Resolution 16-16: TURKEY DAY

Number 16-16
Description Day before thanksgiving should be off
Authored by Dakota Loupe
Sponsored by Samantha Sorensen
Date Submitted Friday, April 1, 2016
Date Considered Wednesday, January 1, 1000
General Body Vote Thursday, January 1, 1970
Committee Academic Affairs
Result n/a
Remarks Amended on 10/04/2016 in committee. IMPLEMENTED - UTA students should be getting the Wednesday off before Thanksgiving for Fall 2019.
Whereas The University of Texas at Arlington attracts students from not only around the nation, but also from around the world; and
Whereas Many students have to travel great distances to see their family; and
Whereas The University of Texas at Arlington currently holds classes the day before Thanksgiving, prohibiting students from using that day to travel without penalty.
Be It Further Resolved That The University of Texas at Arlington begin classes on the Wednesday of the first week of school and not hold classes the day before Thanksgiving.