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University of Texas-Austin

Educational Resources

Libraries

LBJ Presidential Library and Museum, Sam Rayburn Library and Museum, John Nance Garner Museum.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 8,937,002 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 46,857 current serial subscriptions.
  • 6,510,523 microforms.
  • 1,749,083 Audio/Visual items.
  • 480,148 e-books.

Museums & Art

Texas Memorial Museum (Science and History), Harry Ransom Center (Humanities Research), Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 3,797 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 85 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 700 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 50 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 1,600 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 15,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 19% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 5% of housing units are Singles.
  • 81% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 1% of housing units are Triples.
  • 9% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 4% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 17 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Forty Acres Fest, Gone to Texas (Freshmen Welcome), Texas Revue, Explore UT
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 900 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Lambda Delta, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi and many others. Please refer to the undergraduate catalog at http: www. utexas. edu/student/registrar/catalogs/ug04-06/ch01/ch01c. html#honors
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) There are over 900 registered student organizations, many of these are ethnic/racial/international. See The University of Texas at Austin Web page at: http: //utdirect. utexas. edu/dsorg/
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Daily Texan (daily)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Austin, Texas (15), San Antonio, Texas (70)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Austin, Texas (6)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Austin, Texas (4)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 27 fraternities
  • 18 fraternity houses
  • 9% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 26 sororities
  • 16 sorority houses
  • 13% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other

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Wonderful university i like it.Student can easily admit in it without any confusion.here have sufficient materials for the students. posted Jan 24th, 2012 6:03 am



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