Comet Calendar, The Official Event Calendar for UT Dallas en-us This Day's Events at UT Dallas Yes Club - Weekend Sudharshan Kriya Practice Saturday, Oct 1
(9 a.m. - 12 p.m.) Location: Phase 2 Lounge.

Weekend Sudharshan Kriya practice for YES club members.

Orators at UTD - Regular Club Meeting Saturday, Oct 1
(1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.)

Orators at UTD is an official Toastmasters club. At the regular club meetings, members and guests get together to become excellent communicators and leaders.

Art UTD - Workshop Saturday, Oct 1
(2 p.m. - 5 p.m.)

Students, faculty, and staff are welcome and make/work on artwork. Materials will be provided for members. Attendees can also learn how to use different visual arts media. Art UTD officers and members who are experienced with the media at the workshop will also be present and can help teach.

Math and Creativity Saturday, Oct 1
(6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.)

Dr. Po-Shen Loh
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Carnegie Mellon University

Do you enjoy interesting problems? Do you want to find out how to make the most of math competitions?

Professor Po-Shen Loh will address puzzles that don’t look mathematical, but ultimately are unlocked by mathematical insights.

Metroplex Math Circle is pleased to provide this opportunity for free to the public thanks to our sponsor,  AwesomeMath Academy.  

Prof. Po-Shen Loh is Coach and Leader of the USA International Mathematical Olympiad Team, and founder of He is also Associate Professor of Mathematics at Carnegie Mellon University.

The Metroplex Math Circle (MMC) is an enrichment program designed to attract talented students to mathematics and to provide an accelerated avenue to develop students' mathematical and problem-solving skills.

The Director of MMC is Dr. Titu Andreescu, UTD’s mathematics education associate professor, former director of the AMC and former coach of the US International Math Olympiad team. Dr. Andreescu is also the author of multiple books on Olympiad and collegiate level problem solving.

The MMC brings middle and high school students together with professors, researchers, teachers, and other students who share their interest, providing a social context for students who enjoy math.

Sponsored by Dr. Titu Andreescu of the Metroplex Math Circle and AwesomeMath Academy

Summer 2016 Graduating in the Summer, participating in the Fall 2016 Commencement Ceremony, Commencement RSVP Update Deadline Saturday, Oct 1 ]]> Corporate Challenge 2016: Badminton Friday, Sep 30 - Sunday, Oct 2
(6 p.m. - 11 p.m.) Location: The University of Texas at Dallas, 800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080.

Let's go Comets!

When: Fri, September 30, 6pm – 10pm

Div AA & B - start 10:30 a.m. Saturday

Div BB & C - start 3:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: The University of Texas at Dallas,  800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080 (map)




place/holder Friday, Sep 2 - Saturday, Oct 8

Reception: Friday, September 9, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

From book arts and sculptural remnants to found objects and boring photographs, place/holder is an exhibition of works that attempt to address—or rather, embrace—the (un)remarkable challenges of storytelling and documentation through an array of representational substitutions. Curated by Diane Durant.

View event brochure.

Fall 2016 "Signature Required" Period to Withdraw from UG Courses Full-Term Session Thursday, Sep 8 - Thursday, Oct 27 ]]> Microsoft Classes for October: Open to Students Saturday, Oct 1 (TBA) -
Monday, Oct 31 (TBA) Location: Various times and locations.

For details of what is covered in each class, please refer to www.utdallas.ed/OIT/training/

To register, please email your Name and NetID to

Class, date, time, location

  • Word, Interm,  10/5, 2:00-5:00pm, FO1.206c
  • PowerPoint, Intm 2, 10/7, 9:00am-12:00pm, FO1.206c
  • Outlook,10/12, 2:30-5:00pm, SB1.104
  • Microsoft Beginner, 10/19, 2:00-5:00pm, FO1.206c


OSV October Gift Wrap & Wrapping Paper Drive Saturday, Oct 1 - Monday, Oct 31
(8 a.m. - 5 p.m.) Location: Locations Vary.

Assist the Office of Student Volunteerism to bring joy to homeless children through the magic of birthdays! 

Donate colorful wrapping paper and new or gently used gift bags throughout the month of October. Collected items will be donated to The Birthday Party Project, a local organization that hosts birthday parties for homeless children.

Collection bins will be located in the OSV office (SSB 3.600), the SU 1st floor lobby and the AD 2nd-floor lobby near the elevators. 

Business English Immersion Program Friday, Sep 16 - Friday, Nov 11
(1 p.m. - 4 p.m.)

Business English Immersion Program (BEIP)

Sep.16, 23 & 30 1pm - 4pm

Oct. 7, 14, 21 & 28 1pm - 4pm

Nov. 4 & 11 1pm - 4pm

Enhance your written and spoken communication skills in the Business English Immersion Program (BEIP). This certificate program will teach you to communicate professionally and confidently in a dynamic and informative environment.

You will learn the following upon successful program completion:

  • U.S. American writing style and development
  • Academic and business English grammar
  • Accent improvement techniques
  • Cross-cultural, presentational, and telephone skills

BEIP Requirements:

  • Program director or professor recommendation
  • Brief on-site language interview and writing sample

For more information, please email or call 972-883-5063.

Entrepreneurial Development Series Friday, Sep 23 - Friday, Sep 23, 2017
(12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.) Location: Venture Development Center.

The Venture Development Center is partnering up with Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to provide a formal training program for startup companies founded by UTD students, faculty and alumni as well as for the entrepreneurial community of Dallas. The series will cover how to better equipped for building, leading and operating your startup venture.

If you’re an aspiring or early-stage entrepreneur wanting to increase your chances of success, and wanting to avoid making some common mistakes that can cost thousands of dollars, and years of your time, the Entrepreneur Development Series is for you. Just imagine being able to avoid all the time spent on trying to figure out all the details of launching and growing your business on your own and instead improve your success rate with our course.

The Entrepreneurial Development Series will be held once a month beginning on September 23, 2016 through May 19, 2017 and will consist of 8 four-hour speaker/lecture sessions that tackle key issues in the launch of a new business.