Gone to Texas Celebration to Welcome New Students

Join President Gregory Fenves, along with other new students, for Gone to Texas, the University’s official welcome to your new home.  Gone to Texas is a powerful rite of passage held on the Main Mall in front of the UT Tower, the site of your future graduation.  Not to be missed, this unique celebration is a rich tradition for all new students to assemble together and formally mark your arrival as the newest members of The University of Texas community.    

Contact:  University Events 512-471-7753

Tuesday, August 27 at 8:30pm

Main Mall

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Campus & Community, Longhorn Welcome


Office of the President

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Sarah L Dalby

Sarah L Dalby left a positive review 8/27/2019

Good program, but seating was mediocre and hard to see from engineering section

Randolph S Brockman

Randolph S Brockman left a positive review 8/26/2019

Really cool!

Arivarasi Kesawaram

Arivarasi Kesawaram left a positive review 8/26/2019

The program was great. I didn't expect such an awesome welcome.