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Frequently Asked Questions

New Students:

Click on the ESL Welcome Guide for answers to many of your questions about coming to Austin.

The ESL Student Handbook (PDF format) will answer many questions for new and currently enrolled students, including information about housing, banking, and health care.

Accreditations and Affiliations

University Admissions and ESL Services


Apartment Hunter's Question Guide (PDF)

Short Term Housing (PDF)

Housing Information Resources (PDF)

Setting Up Utilities (PDF)

Banking/Financial Institution

Banking Options - Finding a Financial Institution (PDF)

Texas ID and Driver's License (PDF)

Safety and Protection (PDF)

Health Care (PDF)

Student Complaints