Living in Austin
Life in Austin is bustling with diversity, opportunity, and entrepreneurial spirit. The University of Texas at Austin not only provides you access to world-class educational opportunities but to a thriving young city. Learn more about life in Austin and prepare for your year in the heart of the Hill Country.
Learn About Life in Austin
Throughout the year, MS students have the opportunity to participate in volunteer opportunities, philanthropic events, and other opportunities throughout the year. With events on campus like Girl Day, The Data Open, and numerous individual speakers, our students have multiple ways to learn both in and out of the classroom.
Utilize our events calendar to stay up to date on current events with Texas Master of Science Programs (events calendar coming soon!).
Student leadership opportunities will be available throughout the year. If you are interested in serving as a student leader, please contact Allison Wilden at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Graduation is posted each year at the bottom of this page. Information regarding graduation will become available in the spring of each year and will be removed from this page in June.
Spring graduates retain privileges the following summer with their ID up until the 12th class day of classes in the fall. These privileges include:
- regular student check-out privileges
- access to InterLibrary services
- access to most University of Texas Libraries electronic resources
- use of studies, carrels, or lockers under the guidelines that apply to enrolled students
After this period, more information on public usage of the library can be found here: https://www.lib.utexas.edu/services/
Gym membership is valid until 5/31/18. After this, you can buy membership at the office in Gregor Gym (GRE 2.204). More details can be found here: https://www.utrecsports.org/about/memberships/
Student EID and passwords remain active. You will need these to order transcripts, apply for jobs at the university, and update your contact information with the registrar's office. You can use your UTMail indefinitely. Your university ID card, Canvas, Bevo Bucks, and Campus Computer Store discounts will all be deactivated.
Alumni strengthen the McCombs and MS Program communities. Stay involved in the MS Programs by updating your contact information with our alumni contact, Allison WIlden at email@example.com.
Current MS Program students can benefit from alumni experience and knowledge. You can get involved with the current MS Programs students through mock interviews, mentorships, internships, informational interviews, coffee chats and more. If you are interested in involvement opportunities, please reach out to Allison Wilden.
McCombs Alumni Resources
All alumni career resources can be found here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/alumni/
Longhorn Foundation Young Alumni (Football Tickets)
Information regarding season tickets for recent UT Alumni can be found here.
Texas Exes Membership
Information regarding UT's alumni association is located: https://www.texasexes.org/membership-benefits/membership-levels
Interested in what's happening in the Master of Science Programs? Visit our Events Calendar to see upcoming events, info sessions, and application deadlines.
You can also sign up for our mailing list to receive emails regarding events and happenings in the MS Programs!