Explore student life and resources on the Forty Acres Campus Life
With more than 50,000 students on nearly 350 acres, we are dedicated to serving the individual needs of all incoming students. With first-rate recreation facilities, world-class artists at Texas Performing Arts and the pride of Texas sports, there is something to do and someone to do it with.
There's a niche for everyone — and a thousand places to find yourself on this historic campus. Learn more about all the things available to you as a Longhorn.
Living & Eating
Generations of students from near and far have called the Forty Acres their home away from home. Whether they live in one of 14 campus residence halls or eat at one of the many restaurants and cafés, the campus environments offer a variety of choices.
Health & Wellness
Whether it's for an immunization or an educational program, the university has top-notch health professionals in all fields that assist our students, faculty and staff to maintain a healthy, happy lifestyle.
Explore & Have Fun
It'll be hard not to stay busy on a campus as active as ours. The gems of the university await you in the exhibitions, gallery spaces and halls of our cultural treasures; from the Student Activity Center and the Cactus Cafe to the Texas Union's Underground, and much more.
Sports & Recreation
From archery to weight training, there's something for everyone at Recreational Sports (RecSports). And from football games at the Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium to baseball and basketball games, cheering on the Horns is part of the Texas experience.
Whether you bike, skateboard, run, take the shuttle, drive or hoof it, finding your way around campus has never been easier. Bike/pedestrian thoroughfares provide access to the heart of campus, while countless leafy pathways offer serene escapes between classes.
Safety & Security
The University of Texas at Austin provides a safe and secure environment for the entire university community. Keeping campus safe for the students, staff and faculty who live and work here is of paramount importance to every department on campus.