2013 Graduate Orientation Day



You are now part of the Longhorn family.
The Graduate School extends you a warm welcome.

For the next few years of your life, UT Austin will be your home, and everyone at the Graduate School is here to make those years successful. Enjoy your campus, explore the city, and most importantly make the most of your degree.

You are in Texas, now go and Change the World!


Excellence in Research

For a complete intro to life as a graduate student,
get the GradGuide

Read the GradGuide > (pdf)

Inside Scoop

Inside Scoop

Live the UT campus and Austin to the fullest. Read about
fun resources like restaurants, parks, libraries, and much more...

Get the Inside Scoop >

Financing your Education


Did you know? More than 50 percent of all students in
the graduate school receive some form of financial award

Take a look at your options: Departmental Aid | Fellowships administered by the Graduate School | Need-based financial aid | Outside funding or employment

Financing your Education >

Career Resources

Stay Connected

See what it takes to succeed in graduate school and how
to develop those skills and get resources for preparing yourself for a career outside of graduate school.

Explore career resources for graduate students, and learn about The Versatile PhD >

Versatile PhD



Get help when it comes to figuring out your career path, templates and aids for preparing your thesis or dissertation, and resources to strengthen your presentation or teaching skills.

Learn more about Research >

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