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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

DACA Workshop


Students affected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, or DACA, can attend the Mega DACAthon 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, in the Lone Star Auditorium of the Maverick Activities Center. The Center for Mexican American Studies and Proyecto Inmigrante ICS Inc. host the program, which is free for the first 300 applicants. Others will be referred to legal service providers on site.

If your DACA work permit expires between Sept. 5, 2017, and March 5, 2018, you must file your renewal by Oct. 5, 2017. If your permit expires after March 5, you will not be eligible to renew. Bring a copy of your work permit and social security card (front and back); date and place of last entry into the United States; two passport photographs; any information about police arrests or immigration detentions; and a copy of prior DACA application.

For details, call 888-793-2182, ext. 201; visit; or contact the Center for Mexican American Studies at 817-272-2933.

National Night Out


Departments and organizations are encouraged to host information tables at UTA's National Night Out celebration on Tuesday, Oct. 3, at the University Center mall. Faculty and staff also can volunteer to help with set-up, clean-up, and other tasks. Register online.

Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Notification

Health risks associated with drug and alcohol abuse

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

Availability of treatment for drug or alcohol problems

Employees—Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is provided through UTA’s Office of Human Resources at 1-800-343-3822 or

Students—Drug and alcohol counseling and referral services are available through UTA Health Services at 2-2771 or The Center for Students in Recovery is a resource for students struggling to stay sober.

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

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


  hazing prevention  

Popup Farmers Market

Volunteer opportunity

UTA/UTSW Adaptive Sports Expo—8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, Maverick Activities Center. A day of interactive adaptive sports activities and local resources with appearances by medal-winning Paralympians and U.S National Team members. No special training, skills, or knowledge is required. Volunteers will receive a T-shirt, lunch voucher, and a certificate. Hosted by UTA Adaptive Sports. Questions? Contact Doug Garner at

Coming Up

  Impossible project  

See more on the UTA events calendar.


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