Friday, January 29, 2021
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CONHI online master’s among best in U.S

The College of Nursing and Health Innovation's online master’s program in nursing is ranked among the best in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 list of Best Online Programs.

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UTA tops for educating diverse students

More African American students earn bachelor’s or master’s degrees from UTA than any other four-year institution in the state, according to an annual report from Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine.

Free COVID-19 diagnostic, proactive testing services

UTA Health Services continues to offer free COVID-19 testing for students and has now expanded its services to provide proactive surveillance testing for all students. UTA administers PCR tests that meet diagnostic requirements for returning to school and work and provide clearance for travel and medical procedures. Test results are available in 24-48 hours.

Proactive screening tests are available on campus every Tuesday and Thursday from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Students can schedule appointments at The testing location will be confirmed when you schedule your appointment.

Students with COVID-19 symptoms or who need a test on a day other than Tuesday or Thursday due to COVID-19 exposure should call 817-272-2771 to schedule a consultation with a health center medical provider. If you are experiencing symptoms, please do not utilize the proactive surveillance testing sessions.

For COVID-19 testing sites available after-hours and on weekends, please visit the Texas COVID-19 Test Collection Site Locator. In the event of a medical emergency, call 911 and inform the dispatcher of COVID-19 concerns.

Black History Month

UTA will celebrate Black History Month in February with a variety of events, lectures, and workshops.

Virtual Study Abroad Fair

Learn about scholarships and interact with faculty and program representatves to plan for an experience abroad. The Virtual Study Abroad Fair is 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, Feb. 2-3.

Maverick Stampede continues

The Maverick Stampede is the official kickoff to the spring semester. Don't miss all the fun and exciting programs—virtual and on-campus—centered on integrating new and returning students with campus life.

Important dates

  • 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.
  • Feb. 19—Last day of classes for first five-week term.
  • Feb. 22—Final exams for first five-week term.
  • Feb. 24—Last day to drop classes for first eight-week term; submit requests to advisor prior to 4 p.m.
  • Feb. 28—Registration ends for second five-week term.
  • March 11—Last day of classes for first eight-week term.
  • March 12—Final exams for first eight-week term.
  • March 15-20—Spring Break.

Student resources

The 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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