The University of Texas at Arlington UT Arlington Fort Worth Center
History and Tours


The UT Arlington Fort Worth Center offered its first MBA cohort in the fall of 1999 at the University's Robotics Institute in an effort to meet the workforce needs of Tarrant County and Fort Worth. Subsequently, the Fort Worth Center has added graduate programming in a variety of disciplines averaging one new program per year. The Center also provides an opportunity for Undergraduates to complete a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management at select Tarrant County College campuses. Professional development programming at the Center addresses non-credit educational needs in our community. The Fort Worth Center is dedicated to providing facilities and resources for our stakeholders in the Fort Worth community. Beginning in January 2007, the new and expanded headquarters for the UT Arlington Fort Worth Center is located in the historic Santa Fe Freight Building in downtown Fort Worth. The 68-year-old Santa Fe Freight Building was most recently the Fort Worth Rail Market, which until 2005, housed a variety of shops, restaurants, and a Farmer's Market. UT Arlington Fort Worth Center occupies approximately 25,000 square feet in the historic building, including 15,000 square feet of classroom and support space on the ground floor. The Santa Fe Freight House renovation for the UT Arlington Fort Worth Center was selected by the members of the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) as Project of the Year in March 2007.


In 2007, the UT Arlington Fort Worth Center renovated and relocated to the historic Santa Fe freight depot in downtown Fort Worth. Preservation and sustainability features were integral to the project. The Center consists of 8 state-of-the-art classrooms, meeting and conference space, student, staff, and faculty lounge areas, and a resource library. In 2009 the Center opened Gallery76102 as a community public art space.


Tours commence on the first floor at the security desk.
All Tours are scheduled for the first Wednesday of each Month at 12:30 PM.
Tours commence on the first floor at the security desk.
Please park in the back of the building.

  • June 1, 2011
  • July 6, 2011
  • August 3, 2011
  • September 7, 2011
  • October 5, 2011
  • November 2, 2011
  • December 7, 2011

Individual tours can be scheduled by contacting Michael Wollman at 817.272.5956 or

Due to security reasons as well as availability, all tours must be prearranged.

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