August 14, 2018

August 14, 2018


students on giant orange sofa at past WOW event

Weeks of Welcome begins Sunday, Aug. 19, with University Convocation. The fun — including parties, music, food, giveaways and much more — continues through Friday, Aug. 31. see schedule

tea Tea Tuesdays
Tuesday, Aug. 14 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Join the Galerstein Gender Center on Tuesdays for refreshing tea and conversation. more info

airplane Overseas Travel for International Students Workshop
Tuesday, Aug. 14 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
International student advisors will provide valuable information on topics including renewing your visa and re-entering the U.S. more info

student with snow cone Epic Water Balloon Fight
Tuesday, Aug. 14 (8 - 9:30 p.m.)
Join Residence Life for this welcome back event featuring a water balloon fight and the Kona Ice food truck. more info

Black Panther Meteor Theater Presents “Black Panther”
Wednesday, Aug. 15 (8:30 - 11 p.m.)
Experience this phenomenal origin story. Before the movie there will be an African drum and dance performance by Bandan Koro. more info

Temoc in suit and tie Managers and Supervisors Certificate Series: Motivating Employees
Wednesday, Aug. 15 (10 a.m. - noon)
Participants will explore key concepts behind employee motivation. more info

students in classroom CPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Wednesday, Aug. 15 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
Learn about the Curricular Practical Training program, including the application process, eligibility and maintenance of status. more info

students walking on campus Campus Tour and Student Social
Thursday, Aug. 16 (9 - 11 a.m.)
Join the Intercultural Programs staff for a campus tour and the opportunity to mingle with current students while enjoying snacks and refreshments. more info

McDermott Library Library Tour
Thursday, Aug. 16 (1 - 2 p.m.)
A library staff member will guide you through the building to highlight collections and service points. Tours will begin at the information desk in the lobby. Please register in advance. more info

passports OPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, Aug. 16 (2:30 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the Optional Practical Training application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info

students in classroom College 101 Success Camp
Friday, Aug. 17 (9 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
Sunday, Aug. 19 (9 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
First-year students will benefit from learning about time management, understanding the academic calendar, relieving stress and more. more info

education abroad logo Education Abroad: Pre-Departure Orientation
Friday, Aug. 17 (11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
Education Abroad invites all students who plan to study abroad next semester to attend a pre-departure orientation. more info

drumline performing Drumline Auditions
Saturday, Aug. 18 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
Students with prior battery or front ensemble experience are invited to audition for the UTD Drumline. more info

basketball player in game Student-Athlete Orientation
Sunday, Aug. 19 (noon - 4 p.m.)
This orientation session is specifically for new student-athletes. more info

flute player Music Ensemble Auditions
Sunday, Aug. 19 (1:30 p.m.)
Auditions for Wind Ensemble, String Orchestra, University Orchestra and Advanced Orchestra/Chamber Music Ensemble. more info

pieces of cake with sprinkles College Panhellenic Council Dessert Bar
Sunday, Aug. 19 (6:30 - 10 p.m.)
Treat yourself at the CPC dessert bar and learn about the formal recruitment process. more info





school suppliesOSV August School Supply Drive
Aug. 1 - 31
Help the Office of Student Volunteerism to collect school supplies in August. Markers, colored pencils, erasers, glue sticks and scissors are especially needed. more info

corporate challenge logoCorporate Challenge
Aug. 10 - Oct. 11
This Olympic-style competition brings local organizations together to raise money for Special Olympics Texas and engage in friendly competition. It includes a wide range of events, from softball and kickball to bowling and darts. more info

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