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Join the Stampede!

Maverick Stampede (Welcome Week) is the official kick-off to the new academic year. During Welcome Week, which coincides with the first week of classes, you’ll experience a number of fun and exciting programs centered on integrating new and returning students back to campus.

Stampeding Mavericks of UTA
  • UT Arlington Day at Six Flags

    UT Arlington Day at Six Flags

    Go higher and go faster with the UT Arlington day at Six Flags!

  • 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.

  • Success U

    Success U

    Nervous about your first year of college? Don’t be. We’ve got the keys to your success as a Maverick with Success U.

  • Late Night Shopping at Target

    Late Night Shopping at Target

    The UT Arlington community takes over Target in South Arlington for one special night!

  • Wet 'n Wild

    Wet 'n Wild

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

  • Maverick Cookout

    Maverick Cookout Featuring the Activities 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.

  • Library FUN Fair

    Library Fun Fair

    The UT Arlington Library invites students to enjoy a fun-filled evening featuring free food, games with prizes, and social network building activities.