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Resources for Study and Campus Life
The Activity Center is managed by the Department of Recreational Sports and contains a state of the art fitness center, 4 racquetball courts, 2 squash courts, 4 basketball courts, a multi-purpose room, and a 25-yard indoor swimming pool. In addition to the Activity Center, Recreational Sports oversees the outdoor basketball courts, sand volleyball courts, soccer fields, tennis courts, and softball fields.
The Department of Recreational Sports is made up of 5 program areas: Aquatics, Club Sports, Fitness, Informal Recreation, and Intramural Sports. These areas are designed to offer each participant a variety of events and activities. Recreational Sports believes that there is something for everyone.
Students at The University of Texas at Dallas may participate in the Air Force ROTC program at The University of North Texas, or in the Army ROTC program at The University of Texas at Arlington.
Students register for the ROTC courses by contacting the Office of the Registrar at the time they register for other U.T. Dallas courses. Payment for the courses is through the U.T. Dallas Bursar Office by the published payment deadlines. The ROTC courses are used as elective courses. Successful completion of degree requirements and the respective ROTC program can lead to a commission as a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force or the United States Army.
For further information and application procedures, contact: AIR FORCE
ROTC, Detachment 835, Air Force ROTC, The University of North Texas,
P.O. Box 305400
Through the Student Government
The University of Texas at Dallas encourages student involvement and
provides numerous opportunities for students to further their co-curricular
and extra-curricular interests. Students may have a voice and contribute
to student life through participation in the Student Government
Student Life offers a variety of student services and programs, including Disability Services, New Student Programs, Multicultural Center, Intramural and Club Sports, NCAA Division III Athletics, Residential Life, Student Publications, the Student Union and Activities Advisory Board, Service Learning, and the Child Care Center. Student Life also provides support for student organizations and assists students in the interpretation of university rules and regulations including those regarding student discipline and conduct. Call (972)883-6391 for more information.
The UTD Mercury is the official student newspaper of the university. It is published bi-weekly. Funded with student service fees and advertising sales, the Mercury is available without charge to all students. Other publications are the Guide to Student Life mailed to new students each semester and This Week at The University of Texas at Dallas, a weekly publication distributed on campus.
The UTD Mercury newsroom can be reached at (972)883-2286. For more information regarding the UTD Mercury, contact (972)883-2290 or visit their office at SU 2.416.3
The Student Union and Activities Advisory Board (SUAAB), located in SU 2.506B, plans co-curricular and extra curricular programs and events for the U.T. Dallas community. SUAAB’s goal is to provide programs to enrich students’ lives and to provide opportunities for faculty student interaction. For more information, contact (972)883-6438.
U.T. Dallas is a member of the NCAA Division III and America Southwest
Conference and sponsors thirteen men’s and women’s sports
including soccer, basketball, cross-country, tennis, golf, softball,
baseball and women’s volleyball. Aspiring student athletes
are encouraged to contact the coaching staff of their chosen sport(s)
by calling (972)883-
This catalog is a general information publication only. It is not intended to nor does it contain all regulations that relate to students. The provisions of this catalog do not constitute a contract, express or implied, between any applicant, student or faculty member and The University of Texas at Dallas or The University of Texas System. The University of Texas at Dallas reserves the right to withdraw courses at any time, to change fees or tuition, calendar, curriculum, degree requirements, graduation procedures, and any other requirements affecting students. Changes will become effective whenever the proper authorities so determine and will apply to both prospective students and those already enrolled.
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