Day: May 1, 2023


Welcome to the Wild West!

Dear incoming Comets, Welcome to the Wild West! No, I’m not talking about the legendary era of cowboys and outlaws. I’m talking about...


Presidential letter

Dear Incoming Comets, Congratulations on your acceptance to UTD! We could not be more excited to have you here. Whether you’re coming to...


Grand ole Temoc

As you giddy on through the UTD campus, you might spot a certain redheaded amorphous comet. But there’s no need to quake in...


Elder wisdom

Howdy, partner! If you’re reading this, it means you’ve braved the wild west of college applications, survived your first dust-storm of financial aid...


Riding the Comet Cruiser

The Comet Cruisers, shuttle busses offered by DART, are a good way to get around the outskirts of campus to grab groceries or...


Dorm must-haves

Are you ready to make your dorm room the envy of all your friends, or just a comfortable place to chill? Look no...


Learning assistance

You might find the basement of the library scary, but going to the Student Success Center shouldn’t be! The real fright would be...


Side hustles and money grabs

While Comets are devoted to their studies, most still seek out opportunities to pick up some silver between classes. Here is a list...


Campus traditions

It’s hard to miss the quirky allure of our beloved school, but to make your time at university truly unique, make sure to...


Where to park your buggy

UTD offers students many different lots to park their cars in as a largely commuter school. Depending on where your classes are located,...


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