Tower Tour Schedule

Additional Information

Gain a new perspective of The University of Texas and surrounding community while visiting UT's landmark Tower! Reopened in 1999, the Tower observation deck offers a fantastic view of the campus and Austin. Public access to the observation deck is available only via these escorted tours.



3-4       2:00-6:00pm               

10-11   2:00-6:00pm   

17-18   2:00-6:00pm   

24-25   Family Weekend (All tours are reserved for Family Weekend patrons. Reservations are made through the Family Weekend website. A waitlist will be made for walk-up non Family Weekend guests on the day of the tour.)



1-2       2:00-6:00pm   

8-9       2:00-6:00pm   

15-16   2:00-6:00pm   

22-23   2:00-6:00pm   

29-30   2:00-6:00pm   



5-6       1:00-5:00pm

12-13   1:00-5:00pm

19-20   1:00-5:00pm

26-27   CLOSED for Thanksgiving



3-4       1:00-5:00pm

10-11   1:00-5:00pm


*Tours start one hour earlier during November and December because of Daylight Savings Time


The carrying of any firearm, including a concealed handgun carried by a license holder, is prohibited on the UT Tower observation deck and in those immediate areas secured by The University of Texas at Austin Police Department (“UTPD”) in advance of any public or private tour. Notice conforming to Texas Penal Code, Section 30.06 will be provided.

There will be no gun storage lockers at the UT Tower or Texas Union.

All tours start at the beginning of each hour.
The Tower houses UT administrative offices, so tours are not conducted during normal business hours.

For inquiries or to make reservations, please call the Texas Union Hospitality Desk at 512-475-6633.