Friday, August 21, 2020
MavsMeet Convocation: Tuesday, Aug. 25

MavsMeet Convocation

This year's MavsMeet Convocation is a virtual event like no other. Tune in live at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, to hear from campus leaders and see entertainment.

Cheer to the Class of 2020: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, at

Celebrate the summer Class of 2020

Tune in for Cheers! to the Class of 2020, a virtual celebration for summer graduates, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, at

Maverick Stampede: Stronger Together

Maverick Stampede begins

Maverick Stampede—the fun start of a new semester at UTA—includes a drive-in movie, virtual welcome events, an online edition of MavSwap, and much more.

University Crossroads recognized

Excelencia in Education has named UTA’s University Crossroads as one of five national finalists in the community-based organization category for the 2020 Examples of Excelencia.

Complete essential training

All faculty and staff must complete the COVID-19 Return to Campus Training before your department's start date for the repopulation phase. The course is offered in Canvas.

OIT Return Help

Visit OIT Return Help for tech help and recommendations for returning to campus, including in-person IT support, Microsoft Teams-compatible headset or desktop phone orders, and other tech needs.

Aerodynamic boost

A new agreement with a global leader in engineering simulation will boost the research capability of multiscale, multiphysics modeling and computations at UTA's Aerodynamics Research Center.

Work safely, recognize fatigue

The Environmental Health and Safety Office reminds everyone to practice safety. Don’t learn it by accident.

Employees providing essential services to the campus community have been especially stretched thin, working longer hours than usual and more shifts, leaving less time to sleep and recharge.

Fatigue can increase the risk for injury. Know what to do if you feel too tired to work safely. Read more about managing workplace fatigue.

Downtown arts study

Be part of the Downtown Arlington Shared Arts Feasibility Study at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, on Zoom (Meeting ID: 882 9320 7242. Passcode: 540248). RSVP to

Online maintenance

A scheduled maintenance may cause interruption of UTA applications and services 2-7 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 30. For assistance, contact the IT Help Desk.

Mentis update Sept. 2

Mentis will be unavailable 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, for an update to the log in page. Faculty and students will be required to log in with their UTA email addresses and passwords.

UTA Food Pantry

The UTA/Tri-C Food Pantry is in need of shelf-stable milk, condiments (ketchup, mustard, mayo), canned fruit, cereal, canned tuna, ramen, toliet paper, paper towels, deodorant, and feminine pads (not tampons). To donate, call 817-933-6520.

Early voting dates

The Maverick Activities Center will serve as an early voting polling place for the Nov. 3 elections. The poll will be open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13-Friday, Oct. 30.

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