Health & Recreation

From sport clubs to counseling and psychological services, we want our students to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Our health and recreational programs give students an outlet to decompress through mental and physical wellness.

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Activities and Organizations

UTA offers many extracurricular activities and programs for you to explore.

men's basketball


Whether you're an athlete or a fan, you're sure to make memories with UTA Athletics. Our NCAA Division I men's and women's sports teams will have you on your feet and cheering the Mavericks on to victory.

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Live on campus

Make your home away from home. UTA offers six residence halls across its campus from suite-style housing to room sharing. For students who opt to live off-campus, we provide resources to help you find accommodations that are conveniently located near campus.

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Student Centers

Explore our two student centers: The University Center, which features several dining locations, a Starbucks, a USPS mail center, and meeting and ballroom spaces; and The Commons, which includes an all-you-care-to-eat dining facility, a Starbucks, and more space to study or meet with friends.

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Student Support Services

From selecting courses to setting academic goals, UTA has a talented group of staff members dedicated to coaching students through their college careers.

Your Success Story is Next

At The University of Texas at Arlington, success is found all over campus. Yours could be next.

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Meet Brianna

I’m most excited about being involved on campus, learning new things in my classes, and meeting new people.

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Meet Treivion

As someone who strives to become a doctor, the well-being of others and humanity is a huge aspiration.

Campus Health and Recreation

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Meet Reema

I love how celebrated diversity is at UTA and how no one has to worry about not seeing people that look like them.

Student Resources

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Meet Daniel

A couple students told me I enhanced their orientation experience. It meant so much to me because I was able to help them become an excited Maverick!

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Meet Shelby

I have had some of the greatest times with sorority sisters and members of FSL. I know that if I need anything, I will always have someone to rely on.

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A world-class college experience


Most-Diverse undergraduate student body in the nation

(U.S. News and World Report)


2020 Best for Vets: Colleges

(Military Times)


Movin' Mavs Wheelchair Basketball Champions

(Men's and Women's)

UTA Traditions

Our traditions are shared among Mavericks of all generations and show how far we've come together. Learn more about UTA's traditions and get involved.