Mavericks of Distinction

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Program Overview

The Mavericks of Distinction (MOD) program is a program anyone is welcome to join. MOD is focused on the retention and graduation rates of men from historically underserved communities on UTA’s campus. The program provides mentorship, leadership development and academic support.


Students who are interested in the Mavericks of Distinction (MOD) program must meet the following minimum requirements.

  • Be a current enrolled student at UTA
  • Attend 65% of the meetings
  • Engage in community service project.
  • Participate in at least one campus wide tradition or event per semester.
  • Mid & End of semester grade/conduct check.
  • Meet with MOD Advisor for semesterly 1:1s

First Year Students

For students that are first year freshmen and looking to find a community amongst their peers, can take part in our first year residential living learning community (RLC) hosted in Vandergriff Hall. To find more information please follow the below link:

Residential Learning Community


First Year Requirements
  • Students that take part in the MOD RLC will be required to take part in the UNIV Courses through their first year at UTA
  • UNIV Courses
    • Fall: UNIV 1131

How to Join

MOD accepts members all year long. Join us today!

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Program Benefits

  Faculty/Staff Mentors

  Weekly Meetings

  Free Lunch

  UTA Gear