Friday, May 21, 2021

Masks encouraged but no longer required

Beginning today, Friday, May 21, UTA will no longer mandate the wearing of masks on campus but continues to strongly encourage and recommend that Mavericks wear masks, particularly when inside campus buildings. This action comes on the heels of the CDC’s updated guidance that masks are optional for those who are fully vaccinated.

Proactive testing for COVID-19 is available on campus through Health Services and the Curative Testing Center.

Vaccine available on campus

The COVID-19 vaccine is available on campus and locally. Find a vaccination site and register.

The MavMover shuttle buses will be out of service May 17-August 13, 2021. Arlington Rapid autonomous rides across downtown Arlington and UTA. Request your free on-demand ride anywhere on campus and downtown Arlington from your email address on the Via app. 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday. *wheelchair accessible vehicle available.

Online graduate degree in learning analytics added to fall 2021 offerings

In response to the accelerating impact of digital technologies on learning, UT Arlington will launch an online Master of Science degree in learning analytics in fall 2021.

George Siemens, professor of psychology, said the new degree will prepare students to meet the growing demand for learning analytics professionals across a variety of industries.

Learning analytics is the measurement, collection, analysis, and reporting of data regarding learners and their contexts to understand and optimize learning and the environments in which it occurs.

Summer parking permits

Summer-only parking rates are available for employees working on campus. Or choose the monthly, weekly, or daily options. Order your permit through MavPark.

Network maintenance Sunday

The UTA network will be unavailable from midnight-7 a.m. Sunday, May 23. Anyone using the network on campus will experience intermittent access up to two hours at a time. For details, visit the OIT website.

Early voting for run-off elections

UTA is an early voting site for the June 5 run-off elections. Cast your ballot Monday, May 24-Tuesday, June 1, at the Maverick Activities Center. Read more for times and other locations in Tarrant County.

MavMentors Workshop

Learn more about what it means to be mentored and the basics of starting a mentorship partnership at the MavMentors Workshop at 10 a.m. Friday, May 28.

New hours for summer

Campus Recreation facilities and the Central Library have moved to summer hours.

'TrailBlazer' summer schedule

TrailBlazer moves to a summer schedule next week. Look for UT Arlington news on Tuesdays until the fall semester begins. Send your news to

Summer Dining

Important dates

  • May 26—Last day to drop classes for summer intersession; submit requests to advisor prior to 4 p.m.
  • May 31—Memorial Day Holiday. UTA closed, no classes.
  • June 2—Last day of classes for summer intersession.
  • June 3—Final exams for summer intersession.
  • June 6—Registration ends for first five-week term and 11-week term.
  • June 7—Census Date for 14-week term. First day of classes for first five-week term and 11-week term.
  • June 7-8—Late registration for first five-week term and 11-week term.
  • June 10—Census Date for first five-week term.
  • June 16—Last day to drop classes for first seven-week term, submit requests to advisor prior to 4 p.m.
  • June 24—Census Date for 11-week term.
  • June 28—Last day to drop classes for first five-week term, submit requests to advisor prior to 4 p.m. Last day of classes for first seven-week term.
  • June 29—Final exams for first seven-week term.
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