Friday, September 24, 2021
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Battling COVID-19 disinformation

With the recent surge of COVID‑19 cases nationwide, access to evidence-based information and appropriate tools to fight the virus are more important than ever.

Erin Carlson and Rebecca Garner, directors of public health programs in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, discuss misinformation and disinformation and why they are dangerous during the pandemic.

COVID-19 Vaccine on campus

COVID-19 vaccine clinics

Two 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.-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.

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 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.

TRIO grants

UTA’s TRIO program received grants worth nearly $4 million from the U.S. Department of Education to help low-income students, first-generation students and unemployed or low-wage workers access higher education.

Oozeball today

Don't miss the messy fun at Oozeball until 6:30 p.m. today, Friday, Sept. 24, at the corner of Summit Avenue and Fourth Street.

LunaFest Film Festival

Short documentaries by, about, and for women are featured in LunaFest Film Festival, hosted by Women's & Gender Studies program.

Help with Clothesline Project

Pick a time to decorate shirts with for the Clothesline Project Monday-Friday, Sept. 27-Oct. 1, to be displayed on campus. The Clothesline Project raises society's awareness about relationship violence and sexual assault in our community.

Register for NNO

Make sure your organization is represented at UTA's National Night Out 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, at Brazos Park.

Official Maverick Ring sale

Find your style of the Official Maverick Ring at the UTA Bookstore. The sale is until 3 p.m. today, Friday, Sept. 24. Order your ring and pay in full by Oct. 15 to be part of the ring ceremony Dec. 1.

Microsoft Authenticator

UT Arlington now uses Microsoft Authenticator to log in. If you use MyMav, UTA email, or Canvas on or off campus, you do not need to do anything. If you have not used these systems, follow these steps on Managing Your Devices Through Microsoft Authenticator.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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