Friday, August 26, 2022

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Description: Join us for our annual Bienvenida event where we welcome students back to campus with free food and new Latino Studies swag!

To promote social distancing, Bienvenida will take place outside on the Gordon-White Building Patio on 24th & Whitis Ave.

Co-hosted with Black Studies at UT Austin. 

Time: 12 p.m.

Location: Gordon-White Building (GWB Patio)


Neurodiversity Welcome Mixer

Description: Co-hosted by Longhorn TIES Neurodiversity Support and Disability and Access, this come-and-go event is open to the campus community of neurodivergent students, faculty, staff, and allies. Stop by and bring your friends for snacks, crafts, fidgets, giveaways, conversation stations, and more.

Event Accessibility:

Time: 2 - 4 p.m.

Location: GRE Games Room


Bloq Party

Description: Bloq Party is the annual welcome program hosted by the Queer Trans Black Indigenous People of Color Agency (QTBIPOCA), a student organization within the Multicultural Engagement Center. Join us for free t-shirts, learn about Queer student resources and hear inspiring words from our guest speaker. Please visit and follow @utmec and @qtbipoca_ut for more information.

Time: 5 p.m.

Location: WCP Ballroom


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: GRE Plaza

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