In accordance with coronavirus (COVID-19) recommendations from public health officials, The University of Texas at Austin has suspended campus visits and in-person events until further notice. For updates and guidance from the university related to COVID-19, visit

We are now offering College of Fine Arts Virtual Information Sessions held weekly for prospective students to learn more about our programs and chat with current students.

Additionally, we recommend prospective students register for a general University of Texas at Austin Virtual Information Session to learn more about all things UT.

Can’t attend one of these sessions? Consider emailing us questions or requesting an appointment to occur via phone or video chat. Please submit a School of Design and Creative Technologies appointment request form at least one week in advance to inquire about our availability for a scheduled appointment. If you have additional questions in the meantime, please email or call 512-471-0913

Please Note: Conversations with fine arts admissions staff are not interviews and do not impact admissions decisions.

The best way to get to know the School of Design and Creative Technologies is in-person. Plan a visit to campus to get to know our programs, our people and our many resources and offerings.

Fine Arts Information Sessions & Tours

The College of Fine Arts Information Session & Tour is held most Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Download the Academic and Campus Resource Session Guide to view a complete list of upcoming dates and times. The session provides a presentation overview of degree programs within the School of Design and Creative Technologies, Department of Art and Art History, Butler School of Music, and Department of Theatre and Dance. The session also provides an introduction to the College's portfolio or audition requirements for admission to specific programs. Following the presentation, students and families interested in the School of Design and Creative Technologies take a tour of the facilities with a Student Ambassador.

When signing up for a College of Fine Arts Information Session & Tour, we recommend also registering for a University Information Session & Tour. Whether you're a prospective freshman or a prospective transfer student, participating in one of the university's tours will introduce you to the broader experience of attending UT and maximize your time on campus. 

You can register for both the College of Fine Arts Information Session & Tour and the University Information Session & Tour using the button below.


Individual Appointments and Group Tours

It may be possible to schedule an individual appointment or group tour to discuss the department’s programs and admissions process.  Please fill out a School of Design and Creative Technologies Admissions Appointment Request at least two weeks prior to your planned visit, and someone from our admissions team will be in touch.

Maps and Parking

View information about getting to campus, where to park and directions to the Fine Arts buildings.

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