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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Homecoming 2017

Homecoming 2017

Participants in Homecoming 2017 received the royal treatment last week as Mavericks showed their pride, enjoyed festivities, socialized, and cheered on the athletic teams. LEARN MORE.

Meet candidates for VP for Student Affairs

Candidates for vice president for Student Affairs will have sessions open to the University community at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Room 204 of the CAPPA Building; 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in Room 212 of Pickard Hall; and 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, in Room 100 of the Geoscience Building. Each candidate will speak, followed by a question-and-answer session with students, faculty, and staff.

The candidate’s name and resume will be released 24 hours in advance of each session.

Visit the Senior Leadership Searches webpage to learn more about the vice president for Student Affairs search as details become available.

Detours on west campus this weekend


UTA Boulevard between Kerby Street and West Nedderman Drive will be closed Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 18-19, for removal of the construction crane at West Campus Garage. Alternate east-west options include Abram Street, Greek Row Drive, and Mitchell Street.

Buy Thanksgiving dinner tickets


A new Maverick tradition, UTA's Thanksgiving dinner is a chance to share fellowship and gratitude. The meal is 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov 21, in the Connection Café in the University Center. The meal is free for students with a meal plan. Tickets are required for others: $5 for students without a meal plan and $8 for faculty, staff, and friends. Receive a free meal by volunteering. LEARN MORE.

Share your thoughts in UTA Bookstore survey

Take a survey to help the UTA Bookstore learn what the campus community wants, needs, and thinks about customer service. The survey is available through Nov. 26 at

Take the UTA PD survey


The UTA Police Department seeks your opinion regarding its performance in serving the community. The UTA PD survey will remain open until Dec. 8. Your time and input will help UTA PD enhance its professionalism and the services provided to students, faculty, staff, and visitors. LEARN MORE.

Important Dates

  • Through Jan. 15—Registration underway for spring 2018 semester
  • Nov. 23-24—Thanksgiving holidays; no classes
  • Dec. 6—Last day of classes
  • Dec. 9-15—Final exams
  • Dec. 14-16—Commencement
  • Dec. 18—First day of classes for winter intercession
  • Dec. 19—Census date for winter intercession
  • Dec. 22-Jan. 1—No classes

Coming Up

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