Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Catering fund requests are due Oct. 9.
  • Josh Hammers has accepted the position of director of assessment. He will begin Oct. 26.
  • Annual reports are due Nov. 6.
  • Visit the Campus Carry website to provide feedback about potential exclusion areas.
  • Sept. 29: Volleyball vs. Texas-Tyler, 7 p.m., "Gold Out" game for Childhood Cancer Awareness month. Help us paint the Activity Center stands gold in support of Kaitlyn Renee Johnson.
  • 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.
Career Center
  • Approximately 3,700 students attended the fall Career Expo Days.
  • Oct. 9-11: Out for Work, a career conference for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally students. Registration is open. Use the student discount code UTD2015.
  • Employer activity on campus this week: on-campus interviews with State Farm, American Airlines, Verizon, Flextronics, SoftwareONE, Ross Stores, Raytheon. Information sessions with City of Austin Police Department, Cisco, Goldman Sachs. For more information about employer connection opportunities, students should log in to their CometCareers account.
  • Lauren Nise's last day was Sept. 25. A search is underway for a new career consultant.
Counseling Center
  • Sept. 23: RAINN Day, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Student Union.
  • Clinical services: intakes, consultation and counseling (168), crisis intervention (11), psychiatric evaluations and treatment (26), couple and group counseling (18), testing (3).
  • Center for Students in Recovery meetings: individual recovery (2), Al-Anon (2), SMART recovery (4), campus open recovery (4), meditation group (3), Nourish eating disorder support group (4).
Dean of Students
Fraternity and Sorority Life
  • Sept. 29: Advisor dinner, SU Ritual Room, 7:30-9 p.m.
Office of Community Standards and Conduct
  • Student meetings for the week of Sept. 14-18: alcohol (1), drugs (5), drug paraphernalia (4), stalking (1), violation of general rules and regulations (2), violation of state or federal law (1), inappropriate behavior (2), other (6), academic dishonesty (1).
Student Development
  • Oct. 16-17: Leadership Challenge, Mt. Lebanon Retreat Center. Registration is open on OrgSync (closes Oct. 6 or when all spots are filled).
Student Media
  • UTD TV released the first episode of its restaurant review show, "Taste of Dallas."
  • Oct. 5: AMP's October issue released.
  • Oct. 5: The Mercury's next issue released.
Health Center
  • Oct. 1 and Oct. 5: free flu clinics for currently enrolled students, 9-11:30 a.m., Galaxy Rooms B and C. Vaccines will be given first come, first served and students must bring their UTD ID.
Housing/Building Operations
Building Operations
  • Oct. 9-12: planned power and A/C outage to the Student Services Building. The outage will begin at 7 p.m. on Oct. 9 and last until 6 a.m. on Oct. 12. The building will be inaccessible during this time.
Comet Center
  • DSO tickets now available for Ravel Piano Concerto, Oct. 1, 2 and 4, $9.
Housing Operations
  • Conducting on-campus interviews for housing operations coordinator position.
Residential Life
  • PA selection kicks off Oct. 1.
  • Still conducting searches for open residential life coordinator, housing placement coordinator and assistant director of Residential Life (University Village) positions.
Student Union
  • Search is ongoing for an administrative assistant I.
  • Comet Cafe column lighting project is nearing completion.
  • Room reservation video tutorials are now available online.
International Center
Education Abroad
  • 40 students are on education abroad experiences this semester, and 23 students from partner schools around the world are attending UT Dallas.
Intercultural Programs
Leadership, Risk/Safety, Partnerships
  • Beginning in spring 2016, the 883 bus route will include an extension shuttle to expand transportation to/from off-campus housing.
Multicultural Center
  • Hispanic Heritage Month calendar of activities.
  • Oct. 8: Diversity Dialogues, 5-7 p.m., McDermott Suite. Registration is open.
  • The Diversity Education Module, part of student employee compliance training, is now available through eLearning.
Recreational Sports
  • Oct. 2: Yoga on the Lawn, 11:30 a.m., Rec Center West. Free class to support National Suicide Prevention Week. Contact Kacey Sebeniecher or Frankie Branham for more information. Open to faculty/staff/students.
Student Programs
New Student Programs
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.
Veteran Services Center
  • Nov. 23: Green Zone Training for faculty and staff. See registration form for time and location.
  • Staff/faculty veterans that have a uniform or item to display for the Nov. 11 Veterans Day campus event should contact the VSC at [email protected].
Wellness Center
  • Bystander intervention training is available to Student Affairs staff who missed the training offered over the summer, or for those hired after summer training was completed. Contact Kacey Sebeniecher for details.
  • Sept. 30: As part of Suicide Prevention Week, students are invited to paint messages of hope and positivity on the Spirit Rocks, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

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