Welcome to the Department of Criminal Justice
Welcome to the Department of Criminal Justice, one of the largest undergraduate programs at UTEP. Our department is committed to offering high quality and innovative learning experiences, and to make your transition to UTEP as seamless as possible. For further information about the department, check out some of the research that our faculty is engaged in, our department history, and/or start at the Chair's Welcome.
If you are an ON-CAMPUS CJ Major and have completed less than 60 credit hours, you must receive advising from the Academic Advising Center on Hawthorne St. 915-747-5290 EAdvise@utep.edu
If you are in the CONNECT program (100% online degree program), you must be advised directly through the Connect Program: 1-800-684-8837 or email a Connect Advisor at: UCAdvising@utep.edu
If you have declared a CJ major and have completed more than 60 credit hours, call our front desk for an appointment with Cynthia Marrufo, our Academic Advisor at 915-747-7943 or visit our Dept Facebook page for the latest Advising schedules.
What types of Research do Criminal Justice Professors do when they are not teaching?
Our faculty are involved in a wide array of applied research working with agencies throughout the criminal justice system. See examples of Recent Faculty publications at our Faculty Research page.
For example, Dr. Jeff Rojek, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, works with police departments. See his most recent project at: