Tuesday, June 8, 2021

On-campus vaccine site to close

The on-campus COVID‑19 vaccination site powered by OptumServe will end operations on Wednesday, June 16. UTA students and employees can still register for an appointment or walk in to receive a vaccine in the remaining days the site will be open. The site is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday in the Physical Education Building, 801 Greek Row.

UTA employees and students also can receive their vaccine with priority access at six Texas Health Vaccine Hubs around the DFW Metroplex until further notice. Visit the COVID‑19 Vaccination Information and Resources webpage for more information on vaccine opportunities for the UTA community.

All guidance and protocols related to COVID‑19 for the summer semesters are available in the UTA COVID-19 Summer 2021 Campus Operation Plan.

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

Juneteenth, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 17, Brazos Park.

Juneteenth celebration next week

Join featured speaker Pamela “Safisha” Hill at UTA’s Juneteenth celebration 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 17, at Brazos Park.

Juneteenth—June 19—commemorates the day in 1865 when the Emancipation Proclamation was read to enslaved African Americans in Texas after the conclusion of the Civil War, which ended more than two months earlier.

Dr. Hill, adjunct assistant professor of social work, is a diversity, equity, and inclusion educator and a consultant at Diverse EduCultural Consulting in Dallas.

A DJ, entertainment, prizes, and barbecue are part of the festivities. Students should bring their Mav ID.

Improving transfer success

UT Arlington helped develop recommendations from the American Council on Education on how to modify existing transfer and award-of-credit practices to spur student success and reduce the cost and time to complete a degree.

Student Service Allocation hearings

The Student Service Allocation Committee will hear from various departments regarding their budgets to best serve students and the campus community. Tune in Monday-Tuesday, June 14-15, and Thursday, June 17.

FabLab-created art

Ángeles Margarida, graduate student of landscape architecture, turned to the FabLab for a collaboration with five DFW-based artists who have a connection with homelessness.

Heart fellowships

Andrew Oneglia and Damsara Nandadeva, doctoral students in kinesiology, have each received highly competitive American Heart Association predoctoral fellowships to continue their cardiovascular research.

Multifactor authentication

Starting Thursday, July 1, Canvas will switch to another multifactor authentication service, Microsoft Authenticator. Learn more about the change.

Nedderman Drive restricted access, closure

The portion of Nedderman Drive between the Science & Engineering Innovation & Research (SEIR) building and the Life Science Building is undergoing construction and will have restricted access from June 10-13 as follows:

  • Thursday-Friday, June 10-11: Access will be reduced to one lane between Planetarium Place and the reserved parking spaces next to Life Science. Deliveries to SEIR and Life Science may continue, but maneuverability for large trucks will be reduced.
  • Saturday-Sunday, June 12-13: Entire street will be barricaded from Planetarium Place westward. No access permitted for deliveries or reserved parking spaces.

The ADA spaces adjacent to the SEIR loading dock will be blocked for the entire duration of the dates listed above.

Summer 2021 Dining Hours, Sunday, June 6-Tuesday, August 17

Important dates

  • June 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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