Over the Holiday Break—December 23, 2013 until January 2, 2014—the University and the LBJ School will be officially closed. However, students, staff, and faculty with electronic swipe cards will still have access to the building. Should an emergency or problem arise during this time, please utilize the contact information below.

Emergency Contacts

University Police can be contacted by dialing 911, or the main number at 512-471-4441.
Sid Richardson Hall Building Maintenance at 512-471-2020.
Custodial Services at 512-471-2020.


For media requests over the winter break, please contact Kerri Battles at 512-507-4335 or kerribattles@austin.utexas.edu.

Information Technology & Instructional Media Services (IT&IMS)

The UT ITS Help Desk and Managed Support Services will be closed during the winter break. LBJ ITS voicemail, 512-471-0229, will be checked periodically over the break.

Office of Student & Alumni Programs (OSAP)

The deadline for masters degree applicants for Fall 2014 is January 5, 2014.  If you have questions regarding the 2014 application process, please e-mail our admissions coordinator, Prabhu Khalsa:  ppkhalsa@utexas.edu.  Emails will be checked on January 2 when we return from the holidays.


To qualify for a 2013 tax deduction, make your gift online at  EndofYear2013Giving by 11:50 PM CST on Dec. 31, 2013. Or to speak with a representative, call toll-free 866-4UTEXAS (512-488-3927) by 2:00 PM CST on Fri., Dec. 31, 2013 with your credit card information.

You may also contact Carolyn Miles Garber, Director of Development at the LBJ School, with any questions. Please contact her via email at: carolyn.garber@austin.utexas.edu or by phone at: 512-923-8983. Thank you for your support!