Wednesday, March 25, 2020

County, cities issue stay-at-home orders

Tarrant County, Arlington, and Fort Worth issued stay-at-home orders on Tuesday, March 24.

Read how shelter-in-place affects UTA students, faculty, and staff, and online learning.

Drop Box for Admissions, Financial Aid, and Registrar

Drop box at Davis

Remind students they can leave paperwork for the offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, or Registrar in a sealed, clearly addressed envelope in the drop box at the basement entrance for Davis Hall.

Coronavirus scam alert

Criminals are hoping you'll fall for the latest COVID-19 scams, but you're too smart. The UTA Police Department gave you the heads-up on them. Read about the scams.

Notes on resources, services

  • Frequently Asked Questions: Find your answers on UTA's coronavirus FAQ page. Topics include online classes, housing, refunds for students, and others.
  • Integrity Guide: The Office of Community Standards is available to support faculty with academic integrity in online environments. See the Faculty Academic Integrity Guide for more information. Questions? Email
  • Faculty & Staff Resources: The Faculty & Staff Resources page has information on numerous subjects related to working online, research, and more.
  • Remote: Resources for classes online, digital tutoring, tech devices, and more at
  • MyMav: The MyMav portal will be unavailable because of maintenance 7 p.m. Friday, March 27, to 8 a.m. Monday, March 30.
  • Central Library: The Central Library is closed to all but laptop lending, but its virtual services have expanded. Read about laptop lending and more.
  • Shopping shuttles: The Tuesday-Thursday shopping shuttle will cease operation. That bus will be added to the Monday-Wednesday-Friday north route to meet social distancing guidelines.
  • Dining: The Connection Café will be open to carryout services only. The Market and Subway in the University Center are open. Check hours of operation.
  • Updates: Information about UTA's response to the coronavirus, online classes, connectivity, resources, services, and more are at

Donate to emergency fund

The UTA Emergency Assistance Fund can aid students in need during these difficult times. Please consider donating.

Student Accounts open Tuesday mornings

The Office of Student Accounts has implemented the following changes until further notice:

  • The Office of Student Accounts has closed the physical office to the public and has begun working remotely with the exception of Tuesday mornings.
  • For transactions that must be completed in person, the office will be open to the public 8 a.m.-noon Tuesday. During that time, departments needing to deposit cash or checks may drop off deposits for processing. All receipts will be emailed to the department in accordance with the current drop-off policy.

All departmental deposits for credit cards only should be emailed to for processing.

For questions, email

Food Pantry donations

The UTA/Tri-C Food Pantry has constant need for nonperishable foods. To donate, send an email to

Policy update

An update has been made to the policy on Sexual Misconduct: EI-PO8 in the Handbook of Policies and Procedures.

Mail service changes

Property Management and Mail Services have announced:

  • A centralized mail and package pickup station is at Central Receiving at 1225 W. Mitchell.
  • Drive-through lanes are available 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday for departments to drop off and retrieve mail and packages without leaving their vehicles.
  • For departments that may not be able to pick up all packages and freight due to size and weight issues, contact to make other arrangements.

Departments will be responsible for picking up mail and packages at least once weekly until further notice. Departmental staff will need to present a valid UTA Employee ID/MavExpress card and provide a department name and signature in order to retrieve mail or packages.

Please contact the following with any questions:

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