08/29/2017Tower Shines to Welcome New Students

The UT Tower will be lit orange Tuesday, August 29 to welcome new students to the campus. And as a special welcome to the Class of 2021, the Tower’s windows will displays the numbers 21.

The same Tower lighting will also be seen next Tuesday, September 5.

As we start a new semester, we do so with a renewed sense of purpose. We are here to learn, teach, discover and create for the benefit of our society. So, let’s do what Longhorns do. Let’s rise to the challenge.” —President Gregory L. Fenves

Welcome to the Forty Acres, Longhorns! 

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