Welcome Longhorns

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Welcome, Longhorns!


You have been admitted to one of the best colleges in the nation for education and health. We are looking forward to meeting you in person and helping you develop the skills you will need to succeed and thrive in education and healthcare. Here are some important resources that will help you get started!

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Updated Spaces

We are thrilled that you are joining us this fall as many of the renovations designed to enhance your learning experience while you are here will be complete. We are particularly proud of the new Student Services Center, located in the heart of the George I. Sánchez Building, as it brings together the offices that are working to ensure your success.

Learn more about the renovation 

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Beyond the Classroom

Be sure to explore the variety of experiences that can be gained outside the classroom:

  • First-year (FIG) or transfer interest groups (TrIG) are a great way to meet fellow students with similar interests.
  • Make connections that will stay with you long after graduation by joining a student organization.
  • Learn about other cultures by participating in one of our study abroad programs.
  • Longhorns Online access all the University resources you need.
  • Housing and Dining has all the information you need to Mooov-in!
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Health and Wellness

The university has many resources that will help you stay strong in both mind and body:

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College Resources

Our award-winning academic advisors help you register for classes, share important information, and help you stay focused on your goals. Plan to meet with an advisor at least once per semester to review your progress.

Texas Education Career Engagement will help you discover meaningful career goals and form bridges between your career visions and potential employers, resources, opportunities, and organizations.

Do you have questions about placement exams and claiming credit earned in high school? We have you covered.

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The rising cost of a college education is a concern for many and the university is committed to making a first-class education affordable.

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For Families

The university has many resources in place to ensure a safe and secure environment for all members of our community, including our SURE Walk, emergency call boxes, a Night Rides program, and an office dedicated to emergency preparedness.

The Title IX Office is committed to supporting the University’s mission to create and maintain an educational and work environment free from all forms of sexual harassment, sex discrimination, exploitation, and intimidation where all students, faculty, and staff can learn, work and thrive. 

Additional resources are available on our Education Families page and Texas Parents.

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Additional University Resources

Be sure to sign up for a student email account

University shuttles are free to ride with your UT ID card. 

Student parking is available, but not necessarily recommended as there is no guarantee you will find a spot.