Vice President for Student Affairs/Business Operations
  • Staff are advised to review their October 1 paychecks for accuracy, including deductions for elected coverage.
  • Sept. 22: Campus Carry Town Hall, 2 p.m., ATEC Auditorium. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend. A News Center site has been developed to provide the latest updates.
  • Sept. 24: Webinar/assessment: "Going from Good to Great." 12-1 p.m., Galaxy Room C, staff only. Contact Sue Sherbet at ext. 6193 if interested.
  • Sept. 24: Parking Structure IV groundbreaking, 2 p.m., Lot I.
  • Oct. 29: Alumni Center groundbreaking, time and location TBA.
  • Sept. 29: Volleyball vs. Texas-Tyler, 7 p.m.
  • Oct. 1: Soccer vs. McMurry, 5 p.m. (women's) and 7 p.m. (men's)
  • Oct. 3: Soccer vs. Hardin-Simmons, 1 p.m. (women's) and 3 p.m. (men's)
  • Oct. 23: Comet Golf Classic, the Athletics Department annual fundraiser. Contact Rob Bogardus at ext. 6166 for special Student Affairs rates.
Counseling Center
  • Clinical services (sessions): intakes, consultation, counseling (129), crisis services (5), psychiatric evaluations and treatment (25), couple and group counseling (7), testing (3).
  • Sept. 23: RAINN Day table, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Student Union (Comet Cafe area).
  • Center for Students in Recovery services/meetings: individual recovery (1), Al-Anon (1), SMART recovery (1), campus open recovery (1), meditation group (1).
Dean of Students
Fraternity and Sorority Life
  • 140 women received bids from College Panhellenic Council chapters.
  • 65 men are currently registered for Interfraternity Council recruitment (Sept. 14-26).
  • Currently searching for a new administrative assistant.
Office of Community Standards and Conduct
  • Office visits for the week of Sept. 14: alcohol (1), disruptive conduct (1), drugs/drug paraphernalia (1), other (6), academic dishonesty (2).
Student Development
  • Student Government is filling open senate seats. Direct interested students to the SG office or website.
Student Media
  • The latest edition of The Mercury came out today.
  • The latest UTD TV newscast will air Friday, Sept. 25.
Health Center
  • Sept. 23: Free dental screening clinic with Canyon Creek Family Dentistry, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Galaxy Room A. First-come, first-served, with limited appointments. Call the center at 972-883-2740 for a time.
Housing/Building Operations
Comet Center
  • Tickets for the State Fair of Texas are now available.
Living Learning Communities
Residential Life
  • PA Selection kicks off Oct. 1.
  • Still conducting searches for a residential life coordinator, a housing placement coordinator and an assistant director of Residential Life (University Village).
  • John Carrillo was selected as a participant for NASPA's "Escaleras: Student Affairs [email protected] Leadership Institute" in October.
Student Union
  • Currently searching for an administrative assistant.
International Center
Education Abroad
  • Information sessions for students interested in studying abroad are offered four times throughout the fall semester.
International Student Services
  • With 6,405 students, UT Dallas was recognized by the Department of Homeland Security as the No. 1 school for F-1 student enrollment in Texas. SEVIS by the Numbers, pg. 30.
Intercultural Programs
Leadership, Risk/Safety, Partnerships
  • Elise Connoly was hired as an administrative assistant in the International Center.
Multicultural Center
  • Hispanic Heritage Month calendar of activities.
  • Sept. 25: Salsa, Soul and Spirit: Diversity as a Leadership Opportunity. Registration is open.
  • Oct. 8: Diversity Dialogues, 5-7 p.m., McDermott Suite. Registration is open.
Recreational Sports
  • Oct. 2: Yoga on the Lawn, 11:30 a.m., Recreation Center West lawn. Free yoga class to support National Suicide Prevention Week. Contact Kacey Sebeniecher or Frankie Branham for information.
Student Programs
New Student Programs
  • Christine Belcher has accepted a new position and her last day is Sept. 25. A search for her replacement is underway.
  • Oct. 3: Family Day 2015.
Office of Student Volunteerism
  • Sept. 30: Bone Marrow Donor Drive, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Galaxy Rooms.
  • Oct. 24: Viva Volunteer. General registration opens on OrgSync Oct. 5.
  • October: winter gear drive. Donate new and gently used adult hats and scarves benefitting the Resource Center. Boxes will be placed in SSB 3.600, SSB 4.300 and AD 2.410.
Student Transition Programs
  • Sept. 29: Comet Countdown to Commencement, 2-6 p.m., Visitor Center Atrium.
  • Spring 2016 mandatory transfer orientation: Oct. 30, Nov. 23, Dec. 5, and Dec. 16. Locations will vary.
Wellness Center
  • 2,524 new students have now completed the AlcoholEdu program.
  • 4,678 new students have now completed the Haven sexual assault prevention course.
  • Sept. 22 and 29: Information sessions for The Body Project, 5:30-7:30 p.m., RHN Multipurpose Room. Sign up here.
  • Sept. 28-Oct. 2: UT Dallas Suicide Awareness Week. If you have not received QPR (suicide prevention) training, please contact the Student Wellness Center.

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