Over the Winter Break — Dec. 24, 2021 until Jan. 3, 2022 — the University and the LBJ School will be officially closed. 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

Protect Texas Together

The LBJ School has pledged to Protect Texas Together to keep students, faculty, staff, visitors to campus and the wider UT community safe. Visit the Protect Texas Together website to learn more about COVID-19 safety at UT.


For media requests over the winter break, please contact:
Victoria Yu: victoriajyu@austin.utexas.edu or 737-484-2636
LBJ Communications: lbjcommunications@austin.utexas.edu

The UT Experts Guide features a full listing of LBJ School faculty and their areas of expertise.

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 2022 is March 15, 2022. 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 — including our Admissions Team Blog.

Email messages will be answered when we return from the holidays on Jan. 3, 2022.


Please support the LBJ School during this season of giving and make a gift now. To qualify for a 2020 tax deduction, make your gift online by 11:30 p.m. CT on Dec. 31, 2021. To speak with a representative, call toll-free 1-866-4UTEXAS by noon CT on Dec. 31, 2021 with your credit card information.

Contact Rachel Ciullo with any urgent gift questions via email: rciullo@austin.utexas.edu. Thank you for your support!


We wish you a safe, healthy, happy, restful winter break!