Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Graduate pointing at his new diploma.

Commencement schedule announced

See the schedule for in-person and virtual commencement ceremonies.

All 2020 and eligible spring 2021 graduates should RSVP through MarchingOrder for attending either or neither.

Visit for details. Questions? Email

Course modality options available for summer, fall semesters

In anticipation of improving conditions, UT Arlington is planning for the majority of fall 2021 courses to be in-person, while still maintaining some of the flexibility that proved popular with students over the last year. Summer 2021 will be primarily hybrid with both in-person and online courses.

Read more about course modality for summer and fall semesters.

UTA awarded funds to help student impacted by COVID-19

UTA has received $750,000 to help students negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic as part of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s (THECB) second round of Texas Reskilling Grants.

The grants allow UT Arlington to provide financial assistance, through coverage of tuition and fees, to help students in need get back on track for graduation. The THECB program assists students who need to reskill or upskill to return to the workforce, as well as students who previously left their higher education institutions without completing their postsecondary credentials.

Vote in campus elections

Vote online to elect student leaders through Wednesday, April 7. Positions are for student body president and vice president, Mr. UTA and Ms. UTA, student government senators, and UTA Ambassadors.

ASL Meet & Greet

All American Sign Language users and learners, deaf, and hard of hearing people are invited to an ASL Meet & Greet on Teams 3-4 p.m. Thursday, April 8.

'Solidarity Across Border'

Author Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz will speak at the Termini Distinguished Anthropologist Lecture Series on Solidarity Across Borders: Immigration Policy, Deportation, and Binational Connections at 7 pm Thursday, April 8, on Zoom.

Tobacco-free update

Learn more about the UT System's tobacco-free campus initiative and what could be implemented to prevent tobacco use on campus. Eliminate Tobacco: Where are We Now? is at noon Friday, April 9.

The Big Event

Take part in the University’s largest day of service—The Big Event—Saturday, April 10, with various projects such as painting, landscaping, stocking pantry shelves, facility cleanup, and more. Register to participate.

Teik Talks: A conversation with Jamar Jones, assistant professor of music industry studies, April 13  , 2021, noon, Facebook Live: @utaarlington

Student workers feedback

Share some news about your on-campus job at UTA to be highlighed during Student Employee Appreciation Week. Send to what you enjoy most about being a student employee, plus a headshot, name, major, classification, and your job title, tasks, and department.

Maximize LinkedIn

Join Chaim Shapiro for a live demo as he shows you how to best use your LinkedIn profile during your job and/or internship search. "Maximize LinkedIn for Your Career" is at noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, April 7. Spots are limited.

MyMav maintenance

MyMav will undergo maintenance and be unavailable from 6 p.m. Friday, April 9, to 8 a.m. Monday, April 12. Functionality will remain unchanged, while some visual updates will be implemented. Please clear your cache and cookies before logging in.

JC Penney Suit-Up Event. Oneline event April 9-11, 2021 Suit-Up in now online at Text UTA to 67292 to receive your extra 30% off coupon!

Important dates

  • April 8—Last day of classes for second five-week term.
  • April 9—Final exams for second five-week term.
  • April 11—Registration ends for third five-week term.
  • April 12—First day of classes for third five-week term.
  • April 12-13—Late registration for third five-week term.
  • April 15—Census Date for third five-week term.
  • April 27—Last day to drop classes for second eight-week term; submit requests to advisor prior to 4 p.m.
3 Steps to Health: Choose the session that fits your schedule. Session 1 April 13-15. Session 2 April 20-22. Session 3 April 27-29. Each session is made up of 3 meetings, each with a different focus. Tuesday, Group Fitness, 1 p.m., virtual. Wednesday, Nutrition, noon virtual. Thursday, MAC Orientation & Personal Training, 3 p.m. virtual or in-person. FREE. Register at
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