Back to School: Your Guide to the First Days of Fall 2017

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New to campus or returning from summer break? Everything you need to know — from transportation options and campus maps to upcoming events and dining options — is listed in the following collection of links, stories and social media posts.


Getting Around UT Dallas 


Interactive Campus Map   |   Printable Campus Map 

Parking and Transportation

Parking Map   |   Parking Permits   |   Follow @UTDallasParking

Comet Cruiser: Bus serving UT Dallas and the surrounding community. 

Comet Cab: On-campus cart shuttle service. 


Dining Location Hours   |   Meal Memberships   |   Follow ‎@UTDallasDining 



News Center



New Alumni Center, Dining Options to Make Fall Debut

UT Dallas will open new facilities, including two apartment complexes and an alumni center, and expand its dining options that will further enhance the campus environment. Read More




University Rolls Out Transportation, Parking Upgrades

The fall semester brings several features that make it easier for students, faculty and staff to arrive to campus, quickly find parking and conveniently get around UT Dallas. Read More




Fall Semester Kicks Off with Weeks of Welcome

UT Dallas has expanded its annual welcome back for new and returning students with more than 45 events, including a block party, comedy show, and plenty of free food. Read More



Safety, Health, Etc.

Police   |   Health Center   |   Housing   |   Construction Updates 

UTDAlert: Sign up for text alerts in the event of an emergency or disruption to normal University operations.

Academic Calendar   |   Payment Deadlines   |   Graduation Application Deadline


UT Dallas on Social Media

Follow The University of Texas at Dallas on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for more news, events, photos and videos.

Recent Videos

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Media Contact: The Office of Media Relations, UT Dallas, (972) 883-2155, [email protected].