Volunteer Information

Volunteer registration is open.

Saturday, March 7, 2020
11 AM - 5 PM

Help get people interested and excited about engineering and have fun along the way! Last year, over 600 volunteers from over 100 student orgs, research groups and programs assisted with Cockrell School of Engineering activities at Explore UT. The expected attendance of visitors to campus for the annual is more than 50,000.

Student Organization or Student Group Volunteering

If your student organization is participating, check with the officers to see if you can volunteer. Student organization volunteers do not need to complete the individual student volunteer form.

Student Organization Explore UT Leaders:

Students, Staff and Faculty Volunteers

Volunteer registration is open. Volunteers are needed from 9 AM - 6 PM on Saturday, March 7, 2020.

Volunteer Roles

Explore UT Student Coordinators: 9 AM - 6 PM

Students are needed to lead various aspects of Explore UT throughout the day. Coordinators are expected to be available during the entire 9 AM - 6 PM timeframe. Coordinators will take the lead for overseeing volunteer check-in, the EER Info Booth, the CPE/ETC Info Booth, coordinating set-up, managing all plaza areas, etc. Roles will be based on interest and need. Training is provided Thursday, Friday or Saturday prior to the event.

Explore UT Department Support: 9 AM - 6 PM

Students are needed to lead various aspects of Explore UT throughout the day within departments. Needs vary based on department.

Set-Up Help: 9:30 - 11 AM

  • Set up tables and chairs — layout provided
  • Hang signs on buildings and at activities on plazas — layout provided
  • Distribute volunteer snacks and drinks to information booths
  • Set out programs, maps, other materials for information booths

Information Booth

Volunteer Time: Volunteers must sign up for at least one volunteer shift between 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM. Help give directions, hand out programs, smile and greet visitors, have fun!

  • Familiarize yourself with the things going on in the Cockrell School during your volunteer time by looking at the program
  • Greet all visitors and ask if they need help finding an activity or session
  • Hand out maps, passports, Cockrell School of Engineering programs, giveaways, bags and more to visitors
  • Hand out snacks and drinks to volunteers as they need them
  • Clean up at end of the day
  • Help with other tasks as they come up


Please contact Tricia Berry at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 512-471-5650.