UT Tower detail photo of the clock with burnt orange overlay

Light the Tower

Since 1937, the UT Tower has been lit orange to celebrate the academic and athletic accomplishments of Longhorn students, faculty, staff and alumni. Other lighting configurations mark University milestones or simply illuminate the Tower on the Austin skyline.

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Light the Tower: Texas Rowing Wins Big 12 Championship

May 21, 2024

Light the Tower: Texas Rowing Wins Big 12 Championship

The campus landmark will be lit in burnt orange in celebration of Rowing’s 2024 Big 12 Championship. The University of Texas Tower will be lit in Burnt Orange on Tuesday evening, May 21, in recognition of No. 1 Rowing’s Big 12 Conference championship title. Per tradition, the University recognizes UT…

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