Whether you are coming to the Forty Acres for the first time this spring or coming back after a (hopefully) relaxing winter break, join us for Spring Welcome, a series of events to welcome you to UT Austin and help you transition to your new university.
All events are created for students to meet their peers, gain valuable resources, and celebrate UT’s culture and tradition!
We are working diligently to plan an exciting Spring Welcome for you. Spring Welcome 2024 will feature a series of events from January 16-20, 2024. More details on those events are coming soon.
2023 Spring Welcome Schedule (2024 Schedule Coming Soon)
Monday, January 9, 2023
11 a.m.-1 p.m. - Main Mall
We are excited to welcome all students back to the first day of the spring
semester! Grab school supplies, breakfast, and take your first-day of school pic with Hook ‘em.
Transfer Traditions Trivia
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
5-6:30 p.m. - GRE Games Room
How well do you know your UT Traditions?! We invite all Transfer and non-
traditional students to swing by to compete for prizes, and connect with student groups, and eat an Austin-favorite, Amy’s Ice Cream.
Get Hooked on RecSports
Wednesday, January 11, 2023
All Day - Various RecSports Facilities
Join RecSports for a variety of activities including all-day free access to
group exercise classes, indoor rock climbing and drop-in recreation! Enjoy free access to TeXercise group exercise classes and the indoor rock-climbing wall at Gregory Gym all day long. We also invite you to stop by any RecSports facility for drop-in recreation and explore everything RecSports has to offer. All you need is your UT student ID or My RecSports QR code on your mobile device. Learn more and view the complete schedule of activities at utrecsports.org/gethooked.
Craft Night: Planner Party
Thursday, January 12, 2023
5:30-8 p.m. - 3.304 Quadrangle Room, Texas Union
Come meet other Longhorns, decorate your planners and plan your semesters. Supplies and plannerswill be provided on a first come, first served basis.
Friday, January 13, 2023
3 p.m. - Texas Basketball and Rowing Training Facility
Get a behind the scenes tour of the newly constructed Texas Basketball and
Rowing Training Facility. On this tour, you’ll get an inside look at the training rooms, Player Lounge, film room, and even a chance to take a photo courtside.
i heART Austin
Saturday, January 14, 2023
1-3:30 p.m. - University Co-op, 2245 Guadalupe St. to 2215 E Cesar Chavez St. (switch at Republic Square)
Join us for a walking street art tour. We'll visit iconic murals and end with a
Sunday, January 15, 2023
4 p.m. - Moody Center
Root for Texas Longhorns as we play against a Big 12 Championship rival!
Every student who attends with Spring Welcome will receive a Moody Center Inaugural Season T-Shirt.