Friday, February 19, 2021

UTA extends closing through Sunday

Due to the impact of the recent extreme winter weather this week, UT Arlington remains closed through Sunday, Feb. 21. The closure affects the UTA Research Institute in Fort Worth, the UTA Fort Worth Center, and all other UTA locations. All classes in all modalities are canceled through Sunday.

The UTA campus and all other UTA locations will open and resume normal operations on Monday, Feb. 22.

  • All class modalities are scheduled to resume Monday.
  • On-campus and remote work for employees will resume Monday. Employees should contact their supervisors with specific questions about their duties or their individual circumstances.

UTA officials are continuing to assess the impact of the storm on campus operations. Continue to monitor, UTA Facebook and Twitter, and MavWire and TrailBlazer enewsletters for additional information.

Buildings on campus

Beginning Saturday, Feb. 20, University Center, The Commons, Central Library, and Maverick Activities Center (MAC) are scheduled to resume normal operating hours. Please check building websites for the most updated information on operating hours and openings of these facilities.

Continue to exercise caution as some sidewalks, parking lots and garages, and roads may have remaining ice or snow, contributing to slippery conditions.

As interior and outside temperatures increase and water is restored to campus buildings, there is an increased risk of pipe ruptures and leaks. Report damage and make trouble calls to UTA Facilities Management at 817-272-2000 or

The Commons is open but the Starbucks there is closed.

Locate an Arlington warming center. Many churches also are open as warming stations.

Boil water notice

The city now says water pressure has been restored, but the boil notice remains in effect. Read more details.

Bottled drinking water will be available for pickup from the University Center (UC) Information Desk, which is open 24 hours. There is a limit of two bottles per person.

Campus parking and transportation

Resident permit holders can park in any faculty-staff or student space on campus until 7 a.m. Monday, Feb. 22.

Today, Friday, Feb. 19, UTA will run two buses 8 a.m.-11 p.m. on the Red Route. That route travels to residence halls, apartments, the Maverick Activities Center, and the UC. Check the DoubleMap app for more details.

Read more parking and transportation details.

Campus dining

Check for updates on the Campus Dining website. News includes:

  • Starbucks at The Commons is closed until the boil water notice lifted.
  • Subway in the University Center (UC) is closed today and will reopen normal hours on Monday.

Friday, Feb. 19

  • Connection Café at UC, 11 a.m-1:30 p.m. and 5:30-9 p.m.
  • The Market at UC, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Maverick Café at The Commons, via Grubhub 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 5-9 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 20

  • Connection Café, 11 a.m-1:30 p.m. and 5:30-8 p.m.
  • The Market at UC, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Starbucks at UC, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 21

  • Connection Café, 11 a.m-1:30 p.m. and 5:30-8 p.m.
  • The Market at UC, 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
  • Maverick Café, via Grubhub 5-9 p.m.

Virtual All Majors Job and Internship Fair

Get ready for the spring job fair by attending Navigating the Virtual Job and Internship Fair Monday, Feb. 22, and a virtual Prepare for the Fair anytime until after the fair. See more details.

Meet with employers online at the Virtual All Majors Job & Internship Fair 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, Feb 23-25.

Register to see a real-time list of participating employers in Handshake. The fair is open to all UTA students and alumni seeking full-time, part-time, and internship positions.

Teik Talks postponed

Teik Talks has been set for 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25. The session is a conversation with Kim Mayer and Matt Clark of UTA's Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Innovation.

Important dates

  • 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 important information, including Student Resources, Testing and Daily Self-Monitoring, and Vaccine Resources.

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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