Spring Welcome 2020

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Thanks for joining us for Spring Welcome 2020! Information about Spring Welcome 2021 will be available in December 2020.

The fun doesn’t stop after Spring Orientation! Join us for Spring Welcome, a series of events to welcome you to UT Austin and help you transition to your new university.

Participants will have the chance to win free tickets to the Texas vs. Lousiana State University men's basketball game on Jan. 25 at each Spring Welcome event. All Spring Welcome events are free (with the exception of Camp Texas) and open to any student who start in the spring semester. 

Visit the "Resources" section of our website for information on academic resources, campus services and ways to get involved.

Spring Camp Texas

Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 - Spring Camp Texas

1 - 7 p.m., Etter-Harbin Alumni Center
From personal chats with UT professors, to learning Texas traditions and making friends, campers leave knowing what it means to be a true Longhorn. This condensed, one-day Camp Texas offering allows spring admitted UT students to experience the fun of Camp Texas!
Learn more: https://www.texasexes.org/spring-camp-texas

Bowling ball

Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 - Union Underground Bowling

1 - 3 p.m., Texas Union Underground
Get to know other new Longhorns and enjoy some friendly competition in the lanes.

Students cycling.

Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 - Get Hooked on RecSports

11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Gregory Gym
Join us at Gregory Gym (GRE) for one-day of free access to TeXercise classes and the climbing wall! Stay for the entire time, or drop in for the activities you're interested in.

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Free access to the Climbing Wall inside Gregory Gym (GRE)
All Day | Free TeXercise Classes - For a list of available classes click here: https://www.utrecsports.org/fitness-and-wellness/texercise-class-schedul...


Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 - Faculty Fireside Chat

3 - 4:30 p.m., Texas Union, Eastwoods Suite
Connect with passionate faculty members about research, internships, faculty relations while enjoying warm drinks and hardy foods!

Students playing games at Extrava-Game-Za.

Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 - Extrava-Game-Za

2 - 3:30 p.m., Transfer Experience Center (2609 University Ave)
Cards, board games, and video games galore! Bring your friends and make new ones while playing classic games such as taboo, Jenga, Super Smash Bros, and more!

Austin Skyline

Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 - Project Pet

11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., West Mall Bus Stop (across from University Co-op)
Join us for our serve project with Austin Pets Alive! We will volunteer in the thrift shop to benefit this paw-some animal shelter! Bring your UT ID to ride CapMetro!
Meet at the West Mall Bus Stop (across from University Co-op)
2246 Guadalupe Street
Austin, TX 78705

Blanton Museum

Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020 - Blanton Leadership Gallery Experience

1 - 3 p.m., Blanton Museum of Art
See the Blanton in a new light while learning about your own leadership styles. In this experience, students will look closely at a diverse range of usual expression. After thinking about the themes of leadership and community, you will be able to create your own art! All materials are provided, students only need to bring their cell phones to use a QR code to get started. Come see what art can show you about leadership and yourself.

Mittens holding coffee cup

Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 - Welcome Bash!

11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Gregory Gym Plaza
Grab some goodies and treats before heading off to your first day of class!