Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Daily Self-Check before Coming to Campus. All students must take their temperature daily before going to campus. If you experience any symptoms that are new, worsening or not normal for you, please remain or return home.

COVID-19 vaccine clinics scheduled

UTA has four COVID‑19 vaccine clinics planned, including two to administer the pediatric vaccine to children ages 5‑11. These free walk-in-only clinics will be in the Maverick Activities Center and are open to dependents and family members of UTA students and employees.

The clinics for ages 12 and older are in the Group Exercise Room 101B.

  • Wednesday, Nov. 17, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

The clinics for ages 5 years and older are in room 100B.

  • Saturday, Nov. 20, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

The clinics offer first and second doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, as well as booster doses for eligible individuals. Students will receive a $50 gift card to the UTA Bookstore for each of the initial doses received at on-campus clinics.

Contact with any questions.

Planetarium Plaza

Road closures planned for construction of new Planetarium Plaza

Nedderman Drive at West Street and Planetarium Place will be closed permanently Monday, Nov. 22. for the creation of Planetarium Plaza, a pedestrian pathway with additional green space.

ADA parking behind the Central Library will be relocated to the Maverick Garage. Planetarium bus parking will be relocated to West Street.

The only traffic allowed on Nedderman Drive will be deliveries to the construction site, SEIR, the Life Science loading docks, and the limited number of ADA and reserved spaces at the SEIR Building.

If you have questions or concerns, contact Jeff Johnson at 817-798-8456.

Cheerleaders on Homecoming float

Homecoming wraps up

Homecoming 2021 wrapped up a week of fun festivities for the Maverick community and its alumni.

Blaze with his arms around two female students.

Texas Tier One

Hundreds of faculty, staff, and students gathered in Brazos Park in the heart of campus to recognize UT Arlington achieving the Texas Tier One designation, which signifies excellence in academics and research.

utA's Thanksgiving Dinner November 23, 2021

Thanksgiving dinner

Join fellow Mavericks for a Thanksgiving dinner 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, at the Connection Café in the University Center.

This dinner is free for students with a meal plan. Tickets are required for non-meal plan holders and cost $7 for students and $10 for faculty, staff, and community members.

Donations to the Maverick Pantry will be accepted at the door.

To volunteer or for more information, contact the Student Affairs Office at 817‑272‑6080.

Military, veteran services

Come to the UTA Military and Veteran Services Showcase and learn about programs and services for veterans and their families 2-4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19, in the Palo Duro Lounge of the University Center.

Blood drive this week

Carter Blood Care will hold a blood drive 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. through Thursday, Nov. 18, in front of Woolf Hall and on the Library Mall. Donors will receive a free T-shirt for giving blood while supplies last.

Peer educators needed

The Academic Success Center is looking for motivated students to become peer educators for spring 2022. Check out the posting.

IAMFIRST: First-Gen Student Voices.

Celebrate first-generation students at UTA

Learn about the personal stories and college experiences of several UTA first-generation students at First-Generation Panel: #IAmFirst: First-Generation Student Voices 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, in the Lonestar Theater of the Maverick Activities Center.

A first-generation social follows at 5-6 p.m. on the second floor lounge of the MAC.

Download your “I am” or “I Support” First-Generation students background for Teams virtual meetings. Visit the OIT Microsoft Teams Backgrounds to download your background.

Fall 2021 Deadlines for the SAR Center and Alternative Testing Center.

First-Destination Survey

Graduating seniors are urged to complete the First-Destination Survey on Handshake for a chance to win one of five $100 Visa gift cards.This survey is separate from the UTA Exit Survey.

UTA Bookstore survey

Take a few minutes to complete the UTA Bookstore survey to ensure your voice is heard.

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.

UTA Fall Jazz Concert

Enjoy an evening of outstanding music at the UTA Fall Jazz Concert 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, at Texas Hall. Tickets are $7 for students and seniors and $10 general admission.

Panther City Lacrosse

Join your fellow Mavericks at UTA Night with Panther City Lacrosse as they take on the Vancouver Warriors at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth. Tickets start at $15.

Do You Know Your Status? Free STI Testing November 8-16.

Important dates

  • Nov. 24—No classes scheduled.
  • Nov. 25-26—Thanksgiving holiday.
  • Dec. 1—Last day to drop classes for second eight-week term; submit requests to advisor prior to 4 p.m.
  • Dec. 2—Last day to drop classes for third five-week term; submit requests to advisor prior to 4 p.m.
  • Dec. 7—Last day of classes for regular fall semester.
  • Dec. 8—Student Study Day (no classes).
  • Dec. 9-15—Final exams for regular fall semester.
  • Dec. 14—Last day of classes for second eight-week term and third five-week term.
  • Dec. 15—Final exams for second eight-week term and third five-week term.
  • Dec. 16-18—Commencement ceremonies.
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