Comet Calendar, The Official Event Calendar for UT Dallas en-us This Day's Events at UT Dallas UT Dallas Annual Benefits Fair Friday, Jul 11
(9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

The UT Dallas Annual Benefits Fair will be held Friday, July 11 in the Student Union Galaxy Rooms from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to help benefits-eligible faculty, staff, retirees and surviving dependents learn more about their benefit options before the annual enrollment period begins.

Annual enrollment begins July 15 and must be completed before midnight CDT on July 31, 2014.

Fair attendees will be able to meet our benefit providers, attend provider presentations, and learn about services available to employees through the UT Dallas Activity Center and Comet Discount Program.

Benefits Fair Schedule/Presentations

   Payflex - UT Flex Plan 9:30-10:00

   Delta Dental 10:00-10:30

   Superior Vision 10:30-11:00

   Dearborn National 11:00-11:30

   Blue Cross Blue Shield - UT Select Medical Plan 11:30-12:00

   Express Scripts - Prescription 12:00-12:30

Lunch Break 12:30-1:00

   EAP - UTSW 1:00-1:30

   Provant - UT System Wellness Vendor 1:30-2:00

   Catapult Health - Biometric Screening Vendor 2:00-2:30

   Retirement Programs Presentation - Benefits Office 2:30-3:15

   Vendor Booths including Retirement Plan Providers 9:00-4:00

Note:  Passport Health will provide B-12 shots for $15 and free tetanus shots to UT Select Medical Plan participants. Insurance card must be presented at the time of service.


Aviation Club - Comets Burning Bright Friday, Jul 11
(1 p.m. - 4 p.m.) Location: Gemini Room.

Comets Burning Bright is a new media segment with UTD TV that covers the "Shooting Stars at UTD" because a Shooting Star is really a Comet. This features our students, faculty, and staff, and what they are doing in research, volunteerism, teaching, community service, or making a difference. As a part of public outreach for NASA, a Space Princess will modulate the show and filming of kids at UTD and surrounding areas of Dallas who participate in STEM activities with her leading up to earning a certificate and materials from NASA will be provided. An educational emphasis will be women in STEM and Aviation leading up to the Space Program. Opportunities for scholarships to space camp, other related activities, flight simulation, or pilot training classes will be advocated for and given to those who qualify and participate in some way helping with the program.

Freshman Orientation July 10-11, 2014 Thursday, Jul 10 - Friday, Jul 11 Location: Various: Edith O'Donnell Arts and Technology Building, Clark Center, Hoblitzelle Hall, Student Union.

Please visit for more information.

Youth Leadership Institute Wednesday, Jul 9 - Saturday, Jul 12

YLI is a three-day, overnight college empowerment conference for Hispanic high school juniors designed to give students the practical tools they need to successfully apply to top universities, effectively access financial aid and scholarship opportunities, and excel in school and beyond. Selected students will experience what it’s like to live on a college campus, participate in college and career workshops, interact with college students and various professionals who serve as mentors, and develop the skills to become leaders in their communities. This summer camp organized by the Hispanic Scholarship Fund will be sponsored by the UT Dallas Department of Community Engagement.

Summer 2014 "Signature Required" Period to Withdraw from UG Courses Full Term Session Saturday, Jun 7 - Monday, Jul 14 ]]> Summer Language Intervention Camp for Kids (S.L.I.C.K.) Monday, Jun 9 - Wednesday, Jul 16
(9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.) Location: Callier Center Dallas 1966 Inwood Road Dallas, Texas 75235.

June 9 - July 16 Mondays and Wednesdays

9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
6 - 11 years

Lori Cochran
214-905-3137$700 plus a $75 activity fee.
Summer Camp Experience Scholarship

Registration Form

Callier Center Dallas
1966 Inwood Road
Dallas, Texas 75235

Children must have had a recent speech-language evaluation (within 6 months) which must be submitted prior to registration.

To schedule an evaluation at the Callier Center, call our Dallas location at 214-905-3030 or our Richardson location at 972-883-3630. 

Summer 2014 "Signature Required" Period to Withdraw from UG Courses 2nd 5-week Session Friday, Jul 11 - Monday, Jul 28 ]]> 100+ Computer Programming Summer Camps for school students! Monday, Jun 9 - Friday, Aug 22
(9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) Location: Various classrooms/labs in ECSS, SPN and ATC buildings.

Lots of changes for 2014 Programming Summer Camps! Residential option (stay on-campus) for campers, more frequency for popular camps, expansion to Elementary & middle school students, introduction of 1/2 day camps, 12 off-site camps and class size limit to 20 students! We plan to run 100+ camps in 11 weeks! Each camp will run for the whole week (Exception: Week 4 camps will end on Thursday, since Friday July 4th is a holiday). Half-day camps will meet in the mornings or evenings as specified in the schedule. See the full list & registration information @

Computer Programming Summer Camps Monday, Jun 9 - Friday, Aug 22
(9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) Location: Several classrooms/labs in ECSS, ATC and SPN buildings.

Tons of summer camps in 11 weeks of Summer (86 and counting - includes 21 off-site camps)! All camps will run for 1 week, but there will be a few Mornings-only & Afternoons-only camps too. Each camp will be limited to 20 students. Popular ones will run every 2-3 weeks once. Details @