For All Undergraduate Families

UT Austin has a myriad of resources designed to support student success. Whether your student is a freshman, a senior, or somewhere in between, the resources on this page are intended to help all Longhorns.

Resources are organized and displayed in the following categories. Scroll down on this page to browse through the resources in each category.

1. Campus Life 2. Health & Wellness 3. Academic & Career Support 4. Courses & Registration
5. Tuition & Financial Aid 6. Privacy 7. UT Administration 8. Senior Section
9. Out-of-State Student Resources 10. Colleges & Schools 11. Miscellaneous

 

About the University of Texas at Austin

The university’s core webpages offer a great introduction to the Forty Acres. Visit the UT Austin home page and explore the About, Academics, Admissions & Aid, Campus Life, Research, Athletics and Resources pages.

Campus Life

Academic Calendar

Important academic dates, such as when classes begin, tuition deadlines, finals and vacation/time off.

University Events Calendar

A guide to campus events.

UT Maps

An interactive campus map.

Family Weekend

An annual fall event that invites families to live the Longhorn life on campus.

University Housing and Dining (UHD)

UHD oversees 14 on-campus residence halls, university apartments and 11 dining and retail venues.

Office of the Dean of Students (DoS)

DoS provides a variety of student support services along with opportunities for leadership experience.

HornsLink

Students can browse thousands of student organizations to find their fit on campus.

New Student Services's 'Getting Involved'

A great list of resources for students to find ways to get involved.

Parking & Transportation Services (PTS)

PTS oversees campus parking and transportation services.

UT Shuttles

One of the largest university shuttle systems in the country that provides free transport for UT students.

Capital Metro

Students ride free on Austin's regional public transportation provider, servicing many parts of Austin.

CapMetro Trip Planner

Enter your location and desired destination for bus route options, schedules and a map.

MetroAirport Bus

Bus service to the Austin airport with convenient on-campus stops. Download the brochure for complete information.

Longhorn Auto Assistance Program (LAAP)

Offers free jump starts and locked key assists to anyone parked within the LAAP service area.

BikeUT

Resources for cyclists, including bike registration, the Orange Bike Project and The Kickstand bike hub.

Texas Athletics: The Big Ticket

A single ticket gives UT students access to all home, regular season Texas Athletics events.

My UT

Students can access university systems and view real-time data including What I Owe, financial aid notifications, and registration guidance.

Amazon@UTexas

A secure and convenient location to pick-up and return Amazon orders.

Sorority and Fraternity Life

Provides support services and more to sororities and fraternities.

Division of Recreational Sports

Includes eight indoor and outdoor recreation facilities and six program areas to promote student health.

Health & Wellness

University Health Services (UHS)

Information specifically for parents and families.

Medical Care, Power of Attorney & Privacy Laws

Information about student health information disclosure at UHS and general privacy laws.

UHS Nurse Advice Line

A 24 hour advice line students can call for advice on how to care for an illness or injury at home or guidance about whether and when to see a healthcare provider.

Academic Blue Student Health Insurance

A student health insurance plan sponsored by The University of Texas System and offered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas.

Forty Acres Pharmacy

An on-campus source for prescription and non-prescription medications, located in the same building as UHS.

UHS Office of Health Promotion

Helps UT students get and stay healthy with a variety of resources.

Counseling and Mental Health Center (CMHC)

Information specifically for parents and families.

CMHC Crisis Line

A 24 hour confidential service for students to talk with trained counselors about urgent concerns.

Behavior Concerns Advice Line (BCAL)

A service for UT students to anonymously discuss their concerns about another UT individual’s behavior.

Student Emergency Services (SES)

Provides assistant to students and their families during difficult or emergency situations.

Center for Students in Recovery (CSR)

A supportive community where students in recovery and in hope of recovery can achieve academic success while enjoying a genuine college experience free from alcohol and other drugs

Medical Withdrawal & Course Load Reduction

Information about withdrawing from the university or reducing course load due to medical reasons.

Academic & Career Support

Sanger Learning Center

UT Austin’s main resource for academic support including one on one and drop-in tutoring and classes and workshops.

Vick Center for Strategic Advising & Career Counseling

A resource for all students who are exploring majors and careers, as well as undeclared students enrolled in the School of Undergraduate Studies.

Student Ombuds

An impartial third party that listens to student concerns.

Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD)

SSD determines eligibility and helps implement reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities.

Graduation Help Desk

A resource for students to stay on track to graduate on time.

Student Conduct and Academic Integrity

The office responsible for the administration and facilitation of the student conduct process through a fair and objective process.

Texas Recruitment + Interview Services

A campus-wide resource supporting companies and organizations recruiting at UT.

Campus Career Fair Calendar

A calendar of on-campus career fairs.

On-Campus Career Centers

Scroll down to find a list of all campus career centers.

Withdrawing from the University

Information about how to withdraw from the university.

Major Switch

An opportunity for struggling STEM students to transfer to a non-STEM major.

Courses & Registration

Registration Information Sheet

Lists a student's addresses, advising information, access times, and registration bars.

Course Schedule

A list of the courses offered in a semester, including days, times and instructors.

FAQs About Registration

Frequently asked questions about the course registration process.

Interactive Degree Audit (IDA)

Provides students with a report of their progress toward completion of the requirements for a specific program/degree.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition Website

Calculate tuition rates and learn about payment options, tax exemptions, and more.

Costs to Attend

A summary of expenses that are determined by the institution (tuition) and expenses that are flexible based on student choices.

Student Accounts Receivable (SAR)

The department which prepares tuition statements, issues student tuition/account bills, collects tuition and more.

Longhorn Fixed Tuition

An optional tuition program available only to undergraduate students enrolling at UT Austin for the first time.

IRS Educational Tax Credits and Deductions

Information about IRS Form 1098-T, 1098-E and more.

eProxy

A system for students to authorize another person, such as a parent/guardian, to view and pay bills on the student's behalf.

Tuition Exemptions, Waivers, and Third-Party Billing

Detailed information on these topics.

Paying Tuition with a Texas Pre-Paid Tuition Plan

Includes Texas Guaranteed Tuition Plan and Texas Tuition Promise Fund.

FAQs about Texas Guaranteed Tuition Plan

Quick answers to common questions.

Office of Financial Aid (OFA)

Provides financial services to students.

FERPA Release Authorization

Consent form for OFA to disclose specific information regarding student financial aid records to parents and families.

How to Pay Tuition with Financial Aid

A quick video showing how to pay tuition with financial aid.

Disbursement of Private Scholarships

Information about applying private scholarships to your student's financial aid.

Texas Scholarships

Information about scholarships administered by the Office of Financial Aid and departments as well as resources for finding private scholarships.

Hire A Longhorn Job Bank

Students can browse part-time, seasonal, and summer jobs of all kinds (including work study), on-campus or in the Austin metro area

Student Veteran Services

A resource for using federal and state veterans education benefits.

Privacy

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Understanding FERPA at UT Austin.

Senior Section

Commencement

Information about the university-wide commencement ceremony and college and school convocations.

Senior Countdown

Students commit to graduate on time and receive help getting the classes they need and more.

Regalia Information

General information about regalia (cap and gown) and where to buy/rent.

University Co-op Graduation Department

Your one-stop shop for regalia, announcements and more.

Transcripts

Order official and unofficial university transcripts.

Texas Parents Brick Pavers

Honor your Longhorn with a lasting tribute on campus.

Official Class Ring

Learn the history of the class ring and how to purchase.

Texas Exes

Learn about the membership benefits for alumni.

Out-of-State Student Resources

Texas Residency

Understanding residency status.

Out-of-State Student Association

A student organization specifically for out-of-state students.

Colleges & Schools

School of Architecture

Undergraduate program information.

McCombs School of Business

Undergraduate program information.

McCombs Parents Council

Get involved with McCombs.

Moody College of Communication

Information specifically for parents and families.

College of Education

Resources for current students.

Cockrell School of Engineering

Information specifically for parents and families.

College of Fine Arts

Resources for current students.

Jackson School of Geosciences

Resources for current students.

College of Liberal Arts Parents' League

Information specifically for parents and families.

College of Natural Sciences

Resources for current students.

School of Nursing

Resources for current students.

School of Social Work

Resources for current students.

School of Undergraduate Studies Parents & Friends

Information specifically for parents and families.

PACE: Path to Admission through Co-Enrollment

Resources for current students.

TIP Scholars Parents Network

Information specifically for parents and families.

Miscellaneous

UT Lingo

Learn common phrases and acronyms used at UT.

UT Mobile App

iPhone and Android app with events calendars, bus routes, sports news, and push notifications for campus alerts and more.

UT Offices

An A-Z listing of all UT Austin offices.

Restrict Directory Info

Students can restrict information listed in the public directory (UT EID & password required).

Update Official Student Address

Students can update their address on file with the university.