Campaign for Texas Goes Out with a Bang
The state's most ambitious fundraising campaign to date concluded Aug. 31, topping its $3 billion goal by $115 million and breaking records in the process.
LIVESTRONG Gift Pushes UT Past $3 Billion Goal
The $50 million gift will establish the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes at the Dell Medical School. Read more about how the partnership will advance a new model of patient-centered care.
Until There's a Cure: 21 Ways Longhorns Fight Cancer
Faculty are tackling the challenge from many fronts, working to more deeply understand cancer in order to defeat it. "There is still so much work to be done." Check out the research.
40 for 40 Debut Sets UT Fundraising Record
The 40 Hours for the Forty Acres campaign hoped to raise $40,000 for UT. In true Longhorn spirit, students, alumni and friends smashed that goal. See the campaign results.
Looking Back at the Civil Rights Summit
Browse images, quotes and observations from the summit, including student reactions to this historic gathering.
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Academic Dates & Deadlines

February 4, Wednesday: Twelfth class day; this is the date the official enrollment count is taken.
February 4, Wednesday: Last day an undergraduate student may add a class except for rare and extenuating circumstances.
February 4, Wednesday: Payment for added classes (add bill) due by 5:00 pm.
Tower Talk

The statistical analysis of our student body for the fall 2014 semester is now complete, and I’d like to share a few of the highlights with you:

  • This fall, there were 51,313 students at UT Austin. This is down 1.4% from the previous fall.
  • The one-year retention rate increased from 93.6% to 94.5...