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The Student Transition Initiatives office is committed to promoting student success by offering active and diverse experiences that strengthen personal growth, leadership, professional development and community engagement.

Throughout the year, the office organizes an array of programs, services and activities that support the various academic and intellectual stages of UT Dallas students.

Please read our statement of support for Black and African American students from Dr. Gene Fitch, Jr., Vice President for Student Affairs.

New Student Programs

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The New Student Programs office welcomes new Comets by hosting orientations and camps, with the goal of ensuring a smooth transition to the University. The office oversees the Road Warriors commuter program, the Comet Families program and the Comet Families Helpline.

Student Transition Programs

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Student Transition Programs support students throughout their undergraduate tenure at the University. The office provides orientation and programming for transfer students through Transfer Student Services. Additionally, the office coordinates programming for the Sophomore Year Experience, Junior Year Experience and Senior Year Experience.

Career Center

Photo of students at the Career Center.

The Career Center provides services and programs dedicated to help all students and alumni explore their career paths and build resilience while transitioning from school to career. The center hosts career seminars, employer information sessions, career expos, and networking events to build workforce readiness and career connections. Key service areas include: Career Advising, On-Campus Student Employment, Career Education, Internship Coordination, and Employer Relations.

Military and Veteran Center

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The Military and Veteran Center serves as a resource hub for veterans, reservists, eligible dependents and military service members. The center promotes veteran-specific opportunities and connects student veterans with campus and community resources. The center is located in the Student Services Addition 14.250.

Contact Us

The University of Texas at Dallas
Student Transition Initiatives
800 W. Campbell Rd., SSA16
Richardson, TX 75080-3021

Office Hours and Locations

8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday
Evenings by appointment

Career Center
Student Services Building – SSB 3.300

Student Transition Initiatives
Student Services Addition – SSA 14.431

Military and Veteran Center
Student Services Addition – SSA 14.250


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Yolandé Evans
Assistant Vice President for Student Transition Initiatives
[email protected]