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Visit the Forty Acres.

Here’s how.

We encourage prospective undergraduates and their families to visit The University of Texas at Austins campus, nicknamed the Forty Acres after its original footprint.

Go to the Prospective Freshman Session and Tours page.

Prospective Freshman Sessions and Tours

High school students considering The University of Texas at Austin are best served by a Prospective Freshman Session and Tour. An admissions officer shares details about the university, after which current students lead a campus walking tour.

Go to the Special Interest Sessions page.

Special Interest Sessions

Want to learn more about a particular college, school or academic program? Interested in a residence hall tour? Register for an interest session taking place the day of your visit.

Go to the Group Visits page.

Group Visits

Bringing a group? The Visitor Center offers student-led walking tours of campus for groups of 10–100 visitors. 

To schedule a group tour please contact the Group Visit Coordinator by emailing This is the only method that will notify the coordinator you are interested in a group visit.

Other Visitors

The university also welcomes prospective graduate students, the general public and groups of 10–100 visitors to its Visitor Center.