STUDENT HANDBOOK

Welcome
Welcome

Welcome to the UT Arlington/Fort Worth Center. In an effort to help you prepare for your tenure at the Center, we have provided information regarding our resources, polices and procedures.

 

The Fort Worth Center is located in downtown Fort Worth at 1401 Jones Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102 (Directions and Maps).

 

Hours of Operation and Access

Fort Worth Center Building Hours: Monday through Saturday from 8:00am – 10:30pm

  • Your Mav ID gives you access to Fort Worth Center front door, library, and exercise room.
  • Front Building Access: You must swipe your Mav ID card to gain access from Jones Street entrance during Building Hours.
  • Back Building Access: You may enter the door by the guard desk or by the stairwell without swiping your Mav ID during building hours.

*Classrooms are opened one hour before class begins.

Security and Parking
Security and Parking

Security

Security is onsite Monday through Saturday from 7:00am to 10:30pm to escort students and faculty to their vehicles, as well as for any emergencies that arise. The guard is required to make rounds so there may be times they are not at their desk. If you need immediate assistance, please ring the doorbell on the 2nd floor next to the Maverick Market. Additionally, the building is monitored 24 hours a day.

 

Parking

Parking at the Fort Worth Center is free for students who display the UTAFW hang tag. This hang tag is required for parking at the Center or Texas A&M University School of Law. View the Fort Worth center parking map and a complete list of other important parking policies.

 

Don’t feel like driving? Take advantage of our central location and proximity to public transportation by taking the bus or train to class.

Resources and Amenities
Resources and Amenities

Not only does our campus boast a unique and historic building, we have some pretty great amenities too. From a library to a quick-stop market to an on-campus exercise room and recycling center. We offer all you need to get a great education, manage your busy schedule and stay healthy. Additional tech support information is available on our Technology page, such as help with NetID login issues or UTA Wi-fi setup.

For more information regarding our resources and amenities, feel free to contact us.

 

UTA Resources

Main campus resources and benefits are available to all Fort Worth Center students. Some of these resources include Health Services, University Police, and Student Organizations and Governance.

 

Online Maverick Market

Purchase UTA Fort Worth Center apparel and accessories in our online store! Now you can order your Fort Worth Maverick gear all year around and have it delivered right to your doorstep.

Additional Rules and Regulations
Additional Rules and Regulations

Inclement Weather

Please visit the UT Arlington website at www.uta.edu regarding building closures and inclement weather updates. You may also call 1-866-258-4913, as well as monitor conditions and weather reports broadcasted via television and/or radio.

Student Advertising

UTA Fort Worth Center provides students with the opportunity to advertise approved printed materials. All signs and banners must be approved and stamped by the Fort Worth Center. For approval, please submit the form to utafw@uta.edu, fax to 817.272.5948, or 817.272.5984.

University Communication

All correspondence regarding your course work at the Fort Worth Center will be directed to your UTA student email address, this includes event invitation and notifications. Please make sure you are aware of the procedures to check this email account.

Additional Rules and Regulations
Additional Rules and Regulations

Classroom Environment

Being a historic building, our classroom temperatures can fluctuate, especially given the Texas climate. The system works best with minor 1-2 degree adjustments and can take up to 45 minutes to an hour to regulate. If the majority of the students in the classroom are experiencing discomfort, the Fort Worth Center staff asks that the instructor notify our front desk student associate to request a temperature adjustment (available until 8pm).

 

Help us keep our Center clean by responsibly consuming and disposing of your food and drinks.

 

In order to provide the best learning  experience for all students on campus, we ask you to be sensitive to the noise level in the hallways and common spaces. It is your responsibility to adhere to the University’s Student Code of Conduct.

MavAlert Emergency Notification System

MavAlert keeps the University community informed in the event of a campus emergency by sending early warning text and voice messages to phones, email accounts, and other registered communications devices. Students, faculty, and staff should update their emergency contact information through MyMav. YOU MUST ENTER A MOBILE PHONE NUMBER in your online MyMav record and label it “Mobile” to enable MavAlert emergency notifications via text message.

1.      Log in to uta.edu/mymav with your regular network ID and password.

2.      Click on “Sign up for MavAlerts” in the far right column.

3.      Click on the green “Add a phone number” button.

4.      Pull the drop down menu under Phone Type to label the number “Mobile.”

5.      Click “Save” to save your mobile phone and enable it for text messaging.

Please note: MavAlert emergency notifications are sent to all uta.edu email addresses.

You can also sign up here for the Fort Worth Center E-Mail List to stay current on the latest events and notifications.

 

Learn all about the UTA Fort Worth Center, its resources, its campus and more in the Student Handbook. The ultimate Maverick resource, the Student Handbook contains valuable information and insight into life at UTA, our history and what we can offer you as a student.

Take a look, and discover what it means to be a Maverick.