Comet Calendar, The Official Event Calendar for UT Dallas en-us This Day's Events at UT Dallas Orators at UTD - Regular Club Meeting Saturday, Sep 24
(1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.)

Orators at UTD is an official Toastmasters club. At the regular club meetings, members and guests get together to become excellent communicators and leaders.

Women's Soccer vs. Mary Hardin-Baylor Saturday, Sep 24
(5 p.m.) Location: UTD Soccer Field.

Join the Comets as they host the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in an ASC match at 5 p.m. at the UTD Soccer Field. Admission is free with valid Comet Card.

Corporate Challenge 2016: Softball Saturday, Sep 24
(8 a.m. - 6 p.m.) Location: Huffhines Ball Fields, 1500 N. Apollo Rd., Richardson, TX 75081.

Let's go Comets!

When: Sat, September 24, 8am – 9pm
Where: Huffhines Park, Richardson, TX 75081

QS World MBA Tour in New York City Saturday, Sep 24
(3:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.) Location: Hilton New York.

You're invited to join The University of Texas at Dallas at the world's largest MBA fair.  Whether it's to start your own business, take the next step in your current role, or change sectors, an MBA can make it happen.  Join The University of Texas at Dallas at the QS World Tour in New York City

During this one day event, you can:

  • Meet face-to-face with Admissions Directors from the top local & international  business schools
  • Apply for $1.7M of exclusive MBA scholarships only available to attendees
  • Attend a â€‹free GMAT seminar hosted by GMAC
  • Get personalized advice on your MBA application
  • Network with like-minded professionals and MBA Alumni

You can register online today for free entry. Space is limited. 


Bronies of UTD - BUTD General Meeting Saturday, Sep 24
(4 p.m. - 7 p.m.)

General meeting for members to hang out together.

Men's Soccer vs. Mary Hardin-Baylor Saturday, Sep 24
(7:30 p.m.) Location: UTD Soccer Field.

Join the Comets as they host the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in an ASC match at 7:30 p.m. at the UTD Soccer Field. Admission is free with valid Comet Card.

Texas Party Saturday, Sep 24
(7 p.m. - 10 p.m.) Location: Student Union.

A UT Dallas tradition as big as the Lone Star State!

The Texas Party takes over the Student Union on Saturday, September 24. Attractions this year include: armadillo races, mechanical bull riding, line dancing, trick ropers, mariachi band, and more! Bring your friends and family. Yee-Haw! #utdtxparty

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Fall 2016 "Signature Required" Period to Withdraw from UG Courses 1st 8-Week Session Tuesday, Aug 30 - Monday, Sep 26 ]]> Microsoft Classes for September: Open to Students Thursday, Sep 1 (TBA) -
Friday, Sep 30 (TBA) Location: Various times and locations.

For details of what is covered in each class, please refer to www.utdallas.ed/OIT/training/

To register, please email your Name and NetID to

Class, date, time, location

  • Outlook, 9/16, 9:00am-11:30am, SB1.104
  • Microsoft Beginner, 9/20, 2-5:00pm, FO1.206c
  • Excel, Formatting, 9/21, 9:00am-12:00pm, FO1.206c
  • PowerPoint, Intm 1, 9/23, 9:00am-12:00pm, FO1.206c
  • Excel, Advanced, 9/28, 2:30-5:00pm, FO1.206c
  • Note: you MUST take Intermediate Excel before taking Advanced


Jewish Refugees in Shanghai Exhibition Thursday, Sep 1 - Friday, Sep 30

The exhibit, Jewish Refugees in Shanghai, 1933–1941, brings together photos, personal stories, and artifacts from Shanghai’s Jewish Refugee Museum of the nearly 20,000 Jews who sought refuge in Shanghai during the Holocaust. Presented in conjunction with the Confucius Institute.

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place/holder Friday, Sep 2 - Saturday, Oct 8

Reception: Friday, September 9, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

From book arts and sculptural remnants to found objects and boring photographs, place/holder is an exhibition of works that attempt to address—or rather, embrace—the (un)remarkable challenges of storytelling and documentation through an array of representational substitutions. Curated by Diane Durant.

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Fall 2016 "Signature Required" Period to Withdraw from UG Courses Full-Term Session Thursday, Sep 8 - Thursday, Oct 27 ]]> Business English Immersion Program Friday, Sep 16 - Friday, Nov 11
(1 p.m. - 4 p.m.)

Business English Immersion Program (BEIP)

Sep.16, 23 & 30 1pm - 4pm

Oct. 7, 14, 21 & 28 1pm - 4pm

Nov. 4 & 11 1pm - 4pm

Enhance your written and spoken communication skills in the Business English Immersion Program (BEIP). This certificate program will teach you to communicate professionally and confidently in a dynamic and informative environment.

You will learn the following upon successful program completion:

  • U.S. American writing style and development
  • Academic and business English grammar
  • Accent improvement techniques
  • Cross-cultural, presentational, and telephone skills

BEIP Requirements:

  • Program director or professor recommendation
  • Brief on-site language interview and writing sample

For more information, please email or call 972-883-5063.

Entrepreneurial Development Series Friday, Sep 23 - Friday, Sep 23, 2017
(12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.) Location: Venture Development Center.

The Venture Development Center is partnering up with Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to provide a formal training program for startup companies founded by UTD students, faculty and alumni as well as for the entrepreneurial community of Dallas. The series will cover how to better equipped for building, leading and operating your startup venture.

If you’re an aspiring or early-stage entrepreneur wanting to increase your chances of success, and wanting to avoid making some common mistakes that can cost thousands of dollars, and years of your time, the Entrepreneur Development Series is for you. Just imagine being able to avoid all the time spent on trying to figure out all the details of launching and growing your business on your own and instead improve your success rate with our course.

The Entrepreneurial Development Series will be held once a month beginning on September 23, 2016 through May 19, 2017 and will consist of 8 four-hour speaker/lecture sessions that tackle key issues in the launch of a new business.