Beyond the classrooms and labs lie myriad chances to explore, connect and lead in Natural Sciences.
In this big place, we prioritize authentic community ties. All new College of Natural Sciences students get matched to a small learning community. Many find tight-knit friendships and opportunities to lead in student organizations.
HAVE FUN AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Learn about CNS Cornerstones for new students
Explore our student organizations
Learn by Doing
Meaningful experiences that are hands-on can be found at the heart of our college philosophy. From international exchange to internships and research, you get to dive in. You can start early in having experiences to inform the choices you’ll make about the future and your path to changing the world.
Careers & Entrepreneurship
There is no better place than the College of Natural Sciences to weave learning and career and future planning. We offer a dedicated career center, robust resources for future health professionals and programs that match innovative student teams with companies and groups needing help.
Living in Austin
One of the most exciting and dynamic cities in the country is known, too, for beautiful outdoor vistas and its enviable laid-back vibe. There’s a reason Austin, Texas shows up on many lists of best cities in the country.
Science is universal. From faculty-led programs and Maymesters, to semesters or summers abroad, our College study abroad opportunities let you see the world while continuing to make progress in your academic journey.
Wellness & Support
Within the College and throughout UT Austin, supports are in place to help you navigate challenges and live your best life.
See our HEALTH AND WELL-BEING RESOURCES