Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Teik Talk: A conversation with Cynthia Bing, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and Diana Salgado, CAPS student ambassador. March 10, 2021, 12:30 p.m. on Facebook Live: @utarlington.

UTA continues protocols to protect campus community

In the interest of the health and safety of our community, UTA’s current COVID-19 protocols and guidance will remain in effect through May 31, at which point they will be reassessed.

This decision has been made after review of the latest Governor’s Executive Order, which goes in effect Wednesday, March 10, and its direction that higher education institutions are to follow the most recent guidance issued by the Texas Education Agency.

Read the announcement.

Undergrad research news

Find resources, scholarships, and more with the Office of Undergraduate Research newsletter. To keep up with the news, add your email address to the listserv.

Standardized tests optional

UTA will continue to incorporate “test score optional" admission and scholarship provisions for students applying to the University through summer 2023.

Nominate an advisor

Has your advisor made a significant impact on your experience at UT Arlington? Submit a nomination for them as an Outstanding Academic Advisor by today, Tuesday, March 9.

Sister Circle

The biweekly Sister Circle support group is for self-identified Black womxn, inclusive of cis, trans, femme, and gender-queer students. Explore topics about identity, empowerment, and more.

Alphabet Soup Film Competition. Theme: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion.

Make film in 48 hours in insightful contest

All UTA students, faculty, and staff are invited to compete as individuals or teams in Alphabet Soup: A Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Film Competition to be organized by the Film Festival class. This event will take place during the first weekend of spring break 2021.

The theme of the film competition is diversity, equity, and inclusion, and the major element of judging will be how well these thematic elements have been integrated in the film.

Production begins on Friday, March 12, and filmmakers must finish the production within 48 hours and submit the final film file by Sunday, March 14. After the submission, a group of judges from the film world and the diversity/inclusion world will decide the winning films. Winners will be announced at the end of the online screening Sunday evening.

For more information contact Professor Changhee Chun at

If you see something, say something. UT Arlington Police Department, 817-272-3003 emergency, 817-272-3381 non-emergency

Silent Witness an option for reporting to UTA PD

The Silent Witness reporting feature on the UTA Police Department website provide a means of anonymous reporting of crimes or suspicious circumstances.

For in-progress crimes or circumstances, please call the UTA PD dispatch center at 817-272-3003 (emergency) or 817-272-3381 (non-emergency). As always, if you See Something, Say Something.

Mavs Go Green World Water Day Art Competition

World Water Day

Conservation is the topic of Mavs Go Green's World Water Day Art Competition. World Water Day is March 22.

Submit entries by Friday, March 19, to Send your entry from a UTA email address with the subject line World Water Day Art Competition. Include the artwork, your full name, email address, UTA ID, a short description of your artwork, and the best way to reach you if you win. Gift hampers will be given to the top three winners.

Important dates

  • 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.
  • March 21—Registration ends for second eight-week term.
  • March 22—First day of classes for second eight-week term.
  • March 22-23—Late registration for second eight-week term.
  • March 29—Census date for second eight-week term.
  • April 2—Last day to drop classes for second five-week term; submit requests to advisor prior to 4 p.m.
  • April 5—Registration begins for summer and fall 2021 semesters.
  • April 8—Last day of classes for second five-week term.
  • April 9—Final exams for second five-week term.
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