Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Get vaccinated on campus! No appointment needed. Thursday, Sept. 23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thursday, Sept. 30, 9 a.m.-noon; Wednesday, Ocf. 6 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at the MAC, room 102. All UTA students who get vaccinated at one of the above clinics will receive a $50 gift card to the UTA Bookstore. Get a second gift card for your second shot.

More on-campus COVID-19 clinics available

Three on-campus COVID‑19 vaccine clinics are available, offering free immunizations with the FDA-approved Pfizer vaccine.

The walk-in-only clinics are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23; 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, Sept. 30; and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6.

Read more about the clinics and incentives to receive the vaccine.

UTA Maverick Speakers Series Virtual with Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Maverick Speakers Series

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

Dr. Gates’ newest film series is The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song (PBS, 2021); Penguin Random House published a companion book under the same title.

Blaze, UTA mascot, wearing a mask, with "Get The Flu Shot, Not The Flu."

Free flu shots at MAC

Make sure you are protected by getting a free flu shot at the MAC. Visit to schedule your appointment for Wednesday, Sept. 22; Friday, Sept. 24; Monday, Sept. 27; or Wednesday, Sept. 29. Flu shots are available for UTA students only.

UTA Health Services recommends flu vaccination before Oct. 31 to allow time for antibodies to develop prior to flu season.

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.

Record freshman class

For the fifth straight year, UTA has enrolled its largest freshman class ever, an increase of more than 9% over the record-setting fall 2020 class.

Psychology of stuttering

Christine Abasi, an Honors College student majoring in psychology and communication studies, is using her personal experience to help others. She is researching the psychological causes of stuttering.

Update your MavAlert info

Add or check your contact details for UTA's MavAlert Emergency Notification System, which rapidly notifies the UTA community of a campus emergency via registered email and cellphone.

Official Maverick Ring sale

Find your style of the Official Maverick Ring at the UTA Bookstore next week. The sale is until 3 p.m. today, Tuesday, Sept. 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.

Hazing Prevention Week.

Parent and Family Weekend

Take advantage of early registration for the Parent and Family Weekend Friday-Sunday, Oct. 22-24, a weekend filled with family-centered programs and events.

Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month

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

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 today

Register your team or as an individual player for Oozeball by today, 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.

Acceptable items for e-waste recycling/

Electronic waste recycle bins on campus

UTA has a new electronic waste program with 14 bins around campus for employees to discard their e‑waste.

Smaller bins for individual offices and departments can be picked up at the Office of Sustainability; call first to 817‑272‑0199.

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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