• Jan. 14: Basketball vs. Texas-Tyler, 5:30/7:30 p.m. Green Out: first 200 fans in attendance receive a free T-shirt.
  • Jan. 16: Basketball vs. LeTourneau, 1/3 p.m. Join us in welcoming our friends from the Special Olympics as they perform at halftime during both the men's and women's games.
Dean of Students - Health and Wellness Initiatives
Recreational Sports
  • Jan. 12: Deadline to renew lockers.
  • Jan. 14: Rock, Paper, Scissors, 10 p.m., Auxiliary Gym.
  • Jan. 15: Activity Center lockers available for rent.
  • Jan. 21: Group exercise classes begin. See the complete schedule online. Pass required.
Wellness Center
  • Jan. 13: Student Wellness Center Open House, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., SSB 4.5. Students are encouraged to visit the center for free refreshments, information about upcoming events and to explore services/resources available via the center.
Dean of Students - Student Engagement Initiatives
Student Volunteerism
  • The spring events calendar is now available on the OSV website.
  • Searching for staff/faculty to volunteer/serve as responsible university officials (RUOs) for Alternative Spring Break. Contact Monalisa Amidar for details and application.
  • A can opener drive is ongoing through January and benefits students who use the Comet Cupboard. Donate new or gently used non-electric can openers in the OSV office (SSB 3.600), the Administration Building near the second floor elevator, the RHS lobby and the SU. For more information contact Mackenzie Hunter.
Dean of Students - Student Transition Initiatives
Career Center
  • Jan. 11: Sign-ups begin for sophomores interested in the Explore the WOW spring break job shadowing program.
  • Jan. 14: Building a Professional Resume, 2:30 p.m., SSB 3.107.
  • Search for a student employment coordinator is ongoing.
New Student Programs
Student Programs
  • Search for administrative assistant II is ongoing.
Student Transition Programs
  • Jan. 13: SOYE: Explore the World of Work, 5 p.m., SU 2.602.
  • Jan. 20: Welcome Wednesday, 5 p.m., SU 2.602 (for spring 2016 transfer students who did not attend orientation). RSVP required.
  • Search for administrative assistant II is ongoing.
Veteran Services Center
  • Jan. 14: Military-affiliated students are invited to attend the spring semester welcome lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Veteran Services Center.
  • Two Warrior SMART sessions will be offered to staff/faculty/student veterans during the spring semester. Class size is limited and registration required. Contact the center for information.
Housing Operations and Residential Life
Housing Operations
  • Jan. 8: Residents of University Commons began submitting work orders via the MyHousing portal.
  • Jan. 19-25: Special programs housing sign-up through the MyHousing portal.
  • Jan. 28-Feb 5: Remaining residents housing sign-up through the MyHousing portal.
Residential Life/LLC
  • Jan. 14: Jump into Spring, an informational program to provide residents with info about upcoming events plus details about RHA, NRHH and the House Cup competition, 8 p.m., RHW.
  • John Carrillo has accepted another position outside the university. His last day is Jan. 22 and a search is underway for his replacement.
International Center
Education Abroad
  • Information sessions are scheduled for the spring 2016 semester. Details are available online.
Intercultural Programs
  • Hosted more than 350 new international students during spring international student orientation.
International Student Services
  • Amina Kader has been hired as an international student advisor.
Marketing and Student Media
Student Media
  • Jan. 11: New issue of The Mercury on stands.
  • Jan. 18: Radio UTD on-air programming resumes.

Diversity and Community Engagement
Multicultural Center
  • The MLK Jr. Celebration Breakfast is full, but a waitlist is available. Contact the center for details.
  • Staff in the center provide diversity presentations and workshops for students/student organizations. Contact the center for details.

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