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Life at McCombs

Your time as a Texas Master of Science student will be fast-paced and intensive, and you will be a part of a diverse, highly qualified cohort of students representing the future of analytics, finance, information technology, and marketing. Many of your experiences will happen outside of the classroom, and we are here with you every step of the way.

Living in Austin

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

Getting Involved

Getting Involved

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 allison.wilden@mccombs.utexas.edu. 

Diverse Perspectives

Diverse Perspectives

Woven into the fabric of the Texas Master of Science Program is a commitment to a diversity of perspectives. From being a long-standing member of the Consortium for Graduate Studies in Management to participating in the first year of the Reaching Out LGBTQ fellowship program, McCombs continues to champion diversity in the business community. We know that collaboration drives everything we do, and we strive to develop students with mindsets that transcend geographic and cultural boundaries. 

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Graduation

Graduation

The Master of Science Programs Class of 2019 will graduate on Friday, May 24, 2019 at noon, in the Zlotnik Family Ballroom located in the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center. Reception to immediately follow until 3:30pm.

Complimentary parking will be available at the Rowling Hall and Guadalupe Garages. Please do not parking the AT&T (CCG) Parking Garage unless you are a guest at the hotel.

If you park in the Rowling Hall garage, please park on levels B5 or B6. The elevators will provide you with direct access to the Ballroom. If you park on other garage levels, please pay attention to the signage which will provide direction on how to get to the Ballroom.

The Zlotnik Family Ballroom can be accessed via the AT&T Conference Center and the Rowling Hall Parking Garage.

Our ceremony will be live streamed for our guests who are unable to join us in person. Please click here to view the live stream. A recorded version of the ceremony will also be available a few weeks after graduation on the McCombs YouTube Channel.

To learn about the University-Wide Commencement Ceremony* please visit https://commencement.utexas.edu/

*Note that the University-Wide Ceremony is the day after the MS Programs Ceremony. The MS Programs Ceremony is the official graduation ceremony for MS Programs students.

For any guests requiring disability services at the MS Programs Commencement on Friday please contact Allison Wilden, Senior Events Program Coordinator for the MS Programs Office at allison.wilden@mccombs.utexas.edu. For disability services for the University-Wide Ceremony on Saturday, please visit https://commencement.utexas.edu/about/disability-services 

Current MS Programs students, please refer to the MS Programs Canvas Course for more information about the MS Programs Commencement.

For any general questions about the MS Programs Commencement, please contact Allison Wilden, Senior Events Program Coordinator for the MS Programs Office at allison.wilden@mccombs.utexas.edu

 

Post-Graduation Information

Library

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

Gym membership is valid until 5/31/18. After this, you can buy membership at the office in Gregory Gym (GRE 2.204). More details can be found here: https://www.utrecsports.org/about/memberships/

Student ID

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

Alumni

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 allison.wilden@mccombs.utexas.edu.

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.

Alumni Involvement

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/member-benefits

Event Calendar

Event Calendar

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!