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Monday, September 18, 2017

National Night Out


Departments and organizations are encouraged to host information tables at UTA's National Night Out celebration on Tuesday, Oct. 3, at the University Center mall. Faculty and staff also can volunteer to help with set-up, clean-up, and other tasks. Register online.

Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Notification

Health risks associated with drug and alcohol abuse

University policies related to the illegal possession, use, or distribution of drugs or alcohol

Availability of treatment for drug or alcohol problems

Employees—Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is provided through UTA’s Office of Human Resources at 1-800-343-3822 or visit

Students—Drug and alcohol counseling and referral services are available through UTA Health Services at 2-2771 or The Center for Students in Recovery is a resource for students struggling to stay sober.

Internal sanctions and federal, state, and local legal penalties that may result from the illegal sale, possession, consumption, or distribution of drugs or alcohol

For more information, contact UTA's Health Services at 817-272-2771 or visit

Business Affairs Training and Development

  • Sept. 19—Create Requisition: MAV eSHOP for Requesters
  • Sept. 20—Create Requisition: Special Item Request
  • Sept. 21—Payment Vouchers
  • Sept. 26—MAV eSHOP for Shoppers
  • Sept. 27—Travel and Expenses
  • Sept. 28—Position and Workforce Management

Register at the Business Affairs Training and Development webpage.

Human Resources Learning and Development

  • Sept. 19—Managing Stress in the Workplace
  • Sept. 20—Writing Effective E-Mails
  • Sept. 21—Maverick Service Excellence: The Total Service Experience, Section 1: Building Customer Rapport & Good Will
  • Sept. 27—Managing Projects and Making Decisions
  • Sept. 28—Maverick Service Excellence: The Total Service Experience, Section 4: Dealing Effectively With Difficult People

Register through the HR Learning and Development webpage.

Unit Effectiveness Process Training

  • Sept. 19—UEP Best Practices
  • Oct. 2—TracDat Planning
  • Oct. 5—TracDat Results
  • Oct. 17—UEP and Discipline-Specific Accreditation
  • Oct. 30—UEP and Multi-site, Multiple Modality Programs

Register through the Institutional Effectiveness and Reporting webpage.

Coming Up

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See more on the UTA events calendar.


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