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HT Move In Scheduled on August 15

(AUSTIN, Texas) 8.6.12 — Residence hall move in for first-year Huston-Tillotson University students is scheduled on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, from 7 a.m. to noon for those who have not completed the registration process.  Students who completed registration during the summer may move into the residence halls, beginning Thursday, Aug 16 from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m.  Returning students may move in on Friday, Aug. 17 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Classes begin on Monday, Aug. 20.

The move in also launches New Student Orientation and a traditional Matriculation Ceremony, designed to assist students in transition into the University.  The Matriculation Ceremony is scheduled on Thursday, Aug. 16 at 11 a.m. on the campus in King-Seabrook Chapel, 900 Chicon Street.

Huston-Tillotson University offers Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degrees in biology, business administration, communication, chemistry, computer science, criminal justice, education, English, history, kinesiology, mathematics, music, music education, political science, psychology and sociology.  A minor can be earned in most of the disciplines, including religions studies and African and African American Studies.

An enrollment of 904 students in 2011 reflected the University’s highest enrollment since the 1952 merger of Samuel Huston and Tillotson colleges into what is now Huston-Tillotson University. The University also graduated its largest class in 2012.

For a complete orientation schedule, to discover more about Huston-Tillotson University, or to enroll for the upcoming term, contact Enrollment Management at 512.505.3028 or visit