Schedule

Gone to Texas begins with events in your college or school and concludes with a university-wide celebration on Tuesday, August 25 at 8 p.m.

University-wide Event

Gone to Texas

New Student Welcome
Tuesday, August 25

8:00 p.m.
Gone to Texas 2020 will be a virtual event hosted by Interim President Jay Hartzell and featuring student leaders and special guests. Not to be missed, this unique celebration is a rich tradition for all new students to assemble together and formally mark their arrival as the newest members of The University of Texas community.

Contact: University Events, universityevents@austin.utexas.edu

College and School Events

Gone to Architecture

Tuesday, August 25
7:00 p.m.

Click here for the School of Architecture's event.

The School of Architecture invites incoming undergraduate and graduate students to celebrate the beginning of the school year with Dean Addington, your new classmates, current students, faculty, and staff. Following the welcome, you will be able to connect with student organizations and explore School of Architecture resources.

Students, faculty, and staff will receive the Zoom link via email. The welcome will be live-streamed on the Texas Architecture YouTube channel for external audiences.

Contact: Robin Dusek, robin.dusek@utexas.edu

Gone to Business

Monday, August 24
2:00 p.m.

Click here to register for McCombs School of Business' event.

The McCombs School of Business welcomes both incoming first-year and transfer students to Gone to Business. Gone to Business is an annual student welcome event hosted by the BBA Program Office. Each Gone to Business session will kick off with a welcome from our McCombs Deans followed by an Organization and Resource Fair. Come meet representatives from McCombs Affiliated Student Organizations as well as learn about the many resources our school has to offer!

Please visit our website for more information: https://bit.ly/Gonetobusiness

Contact: Erica Garza, Erica.Garza@mccombs.utexas.edu or Zerina Hamulic, Zerina.Hamulic@mccombs.utexas.edu

Gone to Communication (CommUnity)

Tuesday, August 25
8:00 p.m.

Click here for the Moody College of Communications' event.

CommUnity is Moody College’s new student welcome. Incoming students join together to learn more about organizations and opportunities for involvement and to meet college leaders, professors, staff and other students. CommUnity is Tuesday, Aug. 25 at 8 p.m. The virtual event will be hosted on Moody College’s YouTube channel, and students are invited to be a part of it and also be ready for a special surprise – please look for (but don’t open) welcome packages being delivered to your permanent address.

Contacts: Sarah Sutton, sarahenelson@austin.utexas.edu

Gone to Education

Tuesday, August 25
6:30 p.m.

Click here for the College of Education's event.

Mark your arrival as the newest member of the UT Community at Gone to Education! Meet Dean Charles Martinez and fellow incoming students and learn how to take full advantage of your college experience by getting involved in the College of Education’s student groups. Faculty and advisors will be available to answer your questions.

Contact: Kristin Moore, kristin.moore@austin.utexas.edu

Gone to Engineering

Tuesday, August 25
4:30 p.m.

Click here for the Cockrell School of Engineering's event.

Gone to Engineering welcomes incoming engineering students to the Cockrell School through introductory activities and a student life tabling fair featuring Cockrell School student organizations and student services. Looking forward to seeing you at Gone to Engineering soon!

Contact: Engineering Student Life, studentlife@engr.utexas.edu

Gone to Fine Arts

Tuesday, August 25
7:00 p.m.

Click here for the College of Fine Arts' event.

Come join College of Fine Arts’ New Student Welcome event for a friendly greeting from college and student leadership! This will be a great opportunity to meet other CoFA students, staff, and Fine Art Student Council representatives! We will have a raffle, interactive activities, and a special surprise announcement! So come out, meet your peers, and celebrate the start of a new academic year. We look forward to seeing you there!

Contact: Kim Nguyen, kim.nguyen@austin.utexas.edu or 512-471-5011

Gone to Geosciences

Tuesday, August 25
7 p.m.

Come join the Jackson School of Geosciences for a time to meet other students and our staff, faculty, and student org representatives! Be on the lookout for an email with the link soon. Hope to see you there!

Contact: Jacob Fairweather, Jacob.fairweather@jsg.utexas.edu or 512-232-4545

Gone to Information

Tuesday, August 25
7 p.m.

Click here for the School of Information's event.

Join the School of Information for a welcome from our dean and the opportunity to mix and mingle with other students, staff, faculty, and student org representatives!

Contact: Rachel Van Middlesworth, rachel.vanmiddlesworth@ischool.utexas.edu

Gone to Liberal Arts

Tuesday, August 25
6:30 p.m.

The College of Liberal Arts welcomes our incoming students to our virtual Gone to Liberal Arts event. You will be able to explore some of the resources available to you as well as engage with your new future classmates while celebrating the new school year.

We encourage you to wear your new CoLA gear provided in your welcome package to the event and post on social media with the hashtag #gonetocola – the links for this virtual event will be sent to your UT email the day of the event.

Contact: Katie Lathrop, katie.lathrop@utexas.edu

Gone to Natural Sciences

August 24 - 25
Various Times

Click here view the schedule of the College of Natural Sciences' events.

The College of Natural Sciences is excited to offer several events to welcome our incoming students! You can chat with current CNS students, meet staff from some of the support offices in the College, show off your pet, play games, and have a Q & A with Dean Goldbart, Sr. Associate Dean Vanden Bout, and Assistant Dean Anneke Chy. Texas Science swag bags will be given away during every event.

Please wear your Texas Science shirt! Monday, 8/24, you will receive an e-mail with the Zoom and webinar links as well as information on our CNS Social Media contest.

Contact: Didi Smith, didismith@austin.utexas.edu

Gone to Nursing

Tuesday, August 25
7:00 p.m.

Click here for the School of Nursing's event.

The School of Nursing welcomes both incoming undergraduate and graduate students to our virtual “Gone to Nursing” event. Come meet your new classmates, current students, and School of Nursing faculty and staff. Connect with various Nursing student organizations and celebrate the beginning of the school year in a casual and fun way.

Registration is required. You will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting after registration is successfully complete.

Contacts: Yaritza Ruiz, yruiz@nursing.utexas.edu

Gone to Pharmacy

On behalf of The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy, we want to welcome each and every one of you to the Forty Acres! The College of Pharmacy encourages our incoming students to attend the university wide Gone to Texas 2020 virtual event to kick off the fall semester. Welcome to the “phamily”!

Contact: Cat Schlichting, C.Schlichting@austin.utexas.edu or Bryson Duhon, duhon@austin.utexas.edu

Gone to Public Affairs

We are excited to welcome our next great class of thinkers and doers to the LBJ School. Please be on the lookout for a special email from Dean Evans the morning of August 25.

Contact: Laura McDonald, laura.mcdonald@austin.utexas.edu

Gone to Social Work

Tuesday, August 25
6:30 p.m.

Come and meet your fellow Longhorns at this traditional and unique celebration for all new students to formally mark their arrival as the newest members of the UT Austin community. Find out about the student organizations you can be part of and meet faculty and staff. If you would like to attend, you must register. You will receive a confirmation email with registration details the day of the event.

Contacts: Ramón R. Gómez, ramon-gomez@austin.utexas.edu

Gone to Undergraduate Studies

Tuesday, August 25
7:00 p.m.

Each year we host Gone to Undergraduate Studies, a night of fun exclusively for the incoming UGS class. We are excited to celebrate the beginning of your journey as a Longhorn! Join UGS for a night of community, games, and giveaways. You will meet your peers, academic advisors, and representatives from every UGS program.

You must RSVP to attend!

Contacts: Lane Mann, lane.mann@austin.utexas.edu