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Experience the LBJ School

Experience the LBJ School

The LBJ School boasts a dynamic community of students, faculty and staff all working toward the same goal of making an impact on the world. Interested in visiting campus? We'd love to have you. Whether it's attending a class, connecting with admissions staff via an in-person or virtual information session, or attending a workshop or speaker series, we welcome you to experience all the LBJ School has to offer.

Fall 2020 update: Due to COVID-19, the LBJ School Building will remain closed to visitors. We'd love to arrange a virtual meeting with you, either through one of our Information Sessions or via a 1:1 Zoom. Please email us at lbjadmit@austin.utexas.edu to arrange or see the Information Session registration link below.

Applications for Fall 2021 entry are open — here's what you need to know.

Join us for Virtual Open House: Nov. 13, 2020 — Detailed schedule

RSVP for Open House


Attend an Information Session

Our Office of Student Affairs and Admissions offers virtual and in-person Information Sessions. This is a great way to meet admissions staff, learn all about the programs we offer and learn how to submit a strong application.

Register for an Information Session


Can't make it to one of our sessions? Sign up for one of our webinars or take a look through our archived webinar series.

2020 Webinars

  • Get to Know LBJ: Meet the Associate Dean for Students
    Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, Noon–1 p.m. CT
    RSVP to attend
  • Link to join will be provided via email
  • Topics of Discussion:
    • Program Overview
    • Why LBJ?
    • Application Process
    • Q&A
  • Get to Know LBJ: DC Concentration Program Overview
    Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, Noon–1 p.m. CT
    RSVP to attend
  • Link to join will be provided via email
  • Topics of Discussion:
    • Program Overview
    • Why LBJ?
    • Application Process
    • Q&A
  • Get to Know LBJ: Student Experiential Opportunities — Policy Research Project
    Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, Noon–1 p.m. CT
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  • Link to join will be provided via email
    Topics of Discussion:

Meet the Faculty Graduate Advisors

Our graduate faculty advisors are experts on all the LBJ School has to offer and would be happy to speak with you — and with students as well. Learn more about those advisors and how to contact them.

Experience an LBJ School Class

Sitting in on an actual LBJ class can be a great way to get a feel for the community and the program. Use the course schedule to find a course that interests you, and email its professor directly to set up a possible time.

Attend an LBJ School Event

The LBJ School offers many workshops, sessions and speaker series to the public. Check out our calendar of events to learn about upcoming opportunities.

Also, visit the LBJ School YouTube channel for recordings of past events.

Experience the UT Austin Campus

Any good university educates its students. But a great university — one with monumental impact and a tradition of intellectual leadership — does more. It transforms lives on a grand scale.

Or, as we like to say, what starts here changes the world.