Programs for Minors

The Programs for Minors Office provides oversight for university sponsored programs, activities, camps and events (PACE) involving minor participants to ensure compliance with regulations and to provide a positive environment that promotes health, wellness, safety and security.

If you have questions about hosting a PACE for minors, please contact the Programs for Minors Director, Carla Garner at [email protected] or call (972) 883-3815.

Communication Camps

UT Dallas' nationally recognized Callier Center conducts individualized camps for children with communication disorders. Children with articulation and resonance, language and learning, and cochlear implant challenges receive personalized therapy in a camp environment. Programs serve children ages 3 to 18.

Child Abuse Hotline

Texas law requires anyone with knowledge of suspected child abuse or neglect to immediately report it to the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS). Reports can be made at any time to DFPS by phone at 1-800-252-5400 or online at Texas Abuse Hotline.

Contact Information

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Carla Garner, CFE
Director, Programs for Minors
SU 2.304
800 W. Campbell Rd. SU26\5
Richardson, TX 75080
(972) 883-3815
[email protected]

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Jordan Gaines
Administrative Assistant
SU 2.302
800 W. Campbell Rd. SU25
Richardson, TX 75080
(972) 883-3858
[email protected]