Parent and Family Center

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Partnering with Maverick Families

We know you are critical partners in your student’s education, and we understand the importance of building a strong relationship with you as soon as your student joins our campus community. The Parent & Family Center is dedicated to building and strengthening that relationship by providing opportunities for your family to stay connected, get involved, and seek support. We know that the more informed and connected you are as a family, the better we can work together to help our students achieve their goals. Engaging, educating, and supporting the entire family is three of our top priorities.

Coronavirus Update

We are currently evaluating how Covid-19 may affect planned university events such as Parent & Family Weekend. As such, we are weighing public health concerns for both our campus community as well as the health of people who visit our campus. While a decision has not been made to cancel Parent & Family Weekend, we are looking at alternatives and modifications which could provide families with a meaningful and safe experience. More details will be provided during early fall. We appreciate your support for your Maverick!

Maverick Family Stories

Read the stories of our current Maverick families.

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The Morrall Family

Imagine visiting a college two-and one-half hours away, that you never knew existed, based on the whim of your high school senior! This describes our...

Meet the Morralls

Meet the Rhodes -

The Rhodes Family

We have five (yes, five!) children attending UTA. My husband is a UTA grad and was thrilled when the kids chose to attend his Alma mater. Our four...

Meet the Rhodes

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The Klovenski Family

Our daughter Haley is currently finishing up her second year at UTA. Haley is our oldest child so of course choosing the right school and then sending...

Meet the Klovenskis

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The Forde-Harris Family

Our families experience with the Maverick Parent Association has been impressive. I joined the association during the transfer student orientation. I...

Meet the Forde-Harrises

Meet the Richards -

The Richards Family

Being a part of the Maverick Parent and Family Association and Parent and Family Center has been so important to our family over the last several...

Meet the Richards

Celebrating our Mavericks

We are dedicated to the retention and overall success of all students by promoting academic excellence and fostering lifelong learning. We offer a variety of programs and events that celebrate student involvement, engagement, and achievement. New Mavericks are encouraged to continue our Maverick traditions by participating in several programs and events throughout the year to assist in their smooth transition into life as a Maverick.

  • New Maverick Orientation
  • Mavs Meet Convocation During Maverick Stampede
  • Parent and Family Weekend
  • Commencement
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Join Our Community

The Maverick Parent and Family Association is the best way to stay connected to the UTA and other Mav families. Membership benefits include access to our Maverick Family Communication Portal,...

Maverick Family Merchandise

Get signature t-shirts that directly benefit the UTA Parent & Family Fund. Our signature t-shirt designs are refreshed each year to help build Maverick Family Pride t-shirt collection.

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General Merchandise

If you are looking for general UTA merchandise, the UTA Bookstore has a wide selection of apparel and gifts. Remember that your Parent & Family Association ID card gets you a 10% discount on these items. *Please note that the 10% discount applies to apparel and gifts only. It does not apply to books or software.

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Maverick Family Communication Portal

The UTA Parent & Family Center is excited to provide the Maverick Family Communication Portal, a communication tool to enhance your Mav family experience and customize the information you receive. The goal of the Maverick Family Communication Portal is to ensure you receive the most relevant news items and special notices at just the right time in your student's journey.

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Send Some Maverick Love

It’s no secret that college students love to get mail! Sending a thoughtful note and a few of your student’s favorite treats is a great way to show how much you care.

Care Packages

Parents often send their students to care packages during midterms or final exams, on their birthday, or just because. We do not sell care packages directly, but you can purchase care packages through your student's residence hall or the office of Apartment and Residence Life if they live on campus. Remember that you can always build your own!

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