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The Educational Talent Search Programs at UT Arlington provide free college, career and financial aid information to over 1,000 junior high and high school students each year. Talent Search identifies and selects students who demonstrate the potential for post-secondary enrollment and provides them with the motivation and support to enroll in a program of post-secondary education (college, university, technical or vocational school) after high school graduation.





2016 BNSF Technology Awareness Day Award Recipients



Daniel Austin - Arlington High School Senior - First Place Web Design
Hannah Phillips - Arlington High School Junior - First Place Photography.
Both students won Lenovo 550 Think Pad Laptops. We are proud of their Achievement!!

#TRIONATION 50th Year Anniversary Video




CONTACT US

TRiO Educational Talent Search (Main Office)
UT Arlington Campus
Telephone number 817-272-0348
Fax number 817-272-0349


TRiO Educational Talent Search
Sam Houston HS Advising Office
College & Career Center upstairs near the library
Direct Phone Number 682-867-0192


TRiO Educational Talent Search
Arlington HS Advising Office
Room A203
Direct Phone Number 682-867-8100


TS Email Address: talentsearch@uta.edu
For staff emails, click on the “STAFF” tab at the top.


Please remember to register for each activity or trip by emailing jbruton@uta.edu and give your full name, grade and school attending. We will no longer accept phone calls or Facebook notifications for registration. Thank you.

Drop-off/Pick-up location for all activities:

Planetarium Circle
700 Planetarium Place
Arlington TX 76019

For directions visit: www.uta.edu/maps

Spring Calendar Events



REMINDER: IF A PARTICIPANT REGISTERS FOR A TRIP AND FAILS TO ATTEND WITHOUT ADVANCE NOTIFICATION, THE PARTICIPANT WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO ATTEND THE NEXT TWO TRIPS.


RECORDATORIO: SI UN PARTICIPANTE SE REGISTRA PARA UN VIAJE Y NO LOGRA ASISTIR SIN NOTIFICAR POR ADELANTADO, EL PARTICIPANTE NO SERA PERMITIDO ASISTIR LOS DOS SIGUIENTES VIAJES.


ACTIVITY: Career Exploration/Workshop – UNT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER, FORT WORTH, TX

Date: Monday, February 20, 2017 Registration Deadline: February 13, 2017

Time: Arrive on campus at 8am; departure time is 8:30am; return to UTA 1pm

Location: Drop off/Pick up: UTA Allan Saxe Circle

Grade: 7th –12th

Note: UNT has their own dress code. You will need to wear close-toed shoes, long pants and please wear your program t-shirt. If someone is not dressed appropriately, they will not be able to participate in all parts of the tour. There are additional permission forms that you will need to complete for UNT. They will be emailed to you. If you do not bring these forms with you, you will not be able to participate. Lunch will be provided.

ACTIVITY: Career Exploration/Workshop – NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK ENGINEERS at LOCKHEED MARTIN, FORT WORTH, TX

Date: Saturday February 25, 2017 Registration Deadline: 2-6-17

Time: Arrive on campus 7am; depart 7:30am; return to UTA 12:30pm

Location: Drop off/Pick up: UTA Allan Saxe Circle

Grade: 7th–12th

Note: Wear your program t-shirt. No food will be provided.

ACTIVITY: PARENT ORIENTATION FOR DOUBLE O TOUR (REQUIRED, IF YOUR CHILD PLANS TO ATTEND THE TRIP IN APRIL)

Date: Thursday, March 2, 2017 Registration Deadline: February 23, 2017

Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Location: UTA campus, University Hall, Room 110

Grade: 9th —12th and parents

Notes: If your child plans to attend the Double O Tour (in April), a parent is required to come to this meeting. You must register your vehicle to park on campus. A registration link will be emailed to you.

ACTIVITY: EXPLORE UT COLLEGE TOUR AND CAREER EXPLORATION – AUSTIN, TX

Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017 Registration Deadline: February 22, 2017

Time: Arrive on campus at 4:30am, depart at 5:00am, return to campus at 7:00pm

Location: Drop off and pick up in Allan Saxe Circle, 700 Planetarium Place, UTA campus

Grade: 7th—12th

Notes: Please wear your program t-shirt, and bring your program backpack. Food will be provided. Travel forms must be current and submitted prior to deadline.

ACTIVITY: WORKSHOP: "OVERCOMING TEST ANXIETY" – Ms. McWilliams

Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017 Registration Deadline: March 3, 2017

Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Location: UTA campus, University Hall, Room 110

Grade: 7th—12th

Notes: Please bring a pen and paper for taking notes. You must register your vehicle (no charge), if you park on campus. Parents are welcome to attend.

ACTIVITY: WORKSHOP: "COLLEGE SURVIVAL SKILLS" – Mr. Hilton

Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017 Registration Deadline: March 17, 2017

Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Location: UTA campus, University Hall, Room 110

Grade: 7th—12th

Notes: Please bring a pen and paper for taking notes. You must register your vehicle, if you park on campus. Parents are welcome to attend.

ACTIVITY: VOLUNTEER ACTIVITY

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017 Registration Deadline: March 17, 2017

Time: 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Location: Drop off and pick up at Allan Saxe Circle, 700 Planetarium Place, UTA campus

Grade: 7th —12th

Notes: You will be volunteering with the senior citizens at Green Oaks Senior Center from 2:30-4:30pm. No food provided. Please wear your program t-shirt. You will receive a volunteer certificate noting your service hours. Travel forms must be submitted prior to deadline.

ACTIVITY: WORKSHOP: TOPIC "What High School is Really Like" – Mr. Hawthorne

Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017 Registration Deadline: March 31, 2017

Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pmk

Location: UTA campus, University Hall, Room 110

Grade: 7t & 8th

Notes: Please bring a pen and paper for taking notes. Your parent must register their vehicle if they park on campus. Parents are welcome to attend.

ACTIVITY: DOUBLE O TOUR (OKLAHOMA OVERNIGHT)

Date: Friday to Saturday, April 14-15, 2017 Registration Deadline: April 3, 2017

Open to the first 18 girls and the first 18 guys who sign up and turn in all travel forms

Time: Arrive on campus at 6:00am

- Depart at 7:00am on Friday, April 14th
- Return at 7:30pm on Saturday, April 15th

Location: Drop off and pick up at UTA Allan Saxe Circle, 700 Planetarium Place

Grade: 9th—12th

Notes: Parents will be required to attend an orientation on 3.2.17 if you plan to participate in this trip – no exceptions. Campus tours will include UNT (Denton, TX), OU (Norman, OK), Oklahoma Christian (OK City), and OSU (Stillwater, OK). ALL FORMS must be current and turned in prior to the deadline. Transportation, food and lodging will be provided.

ACTIVITY: VOLUNTEER ACTIVITY

Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017 Registration Deadline: April 17, 2017

Time: 2:00pm-5:00pm

Location: Drop off and pick up at Allan Saxe Circle, 700 Planetarium Place, UTA campus

Grade: 7th —12th

Notes: You will be volunteering with the senior citizens at Green Oaks Senior Center from 2:30-4:30pm. No food provided. Please wear your program t-shirt. You will receive a volunteer certificate noting your service hours. Travel forms must be submitted prior to deadline.

ACTIVITY: WORKSHOP: "TRANSITION TO COLLEGE FOR SENIORS" – Ms. McWilliams

Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017 Registration Deadline: May 5, 2017

Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Location: UTA campus, University Hall, Room 110

Grade: 12th

Notes: Please bring a pen and pencil for taking notes. Register your vehicle, if you park on campus.

ACTIVITY: COLLEGE TOUR – SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY (SMU), DALLAS, TX

Date: Friday, May 5, 2017 Registration Deadline: April 24, 2017

Time: Arrive on campus 9am, depart 9:30am, return to campus 2pm

Location: Drop off and pick up at Allan Saxe Circle, 700 Planetarium Place, UTA campus

Grade: 11th —12th

Note: Please wear your program t-shirt and bring your program back pack. Dress appropriately for an outdoor walking tour. Lunch will be provided. Submit travel forms prior to deadline. Clear absence with your school attendance clerk.

ACTIVITY: VOLUNTEER ACTIVITY

Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017 Registration Deadline: May 15, 2017

Time: 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Location: Drop off and pick up at Allan Saxe Circle, 700 Planetarium Place, UTA campus

Grade: 7th —12th

Notes: You will be volunteering with the senior citizens at Green Oaks Senior Center from 2:30-4:30pm. No food provided. Please wear your program t-shirt. You will receive a volunteer certificate noting your service hours. Submit travel forms prior to deadline.

ACTIVITY: SENIOR GRADUATION RECEPTION

Date: May, 2017

Time: TBD

Location: TBD

Grade: Graduates and their parents only

Notes:


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