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Orientation Presentation

  1. 1. Welcome, New Comets ORIENTATION 2012
  2. 2. Life as a Comet Freshman YearIntro to Academics UT Dallas at a Glance Dean of Students Experience
  3. 3. Intro to Academics Freshman YearIntro to Academics UT Dallas at a Glance Dean of Students Experience
  4. 4. Deans Dr. Dennis Kratz Dr. Bert Moore Dr. Jim Marquart Dr. Mark Spong Arts & Behavioral & Economic, Engineering & Humanities Brain Sciences Political & Policy Computer Sciences Science Dr. George Fair Dr. Hasan Pirkul Dr. Bruce Novak Interdisciplinary Management Natural Sciences & Studies Mathematics Dr. Sheila Dr. Austin Dr. Gene Fitch Piñeres Cunningham Students Undergraduate Graduate Education StudiesORIENTATION 2012
  5. 5. Associate DeansSchool Associate DeanArts & Humanities (A&H) Dr. Shelley LaneBrain & Behavioral Sciences (BBS) Dr. Melanie SpenceEconomic, Political & Policy Sciences (EPPS) Dr. Sarah MaxwellEngineering & Computer Science (ECS) Dr. Simeon NtafosInterdisciplinary Studies (IS) Dr. Dachang CongManagement (JSOM) Dr. Marilyn KaplanNatural Sciences & Mathematics (NSM) Dr. Dennis Miller ORIENTATION 2012
  6. 6. Explore Your PossibilitiesComet CupboardCertificate in Critical Communication SkillsFast TrackDouble MajorsFacebook / Twitter / UDACFree ElectivesMinorsArt in HallsUG Research Experience / The ExleyUniversity Convocation / Summer ReadingDine with DeansUNIV 1010 - Freshman Seminar ORIENTATION 2012
  7. 7. Reach Your Potential Academic Advising Changing Your Major Career Center Faculty Office Hours Student Outreach and Academic Retention (SOAR) Library Student Success Center Pre-professional Advising Pre-Law Pre-Health Teaching Assistant Support Early Warning - Midterm Grades ORIENTATION 2012
  8. 8. Freshman Year Experience Freshman YearIntro to Academics UT Dallas at a Glance Dean of Students Experience
  9. 9. August 26 REGISTER ONLINESuccess Camputdallas.edu/successcamp ORIENTATION 2012
  10. 10. Convocationutdallas.edu/convocation ORIENTATION 2012
  11. 11. Welcome Week utdallas.edu/welcomeweekORIENTATION 2012
  12. 12. University 1010utdallas.edu/univ ORIENTATION 2012
  13. 13. Fall 2012 Living Learning Communities Arts and TechnologyLiving Learning Computer ScienceCommunities Engineering Management Pre-healthutdallas.edu/livinglearning ORIENTATION 2012
  14. 14. Road Warriorsutdallas.edu/roadwarriors ORIENTATION 2012
  15. 15. Student LeadershipProgramsutdallas.edu/leadership ORIENTATION 2012
  16. 16. Freshmen Engagedin Service Togetherutdallas.edu/fye/volunteer ORIENTATION 2011 2012
  17. 17. Rising Sophomores utdallas.edu/fye/risingORIENTATION 2012
  18. 18. Comet Familiesutdallas.edu/family ORIENTATION 2012
  19. 19. SAVE THE DATE Saturday, Oct. 13Family Dayutdallas.edu/familyday ORIENTATION 2012
  20. 20. UT Dallas at a Glance Freshman YearIntro to Academics UT Dallas at a Glance Dean of Students Experience
  21. 21. UT Dallas at a Glance Taking Care of Business 1 2 3 Freshman YearIntro to Academics UT Dallas at a Glance Dean of Students Experience
  22. 22. Undergraduate Catalog utdallas.edu/student/catalog Academics Admissions Courses Curriculum Policies Resources Tuition and Financial Aid Students are responsible for knowing the policies as written in the catalogORIENTATION 2012
  23. 23. UT Dallas StudentEmail AddressAll official student emailcorrespondence will be sent onlyto a student’s UT Dallas emailaddressStudents must use their UT Dallasemail account when emailingfaculty and/or staff regardingacademic or financial records ORIENTATION 2012
  24. 24. Online Functions Galaxy and Orion galaxy.utdallas.edu Calendars Academic Payment Refund and Schedule CometORIENTATION 2012
  25. 25. FERPAFamily Educational Rights and Privacy Actutdallas.edu/legal/ferpaFederal law designed toprotect the privacy of astudent’s education recordsAccess to student records canbe granted with a third partyrelease for grade or transcriptinformation ORIENTATION 2012
  26. 26. Registration Advisor Clearance Freshmen New students Students required to see advisor - schedule of classes Registration Galaxy - enrollment appointments Advisor Walk-in registration ORIENTATION 2012
  27. 27. GradesOffice FunctionsUndergraduates are limitedto 3 grade-bearingenrollment attempts for aclass (including W’s)Grade reports are notmailed.Grades can be accessed viaGalaxy.Undergraduates receivemidterm grades in fall andspring. ORIENTATION 2012
  28. 28. Bursarutdallas.edu/finance/bursarOffice FunctionsAssess, bill and collect tuition and feesAccept paymentsPost financial aid refundsAnswer questions about accountsShort term loansPayment OptionsPay online using EZPAYPay at the Bursar’s OfficePay by mailing a checkPay by installment plan ($25 fee) ORIENTATION 2012
  29. 29. Financial Aidutdallas.edu/student/finaid Financial aid disbursements to Financial Aid website: utdallas.edu/student/finaid student Bursar accounts arescheduled to begin the 1st day of Apply for aid class of each term Deadlines Eligibility requirements View account status at Types of aid utdallas.edu/ezpay Veterans benefits Scholarships Loans Withdrawal policy Standards of academic progress Contact information Consumer information ORIENTATION 2012
  30. 30. Bookstore utdallas.edu/bookstore UT Dallas Gear Textbooks Order online, pick up at store Save 25% with used textbooks Post Office Technology Store Discounted software Computer accessories Located in the Bookstore and Student UnionORIENTATION 2012
  31. 31. Shuttle Services & Zipcarutdallas.edu/parkingFree shuttle serviceon- and off-campus(limited area)Free DART passesavailable to allstudents (includes busand rail)Shuttle stops atshopping centers onFridaysOrder online, pick upat the Comet CenterZipcar: car sharingavailable for students18 and olderFive cars at an $8-$9hourly rateIncludes gas,insurance, and up to180 miles ORIENTATION 2012
  32. 32. Student Success Centerutdallas.edu/gems Peer-led Team Learning (PLTL) Math Lab Writing Center Tutoring & Success Workshops Group Study Coaching & Seminars ORIENTATION 2012
  33. 33. UT Dallas at a Glance Student Services 1 2 3 Freshman YearIntro to Academics UT Dallas at a Glance Dean of Students Experience
  34. 34. Student AccessAbilityutdallas.edu/studentaccessServicesAcademic accommodations for studentswith documented physical, mental orsensory disabilityResource and referral informationAdvocacy and supportOfficeSSB 3.200972-883-2098 ORIENTATION 2012
  35. 35. Student Health Centerutdallas.edu/healthcenterStaff ServicesFull-time physician Diagnosis and treatment of acute illnesses, minorNurse Practitioner injuries and stabilizedRegistered Nurses chronic illnessesInsurance Meningitis vaccine mandatory for new studentsAvailable online atuhcsr.com ORIENTATION 2012
  36. 36. Student Wellness Centerutdallas.edu/studentwellness Promotes health, fitness and responsible personal choices through group programs and individual consultations Programs and Topics Freshman 15 Club Nutrition Fitness Alcohol and Other Drugs Eating Disorders Sexual Responsibility STDs Mens Health Womens Health ORIENTATION 2012
  37. 37. StudentCounseling Centerutdallas.edu/counseling Confidential, free services for students Services Individual, couples and group counseling Manage anxiety, depression, anger, eating disorders and relationships Workshops on time and stress management and other topics Staff Licensed psychologists, psychiatrist, and other mental health providers ORIENTATION 2012
  38. 38. Career Centerutdallas.edu/careerServicesCareer coachesCareer assessmentsResume assistanceMock interview trainingListings for on- and off-campus jobsProgramsCareer seminars7 career expos with over 350employersExplore the WOWexternship/job shadowingInternships ORIENTATION 2012
  39. 39. Galerstein Women’s Centerutdallas.edu/womenscenter Special events, conferences, panels, and programs related to gender equality, social justice and the LGBT community Professional counseling and mentoring services A private space for nursing mothers called the Lily Pad Lending library, meeting and study space ORIENTATION 2012
  40. 40. Promotes cultural awareness on campus and provides an area for students to meet and dialogue Programs Multicultural Peer Advocates STARS Scholars Leadership training and development Events Hispanic Heritage Month Black History MonthMulticultural Centerutdallas.edu/multicultural Diversity Dinner Dialogues ORIENTATION 2012
  41. 41. UT Dallas at a Glance Get Involved 1 2 3 Freshman YearIntro to Academics UT Dallas at a Glance Dean of Students Experience
  42. 42. Student Governmentutdallas.edu/sg Representative body and voice of UT Dallas students Services include Legal counsel Online book exchange Comet Discount Program and more ORIENTATION 2012
  43. 43. SUAAButdallas.edu/suaabStudent Union & ActivitiesAdvisory Board (SUAAB)Events, bands, comedians,casino nightHomecoming DanceSpringapalooza ORIENTATION 2012
  44. 44. Student OrganizationCenterutdallas.edu/csi190+ Student OrganizationsAcademic InterestArt and MusicClub SportsCulturalDepartmental/EducationalGreekHonorPoliticalRecreationReligiousServiceSpecial InterestSponsored ORIENTATION 2012
  45. 45. Fraternity and Sorority Life utdallas.edu/gogreek 17 Greek Organizations Alpha Gamma Delta Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Beta Chi Theta Chi Phi Delta Delta Delta Delta Epsilon Psi Fraternity Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Fiji Kappa Alpha Theta Kappa Sigma Lambda Phi Epsilon Fraternity Omega Delta Phi Fraternity Pi Kappa Phi Sigma Alpha Epsilon Sigma Lambda Alpha Sorority Sigma Lambda GammaORIENTATION 2012
  46. 46. Student Mediautdallas.edu/studentmedia The Mercury A Modest Proposal Radio UTD UTD TV ORIENTATION 2012
  47. 47. Student Volunteerismutdallas.edu/volunteer VIVA Volunteer FEST - Freshmen Engaged in Service Together Service Saturdays Alternative Spring Break volunteer trips ORIENTATION 2012
  48. 48. Student Unionutdallas.edu/unionHeart of the campuscommunityPool tables, games, TV andstudy loungesEvening child care available ORIENTATION 2012
  49. 49. Activity Centerutdallas.edu/recsportsOpen 7 days a weekIndoor FacilitiesFitness center and programsRacquetball, squash andbasketball courtsPool and aquatics programLockers and equipmentcheckoutOutdoor FacilitiesTennis and basketball courtsDisc golfVarious sports fields ORIENTATION 2012
  50. 50. Sports INTRAMURALS CLUB SPORTS VARSITY ATHLETICS Compete with other UT Dallas Compete with other schools Compete with other NCAA teams in leagues and Division III schools Includes fencing, ultimate tournaments frisbee, swimming, tennis, ice Includes soccer, basketball, Includes flag football, kickball, hockey and more tennis, golf and cross country; basketball, Texas Hold’em and women’s volleyball and softball; more men’s baseball ORIENTATION 2012
  51. 51. Varsity Athletics cometsports.utdallas.eduGolf Softball Soccer Basketball Cross CountryTennis Volleyball Baseball
  52. 52. Experience Dallasutdallas.edu/experienceOpportunities for free andreduced priced tickets tovarious events in theMetroplexSponsored Activities HaveIncludedDallas Museum of ArtNasher Sculpture CenterDallas Stars Hockey GameExplore Dallas withFriendsFree DART transit passDiscounted tickets ORIENTATION 2012
  53. 53. Commuter Students Get Connected Road Warriors facebook.com/UTDallasRoadWarriors Hot Spots on Campus Activity Center - lockers Library - study locations Student Union - study, eat, have fun ORIENTATION 2012
  54. 54. Dean of Students Freshman YearIntro to Academics UT Dallas at a Glance Dean of Students Experience
  55. 55. Dean of Studentsutdallas.edu/deanofstudentsStudent InterventionReferralsFamily notificationStudent Code of ConductProcessMisconduct and AcademicDishonesty ORIENTATION 2012
  56. 56. Trends in StudentBehaviorSocial Alcohol Use ofWebsites and Drugs Medication ORIENTATION 2012
  57. 57. Policeutdallas.edu/policeState Certified PoliceDepartmentCampus patrol of allcampus grounds andfacilitiesEnforcement of traffic lawson campusDepartment of jurisdictionfor reported crimes Police Services Student PatrolPrograms Offered Safe walk campus escortsPolice Explorer Program Silent WitnessSelf defense training forwomen Project ExodusCrime prevention andsafety programs 911 Services ORIENTATION 2012
  58. 58. EmergencyManagementEmergency Notification SystemEmailText Message >> utdallas.edu/textmeVoicemailCampus TV screensOutdoor warning systemUT Dallas homepageCampus lockdownCommunity EmergencyResponse TeamStudent involvement encouraged ORIENTATION 2012