Description: New and returning Longhorns are welcomed to the Forty Acres during this two-day event. Students pick up their room key at centralized check-in and settle into 15 on-campus residence halls and Dobie Twenty21.
Time: 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Location: UFCU Disch-Falk Field
Beat the Heat
Description: Take a break from the blazing Texas sun and make new friends at Beat the Heat. The Texas Union is throwing open its doors to welcome new students to campus with a variety of fun activities and events hosted throughout the building for all to enjoy. Offerings include trivia, movies, billiards, karaoke, bowling, food, a pop-up arcade, and free access to the Alienware Longhorn Esports Lounge. More info can be found here.
Time: 2 - 6 p.m.
Location: University Union
Find Your Way
Description: Explore all that UT Austin involvement has to offer at Find Your Way! Come for live student performances, engage in activities with student organizations, grab some snacks, and enjoy an evening of fun and spirit!
Time: 7 - 10 p.m.
Location: Gregory Gym Plaza
Mooov-In Movie Night
Description: Join Living the Longhorn Life and University Housing and Dining for a movie night after unpacking! We'll have pizza, snacks, and drinks! Movies - August 19th: Big Hero 6.
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Honors Quad
Saturday Night Showdown
Description: Join Living the Longhorn Life and University Housing and Dining for a "family feud" style showdown! Audience members will have the chance to win up to $300 in prizes.
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Jester Auditorium outside the Jester Wendy's
Contact New Student Services
Download the Longhorn Welcome App!
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.