Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Coronavirus Prevention: Pratice Social Distancing: Stay 6 feet away from other people to help preent the virus from spreading.

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine clinic at MAC

The FDA-approved Pfizer vaccine, including both initial doses and booster doses for eligible individuals, will be available on campus 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, in the Group Exercise Room (101B) in the Maverick Activities Center. No appointment is needed.

The clinic is open and free of charge to all UTA students, employees, and their family members 12 years and older. Two more clinics will be held Wednesday, Nov. 17, and Wednesday, Dec. 1.

If you’ve been vaccinated, check the CDC’s guidelines for booster shots to see if you’re eligible and if you should make plans to get one.

COVID-19 testing site moves

The Curative COVID‑19 testing site in the University Center has moved to the Carlisle Suite on the second floor. This location is recommended for employees and students without COVID‑19 symptoms seeking proactive testing or required testing.

Appointments are required, but can be made onsite as a walk-in if availability allows.

Random testing continues

Students, faculty, and staff coming to any UTA campus in any capacity will be selected at random for mandatory COVID‑19 testing. Notifications will come from

Lockheed Martin College Experience Work Program

UTA, Lockheed Martin create work program

Students can receive valuable hands-on learning opportunities to advance their academic and career goals through a new work experience partnership between UTA and Lockheed Martin.

The UTA College Work Experience Program will make up to $5.2 million available for eligible students to gain real-world employment skills by holding paid positions at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control in Grand Prairie.

Coordinated by UTA’s Lockheed Martin Career Development Center, the program aims to hire 75 students in the first year and expand to 300 students by the third year. Students from all disciplines may apply.

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Game day parking

Current UTA permit holders can park for free during volleyball and basketball games in event lots including College Park North, Central, South, or other surface lots

'Illustrations in Nature'

'Illustrations in Nature'

Make an appointment to see an art exhibit featuring real specimen-based inspiration from UTA's Amphibian and Reptile Diversity Research Center collection. The showcase is through Friday, Nov. 5.

Lunch with DEI

The First Friday Lunch with the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion welcomes faculty, staff, and students to share thoughts, questions, and concerns about UTA's DEI efforts. Reserve a seat for noon Friday, Nov. 5, at the University Club.

Compost your pumpkin

Drop off your pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns at the UTA Compost Site so they can be composted and used to enrich the plants and landscape on our campus. The event is 3-4 p.m. today, Tuesday, Nov. 2-Wednesday, Nov. 3. Volunteer to help.

Recitals, concerts this month

Student recitals and ensemble, band, and orchestra concerts fill the calendar in November. Recitals and some concerts are free. See the music schedule.

Panera Bread

Panera Bread in College Park District joined Maverick Dining this fall. Dining Dollars are accepted, and student organizations can place catering orders through Maverick Catering.

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.

Free flu shots

Free flu shots are available for students by appointment only, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Request an appointment.

Graduating this semester? Take the Undergraduate Exit Survey.

Undergrad Exit Survey

Students graduating in December 2021 should complete the Undergraduate Exit Survey, available through Canvas. Responses are confidential. Eligible students will receive invites from

In-person or virtual graduation

Fall 2021 graduates are asked to indicate their plans to attend an in-person or virtual commencement ceremony, or neither, by Wednesday, Dec. 1. More information on graduate registration through MarchingOrder is available at

Homecoming 5K Run Walk Roll. Saturday, Nov. 13th. Awards, food, and activities will follow the race. Free T-shirt for all participants. For more information, visit

Important dates

  • Nov. 4—Last day of classes for second five-week term.
  • Nov. 5—Last day to drop classes for regular semester; submit requests to advisor prior to 4 p.m. Final exams for second five-week term.
  • Nov. 7—Registration ends for third five-week term.
  • Nov. 8—First day of classes for third five-week term.
  • Nov. 8-9—Late registration for third five-week term.
  • Nov. 11—Census date for third five-week term.

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