• Sept. 11: Men’s Soccer vs. Southwestern University at 5 p.m.
  • Sept. 11: Women’s Soccer vs. George Fox University at 7 p.m.
  • Sept. 13: Men’s Soccer vs. Trinity University at 3 p.m.
  • Sept. 13: Women’s Soccer vs. Lewis & Clark College at 6 p.m.
Career Center
  • Sept. 9: Work the Career Expo like a Pro, 12 p.m., SSB 3.107.
  • Sept. 10: Resume ER, 1-5 p.m., VCB.
  • Sept. 15: Work the Career Expo Like a Pro, 10 a.m., SSB 3.107.
  • Upcoming employer information sessions: Informatica, ARGO Data, USAA and Honda. Details and registration in CometCareers.
  • Now offering expanded drop-by career advising. Go online for more information.
Counseling Center
  • Clinical services (sessions/participants): intakes/counseling—54/54, crisis services—3/2, consultation—4/4, psychiatric evaluations/treatment—36/36, couples counseling—2/2.
  • Laura Finkelstein, Ph.D. recently joined the Counseling Center as a staff psychologist.
Center for Students in Recovery
  • Meetings/attendees: individual recovery support—2/2, open recovery group—1/3, 12A—1/4, SMART recovery—1/3, group check-in—1/3.
  • Sept. 11: Car wash, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Center for Students in Recovery, $5 per car, proceeds go to the center.
  • Sept. 14-18: Bake sale, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Student Union, all proceeds benefit The Magdalen House.
  • Sept. 26: Run for Recovery 5k, 8:30 a.m., proceeds benefit the center and the Dallas 24 Hour Club shelter. Register today.
Dean of Students
Fraternity and Sorority Life
  • 130 women currently registered for College Panhellenic Council formal recruitment (Sept. 11-13).
  • Currently searching for a new administrative assistant.
Office of Community Standards and Conduct
  • Office visits for the week of Aug. 31: discipline (12), other (9), academic dishonesty (5).
Student Development
  • 1,752 students attended GrooveBoston (Welcome Week laser light and DJ show).
  • 298 student organizations as of Sept. 3.
Student Media
  • For the second consecutive year, The Mercury is a finalist for the Associated Collegiate Press’ Pacemaker Award, the top honor in college journalism. Winners are announced in October.
  • Radio UTD currently has 60 deejays running 52 shows.
Galerstein Women’s Center
  • 403 students visited the center for Breakfast Bonanza and Tea Tuesday during Welcome Week.
  • Matt Johns was hired as student development specialist II and starts Sept. 17.
  • A new Lily Pad Lactation Station opened in Founders 3.102. Contact the Women’s Center at 972-883-6555 for Comet Card access.
  • The Women’s Center purchased an institutional membership to the American Association of University Women. Visit the center in SSB 4.300 for details about how to get involved.
Health Center
  • 270 patient visits since Aug. 24.
  • Sept. 14: Health insurance “lunch and learn” with Academic Health Plans, 12-1 p.m., Galaxy Rooms.
  • Sept. 23: Free dental screening clinic with Canyon Creek Family Denistry, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Galaxy Room A. Call the center at 972-883-2740 for a time. First-come, first-served, with limited appointments.
Housing/Building Operations
Housing Operations
  • Current occupancy numbers: University Village Apartments, 98 percent and University Commons Residence Halls, 97 percent.
Living Learning Communities
  • The LLC program has 742 students attending 23 courses weekly in Residence Hall West.
  • Amber Mahler has been promoted to assistant director of Living Learning Communities.
Residential Life
  • Peer advisors hosted 1,552 students in community socials during move-in week.
  • Residential Life is conducting searches for residential life coordinator and housing placement coordinator positions.
  • Save the date: Trunk or Treat is planned for Oct. 30 at University Commons. Details to follow.
Student Union
  • 20,000 visits to the Student Union during the first week of classes.
  • The Pegasus, Gemini and Phoenix rooms have new LCD projectors and sound systems installed.
  • New website includes links to room reservation tutorials.
International Center
  • The ISSO app is now available for Android and iPhone and has been downloaded 500+ times to date.
  • Melissa Hernandez, intercultural programs coordinator will begin Sept. 8. She previously was an international student advisor.
Multicultural Center
Recreational Sports
  • Welcome Week Silent Disco had approximately 1,500 participants and Rec N Wild had 700.
  • Group Fitness Rush Hour Rendezvous: high-energy fitness classes 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Click here for more information.
  • Sept. 11: Club rugby vs. SFA, 7 p.m., UTD Soccer Complex.
  • Sept. 11: CPR/AED/BBP certification class, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Register online.
  • Sept. 12: Club soccer vs. SFA, 3 p.m., UTD Soccer Complex.
Student Programs
New Student Programs
Office of Student Volunteerism
  • Sept. 11: Freshmen Engaged in Service Together (FEST), 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., RHSW. Freshmen may register online for a volunteer shift.
  • Sept. 18: In partnership with the International Center, OSV is hosting an iFriend matching mixer. Register online.
  • Oct. 24: VIVA Volunteer. General registration opens on OrgSync in early October. Breakfast, transportation, service project, lunch provided.
Student Transition Programs
  • Spring 2016 mandatory transfer orientation: Oct. 30, Nov. 23, Dec. 5, and Dec. 16. Locations will vary.
Veteran Services Center
  • Sept. 11: Military appreciation soccer games, 5 and 7 p.m., free admission for veterans, military service members and their families.
  • Oct. 16 or Nov 23: Green Zone Training for faculty and staff. See registration form for times and locations.
Wellness Center
  • The center will be reaching out to various departments to nominate students to serve on the Bystander Intervention Student Leadership Team.
  • If you are a staff member who has not received Bystander Intervention training or QPR, contact the Student Wellness Center to schedule your training.
  • The Aug. 31 edition erroneously stated that a new Social Services LLC was added for fall 2015. That community was added in fall 2014. We apologize for any confusion this mistake caused.

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