Office of the Dean
Main Building, Room 202
110 Inner Campus Drive, Stop G8000
Austin, Texas 78712-1509
Phone: 512-475-7000 | Fax: 512-475-7068
Students across Undergraduate Studies programs are exploring new interests, gaining experience through research and internships, and taking leadership roles across the Forty Acres. Click on any student to learn more about his or her School of Undergraduate Studies experience.
“There will be time to choose a major. If there are too many options for you, look into concentrations, certificates, or research opportunities—these can keep you graduating in four years and add an extra kick to your degree plan.”
Eric’s stellar academic performance has earned him the title of College Scholar. Eric knew he wanted to explore his options, so he selected UGS as his first choice. He’s since discovered...
“My advice for UGS students is to keep exploring. I don’t want to say, “Don’t worry about the time,” because you don’t want to take too long exploring, but it’s okay to not know what you want to do. Eventually, you will figure it out.”
Andrew’s undergraduate research topic is Digital Humanities for Large Data Visualization.
“The most rewarding part of my research was being able to see it used by real users to analyze large data sets.”
Eva’s undergraduate research topic is Best Practices of Flu Vaccine Delivery.
“I did not expect so much freedom, and I am grateful that I am able to explore methods of epidemiological research using my own strategies.”
Truc Nguyen spent two semesters in UGS exploring the ins and outs of business school before solidifying her decision to transfer into McCombs. Truc is incredibly active in the UT and UGS communities and has served as...
“I am forever grateful for the School of Undergraduate Studies. It gave me a strong foundation for my education and the support system was incredible. I am very happy to have been a part of its earlier days and was able to get involved with some of its flagship programs and helped build a stronger presence for UGS on campus.”
Stephanie’s undergraduate research topic is Exploring Undergraduate Students’ Awareness of Cardiac Health.
“My experience doing research as a UT undergraduate created a tight-knit community from a very large population of UT students.”
Danny’s outstanding academic record has earned him the title of Distinguished Scholar. Danny entered UT wanting to study chemical engineering. After exploring his interests, he now plans to major in pre-med biochemistry...
“Be open about new experiences—you might be able to find a life goal that was completely different than what you originally intended.”