The University of Texas at Arlington

Undergraduate Catalog 2008-2009

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Volume XCII – July 2008
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UT Arlington Undergraduate Catalog Fall 2008
Student Housing, University Center and Dining Services

210 University Center · Box 19349 · 817-272-2791 www.uta.edu/housing

Advantages of Living on Campus

UT Arlington offers some of the finest and most affordable on-campus housing facilities available. Students may choose from a wide selection of residence halls, apartments, and houses. On-campus residents live just a short walk from classrooms, libraries, the University Center, and athletic and recreational facilities. Students will also enjoy being part of a community where they can make friendships that last a lifetime. For more information and to apply online, visit www.uta.edu/housing.

Housing Choices

Residence Halls

University housing facilities include five Residence Halls that can house a total of 1,680 students. Both private and double-occupancy rooms are available. All residence halls rooms are air-conditioned and furnished. They include high-speed Ethernet connection, metro telephone service, and basic cable TV services. Community amenities include computer labs, study and social lounges, kitchens, laundry facilities, gated parking and exterior card access systems. Professional live-in directors and on-site Resident Assistant staff provide a wide range of student services and activities. Meal plans are available for all students.

Residence Halls at a Glance

Residence Hall Community Type Beds Bath Dining Services Pets Furniture
Arlington Hall Coed 596 2-3 residents share Required Fish only Moveable
Brazos House Coed 96 2 rooms share Available Fish only Moveable
KC Hall Coed 419 2-3 residents share Required Fish only Moveable
Lipscomb Hall North Coed 185 3 rooms share Available Fish only Stationary
Lipscomb Hall South All female 147 2 rooms share Available Fish only Moveable
Trinity House Coed 237 3 rooms share Available Fish only Stationary

Visit www.uta.edu/housing to apply online or call 817-272-2791 for more information.

Centennial Court Apartments

Centennial Court is a unique living/learning on-campus community that offers an excellent combination of independent living and a vibrant collegiate atmosphere. Centennial Court offers many floor plans: furnished and unfurnished efficiency, two-bedroom/two bathroom, and four-bedroom/two bathroom apartments. Each lease is on an individual basis, so residents are not responsible for their roommate’s rental payments. Up-to-date amenities include two laundry rooms, two pools and spas, two barbecue pavilions, soft sand volleyball court, and high-speed internet connection in every bedroom as well as wireless connectivity in the clubhouse. Centennial Court provides on-site management, 24-hour maintenance, resident programming by a live-on Resident Assistant staff, all with the convenience of no commute to class. For information about academic or full-year contracts, financial aid deferment plan, and current rates, call 817-436-4800 or visit www.campushousing.com/uta/.

UT Arlington Apartments and Houses

Students may choose from 20 University-owned apartment communities with a wide selection of one- and two-bedroom floor plans. All apartments are unfurnished and feature air-conditioning, kitchen appliances, wall-to-wall carpeting, mini-blinds, and dead-bolt security locks. The University’s newest apartment communities, constructed between 2002 and 2005, include free high-speed Ethernet connections, free expanded basic cable TV service, free metro phone service, and a full-size washer and dryer in each apartment. Other UT Arlington apartment communities offer cable TV service for an additional fee. Many communities include all utilities at no additional charge, or students may select a community where they pay their own electric bill. On-site management staff, swimming pools, and laundry facilities are located on or near each apartment community.

Houses are also available for families with dependent children. All houses are unfurnished, air-conditioned, fenced and include a refrigerator and stove.

Visit www.uta.edu/housing for more information or to apply online.

Resident Responsibilities

Resident students are cautioned to read carefully and to assume full responsibility for terms and conditions stated on application forms, information sheets and contracts. All residents are expected to be familiar with and abide by housing regulations, University rules and regulations, and the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System. These documents are available in the Housing Office. Students who violate these rules are subject to disciplinary action by the Office of Student Judicial Affairs.

E.H. Hereford University Center

University Center · Box 19349 · 817-272-2929 www.uta.edu/ucenter

The E.H. Hereford University Center (U.C.) provides a place for students to gather between or after classes. Commonly referred to as the U.C., the University Center features facilities for relaxation, dining, recreation, and entertainment. The U.C. houses an art gallery, mail service, bowling alley, The Market convenience store, pool hall, lounges, meeting rooms, ballrooms, and dining areas. The Bowling and Billiards area offers a billiards room, 12-lane bowling center, big-screen TV area, foosball tables, and a snack shop. Lockers throughout the building are also available to students for a nominal fee.

The University Center is also home to over 275 student organizations, including Student Congress and the Graduate Student Senate. U.C. offices include Housing and University Center, Mav Express Office, Campus Activities and Community Programs, Student Governance and Organizations, Judicial Affairs and Legal Services, Multicultural Affairs, Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS) and Student Employment Services.

University Dining Services

University Center · Box 19349 · 817-272-2919 · www.uta.edu/ucenter

Students may choose from a variety of foods when visiting the University Center. The Connection Café offers a RfoC (Real food on Campus) program for a first-class dining experience. Additionally, the Plaza features Pizza Hut Express, Chick-fil-A, Montague’s, Panda Express, Starbucks Coffee, Mav Salads, and Freshen Smoothie. Bottled and fountain beverages are also available.

Java City, at the Library, offers a full-service coffee bar including pastries and scones. The coffee bar is open six days a week.

The catering division of University Dining Services offers banquets, receptions, beverage services, and special dining assistance as requested by groups utilizing the University Center.