Sophomore Year Experience
students at UT Dallas

Sophomore Events

Survive and Thrive the Sophomore Slump

Explore time management, learn how to avoid burnout and find out about setting realistic goals. Free t-shirt for undergraduate sophomores, and food available while supplies last.

Jan. 28
12-1 p.m.
MC 3.606


Smart Spending

Navigate finances in this one-hour presentation, including hands-on activities to prepare you for budgeting in your everyday life. Free t-shirt for undergraduate sophomores, and food available while supplies last. Seating is limited.

Feb. 25
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Blackstone LaunchPad


Major Investigations

Not sure what to major in or if your major is right for you? Investigate your options during this hour-long presentation. Free t-shirt for undergraduate sophomores, and food available while supplies last.

Mar. 3
5:30-6:30 p.m.
SSA Gaming Wall Lounge


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

Sophomore Jump

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

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 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 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.