1st Annual Unbirthday Party Hotdog Bash - July 20, 2023It's everybody's birthday and we all get hotdogs and unbirthday cake! Event Information1st Annual Unbirthday Party Hotdog BashJuly 20, 2023 - 5:30pm-7pmOutside Lee Hage Jamail Student Center - 1005 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas 77555 USALook for the streamers!
Annual Crawfish Boil 2023 - Partnered with GSO and SGA - April 13, 2023Our annual Crawfish Boil is back! The Graduate Student Organization and Student Government Association are pairing up for this month's TGIT! Join us April 13th at 5:30 pm in out next to Old Red and Jamail Student Center. Crawfish, corn, and potatoes, are available first-come, first-serve. We will also have a limited number of vegetarian plates. Food is free to all UTMB students, just present your UTMB ID.
The Cookout - Partnered with SNMA and SGA - April 3, 2023Celebrate the UTMB Student Community with SNMA and SGA. There will be Food, music, and Games at the lawn in front of Old Red from 5PM to 7PM.
Experience Holi 2023 - March 8, 2023Come out and experience Holi with everyone!Student Life, SHP Student Affairs, and SAMSA (South Asian Medical Student Association) have banded together to bring you a fun filled experience on March 8, 2023 at 5:30pm at the fields across from the Alumni Fieldhouse!Holi celebrates the beginning of spring, hope, and new beginnings, and fresh starts. Learn about Holi and the cultural significance of this holiday!
Oreo Day Givaway - Free Stuff for Students - March 6, 2023Free Oreos on National Oreo Day?Yes, please! Student Life Activities Committee has you covered!Come by the Library on TODAY between noon and 1PM and get your free snack pack of Oreos! Answer the all important question "Cookies first? Creme first? Both at the same time?" Answer to enter the Oreo Day drawing!We will be doing a drawing later in the week to see which 3 lucky students will win ultra-sized packs of Oreo cookies!!
Paint & Sip: Mardi Gras - 2023 Canvas Painting - February 23, 2023Come join us for a fun filled Mardi Gras Paint & Sip at Clay Cup Studios on Februray 23rd.The $20 entrance fee covers your paint and canvas. The event is limited, so register fast!You can register online! Hope to see you there!
Lunar New Year Celebration - Partnered with APAMSA and SGA - February 7, 2023APAMSA and SGA are hosting the annual Lunar New Year Celebration on February 7th, 5-7pm at the Jamail Student Center! Come by for FREE boba, food, raffle prizes, and more! We will have activity booths where you can make your own paper lanterns, red envelops, play games, etc. Tell your friends and come hangout!
Holiday Cheer 2022 - December 5 -16, 2022Free cookies and holiday movies?!Say no more!Student Life will have snacks and refreshments available from 8 AM – 5 PM on the second floor of Jamail Student Center.Come by and enjoy a holiday cheer!
SGA Holiday Toy Drive 2022 - December 8, 2022The Office of Student Life and UTMB SGA collected and delivered over 250 toys for 97 children across Galveston County to enjoy this holiday season.We would like thank everyone that participated and give a special thanks to the Child Advocacy Center of Galveston County for continually allowing us to work with them on this project each year.
Holiday in the Gardens - Festival of Lights - December 2022If you have not experienced the magic of the Moody Gardens light show, Holiday in the Gardens: Festival of Lights we encourage you to grab a ticket, grab a friend, and enjoy the lights.For UTMB students registering through the Office of Student Life, tickets will be $10.00! There is a limit of 2 tickets per student. This can be paid by cash, card, or check in the Office of Student Life when you pick up your ticket(s).
Holiday Bingo 2022 - November 30, 2022Feeling like a gift or two would serve you well around the holidays? Well, join us for Holiday BINGO!The party kicks off on November 30, 2022 at 6:00pm. No registration is needed! There will be a Holiday Photo Booth, and Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest, and Food while supplies last! Prizes were graciously provided by our awesome community vendors! Every participant will get FREE bingo cards!You could win some great places!Grab some classmates and give it a go!
Dia De Los Muertos - November 2, 2022Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos with LMSA
Spooky Cookie Time! - Popup Cookie Decoration Station - October 27, 2022ome out and decorate a free cookie with our spooky icings and sprinkles!Enter your cookie design to win an Office of Student Life prize pack!October 27, 2022 | 11AM – 1PMMoody Medical Library PlazaShow up,grab a cookie,decorate it,picture it,eat it!
Bubble Bubble! Giant Bubble Making! - October 21, 2022Take a minute, take a break! Come out and make giant bubbles with the Student Life Activities Committee.October 21, 20221PM - 4PMOld Red PlazaSticks and string and all of the soapy stuff you will need will be available and provided! How big can you get your bubble? Come find out!No Registration Required!
Paint & Sip: Fall Forest - 2023 Canvas Painting - October 11, 2022 and October 13, 2022Come join us for a fun filled Fall Forest Paint & Sip at Clay Cup Studios on October 11 and October 13 at 6:00PM.The $20 entrance fee covers your paint and canvas. The event is limited, so register fast!Keep in mind that the registration only holds your spot temporarily. You'll have to swing by the office and pay in order to attend the event.
SGA Annual Plazapalooza! - September 15, 2022Thank you so much to everyone who came out to Plazapalooza!The rain didn't slow you guys down! Over 600 students came out and TORE UP some fajitas! Thank you so much! We can't wait to do it again next year!
Community Fair 2022 - September 13, 2022Students! Come on out September 13, 2022 to meet members of both the UTMB and Galveston Community.Are you interested in learning about Student Organizations that are here on campus?Great because they will be there too.Hope to see you there!
Paint & Sip: Deep Diving - 2022 Canvas Painting - July 26, 2022 and July 28, 2022Come join us for a fun filled ocean-themed Paint & Sip at Clay Cup Studios on July 26th and July 28th at 5:45PM.The $20 entrance fee covers your paint and canvas. And it's BYOB, so feel free to bring your own wine. The event is limited, so register fast!Keep in mind that the registration only holds your spot temporarily. You'll have to swing by the office and pay in order to attend the event.
Annual Crawfish Boil 2022 - Partnered with GSO and SGA - April 14, 2022Our annual Crawfish Boil is back! The Graduate Student Organization and Student Government Association are pairing up for this month's TGIT! Join us Thursday, April 14th at 5:30 pm in front of Old Red. Crawfish, corn, potatoes, and sausage are available first-come, first-serve. We will also have a limited number of vegetarian plates. Food is free to all UTMB students, just present your UTMB ID.Our annual Crawfish Boil is back!
Student Food Pantry Grand Opening - Welcome The Picnic Basket - March 22, 2022Come Celebrate the Grand Opening ofUTMB's Student Food Pantry"The Picnic Basket"Join us at the Open House!Everyone is welcome!The Picnic Basket is a partnership with the Galveston County Food Bank to provide free food for students in need.The creation of The Picnic Basket was made possible with funding assistance from the President’s Cabinet Award and food contributions from locals and donations from Galveston County Food Bank.
It's Mario Day - MarioKart Tournement - March 10, 2022March 10th is no ordinary day. It's better known as MAR10 Day! Join us on March 10th from 5:00PM-7:00PM in the HEC and play in the Mario Kart Tournament on the big screen or relax with some free play!Feel free to bring your own Nintendo Switch and play with friends online as well. Each registered racing attendee will receive a Mario themed t-shirt on the day of the event. If you are not competing, you can purchase a shirt from the registration site.We will being giving out door prizes every hour. You don't want to miss it. To sign up for this event click the link!
Paint & Sip: Mardi Gras - 2022 Canvas Painting - February 15 - 16, 2022Come join us for a fun filled Mardi Gras Paint & Sip at Clay Cup Studios on Februray 15th and 16th at 6:00PM.The $20 entrance fee covers your paint and canvas. And it's BYOB, so feel free to bring your own wine. The event is limited, so register fast!Keep in mind that the registration only holds your spot temporarily. You'll have to swing by the office and pay in order to attend the event.
Holiday Cheer 2021 - Dec 6 - 17, 2021Studying day and night? Feeling like you can't catch a break? Then this is your mental health calling! Come by the Office of Student Life for free snacks, drinks and some fun holiday movies! The party starts when I walk in at 8:00AM on December 6, 2021! No registration is needed! Just come to Jamail Student Center (the building next to Old Red) and come to the second floor!
Holiday BINGO - December 1, 2021Feeling like a gift card or two would serve you well around the holidays? Well, join us for Holiday BINGO! The party kicks off on Zoom December 1, 2021at 6:00pm. No registration is needed! Every participant will get FREE bingo cards! FREE! You could win gift cards for some great places!Grab some classmates and give it a go!
Moody Gardens Festival of Lights - Nov 28, 2021 to Dec 16, 2021Take a moment, take a break, enjoy the local sights. If you have not experienced the magic of the Moody Gardens light show, Holiday in the Gardens: Festival of Lights we encourage you to grab a ticket, grab a friend, and enjoy the lights. Over One Million Lights are lit on the Moody Gardens Property. Follow the mile long trail of lighted scenes that are backed by the view of the glistening Galveston Bay.
SGA Annual Holiday Toy Drive - The Season of Giving Back - Nov 1, 2021 - Nov 30, 2021The Student Government Association is excited to announce that the sign up for the 2021 Holiday Toy Drive is live! SGA and the UTMB Office of Student Life are collecting wrapped gifts for the child advocacy center of Galveston county.The process is simple!1. Click on this link → REMOVED or scan the QR code in the post.2. Adopt a child from the list provided at and get them a gift. No gun shaped objects including Nerf style guns. Please avoid anything that releases a projectile.3. Wrap your gifts and bring them to Student Life Jamail 2.110.The deadline for donations: November 30, 2021
Virtual Paint & Sip: Autumn Trees - 2021 Canvas Painting - Sept 30, 2021Another Paint & Sip is coming your way! Join us and Clay Cup Studios on September 30th at 6:00pm for a serene autumn painting! Art Kits with all supplies included will be available for the first 50 students to register. Registration begins Monday, September 13 at 5:00pm. Find more information on our Eventbrite.
Student Organization Fair - Sept 15, 2021Every year we host a Student Organization Fair to introduce our students to the various organizations on campus! This year, we are going virtual. Join us on Microsoft Teams on September 15th from 5:00pm - 7:00pm to learn about all the ways you can get involved!On the day of the event, you can browse the organization channels and join the meetings to learn more about each org.
Tie Dye Tuesday - July 27, 2021Join the Student Life Activities Committee for TIE DYE TUESDAY on July 27th!You must sign up for a time slot to tie dye a shirt. Signing up for a time slot will guarantee you a shirt. e will do our best to accomodate sizes, but we make no promises
Office of Student Life
301 University Boulevard Lee Hage Jamail Student Center Second Floor Galveston, TX 77555-1316 (409) 772-1996