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Homecoming returns to Maverick Country

At UTA, Homecoming means friends, floats, and fun. The annual celebration returns to campus this year, with students, alumni, and the UTA community coming home to celebrate UT Arlington history and traditions. UTA Homecoming festivities will take place Monday-Sunday, Nov. 8-14.

Be ready for events Monday, Nov. 8, including Chalk the Mall and Paint Your Ride with Maverick Pride.

There's still time to register to compete in the Chili Cook-Off and Homecoming 5K.

There are basketball games, a parade, and a street festival on Saturday, Nov. 13.

Paint Your Ride with Maverick Pride. Monday, Nov. 8, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. / Chalk the Mall, Monday, Nov. 8th. Library Mall. 9 am.-2 p.m.

Homecoming exhibit

Take a glimpse at past Homecomings on campus at a Special Collections mini-exhibit through Wednesday, Nov. 17, on the sixth floor of the Central Library. See an online Homecoming history.

Native American Heritage

November is Native American Heritage Month, and UT Arlington is marking the occasion by celebrating the culture, accomplishments, and contributions of the continent’s Indigenous peoples.

[External] banner on emails

Beginning Monday, Nov. 8, a banner that reads [External] will appear at the top of all emails UTA employees and students receive from senders outside UTA. Learn more.

Tier One Celebration

Join the campus community for a celebration of UTA’s designation as a Texas Tier One University 2-3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, in Brazos Park. Come for refreshments, giveaways, and entertainment, plus remarks at 2:30 p.m.

Export controls discussion

Graduate students can join the Office of Regulatory Services for a virtual discussion on export controls in research 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11. Topics include the essentials of export controls, compliance, mitigating personal risk, and more.

Moderna Monday. Free COVID-19 Vaccines. Call 817-272-2771 to schedule. Free STI Testing Nov. 8-16. Available for eligible UTA students only. Schedule at

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine clinic at MAC

UTA has two more on-campus vaccine clinics to give you and your family convenient, free access to the Pfizer vaccine. This includes first and second doses for all individuals 12 years and older and booster doses for eligible individuals.

Clinics will be held on a walk-in-only basis 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Group Exercise Room (101B) in the Maverick Activities Center. The clinics are 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.

Texas Autocross Saturday

UTA’s 20th annual Texas Autocross competition will feature about 35 student-built racecars from universities across the country competing Saturday, Nov. 6. The competition starts at 9 a.m. on Lot 49.

Angel Tree. Adopt a Salvation Army Angel.

Adopt an Angel

Help a local child with clothing, shoes, and toys through the Salvation Army Angel Tree. Stop by the Follett Student Leadership Center or email for more information on adopting an angel. Adoptions close Wednesday, Nov. 17.

GrubHub delivery hubs

Grubhub has food delivery hubs throughout campus in high-traffic areas. Place your order on the Grubhub Campus app, select a hub, then meet the team delivering your meal.

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. 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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