UT Orientation Update
Due to the on-going concerns regarding COVID-19, UT Austin has decided to transition all new student orientation sessions (June through August 2020) from in-person experiences to an online format. View our online orientation webpage for details and updates. Orientation is REQUIRED for all new students to be able to register for classes.

Getting Involved on Campus

Campus Events + Entertainment

  • largest event planning organization on campus
  • free and open to all current students

Gender and Sexuality Center

  • provides opportunities to explore, organize, and learn about gender and sexuality issues
  • mentorship program, events, trainings and workshops


  • browse over 1,300 student organizations
  • find your fit and get involved

Leadership and Ethics Institute

  • provides leadership development opportunities to UT students
  • programs include, LEAP, and ProjectLEAD

Center for Community Engagement

  • central resource for volunteerism and service-learning
  • online database of volunteer opportunities

Multicultural Engagement Center

  • six student-run agencies
  • social justice and education trainings
  • leadership development opportunities

Sorority and Fraternity Life

  • recruitment information
  • sorority and fraternity listings

Student Activities

  • finding and creating a student organization
  • Student Organization Center services
  • reservations and publicity

Transfer Experience Center

  • academic and social programming
  • events to learn more about transfer student organizations and resources
  • lounge and event space

Campus Life


Frank Erwin Center

  • home to Texas Longhorns Men’s and Women’s Basketball
  • purchase tickets to concerts and other entertainment


  • membership info
  • hours and group fitness schedules
  • intramurals and sports clubs

Texas Performing Arts

  • discounted student tickets to performances
  • volunteer and student employment opportunities

Campus Jobs

Job Postings

These are the employment sites for some of the largest student employers:

Hire a Longhorn

  • job bank for students seeking part-time employment
  • non-academic and off-campus positions posted