UT Tyler University Academy

Welcome to UT Tyler University Academy

Welcome to the UT Tyler University Academy. We are a public university Charter School that incorporates STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education into daily classroom curriculum and utilizes a hands-on learning approach to better equip students with the 21st century skills required to succeed in the future.


Dr. Yanira Oliveras-Ortiz
Dr. Michael Odell
Dr. Dominick Fazarro
Dr. Joanna Neel
Mr. Jeffry Kennemer
Mr. Danny Rodriquez
Mr. Eric Semlear

2021-2022 Applications are available on our Admissions page! Apply now!

2022-2023 Applications will post by Noon on February 15th, 2022.  See our Admissions page for more info.

School News

Class of 2021 Graduation Video

Celebrating our Class of 2021

The faculty and staff of University Academy are proud of all our graduating seniors and wish them much success in the future!

2021-2022 District Calendar Adopted

The UTTUA Board of Trustees adopted the 2021-2022 District Calendar at their recent meeting. 

Please make note that the instructional day will return to a 7:55 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. schedule, there will be no 12:15 p.m. dismissal.  Students in grades 11-12 may have the opportunity to dismiss at 12:15 p.m. depending on their schedule and academic progress.

Share Your Story

As we continue to celebrate National School Choice Week, Dr. Simmons asks that you please share your University Academy story with friends and family.  Watch her attached video.

Save the Date - Class of 2021 Graduation

Our Class of 2021 will be graduating in just a few short months!  We are already busy making plans to host a socially distanced, live ceremony on Saturday, May 29th at 10:30 a.m.  Please see the attached Save the Date announcement to share with friends and family.  Our Graduation FAQ, with full details, will be released soon.  Mark your calendars, we can't wait to celebrate with you!

School Calendar