Sophomore Year Experience
students at UT Dallas

Sophomore Events

Major Investigations: Fair

Drop-by to ask questions on how to change your major/ minor and explore majors/minors on campus with academic advisors and the University Career Center.

Oct. 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Outside the Student Union

Major Investigations: Information Session

Continue your investigation with an in depth hour-long presentation. Free giveaways while supplies last.

Oct. 2, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Res Hall North Classroom

Survive and Thrive the Sophomore Slump

Set yourself up for success during your sophomore year! Explore time management, avoiding burnout, and setting realistic goals.

Spring 2020

Freshman Ignite: Class of 2023

Celebrate your first-year success with your fellow freshmen at the "Ignite Your Future" event, which is an evening of fun marking the end of your first year at UT Dallas. Celebrate individual achievements, your class as a whole, new friends and moving on to your sophomore year.

Spring 2020

Alternative Spring Break

The Office of Student Volunteerism hosts the Alternative Spring Break initiative, a nationwide program in which college students travel during the week of Spring Break to volunteer with non-profit organizations. Previous trips have included service projects benefiting the elderly, at-risk youth, homeless population, and special needs children, as well as assisting with hurricane relief, parks restoration, and environmental cleanup.

Spring 2020

International Week

International Week celebrates rich diversity of culture by providing an array of international events, from Diversity Dinner Dialogues to dance parties. Passport to the World showcases a wide array of culture through food, music, and much more. At the International Talent Show, you can watch classical dances, musical performances, and other quality student performances from around the globe.

Spring 2020

Sophomore Jump

Join your fellow sophomores to celebrate completing another year at UT Dallas! Giveaways and food are available while supplies last.

Spring 2020

Sophomore Advance

Calling all sophomores! Come explore "A World of Possibilities" in your sophomore year. Learn about Student Leadership Programs, academic majors, Education Abroad, and Career Center services.

Fall 2020

Explore the World of Work (WOW): Interest Session

Sophomores can attend this short one hour presentation on UT Dallas Internships, Externships, and Career Center resources. The event will include sophomore specific advice on creating your career path at UT Dallas!

Explore the WOW!

Explore the World of Work through an externship/job shadowing experience during Spring Break week. Receive a first-hand look at the valuable networking contacts and have the opportunity to see how classroom learning can be applied to real world situations.

First-Year Leader Program

First-Year Leaders have the opportunity to team up with a UNIV 1010 instructor to teach the course. They are students who have been trained to offer educational outreach to freshmen. Their mentoring helps new UT Dallas students succeed in the classroom and elsewhere on campus.

Education Abroad

Yes, you can go abroad on your sophomore year! The Education Abroad office offers opportunities to study abroad that allows for personal growth, a time to develop new insights into other cultures and an opportunity to enhance your global knowledge. Set up an Education Abroad advising appointment request by emailing [email protected]

Comet Card Office Tickets

UT Dallas students have several ways to experience all that Dallas-Fort Worth area has to offer. Purchase discount tickets and learn more about local venues and events at the Comet Card Office.