This page has changed since the print version was published. View revisions here.
Resources for Study and Campus Life
The Callier Center is an internationally recognized institution that offers services to people who have any type of communication disorder. Acknowledged for meeting the assessment, treatment, education, and social service needs of children and adults with communication disorders, the center has programs in preschool education, parent education, and child development. Its clinical services include audiology, speech pathology, language development, and adult deaf services; its research activities include psychoacoustics, auditory neurophysiology, speech science, and audiology. Graduate classes are conducted at the Callier Center Campus, adjacent to UT Southwestern Medical Center. Callier also has a facility on the main UTD campus.
Students are encouraged to contact the Career Center while they are in school to utilize the service fully in the development of their long range planning. The staff assists students with career counseling through evaluation and testing in the areas of skills analysis, interest identification, and values clarification. Computer assisted career information searches, and a Career Resource Library that contains occupational and employer information is also available.
The Career Center provides pre employment preparation assistance through mock interviews and a variety of workshops on such topics as résumé writing, interviewing skills, and conducting an effective job search. A résumé editor is available to critique student résumés and professional documents. Representatives of business, government, industry, education, and social agencies recruit UTD students at Career Expos and on campus interviews. Part-time jobs, both on-campus and off-campus, full-time jobs, and on-campus interview schedules are posted through an on-line database called UTD CareerWorks. The Career Center also manages the Internship/Cooperative Education program.
All students register for UTD CareerWorks by accessing the Career Center web site. Students upload a résumé into the system in order to apply for qualified positions or to make it available for employer referrals. Employers may have access to candidate résumés via various web résumé books set up in the UTD CareerWorks system.
The Women's Center works with organizations in the university and the Dallas communities to provide resources and services that enhance the experience of all campus women by contributing to an academic atmosphere in which positive role models are highly visible and gender bias and inequities can be addressed. The Center acts as a central coordinating agency for campus and community groups, and offers opportunities and events that promote a broader understanding of the diverse experiences and ideas of women. The Center offers dynamic programs, and provides resources and services that will help the women of our community to grow and develop, personally and professionally.
The mission of the Green Center is to provide an institutional setting in which scholars, researchers, and other thinkers can examine social uses of science and technology. The focus of its activities is to promote a better scientific understanding of the world’s most critical problems and to analyze the wisdom and practicality of proposed solutions. The building housing the Green Center is located just south of Green Hall, a classroom and research lab building that is also named for Cecil Green, one of the three founders of U.T. Dallas.
A licensed Child Care Center under the supervision of the Office of Student Life and the Richardson YWCA is located in the Student Union. Evening care is available for children ages four to eleven of university students. For additional information call (972) 883 2945.
The North Wing of the Student Union houses the Comet Cafe, the Info Depot, lounges, Radio UTD, a television lounge, billiards and ping pong, a payphone, first-aid medical dispenser and a vending area with microwaves. In addition, an ATM is located in the Comet Cafe. The annex to the North Wing features The Pub, the best place to hang out on campus, listen to state-of-the-art stereo and catch the latest news or sporting events on television. The annex also houses expanded dining space, three meeting rooms, a childcare facility, Comet Card administrative offices and a student organization suite.
The South Wing of the Student Union houses student service offices and provides areas for meetings and activities. The first floor houses the Dean of Students, Residential Life, New Student Programs, Student Health Services, Disability Services, Counseling Center, and Child Care Center. On the second floor are meeting rooms plus offices for Student Government Association, Greek Life, The UTD Mercury, Student Development, SUAAB, Late Night Programming and Student Union staff.
The Student Union is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The Eugene McDermott Library and the Callier Library support the research, instruction, and community service programs of the university by providing access to information in both print and electronic forms. The libraries consist of over two million items, including more than a million volumes, over 30,000 current periodical titles, as well as one million government documents, microforms, and maps. The McDermott Library is a U.S. and Texas state depository. .
Special collections include the Wineburgh Philatelic Research Library, the Belsterling Collection, and the History of Aviation Collection.
The libraries provide an ever-expanding digital collection that is available to distance learners. Users connect to these resources through the library portal at http://www.utdallas.edu/library/. Current students have unlimited access to the digital library.
The librarians and staff provide competent and cordial interactions with the people they serve. Librarians provide class and individual instruction on the use of the library.
The library collections are enhanced by the Interlibrary Loan Service, which provides students with books or articles from a network of major libraries. Student research is facilitated by copiers available to duplicate from paper, microfilm, or microfiche. The Electronic Reference Center provides connections to our electronic material. The libraries offer students with disabilities a range of services to encourage their independent research.
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.
Statement on Equal Educational