Academics

Plants: The Future of Energy?
A group of first-year students are examining the viability of switchgrass as an alternative energy source. Watch a video about diving into research through the Freshman Research Initiative.
#ReportingUT Puts Student Journalists on Assignment
Journalism students at UT get hands-on reporting experience outside the classroom. Follow them at #reportingUT.
How Ethical Are You? Put Your Decision-Making Skills to the Test
Two far-reaching programs at the forefront of higher education Ethics Unwrapped and the Ethics and Leadership Flag are giving students at The University of Texas at Austin, and people beyond the Forty Acres, the ability to live ethical lives and set the example for others to follow. [Read how ethics education helps students [...]
Everyday Ethics
Incorporating ethics lessons into courses across majors helps students practice making tough decisions before they're tested in the working world.
Five Great UT Ideas
From 3-D printing to a battery used by millions, these inventions from UT researchers are worth knowing about. Read more.
Know - Your connection to a world of ideas
A group of first-year students are examining the viability of switchgrass as an alternative energy source. Watch a video about diving into research through the Freshman Research Initiative.
Journalism students at UT get hands-on reporting experience outside the classroom. Follow them at #reportingUT.
Two far-reaching programs at the forefront of higher education Ethics Unwrapped and the Ethics and Leadership Flag are giving students at The University of Texas at Austin, and people beyond the Forty Acres, the ability to live ethical lives and set the example for others to follow. [Read how ethics education helps students [...]
Incorporating ethics lessons into courses across majors helps students practice making tough decisions before they're tested in the working world.
From 3-D printing to a battery used by millions, these inventions from UT researchers are worth knowing about. Read more.

Academic Dates & Deadlines

November 1, Saturday: Application deadline for Maymester programs.
November 4, Tuesday: [169] Last day an undergraduate student may, with the dean's approval, withdraw from the University or drop a class except for urgent and substantiated, nonacademic reasons.
November 4, Tuesday: Last day an undergraduate student may change registration in a class to or from the pass/fail basis.

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