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Not a prospective student?

If you'd like to tour campus but aren't a prospective student—or if you'd like to bring a group to the Forty Acres—see the Visitor Center page to learn more about campus visit offerings designed just for you. 

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Campus Visits for Prospective Undergraduates

You and your family can select from a variety of visit-related activities, including admissions information sessions, campus tours and sessions at many colleges and schools on campus. 

Just pick a day and register for your visit.

Campus Visit Options

UT Austin Information Sessions and Tours

The Office of Admissions offers information sessions and tours focused on the university experience to prospective freshman and transfer students and their families. 

The transfer information session does not include a campus walking tour; however, if you are interested in seeing more of the Forty Acres you may participate in a tour offered by our Visitor Center 

Visit the registration page to find locations and times. You must register in advance to attend a session.  

College & School Information Sessions

If you're interested in attending an information session offered by a specific college, school or academic program (such as an honors program), search the registration page by "Event Category" for offeringsAs most of these sessions are not offered each day, you may want to choose a scheduled academic session and plan the rest of your day on campus around that activity.

Some colleges and schools offer additional opportunities for interaction:

Cockrell School of Engineering
Call or email the appropriate contact to determine if a meeting can be arranged during your visit. 

  • Aerospace Engineering: Email Adele Magnani or call 512-471-4223.
  • Chemical Engineering: Email Kelly McQueary or call 512-471-6443. 
     Meetings are only available on Friday afternoons.
  • Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering: Email Dr. Dan Wheat.
  • Mechanical Engineering: Email the Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Office
     Meetings are only available at 2 p.m. Friday and require at least 72 hours notice.
  • Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering: Email Jessica Jimenez or call 512-232-9306.
     Meeting must be arranged at least two weeks before your visit.
  • Equal Opportunity in Engineering: Email Dawn Hunter or call 512-471-5953.

College of Fine Arts
Email the appropriate contact at least a week in advance to determine if a meeting can be arranged during your visit.

College of Natural Sciences
See the College of Natural Sciences' Visit Us page to learn more about options for individual meetings and departmental information sessions.

Residence Hall Tours

If you're interested in taking a sneak peek at our on-campus residential communitiessearch the registration page by "Event Category" and select "Residence Hall Tours."

Information sessions focused on residential life are also offered. On the registration page, filter by category for "Housing and Food Service Events." 

Add-on Activities

Campus and Student Events 
There's always something happening on campus, from
annual events like Forty Acres Fest and Explore UT to Texas Revue and Party on the Plaza.

Athletic Events
Review the Texas Longhorns' upcoming schedule to find out if the Longhorns will be in action during your visit.

Other Helpful Links

Prospective students or members of their families who require special mobility assistance should contact the Undergraduate Admissions Center at after registering for a campus visit online. Please contact us as soon as possible after registering if you need assistance. 

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The University of Texas at Austin
Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 8058
Austin, TX 78713-8058

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