Academics

Q&A: How Not to Study for Finals
Imagine running a marathon after training for only a week... How will you ever finish? Find out why endurance running and studying have a lot in common and get some helpful tips.
Five UT Programs Changing Education
From perfecting the pitch for the next great idea to cultivating the next generation of scientists, these programs extend Longhorn expertise beyond the Forty Acres.
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 [...]
Know - Your connection to a world of ideas
Imagine running a marathon after training for only a week... How will you ever finish? Find out why endurance running and studying have a lot in common and get some helpful tips.
From perfecting the pitch for the next great idea to cultivating the next generation of scientists, these programs extend Longhorn expertise beyond the Forty Acres.
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 [...]

Academic Dates & Deadlines

January 8, Thursday: Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 pm for undergraduate students who registered for the spring semester Nov. 7.
January 8, Thursday: Orientation for new international students.
January 12, Monday: Orientation and testing begin for new undergraduate students.

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