Friday, December 3, 2021
UTA's Honor Code: Hard work + Honest effort = Academic excellence.

UTA Honor Code: Take the pledge 

At UTA, hard work and honest effort lead to academic excellence. The Office of Community Standards can connect you with tools and resources to help you stay on the right path and avoid issues with academic integrity. Visit to read the Honor Code and take the pledge.

Winter food drive

Bring your donations to the Winter Holiday Food Drive for the Maverick Pantry 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today, Friday, Dec. 3, in front of the University Center.

Kerbey Street removal map

Kerby Street removal

Kerby Street, off Greek Row Drive, will be removed to create more green space and room for outdoor activities. Homes on the street were removed earlier this year.

The site will have picnic tables, outdoor lighting, and wireless connections. Erosion control and other measures will be taken along the creek to alleviate flooding on campus caused by the creek.

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

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.

Vaccine clinic for ages 5 and older next week

UTA has a COVID‑19 vaccine clinic for ages 5 and older 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, in room 100B of the Maverick Activities Center.

The free walk‑in‑only clinic will be in the Maverick Activities Center and is open to UTA employees, students, and their dependents and family members.

The clinic offers first and second doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, as well as booster doses for eligible individuals.

Contact with any questions.

COVID-19 testing

UTA offers COVID-19 testing at two locations on campus.

Symptom-free individuals seeking proactive testing or required testing can be tested in the Carlisle Suite of the University Center. Appointments are required.

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

Individuals with symptoms should make an appointment at the testing site in the College Park District.

Plan for spa day

Take a break from finals at the free Student Spa Retreat 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, in the Palo Duro Lounge of the UC. On the agenda are relaxing games and activities, mindfulness techniques, healthy snacks, door prizes, and giveaways.

City job fair

The city of Arlington will host a job fair 2-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library at 100 S. Center St. Apply online and bring copies of your resume to the event.

Junior Rose Bowl

Special Collections hosts a Junior Rose Bowl mini exhibit commemorating Arlington State College (now UTA) winning the bowl game in 1956 and 1957. The display runs through Thursday, Dec. 23, on the sixth floor of the Central Library.

Glass art sale preview

Faculty and staff will have a preview of the Annual Holiday Glass Sale 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, at the Studio Arts Center. On Saturday Dec. 11, the sale is open to the public 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The event will include live glassblowing demonstrations.

Panther City Lacrosse

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

Important dates

  • 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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