The original Forty Acres of the university's main campus now boasts 350 acres complete with fully secure wireless lecture halls and classrooms, cutting-edge laboratories and performance halls, and the nation's fifth-largest library system.
We've embraced technology in our classrooms, labs, lecture halls and performance spaces across campus so that you will have the learning and teaching resources you need as you endeavor to change the world.
Recent examples of campus improvements include:
- The Norman Hackerman Building, a state-of-the-art science building.
- The Student Activity Center and Liberal Arts Building Phase I will open in 2011 and provide student lounges, food venues, an auditorium, student government space, classrooms and a new home for the Department of Anthropology. Both these new buildings will have rainwater collection systems, solar hot water and many other "green" features.
- The Art Building renovation, including a new Visual Arts Center, is nearing completion.
- The Belo Center for New Media is in the design development stage.
- The design development phase for the Dell Computer Science Hall and the Computer Sciences Building, which will form the Bill and Melinda Gates Computer Science Complex has begun.
Top-notch facilities for research and computing include the world-renowned Harry Ransom Center, the Blanton Museum of Art, the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, the Texas Advanced Computing Center and the University of Texas Libraries.