Community that Cares

UTA Cares about the well-being of our students, faculty, and staff. It's up to all of us to make this a safe, secure, and supportive campus.

Where To Turn

Behavior Intervention Team

The Behavior Intervention Team is a network of professionals from across campus that are committed to a caring, confidential program of identification, intervention, and response in order to provide students with the greatest chance of success and our community with the greatest level of protection.

Relationship Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention

Committed to creating and maintaining an environment in which all members of the University Community can persevere academically, personally, and professionally in an equitable and safe manner, devoid of sexual and relationship violence.

Bystander Intervention

Bystander intervention is recognizing a potentially harmful situation or interaction and choosing to respond in a way that could positively influence the outcome.

Steps to Intervention:
(1) Recognize
(2) Choose
(3) Act

Check out the link below to check out MAVS Stand-Up, an initiative to empower students to be active bystanders.

Counseling and Psychological Services

Counseling and Psychological Services at UTA provides services to help students increase their understanding of personal issues, address mental and behavioral health problems, and make positive changes in their lives.
CAPS offers counseling, psychological, and psychiatric services.

Student Access and Resource Center

SAR Center demonstrates its commitment to diversity and accessibility as well as informed and active citizenship by employing exemplary practices in disability counseling, assistive technology, alternative media, reasonable accommodations and the sharing of disability related information. Our accessibility specialists provide aid and guidance to students in personal, academic, and career matters.

Food Pantry

The purpose of the Maverick Pantry is to educate, support, and advocate for students who are experiencing food insecurity. The Maverick Pantry provides non-perishable food, toiletries, and gently used clothing. We are passionate about feeding student success and eliminating food insecurity among the Maverick community.
Students may shop the Maverick Pantry Monday – Thursday 10:00AM-3:00PM. To-go order requests can be sent to EAF@UTA.EDU. The Maverick Pantry is open to students, faculty and staff member with a UTA ID. The Maverick Pantry is located at 520 South Arlington St. in College Park Center next to Wells Fargo. 

Health Services

UTA Health Services provides quality, accessible, comprehensive, and cost-effective primary health care.
In addition to a general medicine clinic, Health Services houses a pharmacy, laboratory, radiology department, women’s health clinic, immunization clinic, and a health promotion and substance abuse prevention office.

Emergency Resources

Additional community housing resources are as followed: 

Arlington Life Shelter  
325 W Division St, Arlington, TX 76011

Arlington Housing Authority  
Phone: 817-275-3551 
501 W. Sanford Street  
Arlington, TX 76011 

Arlington CARES Assistance Application: Apply Here

Arlington Police Department: 817-459-5648
or web

The Women's Center of Tarrant County: 817-927-2737
or web

Safe Haven of Tarrant County: 817-548-0583

Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center: 972-641-7273

Use the button below to find shelters and services in the United States.

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UTA Resources

Resources to take care of our UTA community

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Emergency Assistance Fund

The Emergency Assistance Fund provides limited monetary help to students who are suffering temporary financial hardship due to a sudden emergency, accident, or unforeseen event that would otherwise jeopardize their ability to attend UTA. Students must complete an online application on the EAF website and provide proper documentation and receipts.

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Late Night Security Escort

Parking & Transportation Services Late Night Security Escort Service: Request a trip using the Tapride app. 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. seven days per week. MavMover shuttle bus hours are 7:30 a.m.–9 p.m. Monday–Friday. See website for routes. Security/courtesy escort hours are 7 p.m.–3 a.m. seven days per week.

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UTA Police Department

UTA Police protects, serves, and cares for the campus community 24/7, 365 days a year. It also conducts safety awareness, crime prevention, and rape aggression defense (R.A.D.) classes and assists in providing after-hours security escorts. Dial 817-272-3003 or 911 for emergencies and crime in progress.