Off-Campus Locations

The University of Texas offers selected courses and degree programs at the Longview University Center, the UT Tyler Palestine Campus and the Houston Engineering Center.

Longview University Center

The University of Texas at Tyler Longview University Center (LUC) opened in 2000 and is located at 3201 N. Eastman Road in Longview, Texas. Nursing has traditionally been the Longview University Center’s largest program with the entire bachelor of science in nursing curriculum offered on the campus. Nursing students attend traditional face-to-face courses that are led by full-time, fully accredited, on-site faculty members. In addition, the LUC is in the process of expanding its course offerings in the fields of industrial technology and criminal justice. For additional information about the LUC call 903-663-8100, go online to, or visit the UT Tyler Longview University Center Facebook page.

Palestine Campus

The University of Texas at Tyler, Palestine Campus originated in 1995 and is now located at 100 University Boulevard along Loop 256, one quarter mile south of Hwy 287/Hwy 19 in Palestine, Texas. The modern Mathis Hall building, which opened in 2010, includes an on-site library and computer lab with online access to the Muntz Library, a Nursing Skills and Simulation Learning Laboratory, two student break areas, relaxing outdoor patio areas, and modern hi-tech classrooms with wireless internet access, all in a beautiful park-like setting. The Palestine BSN Nursing program, the university’s first PATSS Hyflex BSN Nursing curriculum, allows students to learn from expert on-site faculty and interactive online content. The PATSS program requires less on-campus time, freeing students for a variety of excellent clinical experiences in Palestine and the greater East Texas region.

Houston Engineering Center

The University of Texas at Tyler Houston Engineering Center is located in the heart of the West Houston Energy Corridor at 2811 Hayes Road on the Houston Community College Campus. Upper division coursework leading to bachelor’s degrees from UT Tyler in civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering is available through study at the center. On-site faculty provide the majority of the instruction for the degree programs. Well-equipped modern classrooms and teaching laboratories are available to students so they have the same educational experience whether they choose to study in Tyler or in Houston.

Innovation Academy

The Innovation Academy is a University Charter School that serves as a laboratory and demonstration school for the Ingenuity Center and the College of Education and Psychology. The Innovation Academy is a University Prep School to develop students who are STEM College Ready. The IA has developed a STEM Pathway that all students follow so they are prepared to complete rigorous coursework that leads to STEM Majors at the University level and ultimately STEM Careers. In 2016 the IA will serve grades 3-10 at its three campuses in Tyler, Longview, and Palestine. The school follows the T-STEM Academy Blueprint and is a demonstration site for Project Lead the Way. The school is tuition free.