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First Basketball Games in the College Park Center

February 1

6 p.m. (Women's)

8 p.m. (Men's)

Spring 2012 Re-Registration

Deadline: February 1


Student Organization Development Session

Translating Your Involvement to Your Resume

February 8, Noon

UC Pecos


February 9-11

Student Organization Development Session

Mastering MavOrgs

February 21, 6 p.m.

UC Sabine


Spring 2012 Job Fair

February 22, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 


A Message from SGO...

Welcome Back!


Spring is in full swing, with exciting events on the horizon.  We are all getting ready for a busy and fun-filled semester here at UT Arlington with the opening of the College Park Center, Homecoming, the Drake concert, elections, and much more just right around the corner.  Hope you all enjoyed your Winter Break and had a good first two weeks back to school.  As always, if you have questions or need anything from our office, don't hesitate to ask.



Student Governance & Organizations

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Spring Re-Registration DUE TOMORROW


All student organizations are required to re-register each semester with the Office of Student Governance & Organizations.  The process should be completed by your President and/or one of your other officers online via MavOrgs.  (Keep in mind the person who completes this will be listed as the Primary Contact within the system.)  Spring 2012 re-registration is open now through February 1.   If re-registration is not completed by February 1, 2012, your organization will be placed on temporary inactive status.  Be sure to check with your students to make sure they have completed this!

Cool MavOrgs Updates


Community Directory

Interested in directly connecting with someone from another organization? MavOrgs now displays information about individual users to others. The default settings will automatically show your name, profile picture (if you have one), and e-mail address(es). If you wish to display more or less information about yourself, you can set your own privacy settings by navigating to [your name] > Privacy Settings at the top of your page.

Navigate to a roster that you are a member of to see your Community Directory card by clicking on your name.

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If you'd like to add links to your social media sites (see here), navigate to [your name] > Profile and add URLs in the specified fields.

Student Organization News

Photos WantedMaversity Image


Advisors, do you have photos of your student organization's events or meetings?  SGO is seeking photos that showcase the leadership and activities of UT Arlington's student organizations.  Submit photos via e-mail to

Show Your Pride in the 2012 Homecoming Parade!

Deadline: February 1


Sign ups are now open for organizations to participate in the Homecoming Parade on Saturday, February 11 at 5:20 p.m.   This year's Homecoming parade will be bigger and better than ever and we want your group or organization to be a part of it!  The Homecoming committee will have a variety of golf carts for you to decorate and use and also signage for you to decorate if your group would like to walk in the parade.  All student, faculty and staff groups are welcome.


For more information and to register, visit the Homecoming website or contact Student Activities at 817-272-2963.

Student Organization Development Sessions 

Encourage your student leaders to attend the upcoming Student Organizational Development Sessions! 


Translating Your Involvement to Your Resume

[in collaboration with the UT Arlington Career Center]

February 8, Noon                     

UC Pecos

Research indicates that employers and graduate schools want to see more than grades or a diploma; they want to know about students' leadership experiences that set them apart from other applicants. This interactive session with professionals from the Career Center will help you put your students' organizational leadership on paper and help them create a dynamite resume in time for the Job Fair.

[All attendees will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a free bowling party for his or her organization at UT Arlington's Bowling & Billiards.]

Mastering MavOrgs

February 21, 6 p.m.       

UC Sabine

Become a MavOrgs expert!  This session will educate beyond the basics of the system to discuss forms, officer elections, recording service hours, event management and promotion, co-curricular transcripts, and more.

[All attendees will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a up to $100 of free pizza for his or her organization.]

Is your student organization looking for money?  Program Assistance Funds are University-granted monies supplied every year to provide campus organizations supplemental funding for their events and attendance to conferences.  Student Congress oversees the distribution of these monies, and applications are available in our offices in the lower level UC, B150, or online at

Division of Student Affairs

Spring Events Calendar


Your students' involvement and leadership development are important to us here at UT Arlington.  Throughout the Spring, SGO and our campus partners will offer various workshops and events to enhance their skills as leaders of organizations as well as connect them to the campus community.  See the Spring 2012 Student Organization Calendar for dates and details.

Can You Handle the Heat?

Registration Deadline: February 3


Join the Homecoming crew and The Division of Student Affairs for our annual chili cook-off-bracket bowl style that will take place on Friday, February 10 from noon- 1 p.m. on the UC Mall.  Teams will compete within their assigned divisions to win the ultimate prize of HCBB champion, bragging rights, and an awesome trophy.  All student, faculty, and staff groups are invited to participate.


To register and view more information on judging criteria for the Chili Bowl, please visit  For more information, please call 817-272-9234.

Homecoming Volunteers Needed


Sign up to volunteer at any of the Homecoming events.  All students, faculty, and staff are invited to volunteer.  Click here to sign up today!

You're Invited:  Open House

Friday, February 10, 3-4 p.m.

E. H. Hereford University Center, Lower Level


The lower level of the E.H. Hereford University Center got an amazing face lift, and the Division of Student Affairs invites the UT Arlington community to take a behind-the-scenes look at our newly renovated spaces! Free giveaways in each area. Enter a raffle for a chance to win a Kindle Fire, a Kindle reader, and a UT Arlington hoodie-prizes sponsored by S.M.A.R.T. (Sensible Mavericks Acting Responsibly Together).


Join us at 3 p.m. for the ribbon cutting, remarks by Dr. Frank Lamas, Vice President for Student Affairs, and refreshments. Tour rotations will begin at  3:15 p.m. and run through 4 p.m. 

Door prizes include a Kindle Fire, a Kindle Reader, and a UT Arlington hoodie.

For more information, see Student Affairs.

Leadership Coaches 



The Leadership Center invites you to share your knowledge and skills to enhance the development of student organizations here at UT Arlington.  Leadership Coaches are faculty and staff partnering with the Leadership Center that have a passion for leadership and student development. Different roles of a Leadership Coach vary from a facilitator or presenter on a broad range of leadership topics, student leader mentor, scholarship committee member, and a resource for students and student organizations.


Contact Kerri Ressl @ TODAY for more information!

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