Friday, December 10, 2021

Vaccine clinic for ages 5 and older, boosters for ages 16 and older Saturday at MAC

UTA has a free walk-in-only COVID‑19 vaccine clinic 10 a.m.- 3p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, in room 100B of the Maverick Activities Center.

The clinic offers first and second doses of the COVID‑19 vaccine to ages 5 and older, as well as booster doses for ages 16 and older. The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are available at the clinic. A complete guide to booster eligibility is available through the CDC.

The clinic is open to UTA employees, students, and their dependents and family members.

Contact with any questions.

Spring semester update

Read about the updates for the spring semester for campus operations, health and safety protocols, and best practices, including required COVID‑19 testing Jan. 3-Feb. 4.

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Plan for spring semester now

Register for spring 2022 and customize a semester that will maximize your goal-getting time. Students who register early can take the classes that count toward their major and best fit their schedules.

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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

Glass art sale

Find some unique art at the Annual Holiday Glass Sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday Dec. 11, at the Studio Arts Center. 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. today, Friday, Dec. 10, at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth. Tickets start at $15

Service Catalog update

On Thursday, Dec. 16, the Office of Information Technology is launching a simplified Service Catalog on ServiceNow. The updated platform will make it easier for you to find and submit requests for the needed service.

Collector ornaments

New UTA ornaments are available through the UTA Bookstore. Find unique holiday gifts at the store and online.

2021 Arlington Holiday Lights Parade Dec. 11 6 p.m. Downtown Arlington

Holiday Lights Parade

Bring your friends and family to downtown Arlington for the annual Holiday Lights Parade Saturday, Dec. 11. Entertainment begins at 3:30 p.m., with the parade starting at 6 p.m.

UTA's festive float will include UTA Interim President Teik and Gina Lim, along with a host of spirited students, followed by the UTA Marching Band.

The pageantry will end with the lighting of the Christmas tree on the steps of City Hall.

Another downtown holiday event is The Kringle Village at Knapp Heritage Park Friday-Sunday through Dec. 19.

UTA Bookstore survey

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

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.

Holiday Recycling Guide

Holiday recycling nice and naughty lists

Recycling during the holiday season is a must, but even the most ardent recyclers need to know what belongs in that bin, what should be reused, and what, unfortunately, must go in the trash can.

UTA’s Sustainability Committee relied on the University’s recycling partner, Balcones Resources, to develop nice and naughty lists for holiday season recycling.

Important dates

  • Dec. 10-15—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.
  • Dec. 19—Registration ends for winter intersession.
  • Dec. 20—First day of classes and late registration for winter intersession.
  • Dec. 21—Census date for winter intersession.
  • Dec. 22—No classes.
  • Dec. 23-Jan. 2—Winter break; UTA closed.
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