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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
  • 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.

  • Pajama Jam

    Pajama Jam

    Get your glow on during the first week of school with Pajama Jam! UT Arlington's own late-night pajama themed dance party.

  • 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 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

    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.