Google selects UTA student for mentorship program
Dr. Cowley's end-of-semester message
As we near the end of the semester, Dr. Cowley looks back on everything the Maverick community has achieved this spring. Watch her video message.
MavGrad Celebration is a fun and family-friendly event Thursday, May 11, 6-9 p.m., where UTA’s graduating students can celebrate with their peers, friends, and family. This free event will feature food, drinks, a drone show, music by The Inspiration Band, photo opportunities, and festive activities.
Evening of Black Excellence
The Evening of Black Excellence is a celebration on Wednesday, May 10, honoring Black, African, and African American students who are graduating this semester. The ceremony embraces the pillars of scholarship, heritage, culture, and community. Friends and family are welcome to attend.
Celebrate UTA’s Asian Pacific Islander (API) graduates at the Lotus Laureate Ceremony, Thursday, May 11. At this festive celebration, graduating students will have the opportunity to publicly thank individuals who have helped them throughout their educational journeys.
The city of Arlington is accepting applications for its boards and commissions through Monday, May 15. Members of boards and commissions assist the mayor and city council by making recommendations on general policy matters impacting the city.
Concur online travel booking will be unavailable May 15-22 as the project team makes an update to the system. To book travel during the outage, contact Concur at 1-866-366-1142 or via email. Direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Division of Business Affairs will offer an information session on end-of-year preparations Monday, May 22, at 3 p.m. via Microsoft Teams. Attendees will learn more about end-of-year transactions, processes, and deadlines to ensure a smooth transition into the coming fiscal year.
A current remote work agreement is required for anyone who works remotely or is planning to participate in the flexible summer hours program. Summer remote work agreements are due before Monday, June 5, and the form should be updated every time there is a change to your remote work hours or upon expiration. For more information, contact email@example.com.
The Office of Information Technology is updating UTA’s network infrastructure across campus. The project involves building-by-building activity after regular business hours. To view when your building is impacted, visit the project website, which will be updated as the project progresses.
BF-AS-PR-16 Project Statements for STARs, PUF, and LERR Procedure
This new procedure provides guidance for the completion of monthly reconciliation of academic projects for funds from Science and Technology Acquisition (STARs), Permanent University Funds (PUF), and Library, Equipment, Repair and Rehabilitation (LERR).
GA-A-PO-01 Intercollegiate Athletics Policy
This policy was updated as part of a regularly scheduled five-year review. Updates were made to reflect a change from the Southland Athletic Conference to the Western Athletic Conference. The mission of the athletics program and department goals were added.
GA-LA-PO-04 Handbook of Operating Policies Policy; GA-LA-PR-05 Handbook of Operating Policies Procedure
The policy and procedure were rewritten to align with current practices. The Handbook of Operating Policies committee and policy officer’s role in reviewing policies was added. A new naming process for internal departmental policies, procedures, and forms was explained. The policy and procedure review process was clarified, such as steps for adding a new policy/procedure, amending and reviewing, and retiring a policy/procedure. DocTract, the University’s policy software, was explained, along with the different user roles and the policy/procedure review workflow.
HR-B-PO-01 Employee Tuition Affordability Program Policy; HR-B-PR-01 Employee Tuition Affordability Program Procedure
The policy and procedure titles were changed to “Employee Tuition Affordability Program Policy” and “Employee Tuition Affordability Program Procedure." Updates were made to allow for full-time and part-time employees who have completed at least six months of employment to be eligible for tuition assistance to pursue an undergraduate degree, graduate degree, or job-related courses at UTA that enhance job performance and satisfaction. Full-time employees may take up to six credit hours per semester, while part-time employees may take up to three credit hours per semester. In order to participate in the program, employees must sign an agreement to remain employed by the University for at least one full year after completion of courses or the undergraduate or graduate degree program.
HR-B-PO-06 Eligibility of Retirees for Group Insurance Coverage Policy
This new policy replaces HR-B-PR-08 Eligibility of Retirees for Group Insurance Coverage Procedure. Paragraph section titles were added throughout the document to provide more clarity. Department titles and contact information were updated.
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