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.


March 4          11:00am-5:30pm         Explore UT (tours every 1/2 hour)

            5          CLOSED          

            11        CLOSED                       Spring Break

            12        CLOSED                       Spring Break

            18        2:00-6:00pm   

            19        2:00-6:00pm   

            25        2:00-6:00pm               

            26        2:00-6:00pm               


April    1          2:00-6:00pm   

            2          2:00-6:00pm   

            8          2:00-6:00pm   

            9          2:00-6:00pm   

            15        CLOSED                       Easter Weekend          

            16        CLOSED                       Easter Weekend          

            22        2:00-6:00pm   

            23        2:00-6:00pm   

            29        2:00-6:00pm   

            30        2:00-6:00pm


May     6          2:00-6:00pm   

            7          2:00-6:00pm                           

            13        2:00-6:00pm   

            14        CLOSED                       Mother’s Day  

            15        6:00-8:00pm                Graduation Tours

            16        6:00-8:00pm                Graduation Tours

            17        6:00-8:00pm                Graduation Tours

·        Tours are Saturdays and Sundays ONLY (except for Graduation tours in May)
·        All regular tours start at the beginning of each hour
·        Summer 2017 tours will begin June 1, 2017


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.