Tuesday, April 27, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine available to UTA students

Effective immediately, UTA is partnering with Texas Health to provide access to COVID‑19 vaccines for all interested students and employees. The vaccine is free and will be administered at six Texas Health Community Clinics around the DFW Metroplex.

These clinics are open to the public, but UTA students and employees have priority access. Texas Health is administering the Pfizer vaccine.

Read more about how to receive the vaccine.

UTA Maverick Speakers Series Virtual: Wynton Marsalis, April 27

Wynton Marsalis tonight

Don't miss the free Virtual Maverick Speakers Series featuring jazz legend Wynton Marsalis at 7:30 p.m. today, Tuesday, April 27. The talk will be livestreamed at and is free to watch.

Autonomous vehicle survey

UTA researchers need your input for a survey about riders' experiences using the Arlington RAPID autonomous vehicle.

Spring Music Fest Friday

Enjoy an exciting lineup of artists performing a variety of genres at Spring Music Fest 4-10 p.m. Friday, April 30. There will be snacks, yard games, and giveaways. Remember to bring blankets or lawn chairs!

Early voting

UTA is an early voting site for the May 1 local elections. Cast your ballot 8 a.m.-5 p.m. through Tuesday, April 27, at the Maverick Activities Center. Read more for times and other locations in Tarrant County.

UTA PD survey

Take a moment to provide your input in the UTA Police Department Community Satisfaction Survey by Friday, May 14. Your input is valuable in allowing the department to better serve our campus.

Undegraduate exit survey

Graduating seniors, take this survey

Students graduating in May 2021 should complete the Undergraduate Exit Survey—available through Canvas—by Monday, May 31. Responses and suggestions collected through this survey are crucial for making the Maverick experience the best it can be for all students.

Responses are confidential and will be reported only as part of the aggregated summary for your class.

Eligible students also will receive survey invitations and reminders from

For questions, email Doris Navarro.

Evening of Black Excellence

Graduating students have until Friday, April 30, to buy tickets to attend the Evening of Black Excellence, Achievements, and Graduation on Wednesday, May 12.

Black Excellence Awards

Nominate faculty and staff for the Reby Cary Faculty Excellence Award and the Staff Excellence Award. Suggest a student for the Maxwell Scarlett Outstanding Student Award. Nominations are due Saturday, May 1.

Care Weeks, April 26-May 15. Join us for activities, workshops and sessions designed to help you take care of yourself and connect with others during the final stretch of the semester. Let's get through this together. View all the programs and resources available at Call 24 hour Crisis Line at 817-272-8255. UTA is a Community That Cares.

Important dates

  • April 27—Last day to drop classes for second eight-week term; submit requests to advisor prior to 4 p.m.
  • May 3—Last day to drop classes for third five-week term; submit requests to advisor prior to 4 p.m.
  • May 4—Last day of classes for spring semester.
  • May 5—Student Study Day (no classes).
  • May 6-12—Final exams for spring semester.
  • May 11—Last day of classes for third five-week and second eight-week terms.
  • May 12—Final exams for third five-week and second eight-week terms.
  • May 13-15—Commencement ceremonies.
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