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 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. Brooke Knudtson - President - [email protected] Nancy Fairbank - Vice President - [email protected]

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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!

Today we will begin to announce the President and Vice President candidates for the 2020-2021 Student Government electio...
08/18/2020

Today we will begin to announce the President and Vice President candidates for the 2020-2021 Student Government elections! ☄️

Be on the lookout for a video featuring each candidate! ☄️

Voting will open at 9am on August 26 and close at 4pm (CST) on August 28! ☄️

Wishing all Comets a happy and healthy Fall semester 💫 To those returning to campus, please remember to follow the campu...
08/17/2020

Wishing all Comets a happy and healthy Fall semester 💫

To those returning to campus, please remember to follow the campus safety guidelines.

There’s still time to run in the Student Government elections, but only until August 19th! Check out the link below for ...
08/15/2020

There’s still time to run in the Student Government elections, but only until August 19th! Check out the link below for more information 💫

https://www.utdallas.edu/vote/

Curious about exactly how many senator seats there are? Here’s your answer! Including the President and Vice President, ...
08/12/2020

Curious about exactly how many senator seats there are? Here’s your answer! Including the President and Vice President, there are 75 seats available for this SG Election! ☄️

https://www.utdallas.edu/vote/

Due to COVID-19, Student Government elections were moved from March to August. Because of the postponement, Student Gove...
07/29/2020

Due to COVID-19, Student Government elections were moved from March to August. Because of the postponement, Student Government voted to allow Freshmen to run and vote for the first time ever! If you are a continuing student or a new student and are interested in being in Student Government, go check out our website: https://utdallas.edu/vote/ ☄️

Link is in our bio! ☄️

Have you heard the news? SOC is hosting a Presence Training tomorrow, July 21st. Join the SOC office and Presence Happin...
07/20/2020

Have you heard the news? SOC is hosting a Presence Training tomorrow, July 21st. Join the SOC office and Presence Happiness Expert, Franklin Alves, for an informative walk through of the Presence student involvement software.

Date 🗓️: TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2020
Time ⏰: 1:15 PM - 2:15PM
📍On BLACKBOARD COLLABORATE

📞Dial in Info: +1-571-392-7650 PIN: 598 585 4080
🔗Link to the Meeting: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/05375ce9010b4762adecbbad2ac387a6

Today is the day 🗳 If you are able, and live are a Dallas or Collin County resident, stop by campus to cast your vote to...
07/14/2020

Today is the day 🗳 If you are able, and live are a Dallas or Collin County resident, stop by campus to cast your vote today, July 14th!•

⚠️ Please note that COVID-19 safety precautions will be followed in conjunction with the corresponding county.

Did you know that you can vote on campus for the rescheduled primary run-off elections? If you are able, and live are a ...
07/12/2020

Did you know that you can vote on campus for the rescheduled primary run-off elections? If you are able, and live are a Dallas or Collin County resident, stop by campus to cast your vote on July 14th. •

⚠️ Please note that COVID-19 safety precautions will be followed in conjunction with the corresponding county.

You may have seen this on a few other UTD platforms, but are you wondering about health services at UT Dallas? Questions...
06/25/2020

You may have seen this on a few other UTD platforms, but are you wondering about health services at UT Dallas? Questions about fall housing? Do you have other concerns and you’re not sure who to ask? The Comet Call Center can help! Call today at 844-883-FMLY.

Comets, have you taken the student feedback survey for fall 2020? The feedback from this survey will help administration...
06/11/2020

Comets, have you taken the student feedback survey for fall 2020? The feedback from this survey will help administration get a sense of students’ class preferences and will aid in the final decisions of what our fall semester will look like. •

The email was sent to your student email on Monday. Today is the last day to take it! #utdallas #utd #utd50 #utdsg

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06/03/2020

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You’ve got this, Comets!☄️ ••••#utd #utdallas #utd50 #utdsg
05/26/2020

You’ve got this, Comets!☄️ •



#utd #utdallas #utd50 #utdsg

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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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ASGA is formally inviting your SG to ASGA’s Dallas Student Government Training Conference this Saturday, November 2, 2019! The conference is being held at Brookhaven College and your institution is located within driving distance of the conference location! Take 15% off your total registration dues if you include the promo code “ASGADRIVEIN” on your registration form at https://asgadallas.com/. Register today, it's not too late!
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!
Y'all doing anything to remove Jacob Anderson, a rapist, from UTD?
Hey, UT Dallas students, you can be a STAR!!! Join us! :)
Richardson Texas 2018 early voting results through 10-30-18 with 2 days to go in early voting.
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!
YAY!!!
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Train your (name of SG) at ASGA’s Dallas SG Training Conference November 4th! Register at https://www.asgadallas.com by October 20th for the best rates!