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Registered Student Organizations and Advisors - Annual Awards

These awards recognize those registered student organizations which have shown excellence in serving their members, the University, and/or the community. Each includes a plaque, a monetary award and recognition for each category winner. Applications are accepted in the spring semester of each academic year. Each application will be considered on its merits with regards to the unique qualities of its category.

The nominees and recipients of these awards were honored at the Leadership Recognition Ceremony on April 23, 2018

Student Organization Awards
  • Outstanding Student Organization ($500)
    Recognizes the student organization that demonstrated consistent flexibility, initiative, creativity, and dedication. Made a meaningful contribution to students, the University, and/or the surrounding community. Organized activities, events, and programs that have had a significant impact on the quality of campus life at UT Arlington.
  • Most Spirited Student Organization ($200)
    Recognizes the student organization that best displayed spirit for its organization and UT Arlington. Demonstrated Maverick pride and strived to enhance the campus community through support of University traditions, events, and The Maverick Way.
  • Outstanding Contribution to the Greater Community ($200)
    Recognizes a student organization that made a meaningful contribution to the surrounding community through service. Addressed an existing problem, was committed to working with and for others, and successfully inspired and motivated others to act. All applicants in this category should note this is for off campus/community programming.
  • New Student Organization of the Year ($200)
    Recognizes a recently established student organization that became active in the current or previous academic year. This organization has had a significant impact on the campus and contributed to students through its events and activities, throughout the beginning stages of the organization’s conception. The organization has demonstrated maverick pride, teamwork, innovation, and dedication in their first term(s) as a new student organization.

Advisor-of-the-Year Award

Nominate a faculty or staff member who has served in an outstanding capacity as advisor to a registered student organization.

  • It is also our goal to recognize outstanding service by advisors to their organizations.  Along with the Student Organization Awards, this award will include a monetary remuneration of $350.00*and a plaque.

    *This remuneration is added to the employee's compensation and is subject to federal tax and withholding requirements.
Student Organization Awards

2017-2018 Recipients

Congratulations to the following, recognized for exemplary service to the university and community.

Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity
Outstanding Student Organization

Arabic Language & Culture Organization

American Society of Civil Engineers
Outstanding Contribution to the Greater Community

Young Americans for Freedom
New Student Organization of the Year

Dr. Madeline Rex-Lear
Advisor of the Year
Psychology Society