Sophomore Series of Events
The Sophomore Year: Opening a World of Possibilities
This program offers interconnected opportunities to learn more about types of majors, becoming a leader, career options and studying abroad.
Sophomore Advance: Explore the WOW!
This program provides lots of information to help you explore the World of Work! Topics consist of internship and externship opportunities, Career Center resources, and Sophomore specific advice on creating your career path.
Alternative Spring Break
The Office of Student Volunteerism hosts Alternative Spring Break (ASB), a weeklong immersion program where students devote their spring break to perform community service, learn about critical social issues, and develop leadership skills.
Explore the WOW! Externship/Job Shadowing Program
Explore the World of Work through an externship/job shadowing experience during your spring break. Get a firsthand look at the workplace in a career of your choice, make valuable networking contacts and have the opportunity to see how classroom learning can be applied to real world situations.
First-Year Leader Program
First-Year Leaders have the opportunity to team up with a UNIV 1010 instructor to teach the course. They are students who have been trained to offer educational outreach to freshmen. Their mentoring helps new UT Dallas students succeed in the classroom and elsewhere on campus.
International Week celebrates UT Dallas' rich diversity of culture by providing an array of international events, from a diversity dinner to dance parties. Passport to the World showcases a wide array of culture through food, music and much more. The International Talent Show showcases classical dances, musical performances and other student performances from around the globe.
A program for second semester freshmen that addresses issues related to choice of major and career path. Topics include:
- Choosing a major
- Discovering your true fit
- Exploring what's Important to you
- Tapping into resources
Ignite Your Future
Celebrate your first-year success with your fellow freshmen at the Ignite Your Future event, which is an evening of fun marking the end of your first year at UT Dallas. Celebrate individual achievements, your class as a whole, new friends and moving on to your sophomore year.
Halfway to Someday Celebration: Sophomore Jump
Join the sophomore party to celebrate being halfway to graduation!
Comet Center Tickets
UT Dallas students have several ways to experience all that Dallas-Fort Worth area has to offer. Purchase discount tickets and learn more about local venues and events at the Comet Center.
Yes, you can go abroad on your sophomore year! The Office of International Education offers opportunities to study abroad that allows for personal growth, a time to develop new insights into other cultures and an opportunity to enhance your global knowledge.