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Welcome Families

Interim Dean Larry Abraham and Undergraduate Studies staff welcome Undergraduate Studies families at a Saturday morning breakfast that kicks off Family Weekend. Assistant Dean Cassandre Alvarado will speak to attendees at the breakfast, offering insights about the unique experience of Undergraduate Studies students. Other weekend events include a workshop on choosing a major and a presentation on career decision-making.

Family Weekend 2012


School of Undergraduate Studies Breakfast
Saturday, October 27, 9-11 a.m.Life Science Library in the historic Main Building
Hear from current student leaders and staff about some of the wonderful opportunities awaiting your student. Meet Undergraduate Studies student leaders and advisors from our Center for Strategic Advising & Career Counseling, experience major exploration, and learn about all the ways you can support your student during this exciting time in his or her life. Speakers include:

  • Interim Dean Larry Abraham
  • Assistant Dean David Spight from the Center for Strategic Advising & Career Counseling
  • Assistant Dean Cassandre Alvarado, manager of our college readiness initiatives
  • Patricia Micks from the First-Year Experiences office, which includes Signature Courses and First-year Interest Groups

Breakfast is complimentary. The menu will include breakfast tacos, fruit, pastries, coffee, and tea. Online RSVP has closed; please call 512-471-6524 if you would like to attend.

Presentation: Your Student’s Career Decision-Making
Saturday, October 27, 2 p.m.Jester Auditorium, 121A
Presented by the Center for Strategic Advising & Career Counseling

Workshop: Choosing a Major
Saturday, October 27, 3 p.m.Jester Auditorium, 121A

View all events on the official Family Weekend site
For all questions regarding other Family Weekend events, please contact Texas Parents at 


The online registration system coordinated by the Texas Parents closed on Friday, October 19. We can write-in registrations for our event only over the phone on a first-come, first served basis. Call 512-471-6524.


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