Longhorn Connection brings UT Austin students together with their friends, peers and campus community, no matter how far from the Forty Acres they are. Longhorns are stronger when we connect with each other. Use this website as a resource to engage with your community, prioritize your wellness and enjoy creativity through virtual events and all kinds of activities. Longhorn Connection is dynamic, just like our students. Check back often for new opportunities.



VIRTUAL EVENTS

Discover opportunities to connect and engage with other Longhorns virtually. Visit the Community, Wellness and Creativity pages to explore events by category. Most events are free, and all are open to UT Austin students. Click on the event links below to learn more about the next seven days' events.

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Aikido Summer 'Learn to Defend' Class

  • Aikido is a system of self defense whose primary aim is protection against physical attacks. However, the philosophy and techniques of Aikido can be used to deflect the stresses and strains of life. Aikido is the art of dancing with an opponent trying to kill you. No Japanese knowledge, uniform needed (sweat pants, T-shirt are fine) Beginner Friendly Free Virtual classes for the Summer Join us – Open to UT Students, Faculty and Alumni!
  • July 29, 2021 7:00 pm

Project Sunshine Teleplay!

  • At this volunteer event we will be playing Pictionary! How are your drawing skills? Get ready to draw out different topics for other players to guess! Remember you must have completed both the training and practice session as well as pay dues in order to participate in this event. This event will count as one volunteer point. Register for this event by clicking this URL: https://projectsunshine.secure.force.com/?calendar=Teleplay_National_Programs&vg=0011P000016DiFa&uc=y
  • August 3, 2021 2:30 pm

Aikido Summer 'Learn to Defend' Class

  • Aikido is a system of self defense whose primary aim is protection against physical attacks. However, the philosophy and techniques of Aikido can be used to deflect the stresses and strains of life. Aikido is the art of dancing with an opponent trying to kill you. No Japanese knowledge, uniform needed (sweat pants, T-shirt are fine) Beginner Friendly Free Virtual classes for the Summer Join us – Open to UT Students, Faculty and Alumni!
  • August 3, 2021 7:00 pm

CNS Chats: Your Questions Answered

  • UT’s Natural Sciences Council will be hosting three Zoom chats for incoming CNS students! 8/4 3-4pm @ tinyurl.com/cnschats1 8/11 3-4pm @ tinyurl.com/cnschats2 9/1 5-6pm @ tinyurl.com/cnschats3 It will be a come-and-go panel-style event where students can listen to the experiences and honest advice of current CNS students and get their questions answered. Also, all attendees will be entered into a raffle to win free UT swag! We Hope to see you there!
  • August 4, 2021 3:00 pm

UT '25 Summer Life Groups

  • Kickstart your freshman year by making new friends and joining a Christian community! Sign Up at: tinyurl.com/ut25koin
  • August 4, 2021 5:00 pm

UT '25 Summer Life Groups

  • Kickstart your freshman year with making new friends and joining a Christian community! Sign Up at: tinyurl.com/ut25koin
  • August 4, 2021 5:00 pm