This plan includes 165 meal swipes, $300 Dining Dollars and $50 College Park Dollars to be used throughout the semester. This meal plan allows students to use one meal swipe during each meal period, seven days a week.
APPS TO TRY
tap ride, double map, zagister bike rentals, via like Uber But cheaper $3, half ride,
Sinus Headache- Face, forehead hurt, thick mucous, worse when bending over or lying down. If sinus infection can last 2 weeks don't need antibiotics.
TREAT Phenylephrine (little red pills), all allergy medicine including nasal spray, water, hot washcloth over your head/ face sinus area hurting if doesn't go away within 15 minutes take a NSAID. IF symptoms improve then suddenly get worse again no matter how long go see nurse for antibiotics probably bacterial sinus infection.
Migraine Headache - throbbing head, nausea, light and sound sensitivity. Causes are stress, not enough sleep and diet. Treat by fixing those and taking NSAIDS.
DIARRHEA at onset TREAT fluids especially with electrolytes (sports drinks but pedialyte better), Juice like pomegranates, clear broth, pretzels, potatoes, soup, bananas, crackers, rice, tea (chameleon ginger blackberry raspberry) applesauce. AVOID caffeine, apple juice, milk till you get better. If not better after a few days of that go to the nurse.
CONSTIPATION TREAT Water, Berries, Nuts, beans, make a pot of chili haha, black coffee Metamucil, Miralax.
PREVENT - more water, exercise, water before bed, yogurt
GAS - TREAT Breathe deeply, eat peppermint, yogurt, warm water, sip lemon water, take a walk (Jarrett will appreciate if down the hall or outside), on back knees chest, if doesn't help take GasX. PREVENT - Slow down on your eating, lose the straw, exercise more, avoid gum, co carbonated drinks, cut down on beans and spicy, fried and high fat foods, tea (ginger, peppermint, chamomile)
Dry eyes from computer = Close drapes and have side lights on, Sit 24 inches away from screen and have screen 10-15 degrees below your eyes
try this exercise: Every 20 minutes, blink 10 times by closing your eyes as if falling asleep (very slowly). This will help rewet your eyes. Last resort re-wetting eye drops (Artificial Tears)
CUTS AND BURNS
Cuts = clean your hands then wash cut, put pressure stop bleeding then apply the antibiotic cream put bandaid over then change it/clean every day. If it starts getting red streaks, greenish yellow pus, swelling, pain, fever go see nurse see if infected.
BURNS - run cool water for 5 minutes (no ice), put antibiotic ointment (spray better) then loosely wrap with gauze, take Tylenol or ibuprofen. Go to nurse if electrical burn, charred, has no feeling, any blistering especially if on hands, feet, face.
Once you arrive home and review all of your orientation materials, you may realize that you still have a few questions or would like access to the various orientation presentations. Lucky for you, everything you need is located right here. Check out the links on the left for access to our New Maverick Orientation Encore Newsletter and the PowerPoint shows that were presented during orientation. Now that you have attended orientation and begun your journey as a Maverick, staying in touch with your new friends, orientation leaders and your advisor will help keep you connected with the campus community.
New Maverick Orientation is just the beginning of your journey as a new Maverick. To ensure that you are prepared for the first day of classes, check out the list below of things that should be completed after orientation, but before you move-in or start classes.
REVIEW YOUR CLASS SCHEDULE
Now that you have registered for your classes, it’s a good idea to review your schedule before you begin classes. Knowing your course outline and how each class fits into your degree plan is an essential part of graduating on time. Contact your academic advisor if you have any questions or need clarification on anything! www.uta.edu/mymav
SECURE ON-CAMPUS OR OFF-CAMPUS HOUSING
Whether it’s on-campus housing or an off-campus apartment, make sure you have a comfortable place to live. If you will be moving on-campus, be sure to consult your roommate as well as the University Housing guidelines before you make any purchases.
Check out the Parent & Family Weekend 2018 Schedule of Events for a glimpse into weekend festivities!
Please check back regularly for schedule updates and announcements.
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UTA PARENT & FAMILY ADVISORY COUNCIL FALL MEETING
University Center VPSA Conference Room
1:45 pm – 5:00 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
CHECK-IN & HOSPITALITY CENTER AT THE UNIVERSITY CENTER
AFTER HOURS CHECK-IN AT THE GREASE MONKEY SOCIAL CLUB & BURGER SHOP
University Center - Palo Duro Lounge | 300 West 1st Street, Arlington, TX
Grease Monkey Social Club & Burger Shop | 200 N. Mesquite Street | Arlington, Texas 76011
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
UTA SCHOOLS & COLLEGES HOST THE MAVERICK FAMILY CLASSROOM EXPERIENCE
Parent & Family Weekend guests are encouraged to visit the various representing UTA Schools and Colleges.
Faculty and staff from each college will help families navigate the various learning opportunities your student has access to, and the many possibilities for research and development.
Families are encouraged to attend the event related to their student's major but are not limited to visiting one school or college. Make plans to attend these events TODAY!
Participating Schools & Colleges:
College of Business (COB)
Student-Led Lab Tours | COB Family Weekend Reception
College of Engineering (COE)
Student-Led Lab Tours | COE Family Weekend Reception
College of Liberal Arts (COLA)
Classroom experiences offered throughout the weekend from the Art & Art History, Dance and Music Departments
College of Nursing and Health Innovation (CONHI)
Center of Research & Scholarship Student-Led Lab Tours (SEIR Building) | Student Success Q&A | CONHI Librarian Meet & Greet | CONHI Family Weekend Reception (3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
College of Science (COS)
Student-Led Lab Tours | COS Family Weekend Reception
NOTE: An event card with detailed activities and descriptions for each college will be provided during Parent & Family Weekend Check-In
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
OPEN HOUSES & TOURS
Central Library Tour & Escape Room (3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
Lockheed Martin Career Development Center Open House (3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
Public Health and Kinesiology Information & Tour- (4:30 pm - 5:30 pm)
Residence Halls Open Houses (3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
Smart Hospital Tours (4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
Guests are REQUIRED to pre-register for this event at the Parent & Family Weekend Check-In Locations
The Gallery at UTA - College of Liberal Arts (2:00 pm to 5:00 pm)
UTA Campus Tour - Dan Dipert Welcome Center (Tour leaves at 3 pm)
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Time block includes a welcome party, dinner and activity times. Some activities may last up to 10 pm
MAVERICK FAMILY'S DAY OUT
Pick a combo activity below that allows you and your family to explore and experience the spirit of UTA and the City of Arlington; but first, join us at Grease Monkey for dinner!
The Parent & Family Weekend 2018 official kick-off and welcome Party will be hosted at Grease Monkey Burger Shop & Social Club beginning at 5:30 pm. Guests are encouraged to come and enjoy the vibrant activities of the evening, receive a weekend forecast of events, and hear updates from the Parent & Family Center regarding weekend festivities. The Kickoff also serves as an excellent gathering location for all Maverick families.
Maverick Family’s Day Out Combo Deals
NOTE: Based on the activity selected ticket prices may vary.
Dinner and a Movie Combo
Dinner and a Planetarium Show & Rooftop Observatory Open House Combo
Dinner and a Dallas Cowboy Stadium VIP Tour*
Dinner and an Arlington Music Hall Concert - Haggard & Jones-Ben & Noel Haggard and Georgette Jones Concert*
Dinner at Grease Monkey - Dinner is an additional cost to Parent & Family Weekend 2018 tickets purchases.Dinner (select meals) at Grease Monkey is $5.95/person, beverage and tax amounts are not included. Activity within the combo (movie, planetarium show, and observatory open house) is sponsored by the Parent & Family Center and FREE to registered Parent & Family Weekend Guests!
NOTE: AT&T Stadium Tour - The Parent & Family Center will incur the cost of credit card and processing fees on behalf of guests that choose to attend the VIP Tour. VIP Tour Guests are encouraged to attend dinner before their scheduled private tour time.
Maverick Family's Day Out Combo Tickets for Night at the Movies and Planetarium Shows will only be distributed during the Parent & Family Weekend Kickoff & Welcome hosted at the Grease Monkey Burger Shop & Social Club on 10-19-18.
*Dallas Cowboy VIP Stadium Tour & Arlington Music Hall Concert are pre-paid activities that are at an additional cost to your Parent & Family Weekend Ticket purchases.
Maverick Activity Center | 500 W. Nedderman Rd., Arlington, TX
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
MAVERICK FAMILY AWARDS & PRE-DINNER SHOW HOSTED BY MR. & MISS UTA 2018
The Parent & Family Center will host the Maverick Family Awards & Dinner Pre-Show with hilarious family awards presentations and acknowledgments such as:
Families that Traveled the Furthest
Families with the Most Maverick Family Spirit
Largest Family Attended and many more…
Rosebud Theater-University Center | 300 West 1st Street, Arlington, TX
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
DINNER WITH THE PRESIDENT WITH A SPECIAL GUEST PERFORMANCE BY THE MAVERICK DANCE COMPANY
Dr. Vistasp Karbhari, UT Arlington President invites you and your family to enjoy a tasty BBQ dinner, enjoy great music and meet members of the UTA faculty, staff and administration.
Bluebonnet Ballroom-University Center | 300 West 1st Street, Arlington, TX
8:00 pm - Closing
UTA FAMILY NIGHT @ TEXAS LIVE* WITH SPECIAL CONCERT BY SHINYRIBS
Shinyribs: An American country-soul, swamp-funk band from Austin, Texas
*UTA Family Night @ Texas Live meals and activities are at an additional cost to your Parent & Family Weekend Ticket purchases. The Parent & Family Center will incur the entrance fee for the event location.
Beta Theta Pi's flagship event, Heroes for Hope 5K is a philanthropic effort to raise money that directly goes towards providing gifts, toys, and smiles to children recovering from various illnesses at Children's hospital.
This year the event will be held on Sunday, October 21st. As an attendee of Parent and Family Center weekend, you would be eligible for a discounted price using the coupon sent via email. This price provides you with an admission ticket and a t-shirt for the event.
Use Discount Code and receive $5.00 OFF Ticket Price: P&FCenter123
Toyota Stadium, Frisco | 9200 World Cup Way, Frisco, TX 75033
DINE AND SHOP AT THE COLLEGE PARK DISTRICT
Note: Event times and activities are subject to change.
Parent & Family Weekend is made up of a variety of events so that families can create a custom schedule based on their interests. The dress code for ALL Parent & Family Weekend events and activities is comfortable and casual.
Parent & Family Center 300 W. 1st Street · E.H. Hereford University Center, Suite B150 · Box 19363, Arlington, TX 76019 Phone: 817-272-2128 · Fax: 817-272-3722 · E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org · Hours: Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.