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Protect Texas Together
Learn more about the plan to safely reopen open campus in Fall 2020, “Protect Texas Together.”

Led by Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Soncia Reagins-Lilly, the Division of Student Affairs works with academic partners, staff, parents and student leaders to influence our students in Living the Longhorn Life®. Supported by the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Division’s nine departments, 37 units and 39 facilities offer first-class programs, facilities and services. They include 15 residence halls, dining facilities, medical and mental health services, new student orientation, recreational sports and two university unions. The Division employs 1,500 students annually and supports 1,000 student organizations, student emergency and veteran services, and leadership programs.

For Fall 2020 reopening operational updates for Division of Student Affairs' departments, please click here.

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Proactive Community Testing

Get COVID-19 Tested on Campus

Participate in quick, painless (saliva-based), convenient COVID-19 testing on campus — now even easier because you will not have to take a second test for confirmation if you test positive.

Kindness Cart

Staying Connected

Interacting looks different on the Forty Acres, but that isn’t stopping us from creating new, innovative ways to engage Longhorns.

Robert Valdez and student mentee

Coping during the Pandemic

A new outdoor hobby provided a safe way for this staffer to spend time with his mentees.

UT Tower

Student Resources Map

This map has COVID-19 testing sites, mask and hand sanitizer purchase locations, indoor study spaces and more.

Longhorn State of Mind

Longhorn Connection

See how this interactive platform allows students to connect with their friends, peers and campus community through activities and events.

United States Census

Complete the 2020 Census

UT Austin students should fill out the census questionnaire using the address where they would have been living on April 1 if they have since relocated due to COVID-19.


Professional Coaching Goes Virtual

Leadership coaching isn’t just for executives — see how our professional career coaching is transforming the Longhorn experience.