Community

Belonging and feeling in touch with the people in our lives is an important part of our shared human experience. Engage with your friends, your organization, your fellow Longhorns and other communities through the activities and virtual events on this page. It is not easy to be together in person right now but there are so many ways to connect in a virtual world. No matter where you are, the Longhorn community is there to support you.


Get Together with Friends

Spending time with friends may be different in a remote setting but it doesn't have to be boring. Explore fun, virtual activities to keep you connected with the people in your life while trying something new.

Play Board Games

Try Online Party Games with a Group

Create Your Own Game

Host Virtual Events

Watch Shows and Movies

Take a Virtual Tour


Volunteer Virtually and Join a Community


Keep Your Student Organization Active and Engaged

There are many ways for your organization to stay connected virtually, even when you are not able to meet in person. Keep all members involved by participating in activities as a group. Select any of the activities included above for getting together with friends or choose from ones below that are specifically curated for student organizations.

Have Online Meetings

Host Organization Elections

Participate in Pillars of the Forty Acres

Publish a News Story

Feature Member of the Week or Month

Review and Update Governing Documents


Virtual Community Events

The virtual events below allow you to engage with your fellow Longhorns and may provide a sense of community. 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.

Is your virtual UT event open to students from all colleges and schools? Submit it here.

Weekly Interest Group - SHIPS

  • Join us for our weekly interest groups every Monday at 5PM starting February 1st! Throughout the month we will rotate through SHIPS, Proverbs 31 Woman, BAWSE Up, and The Skin I’m In. Each offers us the opportunity to have deep conversations about difficult yet intriguing topics and grow as women by learning from our amazing team. On Mondays at 5:00pm we are HERE, hope to see you there! 
  • February 1, 2021 5:00 pm

Weekly Interest Group - SHIPS

  • Join us for our weekly interest groups every Monday at 5PM starting February 1st! Throughout the month we will rotate through SHIPS, Proverbs 31 Woman, BAWSE Up, and The Skin I’m In. Each offers us the opportunity to have deep conversations about difficult yet intriguing topics and grow as women by learning from our amazing team. On Mondays at 5:00pm we are HERE, hope to see you there! 
  • March 1, 2021 5:00 pm

Student Activities Office Hours

  • Are you looking to get involved on campus? Do you have a question about your student organization? Do you need help with HornsLink? Join us during our drop-in virtual office hours every Wednesday and Thursday from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Zoom! Meeting ID 844 4202 9345. You will be placed into the 'Waiting Room'. If we are helping another student we will be with you as soon as possible.
  • March 4, 2021 11:00 am

UT Weekly Yoga Session - Online

  • Join the University Yoga Club for free weekly Yoga practice and meditation sessions. No sign-up necessary, just wear comfortable clothing. We meet every Thursday from 5 pm to 6:30 pm.
  • March 4, 2021 5:00 pm

Solid Ground

  • Solid Ground is about hard-hitting, life-changing, Spirit-filled truth. Each week we gather to hear God’s word proclaimed with confidence, clarity, and conviction. This is our once a week, all-club gathering. So show up to deepen your CSOC connections and discover more of God’s purpose. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=My6mYm-4UWI&list=PLgu_uy9blX__kQgeTRjcI3aU1H4FuGa5s
  • March 4, 2021 7:00 pm

Platypus Virtual Social Hour

  • Have questions about Marxism, socialism, the Left, or life in general? Have a political point you want to debate? Just want to hang out? Come join Platypus for our weekly virtual social hour. All people and perspectives welcome.
  • March 4, 2021 7:30 pm

ALDPES President Office Hours

  • Suzanne and Carolyn are holding President office hours. This is a great way to ask us any ALDPES-related questions, buy merch, or to just hang out with us. We look forward to seeing you! 
  • March 8, 2021 10:00 am

Longhorn Leadership Chats

  • The Leadership and Ethics Institute in the Office of the Dean of students is hosting a live conversation series which will discuss relevant leadership topics live on social media. Leadership and Ethics Institute staff will invite special guests on Instagram Live to discuss ways students can tap into their leadership potential. We hope that this live conversation series can provide an engaging student experience that fulfills the LEI Vision: “Each student will realize their potential as a leader to create positive change”. Join us @UTDOS on Instagram for quick chats about various leadership related topics. The March dates are listed here, we hope that you will join us. 
  • March 8, 2021 12:00 pm

Online Group Meditation

  • Group meditation online through https://ibm.webex.com/meet/rajpat at 5:00pm. Meditation usually lasts around 30 minutes and we encourage asking any questions before or after the meditation. We are an open and relaxed organization that exists to for our benefit and thus we have the "do what works best for you" mentality. Meditating in a group has a different energy than meditating on your own; we hope each of you enjoy the chance to experience it.
  • March 8, 2021 5:00 pm

Weekly Interest Group - Proverbs 31 Woman

  • Join us for our weekly interest groups every Monday at 5PM starting February 1st! Throughout the month we will rotate through SHIPS, Proverbs 31 Woman, BAWSE Up, and The Skin I’m In. Each offers us the opportunity to have deep conversations about difficult yet intriguing topics and grow as women by learning from our amazing team. On Mondays at 5:00pm we are HERE, hope to see you there! 
  • March 8, 2021 5:00 pm

Officer Orientation

  • As a student leader, it is important to understand your registered student organization's privileges and responsibilities. This orientation will highlight campus resources, university policy, and the Student Activities Web site.
  • March 8, 2021 6:30 pm

Virtual Grad Student Bible Study

  • Join us for our convergence graduate student bible study! This semester our theme is spiritual practices for flourishing in grad school Join through the zoom link.
  • March 9, 2021 7:00 pm

Student Activities Office Hours

  • Are you looking to get involved on campus? Do you have a question about your student organization? Do you need help with HornsLink? Join us during our drop-in virtual office hours every Wednesday and Thursday from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Zoom! Meeting ID 844 4202 9345. You will be placed into the 'Waiting Room'. If we are helping another student we will be with you as soon as possible.
  • March 10, 2021 11:00 am

Koinonia Sister's Virtual Lifegroup

  • Koinonia Freshman Sisters Virtual Life GroupWhere: tiny.cc/sislgWhen: Every Wednesday @ 5:15pmGoing virtual this semester? Let's face it, it's hard to get connected virtually. We will have a time to connect with one another, have fun, and learn about God. Join us virtually to meet new friends and grow in your faith with a group of sisters!Sign up at tiny.cc/koin-sis-lg
  • March 10, 2021 5:15 pm