How to travel from the airport to your Co-op:

Here are some resources we are familiar with (this list is not an endorsement, it is meant to be a resource- last updated October 2017):

MetroAirport Bus
CapMetro App

The CapMetro 100 Bus takes you from the airport to UT’s stadium on campus (about a 20 minute walk to most of the houses). It picks-up right outside arrival area; on the very right end of the shuttle lane.

Please consult CapMetro’s service map for details.

Rates: $1.25 for a one way ticket or $2.50 for a daily pass.

Ride-Share Apps

Ride Austin App      Fasten App      Uber App      Lyft App    

Typically $20-$25

SuperShuttle

  • Book your shuttle ride
  • Pickup and drop-off wherever you want
  • Non-stop ride: around $50
  • Shared van: around $19

Taxi Rates

Cabs typically available curbside at the airport
Typically cost: $30-$40

Austin Transportation

If you plan on bringing your car or getting one, please visit our parking page.

CapMetro- City of Austin

CapMetro App

Free with UT Student ID card (otherwise $1.25 per ride or $2.50 for a day pass)

Google Maps provides CapMetro bus Directions as well

Ride-Share Apps

Ride Austin App      Fasten App      Uber App      Lyft App    

Carsharing

Car2Go

  • One time $5 sign-up cost
  • Cost dependent on time and distance traveled
  • One way trips possible 
  • Cars can be found all over Austin, depending on where other drivers left them.

Zipcar

  • $15 Membership Fee (once a year) with student discount
  • $7 every hour (including gas and insurance)

Car Locations:
on Campus:             21st Street/Jester
                                  21st Street/Whitis Ave
                                  University Ave/W Dean Keeton
West Campus:        23rd Street/ Pearl Street 
                                  Nueces Street/W 24th Street
                                  Hemphill Park/ Guadalupe Street

 

Shopping/Bedding

Target

Located next to campus (the closest option)
Campus Target 

South
South Target 

Walmart

North (Closer)
North Walmart

South
South Walmart

Bed Bath and Beyond

Northwest
Northwest Bed Bath and Beyond 

 

Grocery Shopping

Near Campus

Fresh Plus Grocery
West Campus Fresh Plus Grocery 

Target
Campus Target                                                     

Wheatsville
Central Wheatsville

Off Campus

HEB
Allendale Shopping Center
Hancock Center 

 

Central Market

Central Austin Central Market

Whole Foods

Downtown Whole Foods

Trader Joe’s

Downtown Trader Joe’s 

Fiesta

Eastside Fiesta

 

UT Campus Resources

UT Computer Store

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      • Carry Apple, Dell, Lenovo and more
      • Discounts for students
        (on Computers, Software, etc.)
      • In store services
        • Computer, Tablet, Phone Repair
        • Trade-in services
        • Warranty services

Getting Set at UT

Get your UT ID

In case you want to get your UT ID before your ICB session:

      1. Make sure to bring your passport!! An ID or Drivers License does NOT typicLLY work for this!
        Know your UT EID
      2. Go to Flawn Academic Center; 1st floor
      3. Get in Line, take a picture, fill in your information
      4. After about 10 minutes, the ID will be finished and ready to be picked up

Course Registration

Before being able to register for classes you should check for bars that you might have to remove. Some majors require to see an advisor beforehand.

Academic Tools

University Libraries

There are many libraries on campus. One of the biggest and most popular certainly is Perry Castaneda Library (PCL). You can check online for books, articles and more in all of the university libraries.

Check availability 

Canvas

Canvas is the online platform for your courses where professors upload information and documents. You can also keep track of your grades using Canvas. Simply log in with your UTEID and you are good to go.

Get Started 

Get your UT E-Mail Address

 

Health and Safety on Campus

Doctors Appointments

UT offers a variety of medical help including general medicine, allergies, women’s health, nutrition services, physical therapy, sports medicine and many more. 

Schedule an Appointment 

Emergencies

UT Urgent Care Clinic takes care of injuries that need immediate assistance.
Call (512) 471-4955 for more information and if you are not sure if this is where you should go.

Mental Health

The Counseling and Mental Health Center is helps you with common student concerns like stress management, anxiety or time management. Besides that there are a number of preventive offers such as massage chairs or meditation tutorials. 

 

Sport at UT

UT owns several gymnasiums as well as sports courses on campus.
All kinds of sports can be played intramurally.

Find your favorite kind of exercise  

 

International Student Orientation

Fun Events, getting to know UT, Austin and other International Students

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