UT Dallas

Aug. 28, 2017

Vice President for Student Affairs

  • Weeks of Welcome activities have been great so far. Thank you for your commitment to our students!
  • Dr. Jessica Murphy has been appointed the new dean of undergraduate education, effective Sept. 1. She replaces Dr. Andy Blanchard, who will be returning to full-time faculty.
  • The senior director position for the International Center has been posted.


  • Sept. 1: Men's soccer vs. Austin College, 6 p.m., soccer field.
  • Sept. 1: Women's soccer vs. Grove City College, 8 p.m., soccer field.
  • Sept. 3: Men's soccer vs. George Fox University, 2 p.m., soccer field.
  • Sept. 3: Women's soccer vs. North Central College, 5 p.m., soccer field.

Dean of Students

Community Standards and Conduct

  • New cases for the week of Aug. 14: Academic dishonesty (9).

Health & Wellness Initiatives

Counseling Center

  • Clinical services/sessions for the week of Aug. 14: initial evaluations, consultation and counseling (12), crisis services (5), psychiatric evaluations and treatment (19), group/couple counseling (2), Outreach (8).
  • Center for Students in Recovery services for the week of Aug. 14: Recovery planning (1), other contacts (38). Group meetings: Wellness Connection (3), Nourish eating disorder support group (1), Alcoholics Anonymous (1), Community Service (1), Recovery Foundations (1), outreach (1).
  • Sept. 6: National Recovery Month discussion series, 7 p.m., Center for Students in Recovery, SSA 14.270.

Student Engagement Initiatives

Fraternity and Sorority Life

  • Sept. 2-4: CPC formal recruitment.

Student Development

  • Now-Sept. 1: Weeks of Welcome.
  • Aug. 28: Introduction to the Student Leadership Challenge Model, 12 p.m., SSA 12.471
  • Aug. 28: Introduction to the Student Leadership Challenge Model, 5 p.m., SSA 14.244.
  • Temoc calendars are on sale for $10 (cash only). Stop by the Student Engagement Suite (SU 2.4) to get yours.
  • Sept. 15-17: Power Dancer fall tryouts.

Student Union

  • Hours for the Student Union, Student Services Building and Student Services Addition are 7-2 a.m., Monday-Sunday, now through Dec. 22. Modifications may occur during University breaks and/or closures.
  • Is your department in need of event or programming space this semester? Check availability through the online room reservation system.

Student Volunteerism

  • Sept. 16: Garden workday, 8:30-10:30 a.m., for active/registered gardeners.

Student Transition Initiatives


New Student Programs


Student Transition Programs

  • Aug. 29: Sophomore Advance, 5-6 p.m., SU 2.602.
  • Sept. 6: Welcome Wednesday, 5-7 p.m., SU 2.602.
  • Student Transition Programs is hiring Student Welcome and Transition team members. Search for CometCareers job posting #93805.
  • Spring 2018 transfer orientations: Oct. 20, Nov. 3, Nov. 17 and Dec. 1.

Military and Veteran Center


International Center

Education Abroad


Intercultural Programs


Marketing and Student Media


  • Guidelines for using the Student Affairs tagline are now available online.

Galerstein Gender Center


Multicultural Center

  • Sept. 8-9: Operation I AM: Black Student Leadership Weekend. Staff volunteer sign up is available online.
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