Saturday, August 26
Keep it cool in the Texas Union. Make new friends over karaoke. Play arcade games. Watch free movies in the Theatre. Try your hand at air hockey, billiards, and bowling in the Underground. Win great prizes at trivia. There’s fun, snacks, and air conditioning for one and all! Texas Union, 2-6 p.m.
Sunday, August 27
Find yourself and enjoy a night of learning all that UT and Austin have to offer you! Enjoy live performances from student talent all around campus. Take part in games and activities put on by different student organizations. Have some great food and a chance to win several giveaways and prizes throughout the night! Gregory Plaza, 8-11 p.m.
Monday, August 28
Kick off the fall semester at Orange & White Welcome hosted by the Texas Exes! Free T-shirt for the first 100 students! Enjoy free food, prizes, and carnival games, sign the #UT21 official class banner, and more! Texas Exes Student Members can also pick up their student member packets at the event. Sponsored by University Co-op and Gatti’s Pizza. Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Monday, August 28
Get moving with FREE fitness classes, intramural sports, indoor climbing, sport club exhibitions, and more at one of the top recreation centers in the nation. Gregory Gym, 11 a.m.-5p.m.
Tuesday, August 29
The Gone to Texas rally is the official start of your life as a Longhorn. Start your time at The University of Texas at Austin with this fun and inspiring kickoff to the best years of your life. For more information, visit gonetotexas.utexas.edu.
Wednesday, August 30
Join your fellow Longhorns in DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium at 5:45 p.m. for the Texas Kickoff Rally featuring President Greg Fenves and new Head Coach Tom Herman, followed immediately by the official Texas ’21 Class Photo on the field. Freshmen, be sure to wear orange for the photo! Enter Gate 8 on the northwest corner of DKR.
Saturday, September 2
Cheer on the Longhorns as they face off against Maryland in the first football game under new Head Coach Tom Herman. Kickoff is set for 11 a.m. at DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium. The Big Ticket is required for students to enter this event. For more information, visit TexasSports.com/BigTicket.
Wednesday, September 6
This Texas-sized party includes food, games, performances, and a chance to win a $2,000 scholarship. Also get to know some of our 1,300 student organizations. Gregory Gym Plaza, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday, September 7
The first 750 students inside Gregory Gym receive a FREE 2017 Horns’ House T-shirt starting at 6 p.m., courtesy of Mighty Fine Burgers Fries & Shakes (sizes subject to availability). Texas Volleyball takes on the Denver Pioneers starting at 7 p.m.