Your Opportunities are Unlimited at UT

Interested in working in teams and changing the world? Discover how engineering is a profitable and flexible career with unlimited possibilities such as working in medicine, law, research, and a wide variety of other industries.

YOUatUT is a one day pre-college event for high school students (rising 9th - 12th grade students) interested in exploring the different engineering careers that The University of Texas at Austin has to offer.

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Upcoming YOUatUT Events

Friday, March 22, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Registration will open early February 2019.

Registered students must complete the following. A complete registration includes:

1. Event Registration by Student

2. Payment of Non-Refundable Registration Fee

3. Completed Consent Forms by Parent/Legal Guardian (sent via DocuSign)

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At YOUatUT, participants will explore how engineering benefits society and impacts the world through:

  • Engineering sessions (tours, presentations and activities) led by industry professionals, engineering faculty and/or graduate students
  • Interactive introductions to a variety of engineering areas and exciting career options
  • Creative engineering design and fun hands-on engineering projects

There is a non-refundable registration fee of $250 for each participant interested in attending. Lunch and one validated parking pass is included as part of the registration fee.

An OPTIONAL Parent/Guardian Information session will be offered from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Cockrell School of Engineering staff will be available to answer questions about admissions, housing, etc. Lunch is not included for parents/families/guests.

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YOUatUT Sample Schedule:

8:30 – 9:00

Participant Check-in

9:00 – 9:10

YOUatUT Welcome

9:10 – 10:00

Optional Parent Concurrent Session

9:10 – 9:45

Engineering Dream Big!

Learn how you can benefit society and change the world through the different engineering majors offered at the Cockrell School of Engineering.

9:45 – 10:30

Engineering Expedition

 Tour led by engineering students. Learn about the different departments and opportunities for engineering students.

10:30 – 11:30

Engineering Student Conversations

Hear about engineering students' experiences in the Cockrell School and at UT Austin.

11:30 – 12:30


Faculty Conversation and Lunch

An engineering professor will share their experience and answer questions.


1:00 – 3:00


Visualization Lab Tour/Engineering Project: Just for Kicks

Work in a team and use your creativity and imagination to create an automated kicking machine.


3:00 – 4:00

Hands-On Activity

4:00 – 4:30

Student Q&A, Wrap-up & Goodbyes

Final Questions and tips. Get some awesome giveaways!




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Engineering Student Services

Contact Engineering Student Services (ESS) for answers about policies, procedures, support services and programs.

Location: Engineering Education and Research Center (EER), 2.848 
Street Address: 2501 Speedway
Phone: 512-471-4321
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m

Commencement Ceremony

On Friday, May 16th, parents, friends and family will congregate at The University of Texas at Austin to watch many engineering students graduate.

Learn more about what to expect during the Cockrell School's Spring 2014 Commencement ceremony.