Friday, September 17, 2021
Vaccinate or not, why should we mask up?

Masks are important in COVID-19 fight

The Dallas-Fort Worth area, including Arlington, has high transmission of COVID‑19. UTA public health experts Rebecca Garner and Erin Carlson explain the importance of wearing a mask and dispel some myths about wearing one.

Virtual All Majors Job and Internship Fair

All Majors Job and Internship Fair

Get ready for the Virtual All Majors Job & Internship Fair, when students and alumni seeking full-time positions, part-time jobs, internships, and field placements can meet with employers in real time.

Review Handshake's Guide to Attending a Virtual Fair to make the most of your virtual job fair experience. Dress professional and have an updated electronic copy of your resume to share.

The fair is noon-5 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, Sept. 22-23, online in Handshake. Register for each day you will attend the two-day fair.

Maverick Speakers Series

Join Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, literary scholar, and journalist Henry Louis Gates Jr. at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, for the Virtual Maverick Speakers Series.

Official Maverick Ring sale

Find your style of the Official Maverick Ring at the UTA Bookstore next week. The sale is 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Sept. 20-21, and Friday, Sept. 24, and 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, Sept. 22-23. Order your ring and pay in full by Oct. 15 to be part of the ring ceremony Dec. 1.

UTA Mobile drawing for prizes

Log in to UTA Mobile to automatically be entered into a weekly drawing exclusive to students who use the app.

textHazing PRevention Week. Crafts with a Twist, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20, Brazos Park. Trivia Table, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Sept. 20-23, Brazos Park. Lunch and Learn, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, Concho Room, UC; limited free box lunches. Attend events to be eligible for change to win prizes: $250 UTA Bookstore coucher, T-shirt, Airpods, WalMart gift cards.

Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month with discussions, art, dancing, and good food.

Nico Harrison

Nico Harrison to speak

Nico Harrison, Dallas Mavericks general manager, will speak at the Anderson Sports Performance Lecture Series at noon Wednesday, Sept. 22, in Room 298 in the SEIR building.

Grad School Expo

UTA will host the Graduate School Expo 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, in the Palo Duro Lounge of the University Center. The expo is free for students considering graduate or professional school, with representatives from UTA's graduate programs and other universities and institutions from across the state.

Oozeball 2021. Summit Ave. at 4th St, Friday, Sept. 24, @ 1 p.m. Registration $60. Register at the MAC or at

Register for Oozeball by Tuesday

Register your team or as an individual player for Oozeball by Tuesday, Sept. 21. The mud volleyball games are 1-6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, at the corner of Summit Avenue and Fourth Street.

UTA Day with the Wings

Join your fellow Mavericks for UTA Day with the Dallas Wings. The game with the Los Angeles Sparks is at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19, at College Park Center. Purchase tickets at and use promo code Mavericks21 to receive a discount. Tickets start at $13.

Save the date for music

Make plans for the Ramblin' Roads Music Festival, with live bands playing Friday-Sunday, Oct. 1-3, throughout Arlington.

Important dates

  • Sept. 28—Last day of classes for first five-week term.
  • Sept. 29—Final exams for first five-week term.
  • Oct. 1—Last day to drop classes for first eight-week term; submit requests to advisor prior to 4 p.m.
  • Oct. 3—Registration ends for second five-week term.
  • Oct. 4—First day of classes for second five-week term.
  • Oct. 4-5—Late registration for second five-week term.
  • Oct. 7—Census date for second five-week term.

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