Friday, January 22, 2021

UTA joins partnership dedicated to improving student job skills

UT Arlington is joining the Tarrant To & Through Partnership, a communitywide collaborative effort focused on ensuring that more Tarrant County students obtain postsecondary credentials and have the training and skills to thrive in today’s workforce.

Maverick Stampede

The Maverick Stampede is the official kickoff to the spring semester. You’ll experience fun and exciting programs—virtual and on-campus—centered on integrating new and returning students with campus life.

Student Money Management Listening Session

Join the Student Money Management Center at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, on Microsoft Teams to discuss student loans, grants, scholarships, and working on campus.

Virtual Activity Fair Day

Activity Fair Day is a prime opportunity to explore an array of campus resources. It's a great way to begin or expand your cocurricular involvement. Sign in at noon or 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27.

Student-powered discovery

UTA students are playing an integral role in faculty research, gaining experience that has impact far beyond the laboratory.

Dietitian available to help

Maverick Dining's full-time registered dietitian offers free nutrition counseling and can help with a variety of general healthy eating or nutrition concerns.

Important dates

  • Jan. 22—Late registration for spring semester; Census date for first five-week term.
  • Jan. 26—Census date for first eight-week term.
  • Feb. 3—Census date for spring semester.
  • Feb. 9—Last day to drop classes for first five-week term; submit requests to advisor prior to 4 p.m.

Free COVID-19 vaccinations available for healthcare workers, seniors over 65, and adults with chronic medical conditions. Register at

COVID-19 vaccines available through county public health departments

To allow community distribution to prioritized populations, UTA currently does not have plans to acquire vaccines during the initial phases of deployment. However, the University continues to assess its planning based on projected distribution plans for vaccines as they become more widely available.

UTA students and employees are strongly encouraged to participate in COVID-19 vaccinations when available in their community and to monitor corresponding county public health websites for more information regarding eligibility and availability.

Student resources

UTA coronavirus website includes updates and new pages. Important sites are:

Counseling and Psychological Services offers counseling sessions and workshops. To schedule an appointment, call 817-272-3671.

Emergency Assistance Fund can help students experiencing a temporary financial hardship.

Health Services provides COVID-19 testing, flu shots, and other health services. Do not go to the center if you believe you have been exposed to COVID-19; first call 817-272-2771.

UTA/Tri-C Food Pantry dispenses food and non-food essential items every Thursday. To request a pick-up time, email

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