Comet Calendar, The Official Event Calendar for UT Dallas en-us This Day's Events at UT Dallas Student Volunteerism - Pet Pals (Off-Campus) Wednesday, Jul 27
(9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.) Location: Student Services Building (SSB) First Floor Lobby.

Join the Office of Student Volunteerism as we assist the Richardson Animal Shelter with cleaning bowls, crates and pet toys. We will also walk dogs and socialize with the cats there. Please be aware that volunteers will be around dogs and cats of all sizes.

We will meet in the Student Services Building (SSB) first floor lobby at 9:30am and carpool to the Richardson Animal Shelter at 9:45am.

Wear comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes. No flip-flops or shorts that are too short for your protection.

***This event is now full. Please select another event. We look forward to serving with you!***

University Toastmasters of Dallas Wednesday, Jul 27
(12 p.m. - 1 p.m.)

Toastmasters Meeting

JSOM Behavioral Interviewing Skills Wednesday, Jul 27
(1 p.m. - 2 p.m.)

Presented by the JSOM Career Management Center  Event ID 5301

You received the interview, now how do you prepare? Savvy interviewees have laid the foundation for a successful interview before ever setting foot in their future employer's office. Preparing for an interview takes time. Learn how to prepare utilizing the best behavioral interviewing skills.

The objectives for this workshop are to:
- Learn the STAR Method for compelling examples
- Develop interview strategies
- Practice responding to (behavioral) situational interview questions
- Become aware of valuable interviewing tips.

Professional dress is not required to attend.

CS Outreach 2016 Summer Camps - From 06/06-08/19/2016 Wednesday, Jul 27
(9 a.m. - 4 p.m.) Location: ECSS 4.412; ECSS 3.101; ECSS 2.415.

CS Education and Outreach Program presents:

100+ Coding Camps in 11 weeks of Summer 2016!

Dates: From: June, 06th - August, 19th, 2016


ECSS 4.412  ; ECSS 3.101; ECSS 2.103 ;ECSS 2.104A1
ECSN 2.126; ECSS 2.415
ECSS 2.412 ; ECSS 4.910
ECSS 3.620; ECSS 3.621
ECSS 4.623; ECSN 2.112

Time: From 09am-12noon and 1pm-4pm (half day camps)

         From: 09am-4:pm (whole day camps)


Fees: $ 125.00 one-week half day camps

         $ 250.00 one-week full day camps


Fee details: Fees will up by $25 and $50 exactly 2 weeks before each camp. Registration will be closed one week before the camp to enable us to handle the logistics smoothly. After this point, each registration request should come to & it will be reviewed by the director and approved if possible. No exceptions. Registration fee will be $200 and $350 for half-day and full-day camps respectively & discount codes are NOT allowed with these late registrations. If you are not 100% sure about a specific week, you can register early and cancel later if needed.

Snacks and Lunch included.

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JSOM BCC Cover Letter Writing Workshop Wednesday, Jul 27
(5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.)

How to Write Your Cover Letter – BCC Basics

Presented by the JSOM Business Communication Center  Event ID 5312

Attend this “how to” workshop to discover how to make your cover letter stand out from your competition’s. You will learn to:

·         Format your cover letter professionally.

·         Catch the employer’s attention in the first paragraph.

·         Tell interesting stories about your qualifications instead of repeat your resume.

·         Write a captivating motivation statement that appeals to the employer’s needs.

Following the workshop, register for a small group session (POD) to double-check your format, organize the content of your letter, and learn to turn bullet points into memorable stories. Then, you can have two, individual sessions with a BCC tutor to further develop your letter.

This “How To” workshop is a pre-requisite for attending BCC cover letter PODs and individual sessions.

Note that you must be present for the entire workshop to qualify to sign up for further services.

Advance registration for CMC workshops is strongly recommended to ensure your seat. If you pre-register and your availability changes, you can cancel your registration by visiting the event page in hireJSOM.

Professional dress is not required to attend.

MS Accounting Information Session Wednesday, Jul 27
(5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.) Location: On Line.

This free information session is for those interested in the Master of Science in Accounting degree. The session is open to all prospective students, including those nearing completion of their undergraduate degrees. This session will cover application procedures, program curriculum and various degree requirements.

-Access the web conference session via this link:, select "Enter as a Guest," type your name and click "Enter Room."

-Before participating in the session, you can run a connection test at:

-You can view a short demo of "Attend Your First Connect Pro Meeting" demo here:

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FriendSpeak UTD - Training Wednesday, Jul 27
(6 p.m. - 8 p.m.)

FriendSpeak UTD provides all UTD students free 'one to one' English speaking training and sometimes local culture lessons. Most students who attended our events have built a friendship with our native English volunteers.

Sword Arts - Meeting Wednesday, Jul 27
(8 p.m. - 10 p.m.)

Practicing sword techniques with foam weapons.

Summer 2016 "Signature Required" Period to Withdraw from UG Courses 2nd 5-Week Session Saturday, Jul 9 - Wednesday, Jul 27 ]]> Fall 2016 Early Payment Deadline Wednesday, Jul 27 Location: Bursar’s office or online at


The Bursar Office located on the second level of the Student Services Building. For office hours, please see the contact page. The Bursar Office accepts checks, cashier’s checks, money orders, traveler’s checks, cash, and demand drafts. We do not accept credit or debit card payments at the Bursar Office for tuition.

Students may pay tuition and fees online by accessing the EZPAY payment portal through the EZPay website. Students must enter both their Net ID and password in order to enter the payment website.

Paying by eCheck is FREE. There is no convenience fee for paying by ECheck.

Once you are logged into the EZPAY payment portal, you may click on the “make a payment” link on the main page. Click “pay” and select the check option from the drop down box. You will be asked to enter your bank routing number and your account number before continuing. After clicking continue, you will type in the amount you wish to pay and the term you wish the payment in. Clicking the submit button will bring up a screen asking you to authorize your payment by entering in the last four digits of you UTD ID number. After accepting the agreement, your payment will automatically be processed. Payment by eCheck is subject to the Returned Check Policy.

We also accept MasterCard, Discover and American Express for online payments. A convenience fee of 1.90% of the total payment amount will be charged to your account when choosing the Credit Card payment option.

Our EZPAY payment portal currently accepts Master Card, Discover, and American Express but not Visa.Note: The payment verification process may take a few moments. Please do NOT resubmit payment if the confirmation page fails to appear. Instead, log out of the payment portal, log back in, and review your account balance to ensure payment was received.

Summer 2016 Last Day to Withdraw from a Graduate Course with an Automatic "W" 2nd 5-Week Session Wednesday, Jul 27 ]]> Summer 2016 Last Day to Withdraw from an Undergraduate Course with WL 2nd 5-Week Session Wednesday, Jul 27 ]]> UTDallas Advanced Placement Summer Institute - I Monday, Jul 25 - Thursday, Jul 28
(8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) Location: Various buildings on campus.

AP® professional development for secondary school AP teachers.  

Comet Camp 2016 - Session Green Wednesday, Jul 27 - Friday, Jul 29 Location: Camp Glen Lake - Glen Rose, Texas.

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Managers/Supervisors' Certificate Series Tuesday, May 24 - Tuesday, Aug 9
(2 p.m. - 4 p.m.) Location: Synergy Park North - UTDesign Seminar (SPN 1.121).

Description:  Each session is two hours in length and focuses on basic supervision and management skills. Participants completing all six modules will receive certificates of completion.

Module 1 – Communication and Listening Skills – Participants will examine different communication styles and discuss ways to deal with the different styles of communication. Participants will discuss and explore other communication issues that greatly impact the success of manager/supervisor to employee relationship. (May 24 from 2:00 till 4:00 PM)

Module 2 – EEO Laws – Participants will gain a better understanding of Equal Employment Opportunity laws and the implications they hold for the manager, supervisor and the university as it relates to hiring, discipline and termination. (June 14 from 2:00 till 4:00 PM)

Module 3 – Performance Management – Participants will discuss all aspects of an effective performance management system and the different methods for managing the performance of those they supervise. (June 28 from 2:00 till 4:00 PM)

Module 4 – Conflict Resolution – Participants will learn about the nature of conflict, common approaches we adopt when in conflict and the importance of supervisors and managers taking appropriate action in response to workplace conflict.  (July 12 from 2:00 till 4:00 PM)

Module 5 – Dynamic Discipline– In this session, managers and supervisors will learn the full range of the University’s discipline process and how to use that process legally, appropriately and effectively.  (July 26 from 2:00 till 4:00 PM)

Module 6 – Motivating and Recognizing Employees – Participants will explore key concepts behind employee motivation and learn the importance of using recognition and praise to honor employees and benefit the productivity of the work group. (Aug 9 from 2:00 till 4:00 PM)

Click Here to Register for the Complete Series