The U.T. Tower shines with burnt-orange lights

The UT Tower will shine with burnt-orange lights Friday, May 17, 2024, to celebrate four Big 12 titles won by the Texas Longhorns.

The Tower lighting will honor the Men’s Golf team for winning the Big 12 Championship on May 24, the Women’s Track and Field team for winning the Big 12 Indoor title in February and the Women’s and Men’s Track and Field teams for winning the Big 12 Outdoor Championships on May 11.

As part of campus tradition, the Tower is bathed in burnt orange lighting from top-to-bottom when a University of Texas Athletics team wins a conference championship.

Light the Tower: Longhorns Win Big 12 Titles

May 17, 2024

Light the Tower: Longhorns Win Big 12 Titles

The UT Tower will shine with burnt-orange lights Friday, May 17, 2024, to celebrate four Big 12 titles won by the Texas Longhorns. The Tower lighting will honor the Men’s Golf team for winning the Big 12 Championship on May 24, the Women’s Track and Field team for winning the…

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Image of UT Tower at Night

May 11, 2024

Light the Tower: 141st Commencement of The University of Texas at Austin

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights and “24” on its sides for two nights in a row to celebrate this year’s graduates. The Tower will first turn orange during the University-wide Commencement celebration on Saturday, May 11 and will again shine in the same special lighting configuration…

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Tower Darkens for UT Remembers

April 26, 2024

Tower Darkens for UT Remembers

The UT Tower will darken Friday, April 26, 2024, in memory of Longhorns who died during the past year. Except for a white cap and observation deck, all of the Tower’s levels and windows will darken as part of UT Remembers. Held annually as the spring semester ends, UT Remembers gives the university…

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Light the Tower: Texas Men’s Golf Wins Big 12 Championship

April 24, 2024

Light the Tower: Texas Men’s Golf Wins Big 12 Championship

The Longhorns claim their ninth overall Big 12 title and first since 2017 with a dominant 18-stroke victory. The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Wednesday, April 24 in honor of the Texas Men’s Golf team winning the Big 12 championship. The No. 17 Texas Men’s Golf team…

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Light the Tower: In Honor of Student Achievement

April 23, 2024

Light the Tower: In Honor of Student Achievement

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Tuesday, April 23, 2024, in honor of our world-class students who have received significant national and international awards during the past year. Ranked among the top public universities in the country, UT is home to more than 51,000 students dedicated to…

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Light the Tower: Texas Men’s Tennis Wins Big 12 Regular Season, Tournament Conference Titles

April 22, 2024

Light the Tower: Texas Men’s Tennis Wins Big 12 Regular Season, Tournament Conference Titles

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Monday, April 22 to commemorate Texas Men’s Tennis‘ 2024 Big 12 Conference regular season and tournament championships. Per tradition, the University recognizes UT sports programs who win a conference team championship with a Burnt Orange lighting of the campus landmark. Fans are…

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