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.
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.)
26-27 CLOSED for Thanksgiving
*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.