August 26, 2016


The University of Texas at Dallas will greet new and returning students with Welcome Week activities that include “Harry Potter”-themed games, a silent disco, water games and plenty of free food.

Organized by student organizations and campus departments, Welcome Week has expanded to more than 40 events over two weeks. read more

Events, Lectures, Seminars

libraryMcDermott Library Tour
Monday, Aug. 22 (3 - 4 p.m.)
Wednesday, Aug. 24 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Learn about the history, resources, and services on each floor. more info

Education AbroadEducation Abroad Information
Tuesday, Aug. 23 (1 - 3 p.m.)
Wednesday, Aug. 24 (2 - 3 p.m.)
Learn about study abroad programs offered through UT Dallas. more info

students on campusJ-1 Employment Workshop
Tuesday, Aug. 23 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
Learn about J-1 employment opportunities, such as on-campus employment, academic training and economic necessity. more info

studentsEnglish Conversation Hour
Tuesday, Aug. 23 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Thursday, Aug. 25 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Learn and practice English in a fun, informal setting. more info

pancakesSenior Breakfast
Wednesday, Aug. 24 (9 - 10:30 a.m.)
Seniors are invited to enjoy breakfast while viewing a slideshow of pictures from your first three years on campus. Comet Card is required. more info 

researchCitations with New RefWorks
Wednesday, Aug. 24 (3 - 4 p.m.)
The workshop covers creating an account, exporting citations from research databases, managing citations, creating bibliographies and more. more info 

social securityFall 2016 Social Security Trip
Thursday, Aug. 25 (9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
International students who have a job or a job offer and need a Social Security number are invited to this trip to the Social Security Administration. more info

library researchMcDermott Library Locations
Thursday, Aug. 25 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Learn how to navigate the library's four floors. more info

dunk tankDunk Tank 
Thursday, Aug. 25 (noon - 2 p.m.)
The Jindal School invites students to mingle and try to soak their professors. more info

business professionalsMBA Admission Q-and-A
Thursday, Aug. 25 (3:30 - 5:30 p.m.)
Learn about the Jindal School's MBA programs and the admission process. more info

business professionalsEssilor Networking Mixer
Thursday, Aug. 25 (6 - 8 p.m.)
Network with professionals and learn about the company and their job opportunities. more info

business professionalsOPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Friday, Aug. 26 (2:30 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info

business professionalsStartup Boot Camp
Saturday, Aug. 27 (2 - 6 p.m.)
The Center for Computer Science Education & Outreach and the Telugu Entrepreneurs' Association present a free workshop — Pitch Your Business Idea. more info


corporate challengeCorporate Challenge 2016
Aug. 12 - Sep. 17
The city of Richardson's Corporate Challenge is an Olympic-style competition. more info

microsoftMicrosoft Classes: Open to Students
Aug. 1 - Aug. 31
Learn the basics in Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel. more info

iFriendiFriend Program
Aug. 15 - Sep. 11
This cultural exchange program allows students to learn about new cultures and make new friends. more info

atec'Constructed Realities'
Aug. 11 - Sep. 18
An exhibition by color photography students that addresses the concept of staged realities, the tableau vivant and various approaches to constructing narratives solely for the camera. more info

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