Friday, April 30, 2021
Spring Music Fest

Music and games today at Brazos Park

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

The performers include (in order):

  • Jacob and the Ethnics
  • Artemis Funk
  • Cure for Paranoia
  • Cecilia Grace
  • D and Chi

Registration is required. Social distancing and face coverings are required.

Sign on door with "Sorry, We're Closed"

Street closure Saturday

Planetarium Place will be closed north of the Maverick Garage entrance 7 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 1. The ADA parking lot on the east side of the Central Library will be unavailable during this time.

Undergrad Exit Survey

Students graduating in May 2021 should complete the Undergraduate Exit Survey—available through Canvas—by Monday, May 31. Responses are confidential. Eligible students will receive survey invitations from

First-Destination Survey

Graduates, please complete your First-Destination Survey about your post-graduation plans. Your feedback helps UTA better prepare current and future students for success.

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.

Take care of yourself during finals

Feeling stressed about finals? Refresh with EXCEL Campus Activities during Care Weeks!

Stretch out with Sunset Yoga at 6 p.m. today, Friday, April 30, at the Maverick Activities Center.

De-stress and Relax at Brazos Park 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, with various activities, including zumba, yoga, a meditative sound bath, and art activities. Score a free finals survival kit. There will be healthy snacks and giveaways. Please RSVP if you wish to participate at this event.

Pet a pooch at the May Doggy Days at the Central Library on Wednesday, May 5. Be sure to register for a time slot.

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.

Evening of Black Excellence

Graduating students have until today, 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.

Autonomous vehicle survey

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

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.

Teik Talks: A conversation with Maria Martinez-Cosio, interim dead of CAPPA, on her career and the importance of mentoring. May 11, 2021, 2 p.m., Facebook Live: @utaarlington

Important dates

  • 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.
Art Glass Sale, May 13-15, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Studio Art Center, 810 S. Davis Dr. Arlington. This is in-person sale will follow all COVID guidelines offered by the CDC, state and city, so you will need to register in order to attend.
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