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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

kevin o'leary

Kevin O'Leary lecture includes Q&A; tickets available

Do you have a question for Kevin O'Leary? The Shark Tank judge may answer it at his Maverick Speakers Series appearance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at College Park Center. Send questions to or share it via social media using #maverickspeakers. Questions selected will be shared during the question-and-answer session following his lecture.

The frank and opinionated O'Leary is one of North America’s leading business moguls. O'Leary’s track record in business success began with The Learning Company. As an “eco-preneur,” O’Leary focuses on investments that make money while being environmentally friendly. He is also co-host for Discovery Channel's Discovery Project Earth and is the author of three best-selling Cold Hard Truth books.

VIP packages include a private dinner and photograph with the speaker. Preferred seating has front-of-the-line access to the venue. The lecture is free for students, faculty, and staff and costs $5 for community members. Tickets are available at LEARN MORE.

Parking lots by MAC closing for construction

Pardon Our Progress

Parking near the Maverick Activities Center changes this week for construction projects.

  • 65 parking spaces in Lot 33W are closed for water line construction.
  • Portions of Lot F6 will close Wednesday, Feb. 8. The ADA spaces on the north side of the MAC remain.
  • Trinity South lot will have 46 spaces change from student to faculty/staff parking.
  • Student parking has been reallocated in University Village, Arbor Oaks, Meadow Run, and Cooper Chase apartment lots.


Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Notification

UTA complies with the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act that requires institutions of higher education to design and implement alcohol and illicit drugs programs on their campuses. In compliance with the Act, the University has adopted and implemented a program to prevent “the unlawful possession, use, or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol by students and employees” on University property or as part of any University activity.

Health risks associated with drug and alcohol abuse

Alcohol and Drug Awareness

Illicit Drugs and Alcohol Abuse (Brochures are at UTA Police Department and Health Services)

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

Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy

Alcohol and Drug-Free Workplace Policy

Drug-Free University Community and Workplace Policy

Drugs and Alcohol Policy

Availability of treatment for drug or alcohol problems

Students—Drug and alcohol counseling and referral services are available through UTA Health Services at 817-272-2771 or visit

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

Disciplinary Penalties

Student Conduct and Discipline

Standards of Conduct Guide

Illicit Drugs and Alcohol Abuse (Brochures are at UTA Police Department and Health Services)

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

Nominations needed for Outstanding Academic Advisers

Flu Vaccine

Has your academic adviser made a significant impact on your experience at UTA? Submit his or her name for the annual Outstanding Academic Advisers' awards. Nomination deadline is Tuesday, Feb. 17.

UTA Bookstore closed this weekend

The UTA Bookstore will be closed Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 11-12, for its annual inventory. Shop online. Starbucks by the store will be open.

Important Dates

Monday, Feb. 13ACES Abstract Submission Deadline

Monday, Feb. 27—Deadline for late application for spring graduation; $60 late fee applies

Monday-Friday, March 13-18—Spring Break

Coming Up

Tuesday, Feb.7—Percussion Ensemble Concert

Friday, Feb. 10—Friday Night Film: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Saturday, Feb. 11—Basketball Doubleheader: Lady Mavs, Mavs vs. Arkansas State

Saturday, Feb. 11—Maverick Formal

See more on the UTA events calendar.

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