The Office of Legal Affairs

UTA's Office of Legal Affairs provides high quality service and leadership by proactively managing and coordinating UTA legal affairs to support and enhance UTA's educational, research, and public service mission, core values and strategic plan.

Our mission is to educate our UTA clients as to the laws applicable to UTA's operations, to solve legal problems and facilitate transactions, and to provide advice and representation to help our clients fulfill their missions and meet their goals.

The Office is guided by operating principles of: integrity and the highest ethical standards; a commitment to excellence; continuously updated legal expertise; professionalism; creativity; sound decision-making; prevention; effectiveness; risk management; teamwork; effective communication; courtesy and respect; consensus-building; timeliness; and professional growth.


The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) is committed to ensuring the privacy and accuracy of your confidential information. This notice is provides information regarding use of UTA’s website and rights under the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).

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The European Union General Data Protection Regulation was approved by the EU Parliament on April, 2016 with expected application and enforcement beginning on May 25, 2018. The GDPR replaces a previous data protection regulation created in 1995 that did not automatically apply to EU Member States and therefore the data protection requirements throughout the EU varied. The GDPR addresses the protection of people physically within the EU with regard to the processing of personal data and rules relating to the free movement of such data.

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