Thursday, July 2, 2020

Repopulation training

All Faculty and Staff are required to complete the COVID-19 Return-to-Campus Training in Canvas before the start date of the repopulation phase that includes their department. For those essential employees already working on campus, please complete the training no later than Friday, July 10.

Staff Listening Session

Staff session today

The Staff Listening Session is at 2 p.m. today, Thursday, July 2. If you cannot attend, send questions to by Tuesday, June 30.

Updated: Faculty Listening Session link

Due to technical issues, the link provided in MavWire on Monday for the recording of the Faculty Listening Session wasn’t accessible for all users. View the listening session at the updated link.

You’ll need to be signed in with your UTA email address to view the recording. A few notes:

  • If the recording isn’t immediately available, please be patient. The file is large and may take a minute or two to load.
  • If you are not signed in, the video may prompt you to open a new window.
  • You can sign in to Microsoft Stream using your UTA email address and password.
Masked student stands in front of the Dan Dipert Welcome Center.

Face masks required in campus buildings

UT Arlington requires that everyone wear face masks or coverings in campus buildings, including during classes. The only exceptions are when in private offices, alone in labs, and in apartment or residence hall rooms.

Check the Mavs Back 2020 site for more stories on what to expect as UTA safely returns to campus for fall 2020. You also can check the Coronavirus and Fall 2020 semester page, which is UTA’s official site for up-to-date information on campus operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Canvas allows non-UTA users

Canvas and Canvas Catalog have a new site with separate login for non-UTA and UTA users, if they have not already logged in to one of UTA's other systems.

ID expiration for visiting scholars

A revision has been made to Procedure CO-ID-PR3 Sponsored Affiliate Identification Cards (Mav Express ID) to add an expiration date to requests for access for visiting scholars.

Register for student job fair

Departments with a job posting in Handshake should register to participate in the Virtual Student Employment Job Fair 11 a.m.-3 p.m. August 24. For questions, email

UTA-branded PPE

UTA-branded face masks and other personal protective equipment can be purchased from a limited number of vendors approved by UT System.

SAC staff conference

Registration is open for the Staff Conference Tuesday-Thursday, July 14-16, via Teams. One-hour virtual sessions are offered at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. each day. All employees are welcome to attend.

Early voting at MAC

Early voting for the July 14 Texas primary runoff election is today, Thursday, July 2, and Sunday-Friday, July 5-10, at the Maverick Activities Center. See times/days. Voters must wear masks inside the building and maintain social distancing.

Spanish orientation

Maverick Orientation and Transition Programs is holding its annual Spanish Speaking Parent Orientation on Saturday, July 11.

University Center Updated Hours

University Center hours

Starting Monday, July 6, hours change at the University Center to 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday.

Food Pantry donations

Needs at the UTA/Tri-C Food Pantry include crackers (such as saltines or Ritz), oatmeal, cookies, mac and cheese, and toothbrushes. To donate, call 817-933-6520.

Request a ride around UTA

Students with an active UTA email will be able to sign up for and request rides from Via. UTA will cover the cost of the current UTA shuttle stops and shopping destinations. Questions? Visit or email

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