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Information for Freshmen

In addition to the items mentioned on the New Students page, newly admitted freshmen should complete or consider the following items to prepare for their first semester at UT Austin.

  • Send test scores directly to UT Austin (code 6882) for AP, IB, CLEP or SAT Subject Tests
  • Consider joining a First-year Interest Group —a group of 20 students who take one to three courses together and meet on a weekly basis
  • Sign up for Reading Round-Up, a chance to discuss a great book in a relaxed setting with a small group of fellow first-year students and an outstanding professor
  • Start exploring majors with Wayfinder and review the application processes for other colleges on campus
  • Use the Undergraduate Studies Checklist to stay organized and meet UGS deadlines