Employee Awards Program

Service Audience:
  • Current Employee
  • Supervisor
  • Faculty

The University of Texas at Arlington recognizes the important contributions of our outstanding employees through a variety of award programs. These programs reinforce UTA's Principles of Community and provide the university and employees with opportunities to recognize and celebrate the commitment and contributions of UTA employees.


The Maverick Performance Excellence Award recognizes employee contributions to the University, College or Department by granting OPP Leave.

Visit Maverick Performance Excellence Award Nomination

UTA recognizes the service history of it's Faculty, Classified, and Administrative and Professional staff appointed 20 hours or more per week.

Employee Service Awards Program

UTA invites you to nominate employees who exemplifies “being a Maverick” in all that they do. Every year we recognize 8 individuals and 1 team from our institution for their outstanding performance, service excellence, enthusiasm, and dedication in their jobs.

Outstanding Maverick Awards

Office of Human Resources

J.D. Wetsel Service Center

1225 W. Mitchell St.,
Suite 212, 
Box 19176
Arlington, TX 76019

Phone: 817-272-5554 - Fax: 817-272-7288