Your Opportunities are Unlimited at UT

Interested in working in teams and changing the world? Discover how engineering is a profitable and flexible career with unlimited possibilities such as working in medicine, law, research, and a wide variety of other industries.

YOUatUT is a one day pre-college event for high school students (rising 9th - 12th grade students) interested in exploring the different engineering careers that The University of Texas at Austin has to offer.

YOUatUT cmyk


Upcoming YOUatUT Events

Friday, March 22, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Registration will open early February 2019.

Registered students must complete the following. A complete registration includes:

1. Event Registration by Student

2. Payment of Non-Refundable Registration Fee

3. Completed Consent Forms by Parent/Legal Guardian (sent via DocuSign)

IMG 04952

At YOUatUT, participants will explore how engineering benefits society and impacts the world through:

  • Engineering sessions (tours, presentations and activities) led by industry professionals, engineering faculty and/or graduate students
  • Interactive introductions to a variety of engineering areas and exciting career options
  • Creative engineering design and fun hands-on engineering projects

There is a non-refundable registration fee of $250 for each participant interested in attending. Lunch and one validated parking pass is included as part of the registration fee.

An OPTIONAL Parent/Guardian Information session will be offered from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Cockrell School of Engineering staff will be available to answer questions about admissions, housing, etc. Lunch is not included for parents/families/guests.

15408544787 ce0963016d o2

YOUatUT Sample Schedule:

8:30 – 9:00

Participant Check-in

9:00 – 9:10

YOUatUT Welcome

9:10 – 10:00

Optional Parent Concurrent Session

9:10 – 9:45

Engineering Dream Big!

Learn how you can benefit society and change the world through the different engineering majors offered at the Cockrell School of Engineering.

9:45 – 10:30

Engineering Expedition

 Tour led by engineering students. Learn about the different departments and opportunities for engineering students.

10:30 – 11:30

Engineering Student Conversations

Hear about engineering students' experiences in the Cockrell School and at UT Austin.

11:30 – 12:30


Faculty Conversation and Lunch

An engineering professor will share their experience and answer questions.


1:00 – 3:00


Visualization Lab Tour/Engineering Project: Just for Kicks

Work in a team and use your creativity and imagination to create an automated kicking machine.


3:00 – 4:00

Hands-On Activity

4:00 – 4:30

Student Q&A, Wrap-up & Goodbyes

Final Questions and tips. Get some awesome giveaways!




Youth Protection Program

The purpose of the Youth Protection Program (YPP) is to protect all minors in their university-sponsored activities and interactions involving members of The University of Texas at Austin community. Read more about the YPP and the restriction of carrying a concealed handgun by any person involved in a University of Texas at Austin camp/program for minors.


Contact Reyna Flores at or 512-471-5953 or Andrea Herrera Moreno at or 512-471-5650.