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Admissions

The University of Texas at Austin enrolls nearly 8,200 graduate and 2,000 professional students, and awards about 900 doctoral and 3,000 master’s degrees each year. Apply today, and in a few short years, one of them could be yours.

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Key Dates

The Graduate School provides key dates for registration and graduation to help graduate students stay on track. Defer to the Academic Calendar and Course Schedule produced by the Office of the Registrar for official registration and payment deadline information.

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Finances

From funding tuition to paying for other costs of attendance, graduate students at The University of Texas at Austin benefit from the support of the university.

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COVID-19 Resources

Information for graduate students and faculty members regarding COVID-19.

Upcoming Events

Monday Sept. 20
TOT - Gradebook
Noon to 1 p.m.

Curious about when students see feedback and grades? Want to add an automatic Late Policy to your gradebook or adjust the default Grade Posting Policy? What are all of those options hiding under the three dots and what function does the Grade Detail Tray serve? Join us as we provide an overview of the Gradebook and help demystify the drop-downs and dots. Event Details

Monday Sept. 20
PTF September Monthly Meeting
Noon to 1 p.m.

PTF Monthly Meetings are for current and alumni Fellows to come together for updates, discuss new ideas, and hear about second-year PTF projects-in-process. Event Details

Wednesday Sept. 22
TOT - New Quizzes
1 to 2 p.m.

New Quizzes will become the only quiz option in Canvas by summer 2022. We will present an overview of New Quizzes, a comparison of "Classic" vs "New" Quizzes and when to make the switch (Comparison Document (Links to an external site.)). For more information, please see the Timeline for New Quizzes (Links to an external site.). Event Details

Friday Sept. 24
Teaching Preparation Series, Lesson planning: How do I structure my time in the classroom?
Noon to 1:15 p.m.
Zoom link shared after registration

In this workshop, participants will learn the basic outline of a lesson and practice creating these steps for their own teaching material: the objective, introduction, activity, wrap-up, and assessment. We will dwell on the “activity” stage to discuss scaffolding techniques. Finally, participants will brainstorm assessment methods to check if their lesson plans were successful. Instructors will leave with a useable lesson plan for their classrooms. Event Details

Tuesday Sept. 28
PTF Think Tank: Accessibility in Classrooms and Course Materials
11 a.m. to Noon
https://utexas.zoom.us/j/96307038895

PTF Think Tanks invite instructors to discuss problems and tackle tough topics in a safe environment among a diverse group of fellow faculty. This session will focus on ways to promote student wellbeing within the classroom and course context. All instructors are welcome! Event Details

Wednesday Sept. 29
Fall 2021 Book Discussion: The Missing Course (Session 2)
9 to 9:45 a.m.

Join us for a discussion series around The Missing Course: Everything They Never Taught You About College Teaching by David Gooblar. This book is written as a “course” that will offer both new and experienced instructors practical tools and strategies to help students learn and lead to success. Event Details