UT Dallas Student Affairs

Nov. 14, 2016

Vice President for Student Affairs

  • Thank you to all who were involved with Homecoming. It was a wonderful week of activities and traditions. It's a great time to be a Comet! Whoosh!

Professional Development

  • Nov. 30: Onboarding orientation session for October and November new hires, 1:30 p.m., FSL suite, SU 1.610. Contact Danny Hernandez for more information.


  • Nov. 15: Men's basketball vs. Trinity, 5 p.m., Activity Center.
  • Nov. 15: Women's basketball vs. Austin College, 7 p.m., Activity Center.
  • Volleyball advanced to the regional finals of the NCAA D-III National Championship for the first time in school history before falling to Southwestern University Sunday afternoon.
  • The men's soccer team had its season come to an end Saturday night with a 1-0 loss against Chapman University in the opening round of the NCAA D-III National Championship.
  • Men's and women's cross country both recorded their best-ever finish at the NCAA D-III Regional Meet Saturday. The Comet women placed 9th, while the men were 20th.

Dean of Students

Community Standards and Conduct

  • New cases for the week of Oct. 31: Academic dishonesty (6), misconduct (12).

Health and Wellness Initiatives

Counseling Center

  • Clinical services/sessions for the week of Oct. 31: Intakes, consultation and counseling (160), crisis services (22), psychiatric evaluations and treatment (27), group and couples (47), testing (1), mind/body lab (1), outreach (5).
  • Center for Students in Recovery services for the week of Oct. 31: Individual recovery support (5), other contacts (21). Group meetings: Nourish eating disorder support group (1), SMART (1).

Wellness Center

  • Nov. 15: It's On Us event, 2:30 p.m., Comet Cafe.
  • Nov. 16: Free HIV testing, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Women's Center.
  • Nov. 17: Great American Smokeout, 12-2 p.m., Chess Plaza. Open to students, faculty and staff.

Student Engagement Initiatives

Fraternity and Sorority Life

  • Nov. 15: Expansion presentation by Lambda Theta Phi Latin fraternity, 5 p.m., Ritual Room.

Student Development

  • Dec. 12: Late Night Breakfast, 10 p.m.-midnight, Dining Hall West.

Student Union

  • Fall break hours are: Nov. 21-22, 7 a.m.-midnight; Nov. 23, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.; Nov. 24-25, closed; Nov. 26, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Nov. 27, 10 a.m.-midnight.

Student Volunteerism

  • Now accepting applications for 2017 Alternative Spring Break staff responsible university officials. Contact Monalisa Amidar for details.
  • Search for a program coordinator is ongoing.
  • Nov. 1-30 Pet Food Drive donation boxes are in the Student Services Building 3.600, AD second floor lobby and the first floor of the Student Union.
  • Dec. 1: Alternative Spring Break registration opens,12 p.m.

Student Transition Initiatives

Career Center


New Student Programs


Student Transition Programs


Veteran Services Center


Housing Operations and Residential Life


Residential Life/LLC

  • Nov. 16: All LLC - Certificate of Diversity and Inclusion Real Talk, 5:30-7p.m., RHW 2.401, RSVP is required.
  • Randi Baculi, a PA in RHSW, is the Student Leadership Spotlight for November.
  • Nov. 18: PA applications due.
  • Nov. 24: Residential Life and ISSO Thanksgiving dinner, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., RHN. All students are welcome to attend if they aren't able to go home for the fall break.

International Center


Intercultural Programs


International Student Services


Marketing and Student Media


Student Media

  • Nov. 14: New issue of The Mercury on newsstands.

Galerstein Women’s Center


Multicultural Center

  • Now registering students to attend the Southwestern Black Student Leadership Conference at Texas A&M University. Students may apply online.
  • A search is underway for an administrative assistant II.