Visit UT Austin- Undergraduate Admissions

Visiting our Undergraduate Programs

College of Fine Arts Information Sessions for prospective undergraduate students are offered on most Mondays and Fridays at 1:15 PM at the Doty Fine Arts building. Gain an overview of degree programs in the Department of Art and Art History, Butler School of Music, and the Department of Theatre and Dance. Take a tour of our studios, galleries and performance spaces with student ambassadors. Register in advance online at

University admissions open house events are offered throughout the year. View upcoming events and register online at

Individual appointments may be scheduled with undergraduate admissions department/school representatives 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 to campus. Tours and conversations with admissions staff are not admissions interviews and are not part of the admission decision process.

Undergraduate Admissions Contacts
Director of Recruitment and Admissions- Karoline Liu 512-471-0265
Butler School of Music- Sarah Borshard 512-471-0504
Department of Art and Art History- Diana G. Mendoza 512-475-8757
Department of Theatre and Dance- Lily Wolff 512-232-2741

For more information on how to travel to campus, or to access a campus map, visit

Group visits and tours are available for groups of 100 students or less who are in 8-12th grade. Contact Karoline Liu, Director of Recruitment and Admissions to schedule a group visit. Visit for more information on how to connect your group with university admissions and campus tours.

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

Unique 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 Boarding or Kayaking on Lady Bird Lake
The Oasis on Lake Travis