Welcome Guide

Welcome to ESL Services at The University of Texas at Austin! We are excited you'll be studying with us, but we know you have a lot of planning to do before you arrive in Austin. Download a welcome guide that contains information that will be useful prior to your arrival. The welcome guide includes:

  • Information about Austin and the University
  • Pre-arrive checklist
  • Immigration matters
  • Apply for a Visa
  • Arrival information
  • Finances
  • Health matters 
  • Registration week
  • ESL Services program policies
  • Intercultural programs
  • International Student Organizations
  • Housing
  • Parking and transportation
  • Public schools and childcare 


Download the guide