Activities

Explore UT is open to the general public with online programming that is accessible to all. Activities specifically designed for K-12 students include an indication of a suggested grade level, denoting the difficulty of the concept or activity presented. Some programs will require participants to join virtual platforms (Zoom, Brazen, etc.). Children who are participating in these programs must be monitored by an adult chaperone (parent, guardian or a teacher) in order to join the virtual platform. Some may require verification that a chaperone will be present in order to register for participation.
 
March 5, 9 to 9:45 a.m.

Pharmaceutical Drug Development: Teaching Old Drugs New Tricks

Check out the exciting research being conducted at Texas Pharmacy. This will be a fun-filled, TED Talk styled presentation where you can hear about the things that are starting here, and will eventually change the world!

College of Pharmacy Science
March 5, 9 to 9:30 a.m.

Study Abroad with BBA International Programs

Have you ever wondered what it's like to live in a different city, state or country? Join representatives from the BBA International Programs Office to explore the opportunities to study abroad.  From Hong Kong to Paris, you will get the chance to experience the world through our eyes as we share stories of our travels and adventures. This live, interactive session includes a question and answer opportunity with students who studied abroad.

McCombs School of Business Business, Culture and Education
March 5, 9 to 9:45 a.m.

How to Stay Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Nursing students explain the basics of what the COVID-19 virus is, how it spreads and how to stop the spread, including information on the COVID-19 vaccine.

School of Nursing Science
March 5, 9 to 9:30 a.m.

Everybody Chill Live Performance

Join the UT Austin Physics Circus as they use do extremely "cool" science demos to show how temperature relates to the three states of matter. They might even show you how to turn a banana into a hammer.

College of Natural Sciences Science
March 5, 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Meet the Showbots!

When the pandemic made it impossible to teach a hands-on robot building course in person, UT professors “went small” and collaborated with a teacher to create a remote Robot Club at Metz-Sanchez Elementary in Austin. Twenty amazing robots were created. Learn more about five of them and meet the robot makers. Discover how robots work, and a few lucky teachers will even get the chance to control one of the robots live via the internet. 

College of Fine Arts Arts, Design and Media
March 5, 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Exploring Majors at UT Austin

Hear from current UT Austin students about their experiences choosing a major. Our panelists will talk about the transition from high school to college, share their best tips and tricks for navigating the process when it’s your turn, answer your pre-submitted questions, and more!

School of Undergraduate Studies Longhorn Life
March 5, 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Build a Sustainable World Through Business

Texas McCombs’ Social Innovation Initiative (SII) trains future leaders to drive social and environmental impact through business in any career. This interactive session will introduce teenagers and young adults to various impact tools that the SII teaches, such as social entrepreneurship and impact investing. They will also learn about the sustainability programming and classes that McCombs offers, and have a chance to speak to current students about their experience.

McCombs School of Business Business, Culture and Education
March 5, 10 to 10:45 a.m.

Pharma-See Our School!

You're invited to stop by the College of Pharmacy, virtually, to experience a walk through the halls of the UT Pharmacy buildings.  The live, tour will showcase the different classrooms, labs, and resources available to both undergraduate and graduate pharmacy students. The tour will be led by current pharmacy students who will share their experiences and can answer questions along the way. 

College of Pharmacy Science
March 5, 10 to 11 a.m.

When Life Gives You Lemons

Join student members from the UT Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) to discover the difference between different business majors and to learn how each major can be applied in the context of a lemonade stand business.

McCombs School of Business Business, Culture and Education
March 5, 10 to 11 a.m.

Exploring Nanophotonics

Join members of the Zheng Nanophotonics Research Group to discover how light can be used as a tool to control objects on a small scale for both fundamental sciences and daily-life applications. See how the team invents light-based tools to accelerate innovation in quantum technology and nanotechnology. 

Cockrell School of Engineering Engineering
March 5, 10 to 10:30 a.m.

RGV Familia Discussion on TIPS

The transition for students from high school into college can be difficult as they are often required to adapt to new environments and learning styles that may be different from what they have experienced previously. This panel discussion will provide tips to help high school students take the next step of the educational journey in preparation for college success.

Division of Diversity and Community Engagement Longhorn Life
March 5, 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Science Up Close

In this interactive game, participants will test their skills at identifying scientific objects and organisms from super-zoomed-in images.

College of Natural Sciences Science
March 5, 10 to 10:15 a.m.

Rockout. Workout. Live POUND Workout Session

Grab some drumsticks or wooden spoons and channel your inner rockstar! Join RecSports Instructor Shannon for a live, energizing 15-minute drum and sweat session. No drum required for this class. 

 

Recreational Sports Longhorn Life
March 5, 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Study Abroad with BBA International Programs

Have you ever wondered what it's like to live in a different city, state or country? Join representatives from the BBA International Programs Office to explore the opportunities to study abroad.  From Hong Kong to Paris, you will get the chance to experience the world through our eyes as we share stories of our travels and adventures. This live, interactive session includes a question and answer opportunity with students who studied abroad. 

McCombs School of Business Business, Culture and Education
March 5, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Design and Create a Lightbulb Circuit on TinkerCad

Join members of Texas Engineering World Health (TEWH), a project-based solutions organization, to learn how to design and create a lightbulb circuit using the online 3D modeling program, Tinkercad. It is easy to use, and you can discover what it takes to create a fun Light Up Squishy Circuit.

Cockrell School of Engineering Engineering
March 5, 10 to 10:45 a.m.

Live - Prospective Student Information Session

Are you a high school student considering a future at The University of Texas at Austin? During this Live virtual information session, an admissions counselor will share details about UT Austin, tell why we’re consistently ranked among the top universities, and provide important tips about the application process.

Office of Admissions Longhorn Life
March 5, 10:30 to 11 a.m.

First-Generation Student Information Session

Current high school students, who will soon be first-generation college students, are invited to join us for this interactive information session that will include helpful advice from experienced staff, direction to resources and other details on how to become a successful first-generation student on a college campus.   

Division of Diversity and Community Engagement Longhorn Life
March 5, 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.

Play Lotería

Join members of the Bilingual Education Student Organization (BESO) to play Lotería, a traditional game of chance. You can learn about Mexican culture while having fun and showing your competitive side. Lotería is a game, similar to bingo, that encourages you to make new friends and helps you get to know others better. Get ready to have fun with BESO.

College of Education Business, Culture and Education
March 5, 11 to 11:30 a.m.

Careers in Architecture

Learn more about unique career opportunities after graduating from The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture.

School of Architecture Arts, Design and Media
March 5, 11 to 11:30 a.m.

McCombs Leadership Program: A Look at Mental Health

At the McCombs Leadership Program, we emphasize the importance of building a well-rounded individual who can work with others to build a better community. Whether you are a student moving from middle to high school, or from high school to college, it is important to take care of your mental well-being. In this event, we will discuss mental health tips and how to identify and deal with mental fatigue, especially in periods of transition. Hear from current UT students and learn how the McCombs Leadership Program supports its members to build community.

McCombs School of Business Longhorn Life
March 5, 11 a.m. to noon

Pandemic Solutions through Pharmacy

The vaccine and treatment for COVID-19 is a common topic of interest for many in the world today.  Join us for a conversation with Dr. Maria Croyle, Dr. Diane Ginsburg and Dr. Mo Mohammed Maniruzzaman, members of the College of Pharmacy faculty, as they discuss the incredible work UT Pharmacy has done in the last several months regarding COVID-19.

College of Pharmacy Science
March 5, 11 a.m. to noon

Mental Health Promotion and the Pandemic

Living during a pandemic presents challenges that none of us ever expected to deal with. With increased isolation, we may find ourselves swimming in worries or lacking motivation to complete tasks. Join us to learn how to identify strategies to improve your mental health. We'll share practical ways to put those strategies into practice, even when you are stuck at home on Zoom.

School of Nursing Science
March 5, 11 a.m. to noon

Look (Safely) at the Sun

Feast your eyes on the sun as you’ve never seen it before: live, through specially filtered telescopes and cameras. Learn about sunspots, prominences, solar flares, and more. As a bonus, learn how, when, and where to safely view the upcoming total solar eclipse, a once in a life time event, on April 8, 2024. The host and moderators will answer your questions live.

College of Natural Sciences Science
March 5, 11 to 11:30 a.m.

Computational Modeling of the Heart and its Valves

Join Professor Michael Sacks and members of his research team to learn how heart valves work.  A world authority on cardiovascular biomechanics, Dr. Sacks will demonstrate how engineers study heart valves to design improved repair methods and replacements, as well as the advanced tools that are a part of their research.

Cockrell School of Engineering Engineering
March 5, 11 to 11:30 a.m.

Study Abroad with BBA International Programs

Have you ever wondered what it's like to live in a different city, state or country? Join representatives from the BBA International Programs Office to explore the opportunities to study abroad.  From Hong Kong to Paris, you will get the chance to experience the world through our eyes as we share stories of our travels and adventures. This live, interactive session includes a question and answer opportunity with students who studied abroad. 

 

 

McCombs School of Business Business, Culture and Education
March 5, 11 to 11:30 a.m.

Life as a College Student

Going from high school to college is a new and exciting time. Join us for an interactive panel with student leaders from the Multicultural Engagement Center to learn more about what life is like for a college student.

Division of Diversity and Community Engagement Longhorn Life
March 5, 11 to 11:30 a.m.

UT Youth Engagement Center Project Finish Line

¿Estás tratando de encontrar tu lista de cosas por hacer para la universidad? Permita que la línea de meta del proyecto lo ayude a comprender los pasos que necesitará para ser admitido e inscribirse en una universidad. Esta sesión será en español y está dirigida a estudiantes de secundaria de primera generación que tal vez no sepan cómo alcanzar sus metas de educación superior.

Division of Diversity and Community Engagement Longhorn Life
March 5, 11:30 a.m. to noon

Tips and Tricks for Finding Money for College

College can seem out-of-reach, financially, but it’s important to remember that there are lots and lots (and lots) of resources available to help students pay for their education. This session offers simple advice for effectively and efficiently finding scholarships. Plenty of time will be left for Q&A, so come with questions.

Division of Diversity and Community Engagement Longhorn Life
March 5, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Live - Virtual Campus Tour

The Texas Tour Guides are excited to offer Live Virtual Tours of Campus! Current University of Texas at Austin students will show you some of their favorite places on the Forty Acres.

Office of Admissions Longhorn Life
March 5, noon to 1 p.m.

Majoring in Architecture & Interior Design

Join academic adviser Jasmin Blas-Mendieta for more information about majoring in architecture and interior design at UT. A question-and-answer opportunity will be provided.

School of Architecture Arts, Design and Media
March 5, noon to 12:45 p.m.

Women in Engineering Program: FabFems Friday Webinar

Join the Women in Engineering Program FabFems Friday Webinar. We welcome recent STEM alums and role models to share their professional experiences and educational journeys with participants. Hear their career stories, ask questions, and get inspired. The webinar is part of a FabFems Friday webinar series featuring fabulous women in STEM role models throughout March for Women's HIstory Month.

Cockrell School of Engineering Engineering
March 5, noon to 12:45 p.m.

Accepted: Med School Admission

Join Joel Daboub, director of admissions at Dell Medical School, and a pre-med student panel to explore the rigorous road that leads to medical school.   You can learn more about the unique process along with tips for successful admission. 

Dell Medical School Public Service
March 5, noon to 12:45 p.m.

The Fascinating World of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Join us to learn about blockchain, a specific type of database used to manage cryptocurrency. Most of our networks today are centralized by design. However, central servers are prone to cyber-attacks. Learn how the underlying blockchain technology works and discover the the numerous ways this ledger is used to protect and encapsulate data.

 

 

McCombs School of Business Business, Culture and Education
March 5, noon to 12:30 p.m.

McCombs Leadership Program: A Look at Mental Health

At the McCombs Leadership Program, we emphasize the importance of building a well-rounded individual who can work with others to build a better community. Whether you are a student moving from middle to high school, or from high school to college, it is important to take care of your mental well-being. In this event, we will discuss mental health tips and how to identify and deal with mental fatigue, especially in periods of transition. Hear from current UT students and learn how the McCombs Leadership Program supports its members to build community.

McCombs School of Business Business, Culture and Education
March 5, noon to 12:45 p.m.

Live - Prospective Student Information Session

Are you a high school student considering a future at The University of Texas at Austin? During this Live virtual information session, an admissions counselor will share details about UT Austin, tell why we’re consistently ranked among the top universities, and provide important tips about the application process.

Office of Admissions Longhorn Life
March 5, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Tinfoil Boats with Longhorn Racing

Create a boat using only foil. Gently place your boat in the water and then add your weights (pennies, small rocks, etc.) one at a time until your boat sinks. Count how many pennies it took to sink your boat. Redesign your boat and try again to see if you can create a boat to hold even more weight.

Cockrell School of Engineering Engineering
March 5, 1 to 1:45 p.m.

So You Want to Go to Law School?

Join us for an overview of the application process and requirements for Law School admission. Learn about steps to take early in an academic career to better prepare for law school consideration.

School of Law Public Service
March 5, 1 to 1:45 p.m.

Conversations with School of Architecture First-Years

Join two first-year students, Eamanne and Rohun, for an engaging panel where you will have the opportunity to ask questions about their student experience at the UT School of Architecture!

School of Architecture Arts, Design and Media
March 5, 1 to 1:30 p.m.

Undergraduate Research: How Students Start Here and Change the World

Students from all disciplines — from art to aerospace engineering to accounting — participate in UT’s world-changing research. Learn what undergraduate research looks like and how it benefits students at this discussion and Q&A.

School of Undergraduate Studies Business, Culture and Education
March 5, 1 to 2 p.m.

Bad Bugs vs. Good Drugs

Join UT Austin College of Pharmacy faculty member, Dr. Patrick Davis to learn about how disease causing bacteria is evolving and dodging our commonly used antibiotics. He will not only share the challenge but also what pharmacists and scientists are working towards in order to tackle this issue.

College of Pharmacy Science
March 5, 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Hear + Now: A Drive-thru Art Exhibition

TEDxUTAustin transforms UT Austin’s San Antonio Garage into a drive-thru art exhibition! Hear and Now is a drive-thru parking garage art exhibition in the heart of UT Austin’s West Campus. The exhibition, curated by the Center Space Project, features physical works as well as light, video, and sound installations by seventeen students, faculty, and community artists. Hear and Now is a contactless experience where all attendees must stay in their cars at all times.

School of Undergraduate Studies Arts, Design and Media
March 5, 1 to 1:30 p.m.

Build a Sustainable World Through Business

Texas McCombs’ Social Innovation Initiative (SII) trains future leaders to drive social and environmental impact through business in any career. This interactive session will introduce teenagers and young adults to various impact tools that the SII teaches, such as social entrepreneurship and impact investing. Participants will also learn about sustainability programming classes offered in the McCombs School and will have the opportunity to speak with current students about their experiences.

McCombs School of Business Business, Culture and Education
March 5, 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Live - Virtual Campus Tour

The Texas Tour Guides are excited to offer Live Virtual Tours of Campus! Current University of Texas at Austin students will show you some of their favorite places on the Forty Acres.

Office of Admissions Longhorn Life
March 5, 1:15 to 1:30 p.m.

Zumba Workout

Shake, move, and dance along to the best Latin beats during this 15-minute Zumba dance party! Session is designed for all ages.

Recreational Sports Longhorn Life
March 5, 2 to 2:30 p.m.

Drone Flight

Understanding the blend of sciences, art, and precision of measurement provides new perspectives forcing us to wonder what we are viewing. What is the story behind this image?

School of Architecture Arts, Design and Media
March 5, 2 to 3 p.m.

Ever Thought About Being a Pharmacist?

Looking for a career in the health professions? Come learn about a future in pharmacy! Pharmacy is a well-rounded profession, blending science, health care, direct patient contact, computer technology, and business. Ranked 7th in the country, come see how our College of Pharmacy is changing the world through health care. This session is open to prospective students of all ages and educational backgrounds.

College of Pharmacy Science
March 5, 2 to 2:30 p.m.

Lounging with Longhorns

Join us during Lounging with Longhorns to interact with current UT students. During this session, UT students will answer pre-submitted questions from elementary school students and teachers to provide insight on what it is like to be a Longhorn on the Forty Acres.
University Housing and Dining Longhorn Life
March 5, 2 to 2:30 p.m.

A Day in the Life of a College of Natural Sciences Student

Watch a short presentation on what a typical day looks like for a student in the College of Natural Sciences, then chat with current students in a live Q&A. Depending on the volume of audience questions, this program may run longer than 30 minutes.

College of Natural Sciences Longhorn Life
March 5, 2 to 2:45 p.m.

A Day in the life of an ECE Student

Come hear from a student panel about what it's like to be an Electrical and Computer Engineering student at UT Austin!

Cockrell School of Engineering Engineering
March 5, 2:45 to 3:30 p.m.

Introductory Lecture by Professor Larry Speck

Professor Larry Speck's lecture for first-year students examines architecture's links to literature, theater, film, music, politics, and society at large.

School of Architecture Arts, Design and Media
March 5, 3 to 4 p.m.

Biomedical Engineering Prospective Student Session

Learn all about the Biomedical Engineering (BME) program – its curriculum, career, research and student organization opportunities, as well as the study abroad options available to BME students.

Cockrell School of Engineering Engineering
March 5, 3 to 4 p.m.

Medical Jeopardy

Join students from UT Austin's Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) in a medical "jeopardy" game to see how much you know about the human body and learn more about medicine.

Cockrell School of Engineering Engineering
March 5, 3 to 3:45 p.m.

Live - Prospective Student Information Session

Are you a high school student considering a future at The University of Texas at Austin? During this Live virtual information session, an admissions counselor will share details about UT Austin, tell why we’re consistently ranked among the top universities, and provide important tips about the application process.
Office of Admissions Longhorn Life
March 5, 4 to 4:30 p.m.

Play Lotería

Join members of the Bilingual Education Student Organization (BESO) to play Lotería, a traditional game of chance.  You can learn about Mexican culture while having fun and showing your competitive side.  Lotería is a game, similar to bingo, that encourages you to make new friends and helps you get to know others better.  Get ready to have fun with BESO. 

College of Education Business, Culture and Education
March 5, 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Live - Virtual Campus Tour

The Texas Tour Guides are excited to offer Live Virtual Tours of Campus! Current University of Texas at Austin students will show you some of their favorite places on the Forty Acres.

Office of Admissions Longhorn Life
March 6, 9 to 10 a.m.

Thought About Being a Pharmacist?! Learn here!

Looking for a career in the health professions? Come learn about a future in pharmacy! Pharmacy is a well-rounded profession, blending science, health care, direct patient contact, computer technology, and business. Ranked 7th in the country, come see how our College of Pharmacy is changing the world through health care. This session is open to prospective students of all ages and educational backgrounds. Navigate your future by connecting with pharmacy counselors and our Pharmacy Ambassadors to discuss admissions information, academic choices and career opportunities in pharmacy.

College of Pharmacy Science
March 6, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Design a Gumdrop Dome or Marshmallow Tower

Design and create a dome or tower (or any shape) using only toothpicks and gumdrops or marshmallows! How tall can you make your tower? How strong of a structure can you make? If you shake the table like an earthquake, does it stay standing? If you put a book on top of it, will it withstand the weight? If you press on it from the side, does it hold up or does it topple over? Stop by to build with members of Chi Epsilon and talk about engineering! To older students, drop by to chat about UT, honors organizations, and anything else you want to know about civil engineering, etc.

Cockrell School of Engineering Engineering
March 6, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

TEDxUTAustin 2021: Unmute

For the fourth year in a row, TEDxUTAustin presents Austin's largest university TEDx event! TEDxUTAustin 2021 - Unmute is about breaking the silence to amplify new innovations, perspectives, and initiatives that address our rapidly changing world, and encouraging others to follow suit. The virtual interactive conference will showcase an immersive lineup featuring student leaders, professors, and Austin community members.

 

School of Undergraduate Studies Business, Culture and Education
March 6, 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Aerospace & Computational Engineering Prospective Student Session for 9th, 10th and 11th Graders

Discover the opportunities available to students majoring in aerospace engineering or computational engineering including numerous career paths in the fields. An academic advisor and current students will be available to help you discover more about our programs.

Cockrell School of Engineering Engineering
March 6, 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Missing Person Search with the Human Centered Robotics Lab

See how legged and mobile robots team up to perform tasks in a real world apartment setting like searching for a missing person. Explore how these robots work and move around with unknown obstacles.

Cockrell School of Engineering Engineering
March 6, 10 a.m. to noon

Virtually Operate a Robot

Join graduate students in the Radionavigation Lab in teleoperating a real robot around an obstacle course on the roof of the UT Speedway Garage. Learn more about how robots are controlled and how robotics are used in engineering applications. All skill levels encouraged to participate.

Cockrell School of Engineering Engineering
March 6, 10 a.m. to noon

Wheel of Fortune

Spin the wheel of fortune to determine your future. With each spin, a new exercise activity will be provided to give you rest from your chair. A wide variety of exercises will be available for students and families to perform with our wheel of fortune.

College of Education Business, Culture and Education
March 6, 10 a.m. to noon

Making Oobleck

Join members of the Minorities in Education student organization for a science experiement you won't want to miss. Inspired by the Dr. Seuss book, Bartholomew and the Oobleck, you'll learn to use using three staple household ingredients to create a non-newtonian fluid that changes states of matter depending on the pressure applied.

College of Education Business, Culture and Education
March 6, 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Project MALES: Keeping It Real

Project MALES is a mentoring group composed of undergraduate mentors from UT Austin. In this session, our mentors are seeking to share their stories and insights that have made them successful at UT. Through an interactive session, our mentors will share their stories and answer any questions about college life that our participants may have.

College of Education Longhorn Life
March 6, 10 to 11 a.m.

Bad Bugs vs. Good Drugs

Join UT Austin College of Pharmacy faculty member, Dr. Patrick Davis to learn about how disease causing bacteria is evolving and dodging our commonly used antibiotics. He will not only share the challenge but also what pharmacists and scientists are working towards in order to tackle this issue.

College of Pharmacy Science
March 6, 10 a.m. to noon

Design your own Google Logo!

Use your creativity and imagination to bring the Google logo to life using code. Make the letters dance, tell a story, or create a game. You can learn the basics of coding with this activity and learn all about how the professionals do it! If you finish this activity, head over to the Hour of Code website and choose whichever coding activity you’d like! With Scratch and CS First, anyone can become a designer and programmer for the day!
Cockrell School of Engineering Engineering
March 6, 10 to 11 a.m.

Engineering Student Services - Prospective Student Information Session for 11th Graders

Prospective engineering students in 11th grade and their parents are invited to learn about opportunities within the Cockrell School. This introductory session will introduce 11th graders to the school and its various departments, offices and programs.

Cockrell School of Engineering Engineering
March 6, 10 to 10:45 a.m.

Live - Prospective Student Information Session

Are you a high school student considering a future at The University of Texas at Austin? During this Live virtual information session, an admissions counselor will share details about UT Austin, tell why we’re consistently ranked among the top universities, and provide important tips about the application process.
Office of Admissions Longhorn Life
March 6, 10 to 10:30 a.m.

UT Youth Engagement Center Project Finish Line

Are you trying to find your to do list for college? Allow project finish line to help you understand the steps you will need to be admitted and enroll in a college. This session is geared towards first-generation high school students who may not know what steps are needed to reach their high educaiton goals.
Division of Diversity and Community Engagement Longhorn Life
March 6, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

I Think I Want to be a Nurse

Meet current UT nursing students as they answer common questions about what it is like to be a nursing student in nursing school.

School of Nursing Science
March 6, 10:30 to 11 a.m.

Resources Available on Today's College Campuses

High school students are often told that "no one will be there to help you once you get to college," a myth that leads many students to not seek out the numerous resources and opportunities that are available on their campuses to help them achieve their academic, personal, and professional goals. Join us as we introduce you to the multitude of campus resource pathways available on today's college campuses, and best suggestions for how to navigate them.
Division of Diversity and Community Engagement Longhorn Life
March 6, 11 to 11:30 a.m.

Exploring Majors at UT Austin

Hear from current UT Austin students about their experiences choosing a major. Our panelists will talk about the transition from high school to college, share their best tips and tricks for navigating the process when it’s your turn, answer your pre-submitted questions, and more!

School of Undergraduate Studies Longhorn Life
March 6, 11 a.m. to noon

Majoring in Architecture & Interior Design

Join academic adviser Jasmin Blas-Mendieta for more information about majoring in architecture and interior design at UT. A question-and-answer opportunity will be provided.

School of Architecture Arts, Design and Media
March 6, 11 a.m. to noon

Concussion Assessment

On and off the field, athletic trainers play an important role in supporting the health of athletes. Join athletic training students to learn about the primary components of a concussion assessment and other tools that are a part of the Athletic Training profession. We hope you will discover more about what goes on behind the scenes of a game, match, meet, or event. Come prepared with questions. 

College of Education Business, Culture and Education
March 6, 11 a.m. to noon

The Life Saving Drug in the Opioid Epidemic

One of the major health issues facing our society is the epidemic caused from the overuse of opioid drugs. For many, it hits very close to home.  Would you know what to do if you found someone passed out on the couch – are they napping, did they drink too much, did they overdose on painkillers? Learn how to assess a potential overdose through our interactive opioid overdose rescue training.

College of Pharmacy Science
March 6, 11 a.m. to noon

McCombs Business Information Session

As one of the country's leading business schools, the McCombs School of Business offers exceptional resources and opportunities. Representatives of the business school will be on hand to discuss freshman admission, and current business students will share their stories on the career management, study abroad, and leadership opportunities available within the school.

McCombs School of Business Business, Culture and Education
March 6, 11 a.m. to noon

Explore Aerospace

Join aerospace engineering graduate students as they walk through some of their research topics relating to orbital mechanics, small satellite engineering, robotics, and satellite remote sensing. Short video presentations will be shown from each area, followed by an interactive Q&A session.

Cockrell School of Engineering Engineering
March 6, 11 to 11:30 a.m.

Rocketry 101

Join researchers from the Texas Rocket Engineering Lab to see what goes into building a rocket. We'll share information on our current project which is a part of the Base 11 Space Challenge. Explore the various components of a rocket and learn about how students like you can launch a rocket into space.

Cockrell School of Engineering Engineering
March 6, 11 to 11:30 a.m.

Motivation and Self-regulation: Success Tips for New Students

Campus life can be stressful! Throughout the college journey, the ability to summon motivation can make the difference between success and struggle. In this session, get a taste of some approaches for managing motivation from an expert in educational psychology and student well-being. Parents and family members also encouraged to attend.

Division of Diversity and Community Engagement Longhorn Life
March 6, 11 to 11:30 a.m.

RGV Familia Presentación para Familias

Hay muchos factores que acompañan a tomar una decisión tan importante como elegir dónde pasará los próximos cuatro años de su vida. Como padre, probablemente quiera saber cómo participará su hijo/a en las actividades escolares, especialmente cuando UT es tan grande, o tal vez quiera saber cómo es la vida en el campus. Este panel lo ayudará a comprenderlo a usted y a sus hijos en la transición a UT, al hacer preguntas a un panel de estudiantes actuales de UT. Si tiene alguna pregunta, ¡venga listo para hacerla!
Division of Diversity and Community Engagement Longhorn Life
March 6, 11 a.m. to noon

Why Major in Social Work?

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a social worker? What makes social work different from other majors? Join our Zoom session and you will hear from students on why they chose social work and what makes social work different than other majors.
Steve Hicks School of Social Work Public Service
March 6, 11 to 11:30 a.m.

Build a Sustainable World Through Business

Texas McCombs’ Social Innovation Initiative (SII) trains future leaders to drive social and environmental impact through business in any career. This interactive session will introduce teenagers and young adults to various impact tools that the SII teaches, such as social entrepreneurship and impact investing. Participants will also learn about sustainability programming classes offered in the McCombs School and will have the opportunity to speak with current students about their experiences.

McCombs School of Business Business, Culture and Education
March 6, 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Choose Your Own Adventure Residence Hall Tour

Explore University Housing and Dining locations on a tour where you’re the navigator. You tell us where to go and our staff will lead you on a guided tour of your choice through our residence halls, dining locations and other spaces.
University Housing and Dining Longhorn Life
March 6, 11:30 a.m. to noon

Go Global

Do you want to travel the world? Our award-winning global programs give students a project-based academic internship with real world experience in three dynamic and rapidly changing cities - Beijing, Cape Town and San Jose, Costa Rica.  Hear from some of our students who have traveled to China, South Africa, and beyond. Don't let the world pass you by, instead "Go Global."

Division of Diversity and Community Engagement Longhorn Life
March 6, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Live - Virtual Campus Tour

The Texas Tour Guides are excited to offer Live Virtual Tours of Campus! Current University of Texas at Austin students will show you some of their favorite places on the Forty Acres.

Office of Admissions Longhorn Life
March 6, noon to 12:45 p.m.

Pharma-See Our School

You're invited to stop by the College of Pharmacy, virtually, to experience a walk through the halls of the UT Pharmacy buildings.  The live, tour will showcase the different classrooms, labs, and resources available to both undergraduate and graduate pharmacy students. The tour will be led by current pharmacy students who will share their experiences and can answer questions along the way. 

College of Pharmacy Science
March 6, noon to 3 p.m.

Repurposing Plastic Film into Plastic Yarn

Learn how to reuse and repurpose one of the peskiest household items: Plastic Shopping Bags. We will be turning these shopping bags into rope, coasters, bowls, and more! If you have questions or want to chat, you can join the zoom meeting and speak to a student from Engineers for a Sustainable World!
Cockrell School of Engineering Engineering
March 6, noon to 1 p.m.

Explore UT KIPP Alumni Student Panel

Knowledge is powerful and for years, the Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) has supported students of all ages in their preparing to attend college.  Join us for a conversation with current UT students who are also KIPP alumni.  They will share their experience in transitioning from high school to college and give advice to current KIPP high school students.

Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost Longhorn Life
March 6, noon to 2 p.m.

Draw a Robot Design Challenge

Join us to see Dance Bot, hands down UT's cutest robot, show off a few moves. You'll learn how Dance Bot and other robots work and discover how Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) can be used. Then, take the Robot Design challenge to draw a robot that will accomplish a specified task. 

Cockrell School of Engineering Engineering
March 6, noon to 4 p.m.

Girl Day at UT Austin: Interactive Booths, Live Broadcasts, Interactions with STEM Role Models

Explore 50 booths with hands-on STEM activities, demonstrations, videos, and role models available for one-on-one video chats with participating families. Students with an adult can choose which activities they'd like to explore and come and go during the "live" virtual booth experience from noon to 4 p.m. CT. Girl Day at UT Austin, including Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day and the Girl Day STEM Festival, is a free STEM event hosted virtually through Sunday, March 7, 2021.

Cockrell School of Engineering Engineering
March 6, noon to 12:30 p.m.

UT Austin Physics Circus "The States of Matter" Live Show

Watch our live show on "The States of Matter" from 12 - 12:30 p.m. This show is part of the Girl Day at UT Austin experience. Learn more and register to join in.
College of Natural Sciences Science
March 6, noon to 4 p.m.

Twinkie Coring

Learn how Petroleum Engineers find oil through our fun, simple, and edible activity: Twinkie Coring!

Cockrell School of Engineering Engineering
March 6, 12:15 to 1 p.m.

Conversations with School of Architecture First-Years

Join two first-year students, Eamanne and Rohun, for an engaging panel where you will have the opportunity to ask questions about their student experience at the School of Architecture!

School of Architecture Arts, Design and Media
March 6, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Fire, Tungsten Wire, Glass Tubing and a One of a Kind Light Bulb

Join in for video demonstrations of glass blowing and live Q&A with UT Austin glassblowers. This show is part of the Girl Day at UT Austin experience. Learn more and register to join in.

College of Natural Sciences Science
March 6, 1 to 1:45 p.m.

Pharmaceutical Drug Development: Teaching Old Drugs New Tricks

Join us to learn about the exciting research being conducted at Texas Pharmacy. This fun-filled, TED Talk styled presentation by Dr. Steven Wulfe will allow you to hear about the things that are starting here, and will eventually change the world.

College of Pharmacy Science
March 6, 1 to 1:30 p.m.

Rocketry 101

Join researchers from the Texas Rocket Engineering Lab to see what goes into building a rocket. We'll share information on our current project which is a part of the Base 11 Space Challenge. Explore the various components of a rocket and learn about how students like you can launch a rocket into space.

Cockrell School of Engineering Engineering
March 6, 1 to 3 p.m.

Scratch That, Let’s Code

Join us to learn how to make an animation using Scratch. Scratch is a free programming language that uses command blocks and characters, known as sprites, to allow users to design games and animations. Start by learning the basics of Scratch, such as the different kinds of sprites you can use and how command blocks interact with each other.  Use your imagination and have fun.

Cockrell School of Engineering Engineering
March 6, 1 to 3 p.m.

Coding Challenges with IEEE

Activities for Beginners - Intermediate Coders! We are UT Austin’s official chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the largest ECE organization at UT! IEEE UT encapsulates all the extracurricular activities needed for an ECE student by providing social, professional, and technical outreach opportunities. It serves as the all-in-one org for ECE majors! Design Challenges: Clapping Heart, Electronic Pets, MakeCode Microbit Coding Challenges.
Cockrell School of Engineering Engineering
March 6, 1 to 2 p.m.

Social Work: The Major

We are delighted that you are considering the Bachelor of Social Work program at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work.Social work is a profession filled with meaning, action and the power to make a difference. Social workers pull communities together, help individuals and families find solutions, advance changes in social policy, promote social justice and foster human and global well-being. Are you ready to join us?

Steve Hicks School of Social Work Public Service
March 6, 1:15 to 2 p.m.

Introductory Lecture by Professor Larry Speck

Professor Larry Speck's lecture for first-year students examines architecture's links to literature, theater, film, music, politics, and society at large.

School of Architecture Arts, Design and Media