Thursday, July 30, 2020

Friday deadline for Annual Enrollment

Time is running out to make changes to or confirm your elections in My UT Benefits. The deadline for the 2020-21 Benefits Annual Enrollment is Friday, July 31.

Human Resources to reorganize this fall

With the retirement this fall of Jean Hood, vice president of human resources, the Office of Human Resources will become part of the Division of the Chief Financial Officer.

Woman in personal protective equipment performing a COVID-19 test in a laboratory.

On-campus testing for students with COVID-19 symptoms

UTA Health Services will provide on-campus testing for students showing COVID-19 symptoms. If experiencing symptoms, do not go to a clinic or UTA Health Services without first calling. Contact UTA Health Services with concerns during office hours at 817-272-2771.

Employees seeking testing should contact their health care provider or local health department.

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.

Student Listening Series

Log on to Teams to hear Student and Family Listening Sessions on campus health and safety at 6 p.m. Tuesday Aug. 4, and campus and student life at 6 p.m. Thursday Aug. 6.

Standardized tests optional

UTA will continue to incorporate “test score optional” admission and scholarships processes for undergraduates through fall 2021 to ease the burden on incoming students.

New websites

Check out the new websites for Alumni Relations and Giving.

Permits available Monday

Parking rates are the same for the 2020-21 year as the past year. Permits are available starting Monday, Aug. 3, through MavPark.


UC Starbucks open

The Starbucks in the University Center is now open 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Campus repopulation training required

Take time to complete the COVID-19 Return to Campus Training for all UTA faculty and staff. The course in Canvas covers the steps being taken campuswide to keep everyone safe and healthy.

You must complete the course before your department's start date for the repopulation phase.

'Dallas Morning News' profiles Haseltine

The Dallas Morning News recently wrote about how College of Nursing and Health Innovation Professor Florence Haseltine, M.D., used her personal network—built on 27 years of working at the national level—to help transform the North Texas Genome Center into a COVID-19 testing facility for students.

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