Vice President for Student Affairs
  • As you plan programs, please be mindful of recognized religious holidays and do not schedule events and activities on these days.

  • Jan. 30: Softball season opens at Texas Lutheran. The team is picked to finish seventh overall in the ASC preseason poll.
  • Feb. 1: Basketball vs. Ozarks, 5:30/7:30 p.m. Breast Cancer Awareness Night. The first 200 fans in attendance receive a free T-shirt. The volleyball team will be recognized during halftime at the men's game for their achievements during the 2015 season.
  • Feb. 12: Baseball season open against Chapman University. The team is picked to finish third overall in the ASC preseason poll.
  • Conference-wide, one student-athlete for each of the six ASC fall sports was recognized as a Distinguished Scholar-Athlete, including three from UT Dallas. They are: sophomore Samantha Tschirhart, for women's cross country; junior Michelle Toro, for volleyball; and junior Sam Konstanty, for men's soccer.
Dean of Students - Health and Wellness Initiatives
Counseling Center
  • Clinical services/sessions for the week of Jan. 11: Intakes, consultation and counseling (124), crisis services (8), psychiatric evaluations and treatment (28), couple and group counseling (2), testing (2), group screening (1).
  • Center for Students in Recovery services for the week of Jan. 11: Individual recovery support (5), other contacts (28). Group Meetings: 12 step-all addictions (2), meditation group (2), Nourish eating disorder support group (1), COR (1), SMART (1).
Health Center
  • Feb. 3: Free flu shots to currently enrolled students, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Galaxy Rooms.
Recreational Sports
  • Jan. 26: Free self-defense workshop. Reality-based system presented by Lauren Hidalgo, certified trainer for Academy of Combative Warrior Arts, 8:15-10 p.m., Activity Center MPO.
Wellness Center
  • Jan 25-29: Suicide Prevention Week.
  • Jan. 26: Resolution Revolution "Healthy Eating Across Campus," 6 p.m., Residence Hall West.
  • Jan 27: Painting Positive Vibes, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Spirit Rocks.
Dean of Students - Student Engagement Initiatives
Community Standards and Conduct
  • New cases for the week of Jan. 11: Academic dishonesty (22), drugs (11).
Student Development
  • The UT Dallas cheerleaders recently attended the UCA College National Championship at Disney World and came in sixth place.
Student Volunteerism
  • Jan. 28: Freshmen Engaged in Service Together (FEST), 2-3:30 p.m., SU 2.602. Freshmen may register online.
  • Searching for staff/faculty to volunteer 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 first floor/ lobby entrance of the SU. For more information contact Mackenzie Hunter.
Dean of Students - Student Transition Initiatives
Career Center
Student Programs
  • Search for an administrative assistant II is ongoing.
Student Transition Programs
  • Jan. 28: Transfer Thirsty Thursday, 5-7 p.m., The Pub. Search for an undergraduate transfer student worker is ongoing. Students may apply to CometCareers job posting #78185.
  • Search for an administrative assistant II is ongoing.
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.
  • Apr. 7: Green Zone training for faculty and staff, 1-4 p.m., limited spots available. See registration form for details.
  • Registration for the Feb. 16 VETiquette Dinner is now open. A limited number of tickets are available for student veterans. Contact the center for information.
Housing Operations and Residential Life
Residential Life/LLC
  • Three student leaders are representing UT Dallas at the No Frills Student Leadership Conference at the University of Oklahoma Feb. 19-21.
  • Searches for a residential life coordinator (RH Southwest) and an assistant director (University Commons) are ongoing.
  • LLC coordinator Capri Mandella graduated with her Master of Arts in Educational Administration from New Mexico State University in December.
International Center
Education Abroad
  • UT Dallas welcomed 14 students from exchange partner schools this spring, up from three in spring 2015.
Intercultural Programs
Marketing and Student Media
Student Media
  • Jan. 25: New issue of The Mercury on stands.

Diversity and Community Engagement
Multicultural Center
  • Information about upcoming Diversity Education sessions is available online.

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