Visiting UT Austin- Graduate Admissions

Visiting our Graduate Programs

Individual appointments may be scheduled with our graduate advisors and graduate coordinators and/or faculty on Monday-Friday, excluding university holidays. Please e-mail the contact listed below at least a week in advance to determine if a meeting can be arranged during your visit. Area representatives may be unavailable during peak seasons of admissions activity, such as auditions, application processing or candidate review. Meetings with faculty or staff are offered to familiarize prospective students with our facilities and programs but are not part of the admission decision process. For more information on how to tour campus during your visit, contact the Visitor Center.

Graduate Admissions Contacts
Butler School of Music- Dan Seriff 512-471-0799

Department of Art and Art History
Art History- Stacy Brodie 512-232-2047
Art Education, Design and Studio Art- kt shorb 512-471-3377

Department of Theatre and Dance- Alyse DeSoto 512-232-2741


Visiting Austin

Austin, Texas is one of the most eclectic and creative cities in America. Its undeniable energy ranked it the nation’s #1 “boom town” by Forbes and’s #1 city for young professionals. During your visit to UT Austin, we hope you'll explore performances and events from students in our College and also explore the arts in Austin. Discover new music, media and film at SXSW and catch your favorite headliners at Austin City Limits. Explore Austin’s eclectic visual arts scene and 1,000+ local studios in the EAST and WEST Austin Studio Tours. Experience Austin Symphony and Ballet Austin at the Long Center or attend a play at ZACH Theatre.  

Butler School of Music Performance Calendar

Visual Art Center Exhibitions and Events

Department of Theatre and Dance Performance Calendar

Texas Performing Arts at Bass Concert Hall

Austin Eateries
Close to Campus:
East Side Kings @ Hole in the Wall
Fricano's Deli
Kerbey Lane Cafe
Spider House Cafe
Texas French Bread
Tom's Tabooley
Torchy’s Tacos

South Congress:
Hopdoddy Burger Bar
Homeslice Pizza
South Congress Cafe

Austin Experiences
Alamo Draft House Cinema
Barton Springs Pool
Blanton Museum of Art
Harry Ransom Center
LBJ Presidential Library
Long Center for the Performing Arts
Paddle Board or Kayak on Lady Bird Lake
The Oasis on Lake Travis