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Join the Stampede!

Maverick Stampede is the official kick-off to the new academic year. During Maverick Stampede, you’ll experience a number of fun and exciting programs centered on integrating new and returning students back to campus.

Stampeding Mavericks of UTA
  • Super Service Saturday

    Super Service Saturday

    Start the new school year off right by volunteering with The Leadership Center and the UTA Volunteers.

  • MavsMeet Convocation & AfterParty

    MavsMeet Convocation & AfterParty

    Welcome to Maverick Country! Now, let’s celebrate. Consider the convocation a big “hello” from the University; the AfterParty is your welcome celebration.

  • Foam Party

    Foam Party

    Get your foam on during the first week of school with Excel’s Foam Party! UT Arlington's own foam dance party.

  • Maverick March

    Maverick March

    March with us over to the College Park Center and enjoy a spirited pep rally before the Convocation!

  • Welcome Back Splash

    Welcome Back Splash

    Cannonball! Beat the heat of Texas in August while getting to know your fellow Mavericks.

  • Maverick Cookout

    Maverick Cookout Featuring the Activity Fair Day

    Burgers (or vegetarian alternative) hot off the grill? Yes, please. Come, eat lunch, and learn more about UT Arlington with your fellow students.

  • Waffleopolis


    Free waffles! Need we say more? Okay, how about music, entertainment, and fun in one of our most popular traditions? See you there.

  • EXCEL Welcome Back Movie

    EXCEL Welcome Back Movie

    Relax with your fellow Mavs while enjoying a free screening of a recently released film.

  • Rainbow Reception

    Rainbow Reception

    Join the LGBTQA program for this kick-off event where you can learn more about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning and ally resources on campus.