Student Offices Start Move to Modern New Facility

Building to Centralize Access to Financial Aid, Enrollment and Other Key Services

Sep. 21, 2010

Starting this week and continuing through early October, student business and service offices will begin moving from around campus to UT Dallas’ new Student Services Building. 

During the switch, select offices will post personnel in both old and new locations in an effort to avoid disrupting or inconveniencing students. Most phones will be operational throughout the moves.

The new building, located immediately south of the Student Union, will hold most of the departments that students need to conduct business with UT Dallas.

“We know the offices housed in the new Student Services Building are high-traffic businesses that our students rely on heavily,” said Matt Grief, assistant vice president for Student Affairs.  “Our goal is to make the transition as smooth as possible for the staffers moving into the facility and for our students who may have questions or who may need to visit offices like the Career or Health centers.” 

Offices within Enrollment Management will be closed entirely from Friday, Oct. 1, through Tuesday, Oct. 5.  They include the offices of the Registrar, Financial Aid and Admissions.  Those offices will reopen on Wednesday, Oct. 6, said Curt Eley, vice president for Enrollment Management.

“The majority of functions within our offices still will be available to students electronically via Orion, even though physical office locations will be shut down,” Eley said.   

Grief added that during the move, pathways and access to buildings—including the basement of the Multipurpose Building, the basement of the Eugene McDermott Library and the lower level of the Student Union, among other areas, will be intermittently blocked or inaccessible.

“Even though we’ll do our best to ensure that students’ calls are answered, we do ask that visitors refrain from stopping by until the moves are complete,” Grief said.  “Each office within the Student Affairs division will be fully operational the day after their respective moves.”

A dedication and tours of the Student Services Building are planned for Oct. 20.  The new Science Learning Center and the Founders Building renovations also will be highlighted during that event.


Media Contact: Jenni Huffenberger, UT Dallas, (972) 883-2244, jennib@utdallas.edu
or the Office of Media Relations, UT Dallas, (972) 883-2155, newscenter@utdallas.edu
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UT Dallas Student Services Building

The new Student Services Building will hold most of the departments that students need to conduct business with UT Dallas.

 


 

New Student Office Locations

Following will be the new room numbers and mail addresses for key student service offices:

DepartmentLocationMail
Sept. 23
VP for Student AffairsSSB4.200SSB44
Dean of Students OfficeSSB4.400SSB46
Student Health CenterSSB4.700SSB43
Student Counseling CenterSSB4.600SSB45
Student AccessAbility
SSB3.200SSB32
Living Learning CommunitiesSSB3.600SSB33
New Student ProgramsSSB3.600SSB33
Student VolunteerismSSB3.600SSB33
Residential Life Director
SSB3.600SSB33
Student Transition ProgramsSSB3.600SSB33
Housing OperationsSSB4.400SSB46
Student Wellness Center
SSB4.500SSB42
Sept. 24
Career CenterSSB3.300SSB31
International Student ServicesSSB3.400SSB34
Multicultural CenterSSB2.400SSB23
Women's CenterSSB4.300SSB41
Oct.4
VP for Admissions &
    Enrollment Management
SSB1.300SSB12
Financial AidSSB2.300SSB22
RegistrarSSB1.400SSB13
BursarSSB2.300SSB21
Oct. 5
Enrollment ServicesSSB1.300SSB11

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