helping students like you realize dreams and pursue career goals. As a nontraditional transfer student, you will find resources and inspiration you need to create your own legacy at A&M-Commerce. Online, face-to-face or hybrid options are available.


Texas Tech University

Sarah Foley or Jennifer Dean
Director of Advising / Senior Adviser
Phone: 806.742.7200 EXT 304 or 315
Texas Tech University is an educational home for more than 30,000 students with the distinction of being the largest comprehensive higher education institution in the western two-thirds of the state. The University College at Texas Tech University offers educational options to fit every lifestyle including online and face-to-face options in Lubbock or at its regional sites.


The University of Texas at Arlington

Laura Wolf, Erin Townsend
UNIS advisors
Phone: 817.272.0777
UT Arlington makes a lot of things possible. We connect students with their careers. We empower our faculty to pursue their interests. And we supply the world with fresh ideas and determined talent.


The University of Texas at Brownsville

Hilda Flores
Office of Transfer Student Relations
Phone: 956.882.7958
At the University of Texas at Brownsville we are committed to expanding knowledge through research, promoting excellence in teaching and learning, providing accessible and affordable education and enhancing student success in all that we do. Online learning is available for the BAT, BAAS and BMS degrees. Face-to-face is available for the BMS degree.


The University of Texas at El Paso

Becky Duran-Levy, Julio Rogers, or Cristina Chavez
BMS Advisors
Phone: 915.747.5151
As a public university, UTEP is committed to providing access and educational opportunity to the people of the El Paso region and the State of Texas. UTEP’s mission of ensuring access is coupled with a commitment to excellence, reflected in rigorous programs which prepare students to make significant contributions to their professions, their communities and the world.


The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Erin Nance
Transfer Adviser
Phone: 432.552.2664
UTPB is committed to providing a high quality education in both online and face to face formats. Our faculty and staff look forward to working with you to help you complete your college goals!


University of Houston - Clear Lake

Guillermo Rodriguez
Academic Transfer Adviser
Phone: 281.283.2638
University of Houston – Clear Lake is an upper-level educational institution located adjacent to the NASA Johnson Space Center, in the heart of Houston’s high-technology community. Students originate from the state, the nation and abroad to attend programs offered on and off campus and online in 40 undergraduate. Both degree completion programs can be completed online and face-to-face.


University of Houston - Downtown

Kecia Osbourne
Associate Director, Admissions-Outreach Services
Phone: 713.221.8522
University of Houston - Downtown celebrates student success, excellence, inclusiveness, respect, integrity and service. UHD faculty and staff are committed to providing students with quality educational opportunities and helping them achieve their educational goals. Online, face-to-face, and hybrid options are available. The BAAS-AA and BS-ISS degrees can be completed entirely through online courses.


University of North Texas System

Bobby Oehlschlager - Denton Campus
Assistant Director of Admissions
Phone: 940.565.3330

Rian Wilhite - Dallas Campus
Associate Director of Academic Advising
Phone: 972.338.1645
The University of North Texas System serves the North Texas area, boosting economic activity in the region by nearly $2 billion annually. The UNT System includes UNT, a student-focused, public, research university located in Denton, Texas and the University of North Texas at Dallas. Face-to-face options are available at both campuses. Blended and online only are available at Denton campus.


Western Governors University-Texas

Degree Completion Services
Phone: 877.214.7011
WGU Texas recognizes that adults come to our university knowing different things, and learn at different rates. Our competency-based degrees allow students to demonstrate what they know and can do, potentially accelerating their time to completion under the guidance and support of expert faculty and a dedicated student mentor.