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University of Texas-Arlington





Educational Resources

Libraries

Cartographic history library, map collection, minority cultures collection, Texana & Mexican war collections

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 1,144,133 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 37,437 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,474,971 microforms.
  • 9,683 Audio/Visual items.
  • 176 e-books.

Museums & Art

Language acquistion center, automation robotics research institute, computer resource learning center, nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer, planetarium

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 1,000 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 600 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 1,000 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 200 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 100 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 60% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 10,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 14% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 1% of housing units are Singles.
  • 21% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 12% of housing units are Triples.
  • 65% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 1% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 45 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 16% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 60% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 60% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Bed races, international week, Semana De Cultra, black history month activities
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra
  • In total, there are about 459 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Chi, Alpha Phi Sigma, Alpha Pi Mu, Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Eta Kappa Nu, Eta Sigma Phi, Golden Key National Honor Society, Order of Omega, Phi Alpha , Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Sigma Tau, Pi Sigma Alpha, Pi Tau Sigma, Psi Chi, Sigma Tau Delta, Sigma Gamma Tau, Tau Beta Pi, Upsilon Pi Epsilon, Alpha Lambda Delta, Gamma Sigma Alpha, Kappa Tau Alpha, Lambda Alpha, Chi Epsilon, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Sigma, Alpha Psi Omega, Sigma Gamma Epsilon, Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Phi Sigma-Lambda, Sigma Chi
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baha'i Club, Baptist Student Ministry, Breakthrough Campus Fellowship, Campus Friendship Group, Christians on Campus, Lutheran Student Organization, Muslim Student Association, University Catholic Community, Voices of Christ, Alpha Lambda Omega, Mavericks for Christ, Nurses Christian Fellowship, Upside down, Wesley Foundation, Latter Day Saints Student Association, Canterbury Association, International Christian Fellowship, Young Ladies Anointed & Chosen for Distinction, Inc. , K-Basic (Korean Brothers & Sisters in Christ, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Common Ground, Cornerstone Heartland Student Fellowship, Hillel (Jewish Student Organization), Thirst, University Bible Fellowship, Warriors of Worship
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) American Culture for Internationals, Bilingual Education Student Organization, Asian Student Association, Association of Mexican American Students, Chinese Student Association, Delta Alpha Omega, Fine Arts Society of India (FSI), German Language Society, Korean Student Association, Lambda Theta Alpha Sorority, Middle Eastern Student Association. lub, Inc. , Native American Student Association, Pakistan Student Association, Sigma Lambda Gamma, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Sri Lankan Students Association, Taiwanese Student Association, Thai Student Association, National Society of Black Engineers, Black Student Association, Black Student Nurses Association, Friendship Association of Chinese students and scholars, Hispanic Student Nurses Association, Hong Kong Student's Association, India Music Arts & Cultural Society, Lambda Theta Phi Fraternity, Laos Assoc of Students, Latin American Students Assoc, Muslim Student Assoc. , Turkish Student Organization, National Association of Colored Women's Club, Inc. , National Association of Black Accountants, Multicultural Greek Council, Vietnamese Student Association, Russian Cultural Society, Filipino Society, Indian Students Association, International Christian Fellowship, International Student Organization, Iranian Students Society, Ivorian Students, Japanese Union for Maximizing Potential, K-Basic, Kappa Delta Chi Sorority, La Society Francaise, Nepalese Students Organization, Project GO, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Sigma Lambda Beta Fraternity, Theta Chi Omega Sorority
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Sigma Kappa (Women in Technical Studies), Anime UTA, Delta Alpha Omega, Dialectical and Philological Society, Gay/Lesbian Association, German Language Society, Jeung San Do: Tai Chi & Meditation Club, Kappa Delta Chi Sorority, Lambda Theta Alpha Sorority, Moot Court Association, National Association of Colored Women's Club, Inc. , Native American Student Association, Philosophy Club, Project Progeria, Sigma Lambda Beta Fraternity, University Classics Club, Art of Living Meditation Club, Campus Libertarians at UTA, D. I. A. M. O. N. D, Delta Alpha Sigma, Delta Phi Omega, Gamers of Campus, HOMAGE at UTA, Lambda Theta Phi Fraternity, MAVERICK Chess Club, Macintosh User Group at UTA, Meditation Club, Olympus Mons (Astronomical Society, ) Percussion Club, Philosophy Club at UTA, Project GO, Psychology Society, Sierra Club, Student Film and Video Organization, Student P. O. W. E. R. Association, Student Peace Action Network, Students in Free Enterprise, University Community with Children
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Shorthorn (Tuesday through Friday during long semesters, twice a week during summer semester)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Dallas-Ft. Worth (15), Dallas Love Field (30)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Dallas (23)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Arlington (1)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 77% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 12 fraternities
  • 6 fraternity houses
  • 4% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 13 sororities
  • 4 sorority houses
  • 3% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Texas Christian University)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited






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