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Tuesday, January 16, 2018
stampede-spring 2018

Welcome to UTA and spring 2018 semester

During spring semester's Maverick Stampede, you’ll experience a number of fun and exciting programs centered on integrating new and returning students back to campus. Read more.

via rideshare

Via rideshare newest travel option

Arlington's new Via rideshare program—arlington-tx.gov/via—is underway. Rides are available for $3 Monday-Saturday in UTA, Downtown Arlington, the Entertainment District, and the Centreport Station of Trinity Railway Express.

parking garage

Additional parking opens on west campus

The West Campus Parking Garage opens 750 more parking spaces starting today, Tuesday, Jan. 16. All student permits are allowed except Remote Park and Ride permits. Visitor and pay-by-hour stalls also are available on the lower level.

TapRide

New app for real-time shuttle tracking

UTA's new real-time tracking app for shuttle buses is provided by TapRide by Doublemap. The new app will provide more accurate arrival times. Download from GooglePlay or iTunes. The Transloc app will be active until Wednesday, Jan. 31.

You also can use the TapRide by Doublemap app to request courtesy escort rides, similar to Uber. This on-demand, point-to-point service operates on campus 7 p.m.-3 a.m. seven days a week. The service is available to all UTA students, staff, and faculty with an active NetID.

blood drive

Blood drive on campus

Donate in the Carter BloodCare blood drive 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today, Tuesday, Jan. 16-Thursday, Jan. 18, on the University Center and Library malls. Details? Call 817-272-2963.

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Flu season is serious

Health Services offers flu shots to students. Cost is $25 or free for students with the UT System student health insurance.

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Sign up for Activity Fair

Student organizations can host information tables at the Activity Fair Day Wednesday, Jan. 24, in the E.H. Hereford University Center. Register online by Monday, Jan. 22.

UTA PD National Night OUt

UTA PD wins fifth NNO award

The UTA Police Department was one of only five university police departments recognized for its 2017 National Night Out.

Important Dates

January 16—First day of classes

January 16-19—Late registration

January 31—Census date

Coming Up
Saturday, January 20

Paint Party

Wednesday, January 24

Maverick Stampede: Activity Fair Day

Thursday, January 25

MavMentor Launch: Register to be Mentored

Also, Friday, January 26.

Saturday, January 27

The Advanced Leadership Institute

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