Prior to Arrival

Getting Started at The University of Texas at Austin

Welcome to The University of Texas at Austin. Enrollment at the university stands at about 51,000 students, including 12,000 in the Graduate School. Check out the virtual tour of campus and learn more about UT here.

Be sure to email your administrative contact person and mentor about your date of arrival.

Cost of living in Austin

Finding a place to live

Individuals are responsible for making their own housing arrangements.

Creating an online UT EID account

  • The UT EID is your online account at The University of Texas at Austin and other University of Texas institutions. Everyone who deals with the university online should have one. Visit UT EID Self-Service Tools page if you have any questions.