Friday, August 25, 2023

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The Wellness Zone: Play, Connect, Refresh

Signature Event

Description: The first week of classes can feel both exciting and overwhelming at times, but don’t worry – we’ve created the perfect space for you! Choose your own wellness adventure with staff and students from the Longhorn Wellness Center, SHIFT, Center for Students in Recovery, and the Counseling and Mental Health Center. With different paths leading to different wellness zones, social activities, and other surprises, you can feel free to press pause OR play depending on the vibe you need today!

Time: 12-3 p.m.

Location: San Jacinto Multipurpose Room

Silent Disco

Signature Event

Description: Join Living the Longhorn Life for a musical experience you won’t want to miss: Silent Disco! Pick up a headset and jam out to several different DJs based on your musical preferences.

Time: 8-10 p.m.

Location: PCL Plaza

College of Education Graduate Student Welcome

Signature Event

Description: Join us as we welcome our incoming doctoral and master's students for breakfast tacos, coffee and an interactive morning of building connections with fellow students and college leadership. You will learn about resources within the college and life in Austin. Come with questions and an appetite!

Time: 8:30 -10 a.m.

Location: George I. Sanchez Building Plaza

Sustainability Open House

Campus Event

Description: Swing by Gregory Plaza to meet sustainability staff and student leaders from groups like the Campus Environmental Center, Resource Recovery, UT Farm Stand, and more! We'll be there to answer your sustainability questions and showcase opportunities to get involved in making UT more sustainable.

Time: 10 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Location: Gregory Gym Plaza

Gone to Nursing 2023

Campus Event

Description: The School of Nursing welcomes incoming undergraduate and graduate Nursing students to a Luau! Come meet your peers, chat with current student leaders, Campus partners and School of Nursing faculty and staff. Enjoy some pizza, claim your official School of Nursing T-Shirt and collect some treats and prizes. Come celebrate the beginning of the school year in a casual and fun way. RSVP required-Tropical attire encouraged! RSVP Link:

Time: 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Location: School of Nursing

Gone to Architecture

Campus Event

Description: Kick-off and celebrate the Fall 2023 term at the School of Architecture's welcome and welcome back event, Gone to SOA! All students, faculty, and staff are invited to the all-SOA welcome address from new Dean Heather Woofter and program leadership. Following the welcome, there will be food, refreshments a tabling fair showcasing school resources and student organizations. Dean Heather Woofter and members of the SOA administration will be present to greet and mingle with students, faculty, and staff as we usher in a new academic year.

Time: 4-6:30 p.m.

Location: Goldsmith Hall and Courtyard


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To see all of the events and details for this year’s events, download the Longhorn Welcome app available on Guidebook. You can download it directly here. Events links will be posted to a password protected page on this site. Please Note: Event times and locations are subject to change.