Friday, November 19, 2021

Vaccine clinic for ages 5 and up tomorrow

UTA has three 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 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 clinic for ages 12 and older is in the Group Exercise Room 101B.

  • Wednesday, Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-2 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.

Take COVID-19 tests before, after holiday

The COVID-19 testing site in the Carlisle Suite in the University Center will be closed Wednesday-Friday, Nov. 24‑26, and the location in College Park District will be closed Thursday-Friday, Nov. 25‑26.

All Mavericks are encouraged to get tested before and after traveling or attending large gatherings over the Thanksgiving holiday.

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.

Hispanic physicists board

Denise Huerta and Jackie Baeza-Rubio were named to the board of the National Society of Hispanic Physicists, an organization that works to encourage Hispanics to study physics.

Electronic accessibility courses

A series of courses on making electronic resources accessible for people with disabilities starts next week. Sign up for the Electronic Accessibility series, offered by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

NIH 'All of Us' study

Learn about the National Institutes of Health's All of Us study and how researchers and individuals can participate in this historic health database. The event is noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, in room 198 in the SEIR building and on Teams.

Council on Undergraduate Research

UTA is now an enhanced institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research. This provides students, faculty, and staff membership benefits. Create a profile.

Peer educators needed

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

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.

Music recitals free

Student and faculty music recitals are filling the calendar. You can fill the seats at Irons Recital Hall for these free performances. Check the schedule.

Iroquois creation story

Historian and artist Peter Jemison offers insight into the Iroquois creation story. Art is to Help People See is Monday, Nov. 29, and a film screening is Tuesday, Nov. 30.

Mini-exhibit on display

UTA Special Collections hosts a Native American Heritage Month mini-exhibit through Tuesday, Nov. 30, in the Sixth Floor Atrium of the Central Library.

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.

Electrical outage planned

In order to replace the electrical feeder supporting the below listed buildings, the Office of Facilities Management must schedule an electrical outage for some buildings 6 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, to noon Sunday, Nov. 28. Emergency back-up generators in these buildings will be maintained throughout this outage to power crucial services.

Buildings affected are CAPPA (Architecture), Earth & Environmental Sciences (Geoscience), Engineering Lab, Fine Arts, Nanofab, Nedderman Hall, and Woolf Hall.

To prevent possible data loss, please save any computer work in progress. Also, turn off all electronic equipment including computers, scanners, and copiers; they do not need to be unplugged.

Anyone having questions or concerns, or needing emergency power to support research, should contact either Toby Buhrkuhl at 972‑832‑1490 or Jeff Johnson at 817‑798‑8456.

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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