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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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! 
  • April 19, 2021 10:00 am

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 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.
  • April 19, 2021 1:00 pm

Weekly Interest Group - BAWSE Up

  • 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! 
  • April 19, 2021 5:00 pm

Guest Talk: Dr. Jon Pierce

  • Come meet Dr. Jon Pierce and talk to him about his work in Alzheimer's disease and Down syndrome research! The meeting is set for Monday, April 19th, 2021 at 7:00 PM CT.
  • April 19, 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 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.
  • April 20, 2021 1:00 pm

Longhorn Leadership Chats

  • The Leadership & Ethics Institute (LEI) staff and special guests will discuss relevant leadership topics live on social media in order to connect with students and staff about how they can achieve their leadership potential. We hope that they join us for engaging conversations to reach our LEI Mission to empower students through transformative leadership development programs, resources, and experiences. This live conversation series strives to fulfill the LEI Vision; which is “Each student will realize their potential as a leader to create positive change.”  Longhorn Leadership Chats will be offered at various dates and times throughout the semester. Follow @UTDOS on Instagram for dates after Spring Break or visit the LEI Canvas Portal for more information: https://utexas.instructure.com/courses/1294625. 
  • April 20, 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.
  • April 21, 2021 11:00 am

For the Record ft. Mark Foster of Foster The People

  • Mark Foster of alt/indie band Foster The People, best known for debut album Torches and radio hits “Pumped Up Kicks” and “Sit Next to Me,” will be sharing his insights about music and the industry virtually via Zoom. Join us and have the opportunity to learn and ask questions from an award-winning artist with over a decade of experience in the industry! Open to all UT students and faculty.
  • April 21, 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.
  • April 22, 2021 11:00 am

Longhorn Leadership Chats

  • The Leadership & Ethics Institute (LEI) staff and special guests will discuss relevant leadership topics live on social media in order to connect with students and staff about how they can achieve their leadership potential. We hope that they join us for engaging conversations to reach our LEI Mission to empower students through transformative leadership development programs, resources, and experiences. This live conversation series strives to fulfill the LEI Vision; which is “Each student will realize their potential as a leader to create positive change.”  Longhorn Leadership Chats will be offered at various dates and times throughout the semester. Follow @UTDOS on Instagram for dates after Spring Break or visit the LEI Canvas Portal for more information: https://utexas.instructure.com/courses/1294625. 
  • April 22, 2021 4:00 pm

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 (Central Time).
  • April 22, 2021 5:00 pm

TriBeta General Meeting

  • Happy Spring semester! Beta Beta Beta will be resuming its activities this Thursday 1/28 at 6pm with our first general meeting. TriBeta is dedicated to creating a community of academic and professional minded students and alumni interested in any facet of biological sciences. Prospective members are welcome at any meeting to check out our organization and see what events and opportunities we will be offering this semester. If you have any questions, please email our Secretary, Alex, at alexkowalske@utexas.edu.
  • April 22, 2021 6:00 pm

Student Foundation | Weekly General Meeting

  • The University of Texas at Austin Student Foundation strives to create a culture of philanthropy on campus by providing a student perspective on giving, promoting awareness of the ways private gifts impact student life and demonstrating the importance of giving back to the university to help ensure excellence for future generations of Longhorns. Our motto is "Students Helping Students" and we strive to engage our fellow peers in service and make a tangible impact on campus. The Student Foundation hosts events such as ContribUTe, the university's student giving campaign, each October as well as the student portion of UT's annual giving day, 40 Hours for the Forty Acres, in April. The Student Foundation serves to educate students about philanthropy, help student organizations with their fundraising and thank student donors. We host three panels per semester, giving students the opportunity to learn from and network with professionals in the fundraising and non-profit fields. We host various events throughout the semester in addition to fundraisers and panels!
  • April 22, 2021 6:00 pm

NAMI On Campus General Meetings

  • Meeting Topics: Thursday, January 28 - Welcome to NAMI (Info Session) Thursday, February 11 - Anxiety Disorders Thursday, February 25 - Neurodiversity (Autism & ADHD) Thursday, March 11 - Navigating Relationships Thursday, March 25 - Mental Illness in Society Thursday, April 8 - Mental Illness in Children Thursday, April 22 - Substance Use Disorders Thursday, May 6 - Fun before Finals
  • April 22, 2021 6:00 pm

Virtual Film Series - Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar

  • Come and enjoy a free screening of Barb and Star go to Vista Del Mar with Campus Events + Entertainment Showtime on April 22nd @6pm in partnership with Alamo on Demand.
  • April 22, 2021 6:00 pm

Registration Refreshers and Q+A!

  • Come refresh yourself on registration info and tools, and get help with any questions or issues regarding registration in preparation for summer/fall registration from TSA!
  • April 22, 2021 7:00 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
  • April 22, 2021 7:00 pm

UT Brainstorms: A Conversation on the Brain

  • The Department of Neuroscience at The University of Texas at Austin is happy to announce our next Virtual UT Brainstorms via YouTube Live - The Intoxicated Brain: A Conversation About Alcohol, Aggression and Fruit Flies with Dr. Nigel Atkinson! It will be held Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 7:00 PM CT. For more information and to RSVP, please visit: UTBrainstorms.com (or Email: neuroscience@austin.utexas.edu). The purpose of UT Brainstorms is to connect with the community to inform and educate about neuroscience research and the influences it has on our daily lives. We seek a two-way conversation where we share our expertise about the brain and we listen to what it means in people's lives and to the challenges they face as it relates to the brain.
  • April 22, 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.
  • April 22, 2021 7:30 pm

Climate Change Crisis

  • In this meeting, we will be discussing the climate change crisis.
  • April 23, 2021 6:00 pm

Virtual Film Series - Minari

  • E+E Showtime is partnering with A24 for a special virtual screening of Minari with a pre-recorded Q&A to follow the film.
  • April 23, 2021 6:00 pm

Friday Night Gathering!

  • “Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28. Come and finish your week with us as we share our accomplishments, experiences and (sometimes) frustrations of college life. We may feel tired after a week of classes, homework, and exams. That’s why Jesus calls us to rest! Experience this rest with a refreshing Bible study and fellowship every Friday at 7pm on Zoom! Join us and invite your friends using this link: https://utexas.zoom.us/j/5219989401 or this room number: 5219 98 9401 We are a group of Seventh-Day Adventist students that like to share the good news of the gospel. We also kayak, hike, bowl, camp, top golf, play board games, and all sorts of other fun things, though we are still finding ways to keep up social activities in the time of COVID! Currently, all our meetings are online - drop in! We make most of our announcements on Instagram and Facebook so make sure to follow us @acf.atx!
  • April 23, 2021 7:00 pm