Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Arlington indpendence Day Fireworks, July 3, 9:30 p.m., Entertainment District.

Celebrate Independence Day!

UTA is closed for Independence Day on Monday, July 5, so everyone can celebrate our country's birthday.

On Saturday, July 3, Light Up Arlington starts the fireworks at 9:30 p.m. near Globe Life Field.

Look for the UTA floats in the Arlington Fourth of July Parade, which starts at 9 a.m. Monday, July 5, in on the east side of campus and through downtown Arlington. See the parade route and parking options.

Vehicular traffic or parked cars will not be allowed on the parade route’s streets 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Residents living within the parade route who need to leave their residence in a car must do so before 7:30 a.m. This will affect residents of Arlington Hall, Vandergriff Hall, Lofts, and Chawla Hall.

Read more about the city's Fourth of July plans and other nearby celebrations and fireworks.

UTA joins health informatics alliance

UT Arlington has joined two fellow University of Texas System institutions in forming the Texas Health Informatics Alliance (THIA), which aims to build informatics ties across the state through research, data, policy, education standards, and workforce development.

Students are invited to register for the THIA's first Texas Health Informatics Alliance Conference, to be held virtually on Sept. 9.

Emergency funds for students

Thanks to federal funding, UTA is providing Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund grants to currently enrolled (summer 2021) eligible students in the amounts of $1,200 for traditional students and $700 for Accelerated Online students.

You can apply for this grant by logging into your MyMav account, clicking the "MyForms" tile located on the UTA Student home page, and then clicking the "Fill Out a New Form" button. Read the FAQs for more information.

Ring sale at UTA Bookstore

Students will get the best price on UTA Official Rings, graduation announcements, and commencement gowns at the UTA Bookstore. The sales event is until 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, June 29, and noon-5 p.m. Wednesday, June 30.

Share your thoughts

What is your perception of Downtown Arlington and the local arts and cultural district? Take the Linking Neighbors: UTA and Downtown Arlington survey. At the end of the survey, enter for a chance to win $250.

Pediatric nurse ranking

The College of Nursing and Health Innovation’s Pediatric Nurse Practitioner programs have been ranked the second best in the country, according to

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UTA PD recognized

UTA Police Department won the Leadership in Community Policing Award from the International Association of Chiefs of Police for the University’s education and outreach efforts via video and learning modules.

Weekend dining

On-campus dining this weekend has The Maverick Cafe with GrubHub pickup available 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday, July 3. All dining locations on campus are closed Sunday-Monday, July 4-5.

Library, MAC holiday hours

The Central Library is closed Sunday-Monday, July 4-5. The Maverick Activities Center is closed Saturday-Sunday, July 3-4, and open 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday, July 5.

Important dates

  • June 29—Final exams for first seven-week term.
  • July 5—Independence Day Holiday observed. Registration ends for second seven-week term.
  • July 6—First day of classes and late registration for second seven-week term.
  • July 7—Late registration for second seven-week term.
  • July 8—Last day of classes for first five-week term.
  • July 12—Final exams for first five-week term. Last day to drop classes for 14-week term, submit requests to advisor prior to 4 p.m. Census date for second seven-week term. Registration ends for second five-week term.
  • July 13—First day of classes for second five-week term.
  • July 13-14—Late registration for second five-week term.
  • July 19—Census Date for second five-week term.
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