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Archive for December, 2013

Below are the College football bowl games that will be taking place in the local area and around the state of Texas:

Texas Bowl: Houston, Syracuse Orange v. Minnesota Golden Gophers, December 27th @ 5P

Armed Forces Bowl: Fort Worth, Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders v. Navy Midshipmen, December 30th @ 10:45A

Alamo Bowl: San Antonio, Texas Longhorns v. #10 Oregon Ducks, December 30th @ 5:45P

Sun Bowl: El Paso, Virginia Tech Hokies v. #17 UCLA Bruins, December 31st @ 1P

Heart of Dallas Bowl: Dallas, UNLV Rebels v. North Texas Mean Green, January 1st @ 11A

Cotton Bowl: Arlington, #13 Oklahoma State Cowboys v. #8 Missouri Tigers, December 3rd @ 6:30P

The first day of classes for the Spring 2014 semester will be on January 13, 2014. the following Monday, the Campus will be closed in observance of the Martin Luther King Holiday.

LRC Closed for Winter Break

The LRC will be closed for the Winter Break, December 23 to January 1. We will reopen @ 8A on January 2nd.

If you will need any computer assistance, please contact the OIT Helpdesk at 817.272.2208 or Helpdesk@uta.edu during the break session.

we will resume normal business hours beginning the first day of classes on January 13th, 2014.

The 78th Cotton Bowl Classic will take place at AT&T/Cowboys Stadium on January 3, 2014. The game will have the Big XII v. The SEC. the game details are below:

#13 Oklahoma State Cowboys (10 – 2/7 – 2 Big XII) will face the #8 Missouri Tigers (11 – 2/7 – 1 SEC). Both teams lost last game and possible bids to play in the last BSC Championship game.

Game Kickoff is at 6:30P and the game will air on FOX (channel 4).

Be aware of following street and lane closings around the stadium and also lane direction changes for traffic before, during and after the game. The following roads will be affected during the game: Randol Mill, Collins, Abram, Road To Six Flags, Sanford, Rogers St/Cowboys Way, Legends Parkway, Nolan Ryan Expressway and Division.

Be Aware of Foot Traffic for those that will be walking to the Game.

Computer labs B & C will be closed for testing for the next 2 days and until 11:30A on Thursday for Finals Testing. The Closings are listed below:

Today:
8A – 10:30: N3320
11A – 1P: N5313/5314
1:30P – 3P: N3481
3:30P – 5P: N4441

Wednesday:
9A – 10:30A: N4431
11A – 12:30P: N3261
12:45P – 2:25P: N4581
2:45P – 5P: N3561

Thursday:
11:30P – 2P: N3632

check the blog page for the availability of Computer Lab A during the finals week.

There is a Winter Storm Warning for the DFW & North Texas area. The warning is from 6P tonight until 6P Friday night.

See Information: Weather.Com

Take Precautions in the late evening and early hours of Friday morning. There is an expectation of freezing rain and possible ice.

Check the UTA Main Page for possible closings or delays for Friday and Saturday.

The forecast for this weekends weather is projected to be Cold with a high of 32 F/0 C with a low of 22 F/-5 C for Friday. Precipitation is calling for light rain/freezing rain. If you are scheduled to take a test or have any other activities scheduled for this Friday, you will need to check the UTA Home page for possible closings and check your email and/or Blackboard postings for cancellations and schedule adjustments.

Also, be aware and check the UTA Web Site for possible delays in campus openings or possible closure or cancellations.

You can find updates on the MavWire EXTRA (Faculty/Staff) or the Trailblazer Extra (Students) in your email or check the Main Web Page. You can also call the toll free number 866-258-4913 to get up to date information on campus openings, closings and cancellations.

The Lady Mavericks will be in action tonight at CPC. The Game Details are below:

The UTA Lady Mavericks v. North Texas Mean Green
Game Tip Off at 7:30P Doors open at 6:30P

If you will be in the area, be aware of foot traffic in and around the College Park District.

Cowboys/AT&T stadium will host the inaugural Big XII/SEC Basketball Challenge. This Friday, December 6th, there will be a double header between The University of Kentucky Wildcats Mens/Womens v. The Baylor University Bears Mens/Womens.

The Game Details are listed below:

Game 1
Womens College Basketball
Kentucky Lady Wildcats v. #9 Baylor Lady Bears

Game 2
Mens College Basketball
#3 Kentucky Wildcats v. #20 Baylor Bears

Game 1 Tip-off is at 6:30P and Game 2 will begin 1 hour after Game 1 ends.

Be aware of following street and lane closings around the stadium and also lane direction changes for traffic before, during and after the game. The following roads will be affected during the game: Randol Mill, Collins, Abram, Road To Six Flags, Sanford, Rogers St/Cowboys Way, Legends Parkway, Nolan Ryan Expressway and Division.

Be Aware of Foot Traffic for those that will be walking to the Game.

Computer labs B & C will be closed for testing tomorrow. The details are listed below:

Computer Labs B & C
12:45P to 3P
N3481 Testing

Computer Lab A will be open for general use during the testing period. We ask that you please remain quiet during the testing period. If you will be taking the test in the labs, we ask that you leave all belongings in your classroom, car or locker.