Comet Spirit Programs

Pep Band

The UT Dallas Pep Band offers students, faculty, and staff an opportunity to participate in the excitement of athletic and campus community events and to perform within the greater Dallas area. The Pep Band is one of the most visible performance ensembles on campus. In addition to playing at men’s and women’s home basketball games and select women’s volleyball games, the band plays for National Night Out, Scholars’ Day, and Homecoming.

Participation Info

Any UT Dallas undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and staff with prior ensemble experience on any of the following instruments are encouraged to join: flute, piccolo, clarinet, alto sax, tenor sax, bari sax, trumpet, mellophone, trombone, bass trombone, euphonium, baritone, tuba, bass guitar, and drum set. With the exception of bass guitar and drum set, no audition for membership is required.

Pep Band is a one-credit class, MUSI 2113. To join, simply register for MUSI 2113 and fill out the participation form.

Bass guitarists and drummers should email [email protected] or call 972-883-6007 before August 9 to set up an audition.


Thursdays 7:00–8:00 p.m. in AH1 1.104.


The majority of home games are on Thursday evenings and Saturday afternoons.

2017 Two-Day Camp

August 17–18, 9:00–4:00, in AH1. Lunch will be provided both days.

The camp will culminate with a performance at The Rumble (presented by University Recreation, Residential Life, and Athletics) on August 18 in the early evening.

Contact Us

Lori Gerard

UT Dallas Pep Band, Director
mailto:[email protected]
(972) 883-6007

Fight Song

Tiger Rag is the official fight song of UT Dallas.