Welcome

We would like to welcome you to UTA. We are excited that you are here. We are a group of campus organizations, local churches and community volunteers who are here to help you as you transition to living in Arlington, Texas. We also try to help you make connections within the community so you can have the best possible educational and personal experience while in Arlington, Texas. We look forward to meeting you!!! GET A FLYER TO SHARE WITH FRIENDS

See some of the Pictures Spring 2017Pictures Spring 2016, Pictures Fall 2016 and a YouTube Video (please share) from previous events to understand what this is about!

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Free Rides from Area Airports for UTA International Students

If you need a ride from the DFW International Airport or Dallas Love Field Airports to UT Arlington and you are an International Student at UTA let us know your flight information and we can try to arrange to have someone pick you up…

Click to sign up (If you are coming between December 26-January 12)

NOTE: FOR SPRING 2018, BIG HOWDY WILL PROVIDE FREE RIDES FROM THE AIRPORT TO THE UTA CAMPUS ON THE FOLLOWING DATES ONLY: December 26-January 12.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE A FREE RIDE, PLEASE BOOK YOUR RIDE ABOVE FOR THESE DATES.

IF YOU ARRIVE ON A DATE NOT LISTED ABOVETAXIS (which has taxi stands outside of every terminal), LYFT AND UBER RIDES ARE AVAILABLE . There are several other ways to get to UTA from the DFW airport, including taking the Metro Arlington eXpress, using an airport shuttle service (select “DFW” as starting point and “UT Arlington” as the end point) If you already signed up for a ride, you don’t have to worry.

FOR SPRING, WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PROVIDE RIDES ON DECEMBER 24 AND 25 and JANUARY 1 BECAUSE THESE ARE NATIONAL HOLIDAYS, CHRISTMAS EVE, CHRISTMAS, AND NEW YEARS WHERE OUR VOLUNTEERS WILL BE WITH THEIR FAMILIES. 

If you have questions or comments you can contact us at airport08@utabighowdy.com or call/text message us at 01-972-836-8474.

IF YOU MISS YOUR CONNECTION, PLEASE CALL 01-972-836-8474 TO LET US KNOW SO OUR VOLUNTEERS CAN COME AT THE RIGHT TIME. Note: We cannot 100% guarantee we will be able to find a ride if you have to change. Rides are provided fully by local volunteers and are dependent on whether they are available.

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Spring Big Howdy Party, January 21

When: Tentatively Sunday, January 21: 6 pm – 9 pm;
Where: Bluebonnet Ballroom of the University Center (UC) (http://www.uta.edu/maps/map?id=UC 

You are invited to the BIG HOWDY PARTY to welcome you all international students to UTA!

  • Free food to eat
  • Meet new Friends, American and International
  • Music and dancing for you to enjoy
  • Music from all over the World
  • Meet the people who helped you out at the other Howdy events

Lots of Fun before classes start getting crazy!

For more information, email us at bighowdyparty08@utabighowdy.com.

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Free Rides to Go Shopping for things you need as you arrive in Arlington – January 9, 11

When: 6 PM 

Where: Meet outside in front of the Starbucks at the University Center on 1st Street

(http://www.uta.edu/maps/map?id=UC)

Need a ride to Wal-Mart  to buy household items and groceries for your room or apartment at UTA? Or even clothes? Catch a ride with us! We are providing FREE transportation to the Wal-Mart Supercenter on Randall Mill Road in Arlington and other ethnic stores.
For more information, email us at CareAVan08@utabighowdy.com.

Funny Video to Learn about what you can get from Walmart

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