Jay Hartzell was inaugurated as UT’s 30th president and delivered his vision for the future of the university during his State of the University Address on September 24, 2021.
Unlocking student potential
The purpose of our university is to provide opportunity for extraordinary students from all backgrounds to discover their talents, gain new knowledge and build a foundation for their lives and careers.Access to First Class
Recruiting world-class faculty members
The faculty are at the core of everything we do at The University of Texas at Austin. Their exemplary research, teaching and scholarship inspire our students, serve our state and change the world.Focused on Impact
Transforming health and health care
With the Dell Medical School and colleges, schools and departments across campus, UT is reimagining not only medical and health education, but health care itself.Changing the Game
Creating a vibrant Texas
The Texas Constitution of 1876 called for the creation of a “university of the first class,” which resulted in the founding of UT. Since our earliest days, it has been UT’s mission to serve Texas by driving economic, scientific and artistic progress for the benefit of society.See our Impact on Texas
Diversity and Inclusion
All students are better prepared to succeed when they receive the educational benefits of learning on a diverse campus. At UT, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is an essential part of our public mission.
Academic achievement and discovery are spurred by global collaboration. UT recruits the most outstanding faculty from all over the world and we prepare our students to make contributions on a global scale.
The University of Texas at Austin is committed to the highest standards of ethical conduct. Through Honor Texas, we are building understanding and weaving ethics into every aspect of campus life.