Campus and Beyond

Discover virtual opportunities to explore campus, connect with fellow students and further engage with the local and international UT community.

Students experiencing their first year as Longhorns can visit First Year on the Forty for specific information and events around campus and online. Get involved at #firstyearontheforty or email firstyearontheforty@austin.utexas.edu for more information!

Immerse yourself in Longhorn Connection, a campus-wide virtual community hub for students, including events, activities and resources that are completely online.

Learn more about the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, a national model for integrating diversity and community engagement into the core mission of a university.

Search HornsLink for opportunities to join student organizations and public events.

Explore the Forty Acres from the comfort of your home with this 360° virtual tour.

Visit Texas Athletics for information on all of your favorite Longhorn sports. There, you can also find exciting videos featuring highlights and interviews with student-athletes and coaches. Don’t forget to check out Forty Acres Insider for important news happening in and around Texas Athletics. Spirit and enthusiasm run deep at UT, and fans like you are a big part of the unique history and legacy of achievements that make us all so proud.

No matter where you’re logging in from, RecSports is here to bring you ways to stay active while we’re away from campus. Whether you’re looking for new ways to continue your fitness routine or you’re just getting started, RecSports is designing digital programming to keep you moving remotely until we’re able to come together again on the Forty Acres.

For students who identify as being the on the autism spectrum, the Longhorn TIES (Transition, Inclusion, Empower, Success) initiative seeks to enhance the student experience beginning at new student orientation, and continuing throughout their academic career. Housed within New Student Services, TIES provides individualized coaching services, academic support, social and career-related supports, social events and much more to eligible students, as well as faculty and staff.

The UT Austin Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) engages strives to make UT Austin a more inclusive, accessible and welcoming environment for people with disabilities. SSD ensures students with disabilities have equal access to their academic experiences at the University of Texas at Austin by determining eligibility and approving reasonable accommodations.

The Counseling and Mental Health Center is providing counseling and psychiatric services to support students via telehealth. Click here for more information about CMHC’s services.

University Health Services (UHS) remains open during normal business hours (Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) to provide care for most health concerns through telemedicine, including evaluation of COVID-19. To make an appointment, visit the UHS website.

 

Self-care activities: https://cmhc.utexas.edu/selfcare.html

For crises after hours or on weekends please call the CMHC Crisis Line at (512) 471-2255, which is available 24/7.

Behavior Concerns and COVID-19 Advice Line

Are you worried about a student in your class, bothered that your roommate has been acting differently, or concerned about the behavior of a co-worker? Do you have questions about COVID-19 and need support or resources? If so, contact the Behavior Concerns and COVID-19 Advice Line at 512-232-5050 or submit your behavior concerns or COVID-19 questions online.

https://safety.utexas.edu/behavior-concerns-advice-line

Thrive at UT App

Thrive at UT is a free app designed to enhance UT student well-being and help busy students live their best life. Thrive helps you make small changes in your routine that have powerful long-term impacts.

https://www.healthyhorns.utexas.edu/thrive/index.html

International

Check out Global Learning Opportunities on Campus and Explore Abroad to learn more about the many ways to participate in a global virtual exchange, internship abroad, intercultural program, global professional training, and more.

Tips for staying focused and motivated

Check out our Longhorn students to hear how they are staying focused and motivated while learning in a virtual environment.