International Self-Isolation

How to stay grounded in a foreign country during COVID-19 The novel coronavirus has disrupted the lives of billions and sent strong economies...


Pre-medical, pre-law advisors weigh in on credit/no credit grading

UTD recently announced that undergraduate students have the option to consider credit/no credit grading for their spring 2020 classes. Students considering medical or...

COVID-19Life & Arts

Helping Hands for Healthy Eating

Students, university step up to support community during pandemic As UTD shelters in place, students have formed a mutual aid group to ensure...

COVID-19Life & Arts

COVID-19 affects study abroad programs

Watch our video interview with one student who was stuck in Spain when President Trump’s European travel ban went into effect and UTD...


Clark Summer Research Program canceled amid COVID-19 concerns

The Clark Summer Research Program has been canceled due to COVID-19. However, students who applied this year will be able to apply the...


UTD moves summer classes online

The university released a statement on April 3 announcing that all summer classes will be administered online.  UTD President Richard Benson said in...


Six Feet Apart

Heeding social distancing and other ways to save the world The new strain of coronavirus has rapidly spread worldwide — blurring the line...


UTD allows students to opt in to pass/fail grading

University provides sweeping changes to academic deadlines, policies in response to COVID-19 outbreak In light of changing circumstances due to the coronavirus pandemic,...

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UT System postpones commencement, requires students to leave residence halls

Students without alternative housing options will be accommodated on case-by-case basis Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect new guidance from...


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