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UT Alert and Safety Notices 101

The UT Police Department has received some questions about how they notify students about emergency situations that occur on or around our campus. There is also ongoing confusion about the difference between UT Alert text and e-mail messages and the “Safety Notice” e-mails that everyone receives. Read answers to some of the most commonly asked questions.


Apply for UT’s Leadership Studies Minor

The leadership studies minor can prepare you to serve confidently, collaboratively, and ethically in leadership roles on campus and in local, national, and global communities. Participants will take 12 hours of applied leadership education and participate in 60 applied experience hours. Applications are due Wednesday, October 7.


Last Day to Drop with a ‘W’ for First-Session Courses

The last day that you can drop a first- session course with a “W” is Friday, September 25. Monday, October 12, is the last day you can add, change grading options, or drop without a “W” for second- session courses.

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Join the Conversation During Let’s Talk Fridays

Let’s Talk Fridays provides a space for the campus community to express whatever they may be feeling or experiencing in relation to societal and cultural issues. Join the conversation from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. September 18; October 9 and 30; and November 6, 13, and 20; in the Hodges Library Mary E. Greer Room.


Tip of the Week: Develop a Personal Emergency Plan

UT wants you to be informed in an emergency, but it’s up to you to use that information wisely. What would you do if campus was evacuated? Where would you go? What would you take with you? Learn more about developing your personal emergency plan.


UT Leads in Annual Tailgate Blood Drive

UT is currently in the lead against the University of Florida in the annual Tailgate Blood Drive. Let’s finish strong and win the competition for the seventh year in a row! You can donate from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. today and tomorrow in the HPER building. All donors will receive a T-shirt and coupons for a free small one-topping pizza at Papa John’s, a free petro at Petro’s Chili and Chips, and a free appetizer at Texas Roadhouse.


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International Education Week Showcases Diverse Cultures

Celebrate the diverse cultures on our campus during next week’s International Education Week. The week features an international photo exhibit, a coffeehouse, and lectures. The celebration concludes next Friday with the International Festival— offering you a trip around the globe with food, cultural displays, and live performances.

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SGA and Baker Center Ambassadors to Host Voter Registration Events

SGA’s Government Affairs Committee and the Baker Center Ambassadors will partner for National Voter Registration Day from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22, and Wednesday, September 23 on Pedestrian Walkway. Committee members will provide you with information on voting locations, absentee ballots, and how you can register to vote.

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