Over the Holiday Break — Dec. 23, 2019 until Jan. 63, 2020 — the University and the LBJ School will be officially closed. However, students, staff and faculty with UT proximity ID cards will still have access to the building. If needed, please utilize the following contact information.

Emergency Contacts

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


For media requests over the winter break, please contact:
Susan Binford: susan.binford@austin.utexas.edu or 512-415-4820.
Dec. 18-Dec. 23: Lisa Porter: lisa.porter@austin.utexas.edu or 310-948-6695.
Dec. 23-Jan. 5: Victoria Yu: victoriajyu@austin.utexas.edu or 737-484-2636.

Information Technology & Instructional Media Services (IT&IMS)

The UT ITS Help Desk and Managed Support Services will be closed during the winter break.

Office of Student & Affairs and Admissions (OSAA)

The deadline for master's degree applicants for Fall 2020 is March 15, 2020. If you have questions regarding applying for admission to the LBJ School or the status of your application, please email our admissions coordinator at lbjadmit@austin.utexas.edu, or find additional information about the admission process.

Email messages will be answered when we return from the holidays on Jan. 6, 2019.


Please support the LBJ School during this season of giving and make a gift now. To qualify for a 2019 tax deduction, make your gift online by 11:30 p.m. CST on Dec. 31, 2019. If you would rather speak with a representative, call toll-free 1-800-687-4602 by 3 p.m. CST on Dec. 31, 2019.

You can contact Rachel Ciullo with any urgent gift questions. Please contact her via email at rciullo@austin.utexas.edu. Thank you for your support!


Enjoy your winter break!