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Comet Families Ambassadors

The Comet Families Ambassadors program connects family members to volunteer opportunities with the University. Comet Families Ambassadors play a large role in welcoming new UT Dallas family members at freshman orientation and participate in traditional campus events like Welcome Week, Homecoming, Family Day and more.

Upcoming Comet Families Events

Coffee with the Dean
September 21 at 10:15 a.m. CST

Meet with UT Dallas Dean of Students, Dr. Amanda Smith! This will be an informal opportunity to meet our Dean, ask questions about UTD life, and the Comet community. Event will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. This event has passed.

Coffee with the Matt Grief
October 12 at 1:15 p.m. CST

Meet with UT Dallas Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, and Director of Housing Operations, Matt Grief! This will be an informal opportunity to ask questions about University Housing, campus facilites, dining services, and the Comet community. Event will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. This event has passed.

Family Day Hometown Mixer
Oct. 29 at 5:00 p.m. CST

This hometown mixer is part of our virtual Family Day 2020 activities, you can see a full list of events here. This will be a chance to mingle with other Comet Families who reside in the same area as you. Once you join the mixer you will be able to join a hometown break-out room. Click here to join the Zoom call.

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Contact Us

If you are interested in volunteer opportunities, or learning about Comet Family events, contact Comet Families at [email protected] or 844-883-3659.

Family Day