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Get the jab, gain $50 and chance for prizes

Students will receive a $50 gift card to the UTA Bookstore for each COVID‑19 vaccine received at UTA's on-campus clinics. This means you can receive $100 total if you get both doses.

Upcoming on-campus clinics offering free immunizations with the FDA-approved Pfizer vaccine are available. The walk-in-only clinics are 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, Sept. 30; and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6.

The deadline for the Maverick Motivator Program has been extended to Wednesday, Oct. 6, to allow more Mavericks the chance to get both doses of the COVID‑19 vaccine and enter for large prizes. Regardless of where you received your vaccine, upload proof of full vaccination to the COVID‑19 Self Report portal in MyMav for a chance to receive tuition scholarships, free parking and meal plans, MacBook Pros, and more.

If you received your first vaccine dose at the Sept. 15 clinic, you will be eligible to receive your second dose at the Oct. 6 clinic.

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

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. 29. Flu shots are available for UTA students only.

Send Silence Packing exhibit Wednesday

See Send Silence Packing, an award-winning exhibit that travels the country to end the silence that surrounds mental health and suicide, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, on the Library mall.

The display is designed to inspire action for suicide prevention and connect people to mental health resources for support and tangible action steps. Read more about the exhibit.

Counseling and Psychological Services offers the QPR suicide prevention training Monday, Oct. 18, and Monday, Nov. 1.

Roland Martin to speak

The Center for African American Studies hosts journalist and author Roland Martin, who will speak on "Conditions Facing African Americans in the Contemporary United States," at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29. Register to attend in person or attend virtually.

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.

Music fest this weekend

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

Professional Skills Academy. Close the skills gap between you and potential job opportunities! Applications are due Oct. 13. Must be willing to attend all four sessions. All sessions will be virtual via Microsoft Teams.

Survivor support group

Receive support, learn coping skills, take part in healing activities, and connect with other survivors of relationship violence and sexual assault at one of several survivor support groups. Contact the Relationship Violence and Sexual Assault Program's confidential advocate to find the right group for you.

'Africa Found' exhibit

See the "Africa Found: Links and Lineage through Art" exhibit in the Visual Resource Common of the Fine Arts Building. The exhibit is in collaboration with the "Searching for Africa" display at Special Collections in the Central Library.

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.

Teik Talks: A conversation with Bryan Samuel, VP of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Oct. 5, 2021, 3 p.m., Facebook Live @UTArlington

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.

Nominations needed

Nominations are now open for MAVS 100, a program that honors the 100 fastest-growing Maverick-owned or Maverick-led businesses.

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.

Oozeball participants falling in the mud.

Oozeball was such a mess on Friday

Oozeball made its muddy return to The University of Texas at Arlington a year after it was canceled due to COVID-19.

The annual mud volleyball tournament, which dates back 31 years, is voted year after year as UTA’s “most popular tradition.”

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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