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May 2019

Driving personal vehicles for University business

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

UTA employees are discouraged from using their personal vehicles to conduct official University business.

Microsoft Teams available

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Microsoft Teams is available to all employees and students at The University of Texas at Arlington.

Flexible summer hours program begins June 3

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

UTA again will offer the flexible summer hours program Monday, June 3– Friday Aug. 9.

Professors honored by Sunrise Rotary

Friday, May 10, 2019

The Arlington Sunrise Rotary honored eight UTA faculty members as Professors of the Year for service above self.

Steam service outage planned

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

The Thermal Energy Plant has planned its annual outage of campus steam service at midnight Monday, May 20.

Hearing officers needed

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The Office of Community Standards is seeking recommendations for new volunteer hearing officers to hear student conduct and academic integrity cases and make decisions regarding case outcomes.

Free screening mammograms for UTA faculty, staff

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Free screening mammograms are available on campus thanks to a partnership with UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

Allowance for cheaper alternative airfare

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

For trips originating Wednesday, May 1, 2019, and afterwards, there will be a new review process for travelers who find airfare at a savings.

April 2019

Submit needs for Spot Bid Fair

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Submit items your department needs for the annual Spot Bid Fair by May 4.

UTA's police dispatchers vital to campus safety

Monday, April 15, 2019

Join the UTA Police in recognizing the department's dispatchers during Public Safety Telecommunicators' Week, April 14-20.

Professors needed for Upward Bound summer courses

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

ollege professors are invited to use their experiences and knowledge to lead summer courses offered through UTA's TRIO Pre-College Programs.

Revisions made to Sexual Misconduct Policy

Monday, April 1, 2019

Revisions have been approved to the UTA Sexual Misconduct Policy, 5-513.

March 2019

Convenience fee to be added in fall

Monday, March 18, 2019

Beginning with the fall 2019 semester, credit or debit cards used to pay tuition, fees, and/or other charges posted in MyMav will be assessed a 2.25 percent convenience fee.

Textbook requests due April 15

Monday, March 18, 2019

The UTA Bookstore requests faculty to submit textbook orders for the summer and fall semesters by Monday, April 15.

Metered parking changing around campus

Friday, March 15, 2019

Metered parking is changing around campus as part of the new meter master plan that gives customers more options.

New VPN program debuts

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

A new virtual private network goes online March 18.

February 2019

Register for accessible parking permit

Monday, February 25, 2019

Parking and Transportation Services has begun an enforcement campaign to reduce abuse of the handicap parking stalls on campus.

University Center to undergo renovations

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Upgrades are coming to the Bluebonnet Ballroom, foyer, and Connection Café.

Parking Appeals Committee needs applicants

Friday, February 1, 2019

The Parking Appeals Committee needs applicants for 2019.

January 2019

Microsoft sign-in options coming

Monday, January 28, 2019

In February, Microsoft will update the Office 365 login page with new sign-in options that will enable users to access their personal accounts.

December 2018

Clean up now to prevent post-holiday surprises

Thursday, December 13, 2018

The Office of Facilities Management suggests cleaning break rooms before the winter break.

Save by turning off electrical devices

Thursday, December 13, 2018

A few actions on your part can help conserve energy on campus during the winter break.

Faculty/Staff Appreciation Nights at basketball games

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

UTA Athletics is excited to announce Faculty/Staff Appreciation Nights at upcoming men’s and women’s basketball games at College Park Center.

November 2018

Panel discusses opioid abuse in Texas

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

A panel discussion on opioid abuse in Texas comes to campus 11:30-1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the SEIR Building.

Use alternatives for Blackboard Instant Messenger

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Blackboard Instant Messenger (BbIM) will end service Dec. 31, but alternatives exist.

Review I-9 process for new hires

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

UTA department hiring personnel should review I-9—Employment Eligibility Verification—for new hires.

UTA Police warn against scams

Monday, November 26, 2018

The UTA Police Department urges everyone to be vigilant against scams.

Policy change for withdrawal, course reduction

Friday, November 9, 2018

UTA policy 13-700 Medical and Compassionate Withdrawal and Course Reduction Requests has been revised.

October 2018

in Memoriam: David Leong

Thursday, October 25, 2018

David Leong, assistant to the dean for information technologies for the College of Business, passed away Oct. 18.

Faculty Lunch & Learn sessions cover academic integrity

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

The Office of Community Standards will host three Lunch & Learn sessions for faculty.

Panera Bread catering delivers to campus

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Panera Bread in the College Park District offers catering for the UTA campus.

Follow the new era of UTA men's basketball

Monday, October 8, 2018

Join in the excitement of a new era in Maverick men's basketball .

Faculty Senate hosts open forum

Monday, October 8, 2018

The Faculty Senate invites all faculty members to an open forum at noon Wednesday, Oct. 10.

Participate in a Clery Act exercise

Monday, October 8, 2018

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend a discussion about a campus-wide emergency notification and evacuation.

Faculty and Associates Meeting Oct. 4

Monday, October 1, 2018

Join in honoring UTA's newest faculty emeriti at the Fall Faculty and Associates Meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4.

September 2018

Webinar offered during Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Celebrating National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week with a free webinar Friday, Sept. 21.

UTA celebrates Constitution Day

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Celebrate the U.S. Constitution Day on Monday, Sept. 17, at UTA.

In Memoriam: Pat Taylor

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Pat Taylor remembered for leadership in landscape architecture.

August 2018

Volunteer for All-Majors Career Fair

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The Lockheed Martin Career Development Center needs volunteers to help make the All-Majors Job Fair a success.

Check your benefits summary for 2018-19

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Changes you made during Annual Enrollment for benefits for the 2018-2019 plan year will be effective Saturday, Sept. 1.

Spots still open for CSL Faculty Fellows program

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

The Center for Service Learning has a few spots left for the fall 2018 Faculty Fellows program.

Policy update for minors in laboratories

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

UTA is committed to introducing minors to interesting and challenging scientific, scholarly, or artistic pursuits

Protect your files with CrashPlan

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Any device is now secure with CrashPlan Online if connected to the UTA network.

Office security tips

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Limit the possibility of office burglaries by following these office security tips from UTA Police Department:

Don't fall for telephone scams

Monday, August 6, 2018

Be cautious of demands for payments with gift cards, cash transfers.

Lend a hand at Maverick Cookout

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Help make the Maverick Cookout and Activity Fair Day a success by volunteering Wednesday, Aug. 29.

Volunteer for annual Residence Hall Move-in Event

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Volunteer for the Residence Hall Move-in Event 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, and help students get situated in their new on-campus home.

Buses added, Mav Mover service expanded for new semester

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

More buses and the expanded Mav Mover service are ready for 2018-19.

July 2018

Apply for Professional Learning Community projects

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Faculty and staff are invited to participate in a Professional Learning Community this fall.

Student Service Allocation Committee meeting Aug. 7

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Presentations for funding related to the Student Service Fee is Tuesday, Aug. 7.

Enhancements coming for NetIDplus

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Beginning Sunday, July 29, the NetIDplus Device Enrollment and Management System will require additional identity verification.

New employee paperwork sessions set for fall

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The Office of Human Resources has posted the New Employee Paperwork Session schedule for fall 2018.

Beware of ProCard scams

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Validate product, invoice before giving out Procard number.

Network upgrade scheduled for July 22

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

A network on 2-7 a.m. Sunday, July 22, may cause limited access to resources.

Host an info table at the Fall 2018 Activity Fair

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Share your program's info at the annual Maverick Cookout & Activity Fair Day.

Law enforcement exercises on campus July 19-22

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

UTA hosts the the Texas Law Enforcement Explorer Advisors Association annual competition.

Carpenter hired as UTA senior associate vice president, chief communications officer

Monday, July 16, 2018

The University of Texas at Arlington has appointed Joe Carpenter as senior associate vice president and chief communications officer for the Department of Institutional Advancement. Carpenter currently serves as vice president for university relations and chief communications officer at Radford University.

June 2018

OIT offers new tools, features

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The Office of Information Technology creates the newest tools and features to faculty, staff, and students.

Network maintenance in June

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Upcoming maintenance may disrupt online and phone services.

Friday deadline to tour Arlington recycling center

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

See what happens to your recyclables that you leave at your curbside.

Network upgrade set for June 24

Monday, June 11, 2018

Expect a possible disruption of voicemail or telephone service 2-7 a.m. June 24.

Parents of UTA students needed for free lunch

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

UTA employees who are parents of UTA students are invited to a free lunch to discuss improvements to the University's website.

RSVP for Workers' Comp workshop

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Learn about the various aspects of the Workers' Compensation 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 13, in Room 105 of Nedderman Hall.

May 2018

Flexible summer hours program begins June 4

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

UTA again will offer the flexible summer hours program Monday, June 4-Friday, Aug. 10.

Policy update for disclosure, management, and reporting of conflicts of interest in research

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

UTA policy 5-703—Policy for Disclosure, Management, and Reporting of Conflicts of Interest in Research—has been updated.

Be a part of New Maverick Orientation involvement fairs

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Register your department or student organization to be part of the orientation Involvement Fairs.

UTA's 2018-19 holiday schedule announced

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

UTA's holiday schedule for 2018-19 has been announced.

MavWire, TrailBlazer go on summer schedules

Thursday, May 17, 2018

MavWire is every Wednesday and TrailBlazer is every other Tuesday this summer.

Network upgrade Sunday

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

On Sunday, May 20, the Office of Information Technology will continue upgrading firewalls and network switches across the University.

New medical plan option available for 2018-19

Thursday, May 10, 2018

UTA will add a new medical plan for 2018-19.

New account management portal available

Friday, May 4, 2018

Get a sneak peek into the new and improved account management portal a

Submit needs for Spot Bid Fair

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Submit items your department needs for the annual Spot Bid Fair by May 4.

April 2018

Steam service outage planned

Thursday, April 26, 2018

The Thermal Energy Plant has planned its annual outage of campus steam service at 12 a.m. on Monday, May 14.

Active shooter incident program covers warning signs, response

Monday, April 23, 2018

Join the UTA Police Department at informative sessions about active shooter incidents on May 1, 2, and 17.

Metro Golf Tourney deadline nears

Friday, April 20, 2018

The 45th Annual Metro Golf Tournament deadline is Monday, April 30.

Free screening mammograms for UTA female faculty, staff

Thursday, April 19, 2018

UT Southwestern's mammogram unit will be on campus May 18 for faculty and staff.

Submit nominations for Distinguished Alumni, Recent Graduate Awards

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Honor an outstanding alumni or recent graduate with a nomination for distinguished awards.

Student Conduct hearing officers needed

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The Office of Student Conduct needs faculty and staff to serve as hearing officers.

Dining focus group participation includes $10 dining coupon

Monday, April 16, 2018

Participate in a dining focus group and receive a $10 dining coupon.

IT network maintenance Sunday

Monday, April 16, 2018

Maintenance on the UTA's network firewalls and switches is 2-7 a.m. Sunday, April 22.

Suicide prevention training scheduled for faculty

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

QPR (questions-persuade-refer) training sessions are available for UTA faculty members.

UTA's police dispatchers vital to safety

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Join the UTA Police Department in recognizing the department's dispatchers during Public Safety Telecommunicators' Week, April 8-14. Read more.

Volunteer for NFL draft April 26-28

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Be part of the National Football League's annual draft April 26-28.

Professors needed for Upward Bound summer programs

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Professors are invited to use their experiences and knowledge to lead summer courses offered through UTA's TRIO Pre-College Programs.

Strike Out Cancer games offer free admission for survivors

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

UTA's baseball and softball teams have free admission for cancer survivors at the upcoming Strike Out Cancer games.

UTShare eForms to replace UTAFlow

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Training starts April 16 for UTShare eforms.

Transfer Orientation Involvement Fair on April 13

Monday, April 2, 2018

Sign up to participate in the involvement fair at New Maverick Orientation for transfer students.

March 2018

Shop early at annual Glass Art Sale

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Faculty, staff, and departments get first chance at the annual Glass Art Sale on Friday, April 6.

CoLA research projects discussed Monday

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Researchers discuss the results of their projects in “From Cure to Care” (iC2C)" noon-1:45 p.m. Monday, April 2.

'Retirement Strategies for Women' returns Friday

Monday, March 26, 2018

Popular financial series topic for women returns with two sessions.

Procurement Services open house Thursday

Friday, March 23, 2018

Learn about the various services offered by Procurement Services Thursday, March 29.

Induction ceremony for UTA’s Military Science Hall of Honor

Friday, March 23, 2018

Three will be inducted into the Military Science Hall of Honor on Saturday, March 24.

Claim space for booth at the Block Party

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Register for a booth at the 21st annual Block Party.

Register for MavWire focus groups, enter drawing

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Share your thoughts about MavWire, UTA's e-newsletter for faculty and staff.

Reserve a spot in UTA's Earth Day event

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Share your department or organization info at UTA's Earth Day event.

Campus Limits Music Festival at Levitt Pavilion on Saturday

Monday, March 19, 2018

Campus Limits Music Festival—UTA's outdoor music festival—begins at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Levitt Pavilion.

Maintenance planned for IT network, services, and systems

Monday, March 19, 2018

Expect limited or no access to UTA online resources 2-7 a.m. Sunday, March 25, and Saturday, March 31.

MavLab presents two plays this weekend

Monday, March 19, 2018

Experience the innovative plays of the Maverick Theatre Company’s MavLab.

Check, update your personal information on UT Share

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Verify your address and other important personal information.

CoLA Spotlight on Student Research

Thursday, March 15, 2018

See the results of student research from the College of Liberal Arts.

New Help Center offers campus answers

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

UTA Help Center links answers in one simple location.

Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Notification

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

The Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Notification offers important information for students, faculty, and staff.

Stay informed through MyAbram website

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Stay up-to-date on the downtown Arlington construction project.

Keep UT System Active provides fitness rewards

Friday, March 9, 2018

The Keep UT System Active helps you practice healthy habits in a four-week challenge.

Free Naturally Slim program a UT System benefit

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Learn how to lose weight and improve your health with the UT System's with Naturally Slim program.

Sign up for The Big Event

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

The Big Event volunteer registration is now open.

MyMav unavailable this weekend

Monday, March 5, 2018

MyMav, the student information system, will be unavailable 5 p.m. Friday, March 9, until 8 a.m. Monday, March 12.

February 2018

University College soon to be Division of Student Success

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

University College will be renamed the Division of Student Success, a part of UTA's Academic Affairs.

Give shoes to benefit local community

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Donate gently used shoes to benefit people in our community.

Register for pain assessment at SAC Benefits Fair

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Free pain and injury assessments are offered at the Staff Advisory Council's Benefits Fair.

Candidates for dean of the College of Business to visit campus

Monday, February 26, 2018

Candidates for dean of the College of Business will each have an open session for the University community.

Run for Women Faculty and Staff Network board

Monday, February 26, 2018

Nominations are needed for faculty co-chair-elect and secretary for the Women Faculty and Staff Network.

Grad Finale next week at UTA Bookstore

Monday, February 26, 2018

Find everything you need for spring Commencement at the Grad Finale.

Volunteer for SAC Benefits Fair

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Lend a hand during the Staff Advisory Council's Benefits Fair on Wednesday, March 14.

UEP, TracDat training sessions available Friday and in March

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Sign up for Unit Effectiveness Process (UEP) and TracDat training sessions.

Early voting at MAC for primary election

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

UTA is a polling place for early voting in the Democratic and Republican primaries.

Blood drive donors needed during SAC Benefits Fair

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Donors are needed for a blood drive during the Staff Advisory Council's Benefits Fair on Wednesday, March 14.

Bike share offers new discounts

Friday, February 16, 2018

UTA’s bike share program now offers new pricing options.

Sign up now for hearing screening offered at SAC Benefits Fair

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Register for a free hearing screening during the SAC Benefits Fair on Wednesday, March 14.

Video volunteers needed for Movin' Mavs tournament

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Help film games for this weekend's Movin' Mavs wheelchair basketball tournament.

Network upgrades continue on Sunday mornings

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

University network maintenance is scheduled for 2-7 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 18 and 25.

Celebrate Mardi Gras with buffet at University Club

Friday, February 9, 2018

University Club hosts Mardi Gras buffet.

FabLab hosts power tool training, safety workshops

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Learn how to use some of the power tools in the FabLab in the Central Library.

Network upgrades continue this month

Thursday, February 8, 2018

University network maintenance is scheduled for 2-7 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 11.

Friday deadline for The Big Event site leader applications

Monday, February 5, 2018

Apply to be a site leader for The Big Event by Feb. 9.

Network maintenance to disrupt service early Sunday

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Sunday morning's IT maintenance extended.

SAC partners with Phillip’s Wish for blanket, winter wear drive

Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Staff Advisory Council is collecting items for the homeless.

January 2018

Save date for HUB, Supply Chain Alliance fair

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Tthe annual Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) and UT System Supply Chain Alliance Vendor Fair on Wednesday, April 18.

CAPS sponsors mental health workshops for faculty, staff

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Learn how to help a person who may be experiencing a mental health related crisis or problem.

Black History Month lectures on Wednesdays in February

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The African American Faculty and Staff Association hosts weekly speakers during Black History Month.

Nominate an Outstanding Academic Advisor

Monday, January 29, 2018

Recognize academic advisors who go above and beyond.

Form 1095-C shows health care coverage

Monday, January 29, 2018

Tax form 1095-C contains information about you 2017 health care coverage.

Got an Outstanding Student Employee?

Monday, January 29, 2018

Nominate your student employee for recognition of a job well done.

Construction on Davis Drive may cause detours

Monday, January 29, 2018

Be prepared for detours and street closure along Davis Street for the next year.

Update your contact information for MavAlert system

Monday, January 29, 2018

Make sure you receive campus emergency notifications.

RSVP for Institutional Review Board Mini-Conference

Monday, January 29, 2018

Learn about the IRB application process.

Volunteer for All-Majors Job Fair

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Help students and alumni with their job search by volunteering for at the job fair.

Nominate colleagues for Regents’ Outstanding Employee Award

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Honor a coworker by nominating them for this new outstanding award.

Verify, update personal info

Monday, January 22, 2018

The beginning of a new year is a great time to verify and update your information with Human Resources.

Walk 10 minutes on Feb. 9 for UT System Heart Walk

Monday, January 22, 2018

Stroll around campus for 10 minutes for UT System Heart Walk.

Nominate employees for Outstanding Maverick Awards

Friday, January 19, 2018

Nominations for the Outstanding Maverick Awards are due Feb. 9.

'Teaching Kitchen' event includes cooking lesson

Friday, January 19, 2018

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to a cooking session with Executive Chef David Aldape.

Check list for Employee Service Awards

Friday, January 19, 2018

Employees and departments are encouraged to review the 2018 Service Awards list for accuracy

December 2017

University voicemail unavailable on Sunday

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

UTA'sy voicemail system will be unavailable 2-5 a.m. Sunday, March 4.

Benefits Fair today in Bluebonnet Ballroom

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Learn about your benefits and enjoy free food and giveaways.