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Aug. 24-Sept. 8

Welcome, new Longhorns! 

Longhorn Welcome is a calendar of campus-wide events to welcome you to The University of Texas at Austin.

It kicks off with Mooov-In, where students, faculty, and staff welcome and help move new and returning students into campus residence halls. The festivities continue with 11 other Signature Events, including Party on the Plaza, where new Longhorns can make new friends, learn ways to get involved and celebrate UT Austin’s culture and core values.



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Signature Events

Two weeks. Twelve signature events. One unforgettable welcome.


Welcome, Longhorns

A welcome message from Soncia Reagins-Lilly, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

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Texas ’22 Class Photo - September 5, 2018

Join your fellow Longhorns in DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium for the official Texas ’22 Class Photo on September 5, 2018 at 6 p.m. Freshmen, be sure to wear orange for the photo!