Spring Welcome 2021

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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. Both virtual and in-person events will be hosted so that all students can participate. All times listed are CST.

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

Spring Camp Texas

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 - Camp Texas Connections

1:30 - 6 p.m., Zoom
Camp Texas Connections meets you where you are and gives you the start at UT you didn’t know you needed. 

This free, online event for new Longhorns is led and run by student counselors. Featuring panels, mentorship opportunities, and professor previews, we'll help you navigate from uncertainty and unknowns to connections and a clear plan for how to succeed at UT.

Bowling ball

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 - Faculty Fireside Chat

2 - 3 p.m., Zoom
Connect with passionate faculty members about research, internships, student transition, and study abroad! In this virtual event, students can hop between breakout rooms to best meet their needs and interests.
*All participants will be entered into a drawing to receive a free $10 Target gift card*.

• Juan Dominguez- Research
• Chiu-Mi Lai- Expectations and transition to the UT-Austin Classroom
• Timothy Myers- Education Abroad
• Brittany Leland- Texas Career Engagement

Students cycling.

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 - Get Hooked on RecSports

Times Vary, Vimeo and Gregory Gym
Join RecSports virtually or in person for complimentary group fitness classes.

Advance reservations required. Reservations open on Wednesday, January 6 (link to come).
12:15pm: 45-minute Yoga (Vinyasa) Class (Virtual)
1:00pm: Cycle Class (at Gregory Gym)
4:00pm: Step Class (at Gregory Gym)
5:30pm: Total Body Conditioning (at Gregory Gym)

Students playing games at Extrava-Game-Za.

Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021 - Extrava-GAME-Za

2 -3 p.m., Zoom
Join us for an afternoon of virtual gaming! Joined by some of our current students from transfer student organizations, we will come together for some of the classics as well as modern games. *All participants will be entered into a drawing to receive a free $10 Target gift card*.

Transfer Student Agency
Texas Transfer Students
New Wave


Monday, Feb. 1, 2021 - Welcome Bash

10 a.m.-Noon, Speedway Drive & 21st Street
We are excited to welcome all students back to the first day of the spring semester! Grab a free breakfast taco, your new water bottle, and your first-day of school pic with Hook ‘em. All students are required to wear face coverings.