UT Dallas Student Government

UT Dallas Student Government Where change begins. The Mission of the Student Government is to ensure that UT Dallas is fully committed to serving the collective interests of the student body.
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In this capacity, we serve as the official student voice to UT Dallas administration, the UT System Board of Regents, and other governmental entities. The Student Government seeks to enhance spirit, protect University traditions, and support all students and student organizations in their academic and community-directed endeavors. Sara Brennan - President ([email protected]) Rutendo Chando - Vice President ([email protected])

Operating as usual

Have questions about CR/NC P/F? 🧐The CR/NC P/F FAQ page is linked in our bio! ⬆️Swipe through to see some of your questi...
12/18/2020

Have questions about CR/NC P/F? 🧐

The CR/NC P/F FAQ page is linked in our bio! ⬆️

Swipe through to see some of your questions answered 🧡💚

Help us combat food insecurity in Dallas and donate to our Texas Sized Christmas campaign at the link below:impact.utdal...
12/10/2020

Help us combat food insecurity in Dallas and donate to our Texas Sized Christmas campaign at the link below:

impact.utdallas.edu/TexasSizedChristmas

12/05/2020

Our Fundraising Link is now live!! ❤️

Be sure to check out the link below to contribute to Texas Sized Christmas this holiday season. 🎄💫

Our goal is to raise $8,000 for local food banks in the DFW area. Be sure to donate to North Texas Food Bank, Minnie’s Food Pantry, or Comet Cupboard to get your donation matched by us (more info in bio!) 🤩🥳

Every dollar counts. Thank you all for your support!! 💵🎊

impact.utdallas.edu/TexasSizedChristmas

Good news 🎊🎊We are so excited to announce that this afternoon, the UTD Academic Senate voted in favor of Dr. Benson’s re...
12/03/2020

Good news 🎊🎊

We are so excited to announce that this afternoon, the UTD Academic Senate voted in favor of Dr. Benson’s recommendations for grading option changes. Be on the lookout for an official announcement from the university tomorrow with the final implementation plans.

These recommendations are similar to what the UT Austin president and provost implemented. Thank you to the student body for your advocacy. This would not have happened without you!!!

🚨REMINDER: Today is the UTD SG Town Hall Meeting 🚨Join with the link in our bio!!!Come join us, ask questions, and voice...
11/24/2020

🚨REMINDER: Today is the UTD SG Town Hall Meeting 🚨

Join with the link in our bio!!!

Come join us, ask questions, and voice concerns. ✅

We hope to see you all there, Whoosh! ☄️

#utdallas #utd #utdsg #utdcometlife

Introducing our October Senator of the month Camila Santos: •Political Science Major 👩🏻‍💼📚•First Year Freshman Senator ✅...
11/21/2020

Introducing our October Senator of the month Camila Santos:

•Political Science Major 👩🏻‍💼📚
•First Year Freshman Senator ✅📙
•Legislative and Green Initiative Ad Hoc Committee 🏛♻️

“My biggest goals for SG are to increase SG transparency for students, improve student engagement on campus and to aid UTD in becoming a more sustainable university.” 🧡💚

Congratulations @camilasantoes ! Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication! ☄️

💻 Student Government Town Hall 💻Join us for a Q&A with University Administrators as we discuss topics like: •COVID-19 🦠•...
11/18/2020

💻 Student Government Town Hall 💻

Join us for a Q&A with University Administrators as we discuss topics like:

•COVID-19 🦠
•Mental Health Initiatives 🧠
•AND MORE 💬

🗓November 24th, 2020
⌚️5:15 PM
👥Via Teams

We hope to see you there, Whoosh!!! ☄️

UTD Student Government has put together a letter of support for extending the CR/NC P/F option this semester. ✉️To show ...
11/11/2020

UTD Student Government has put together a letter of support for extending the CR/NC P/F option this semester. ✉️

To show your support for this, please join us in signing the letter of support, link in bio. ✍🏼👆🏼👆🏼

⚠️ Please refrain from emailing university officials at this time. This letter will ensure that your support is formalized and that your voice is heard. ⚠️🔊

Read through the clarifications and DM us if you have questions! We must ensure we are united in our support.

This week, we’re hosting our first ever #UTDSpiritWeek on Instagram! Be sure to follow us @utdsg, check it out, and ente...
11/10/2020

This week, we’re hosting our first ever #UTDSpiritWeek on Instagram! Be sure to follow us @utdsg, check it out, and enter our giveaway!

Student Government has prepared some tips for How to Cope With Election Results. We are wishing you relaxation & good vi...
11/09/2020

Student Government has prepared some tips for How to Cope With Election Results. We are wishing you relaxation & good vibes as the semester starts to wind down!! 🧡💚

UTD SG Senate passed a Pass/Fail Resolution , signifying our support for this option at UTD 📄Swipe ⬅️ to find out:What t...
10/28/2020

UTD SG Senate passed a Pass/Fail Resolution , signifying our support for this option at UTD 📄

Swipe ⬅️ to find out:

What this means ✅
What happens next 🔎
Why this could help you ‼️

We want to know why this policy could benefit you?
⬇️Comment below ⬇️
📲 DM us 📲

Reminder: visitors are always welcome at our Tuesday meetings! Click the link in our bio to join our Senate meeting tomo...
10/19/2020

Reminder: visitors are always welcome at our Tuesday meetings! Click the link in our bio to join our Senate meeting tomorrow evening.

Happy sustainability month Comets! ♻️This week the green initiative program is raising awareness about food insecurities...
10/16/2020

Happy sustainability month Comets! ♻️
This week the green initiative program is raising awareness about food insecurities on campus. Learn about: the facts, their projects, and all that campus and local resources have to offer! 🍊🥦🥕🍏

Swipe ⬅️ for more information on how to get involved and reach out. ☄️

Comets, Election Day is coming soon, and the voter registration deadline is NEXT WEEK, on Oct. 5. Early voting takes pla...
09/29/2020

Comets, Election Day is coming soon, and the voter registration deadline is NEXT WEEK, on Oct. 5. Early voting takes place Oct. 13-30. If you’re not registered, visit https://tinyurl.com/qhq2c3j to get signed up TODAY! Whoosh! #utdallas #comets #whoosh

Final results for the 2020-2021 Student Government Elections!
09/02/2020

Final results for the 2020-2021 Student Government Elections!

TODAY IS THE DAY! The run-off elections will be to fill the last seat of each of the JSOM, ECS, BBS, NSM schools and the...
09/02/2020

TODAY IS THE DAY! The run-off elections will be to fill the last seat of each of the JSOM, ECS, BBS, NSM schools and the Freshman class.

If you are in any of the following schools, you will get to vote for one candidate of that school as well as a Freshman candidate. If you are not in any of the schools, no worries, because you will still get to vote for a Freshman candidate!

Polls are open until 4pm (CST) today only! ☄️☄️☄️

Congratulations to the 2020-2021 Student Government President and Vice President! #UTDSGelections @ The University of Te...
08/31/2020

Congratulations to the 2020-2021 Student Government President and Vice President! #UTDSGelections @ The University of Texas at Dallas

Please see the following statement from the Elections Board regarding the recent events with online solicitation.
08/31/2020

Please see the following statement from the Elections Board regarding the recent events with online solicitation.

Due to concerns that are being brought to the attention of the Election Board, a meeting will be called.
08/29/2020

Due to concerns that are being brought to the attention of the Election Board, a meeting will be called.

The 2020-2021 Student Government Election Results
08/28/2020

The 2020-2021 Student Government Election Results

JUST KIDDING! But seriously, there are only a few hours left to go vote. The ballots will lock at 4pm, so hurry and cast...
08/28/2020

JUST KIDDING! But seriously, there are only a few hours left to go vote. The ballots will lock at 4pm, so hurry and cast your vote! 🗳 #UTDSGelections

The announcements of the winners will be made by 6pm (CST) tonight! You can find these announcements on Facebook and Instagram, the Vote website (utdallas.edu/vote) and on the SU suite 2.4 doors (if you are on campus, of course).

One final “good luck” to all of the candidates in the 2020-2021 Student Government Elections! ☄️

VOTING IS LIVE!!! Check your UTD student email for the link to vote! Check out the Vote website to see the list of candi...
08/26/2020

VOTING IS LIVE!!! Check your UTD student email for the link to vote! Check out the Vote website to see the list of candidates, Officer candidate bios and ticket bios! #UTDSGelections

Have you heard? TONIGHT The Mercury is hosting a LIVE Student Government elections debate! Join to watch the Presidentia...
08/25/2020

Have you heard? TONIGHT The Mercury is hosting a LIVE Student Government elections debate! Join to watch the Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates answer some hot-topic questions. Beginning at 5pm (CST)!

Head over to this link at 5pm to watch the debate live: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_MjY0Nzk4MjItMzhhZS00MDczLWI5YjUtZmY5NDhlMzE3OThk%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%228d281d1d-9c4d-4bf7-b16e-032d15de9f6c%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22031eba43-a09c-4a35-aba0-d34257fdf5c9%22%2c%22IsBroadcastMeeting%22%3atrue%7d

The event will be similar to the President’s Town Hall events in which a viewer can watch and ask questions, but will not be heard or seen by any other attendee.

Artwork by one of The Mercury’s staff artists, Alesandra Bell!

We had a few extra VOTE cups lying around... so on your way out of DHW, feel free to grab one!These are grab-and-go only...
08/24/2020

We had a few extra VOTE cups lying around... so on your way out of DHW, feel free to grab one!

These are grab-and-go only. You are not permitted to use these cups at the fountain machines in DHW. Please adhere to all social distancing guidelines while grabbing your freebie.

Aannnddd of course, don’t forget to vote on Aug. 26-28!

Today we will begin to announce some of the tickets in the 2020-2021 Student Government elections!ConnectUTD is a ticket...
08/20/2020

Today we will begin to announce some of the tickets in the 2020-2021 Student Government elections!

ConnectUTD is a ticket that contains a President candidate, a Vice President candidate, and several Senatorial candidates!

“ConnectUTD will address student needs and better campus life by:

•Supporting student organization officers and creating flash advertising spaces around campus to promote org meetings and events
•Voicing student frustrations about parking and housing to administration
•Acquiring uber/lyft discount codes for students
•Increasing campus-wide recognition for student accomplishments, events, & displaying student art
•Installing more hands-free sanitizer stations, paper towels, and bettering overall restroom hygiene
•Implementing more solar-powered technology and recyclable plastic bags
•Supporting transfer and nontraditional students”

Today we will begin to announce some of the tickets in the 2020-2021 Student Government elections!Movement is a Senatori...
08/19/2020

Today we will begin to announce some of the tickets in the 2020-2021 Student Government elections!

Movement is a Senatorial ticket! Check out the next post for a video featuring them.

“On the move for you!”

“Racial Inequality
-encourage underrepresented voices in our community(Black Americans and International)
-highlight special diversity scholarships
-encouraging diversity within existing programs (such as McDermott Scholars)

COVID Current
-Improve Student Website Concerns(recent updates)
-graph/map
-virtual events and one calendar
-publicize finical assistance and apartments

Return to Campus / COVID Future
-update/relay about COVID information

Tech and Environment
-Hackathons
-leverage students projects for UTD Community
-create degree planner for every year all schools

Connecting Virtually
-connect with faculty by having weekly presentations
-Make meetings public and increase to admin through SG
-recommendations for clubs
-universal calendar for all the virtual events”

Today we will begin to announce some of the tickets in the 2020-2021 Student Government elections!Amplify is a ticket th...
08/19/2020

Today we will begin to announce some of the tickets in the 2020-2021 Student Government elections!

Amplify is a ticket that contains a Presidential candidate, a Vice Presidential candidate, and several Senatorial candidates!

“We pledge to make UTD Student Government more accountable to underrepresented students. We will Amplify these students' voices by advocating for the Black Student Body’s demands and creating a standing Diversity and Equity committee on Student Government. Among other directives to make UTD a more inclusive place, we will push for scholarship equity and transparency, prioritize student COVID-19 and mental health concerns, and drive a movement for budgetary justice throughout campus communities. Make your voice louder!"

08/19/2020
United UTD

Check out this video from United UTD, a Senatorial Ticket.

Today we will begin to announce some of the tickets in the 2020-2021 Student Government elections!United UTD is a Senato...
08/19/2020

Today we will begin to announce some of the tickets in the 2020-2021 Student Government elections!

United UTD is a Senatorial ticket! Check out the next post for a video featuring them.

08/18/2020
Rutendo Chando - VP Candidate, Amplify

Rutendo Chando is a history major and she is running for Student Government Vice President!

“I am passionate about racial equity in education. I believe that Student Government must push UTD to make necessary changes, specifically regarding funding minority students who are currently barred from accessing scholarships.”

Voting will open at 9am on August 26 and close at 4pm (CST) on August 28! Head over to our page to see the other candidates!

08/18/2020
Sara Brennan - President Candidate, Amplify

Sara Brennan is a finance and economic major and she is running for Student Government president!

“I have not only grown to love UTD and all its students but also developed connections with people who have shown me where UTD needs improvement. Through my experiences leading in various areas of campus life, I have gained the skills and confidence necessary to stand firmly for what needs to be done while also working with others to accomplish our goals.”

Voting will open at 9am on August 26 and close at 4pm (CST) on August 28! Head over to our page to see the other candidates!

08/18/2020
Stephanie Royer - VP Candidate, ConnectUTD

Stephanie Royer is a senior majoring in global business and biology and she is running for Student Government vice president!

“I am running for VP to shift the culture of SG from focusing inward to looking outward and
connecting with student organizations and underrepresented bodies of students for ideas and solutions to problems.”

Voting will open at 9am on August 26 and close at 4pm (CST) on August 28! Head over to our page to see the other candidates!

08/18/2020
Ali Darvishi - President Candidate, ConnectUTD

Ali Darvishi is a senior majoring in public affairs and minoring in cognitive science and is running for Student Government president.

“My priorities include communicating student frustrations about parking to administration, providing Uber/Lyft discounts for students, supporting and protecting DACA and our international students, improving campus sustainability, encouraging student showcases of art, and hosting monthly meetings with student organization leaders.”

Voting will open at 9am on August 26 and close at 4pm (CST) on August 28! Head over to our page to see the other candidates!

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The Mission of the Student Government is to ensure that UT Dallas is fully committed to serving the collective interests of the student body. In this capacity Student Government serves as the official student voice to UT Dallas administration, the UT System Board of Regents, and other governmental entities. The Student Government seeks to enhance spirit, protect university traditions, and support all students and student organizations in their academic and community-directed endeavors. Eric Chen - President - [email protected] Carla Ramazan - Vice President - [email protected]

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The UTD Terry Scholars are excited to announce the first fundraising kickoff for our annual 5k! This year’s proceeds from our Chatime fundraiser and the 5k itself will benefit TACA—The Autism Community in Action. Feel free to catch up with friends or family while enjoying some great boba and supporting a great cause— don’t forget to mention you’re with the Terry Scholars of UTD when making a purchase! We hope to see you there!
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Hey y'all! Student Government is so excited to see each and every one of you! Don't forget that by going to each booth you are entered into a raffle to win some awesome UTD apparel prizes. Some of the prizes you could win is a comfy UTD T-shirt, UTD yeti, UTD coffee cup, UTD scarf, and a UTD ball cap! Looking forward to seeing you at 6:30!
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