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College of Science Events Calendar - Fall 2018

Wednesday, August 22
First day of classes for the Fall 2018 semester

Monday, August 27
COS Faculty-Student Mixer
3-4 p.m. E.H. Hereford University Center - Carlisle Suite
A chance for COS freshmen and transfer students to meet faculty members. Free cookies, coffee and punch for COS students!

Friday, August 31
Mav Stampede COS Ice Cream Social
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Life Sciences Building lobby
Come and get some free ice cream along with all the toppings to make your very own custom sundae!

Monday, September 3
Labor Day holiday - no classes

Friday-Saturday, October 12-13
2nd annual Responsible Shale Energy Extraction Conference
SEIR Building
Details coming soon

Monday-Friday, October 22-26
2018 International Workshop on Future Linear Colliders
Various locations at UTA
The workshop will be devoted to studies for a high energy linear electron-positron collider, taking into account the recent results from LHC, and to review the progress in the detector and accelerator designs for both ILC and CLIC projects. Website:

Friday, November 2
Last day to drop classes; submit requests to advisor prior to 4 p.m.

Monday-Friday, November 5-9
COS Science Week
Various locations at UTA
A full week of activities and special events celebrating science and the outstanding achievements of our students, alumni, and faculty! Full details coming soon.

Friday, November 9
Registration begins for Spring 2019 semester

Wednesday-Friday, November 21-23
Thanksgiving holidays -  no classes

Tuesday, December 4
Last days of classes for the Fall 2018 semester

Thursday, December 6
COS Faculty & Staff Holiday Luncheon
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Central Library 6th floor atrium

December 6-8, 10-12
Final exams for the Fall 2018 semester (departmental exams on Saturday, December 8)

Friday, December 14
COS Fall 2018 Commencement ceremony
7 p.m., College Park Center
Full details coming soon