UT Dallas Student Affairs

Nov. 21, 2016

Vice President for Student Affairs

  • Happy Thanksgiving to you and your families! Be safe in your travels and enjoy the time with your loved ones.

Professional Development

  • Recognize your favorite area in Student Affairs with a Department of the Month nomination.


  • Dec. 3: Basketball vs. Ozarks, 1 & 3 p.m., Activity Center.
  • Dec. 7: Basketball vs. Concordia Texas, 5:30 & 7:30 p.m., Activity Center.
  • Volleyball's Michelle Toro, a senior, became only the third two-time All-American in university history, earning first team honors by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. Toro was a third team All-American as a junior.

Dean of Students

Community Standards and Conduct

  • New cases for the week of Nov. 7: Academic dishonesty (15), misconduct (5).

Health and Wellness Initiatives

Counseling Center

  • Clinical services/sessions for the week of Nov. 7: Intakes, consultation and counseling (175), crisis services (13), psychiatric evaluations and treatment (29), group and couples (53), testing (1), outreach (7).
  • Center for Students in Recovery services for the week of Nov. 7: Individual recovery support (8), other contacts (26). Group meetings: Al-Anon (1), Nourish eating disorder support group (1), SMART (1), AA (1).

Recreational Sports

  • No Group X classes through Nov. 27 due to fall break.
  • RCW closed through Nov. 27 due to fall break.
  • Activity Center fall break hours are: Nov. 23, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.; Nov. 24-25, closed; Nov. 26, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Nov. 27, 12-10 p.m.

Student Engagement Initiatives

Fraternity and Sorority Life

  • Dec. 1: Founder's Day Celebration, 1 p.m., Ritual Room.
  • Dec. 5: Expansion presentation by Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc., 5:30 p.m., Ritual Room. Open presentation by a prospective sorority, for expansion at UT Dallas.

Student Development

  • Nov. 27: Student Regent and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board applications are due to Student Government. Interested students should contact Briana Lemos.
  • Dec. 12: Late Night Final Exam Breakfast, 10 p.m.-12 a.m., Dining Hall West.

Student Union

  • Fall break hours are: Nov. 21-22, 7 a.m.-midnight; Nov. 23, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.; Nov. 24-25, closed; Nov. 26, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Nov. 27, 10 a.m.-midnight.

Student Volunteerism

  • Still accepting applications for 2017 Alternative Spring Break responsible university officials (staff). Contact Monalisa Amidar for information.
  • Search for a program coordinator is ongoing.
  • Nov. 1-30: Pet food drive donation boxes are in the Student Services Building 3.600, AD second floor lobby and the first floor of the Student Union.
  • Dec. 1: Alternative Spring Break registration opens, 12 p.m.
  • Dec. 1: OSV info booth, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Comet Cafe.
  • Dec. 5: Homework Helpers, 3-5 p.m. Registration required.

Student Transition Initiatives

Career Center


New Student Programs

  • Dec. 7: Road Warriors Commuter Break, 2 p.m., Galaxy Room A.

Student Transition Programs

  • Nov. 30: OMGraduation, 2-4 p.m., SSB 3.107.
  • Transfer orientation for students entering in spring 2017: Dec. 9.

International Center


Intercultural Programs


Leadership, Risk/Safety, Partnerships

  • The director of Global Engagement position has been filled. Leticia Zamarripa will be joining the International Center on Jan. 2.

Marketing and Student Media


Student Media

  • The latest UTD TV newscast is available on the station's YouTube channel.

Galerstein Women’s Center

  • Gender neutral single-stall restrooms have been updated on the campus map under "campus amenities."

Multicultural Center

  • Registration for the Student Conference on Latino Affairs at Texas A&M University is ongoing. Students may apply online through OrgSync.
  • Search for an administrative assistant II is ongoing.