UT Tyler students attending patriot palooza events Meet the Greeks and Capture the Flag during the first week of class fall 2023

Student Life

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Join the UT Tyler Family

With more than 80 student clubs and organizations, pursue the activities you’ve always loved, discover new passions and find a community of people who share your interests at The University of Texas at Tyler.

Activities and Engagement


Fraternities and sororities  

80 +

Student clubs and organizations  


Hours of community service performed each year  

Ways to Get Involved

We welcome you to our engaged community, where you’re encouraged to try new things, meet new people and expand your universe.

Student Organizations

Find classmates who share the activities you love — or are eager to introduce you to a new passion. Participate in the Student Government Association and help the university identify the interests and ideas of its student body.
Interior of the University Center at UT Tyler

University Center

Dine, lounge, socialize or host an event at the University Center, a welcoming and inclusive environment where ideas are exchanged, relationships are built and memories are made.
UT Tyler students get introduced to Greek Life at Meet the Greeks and Capture the Flag during the first week of class fall 2023

Greek Life

Join a fraternity or sorority to get involved on campus and develop your interpersonal skills through leadership, scholarship and service. “Going Greek” is a great way to form lifelong friendships.
2019 Swoop Camp Service Day for UT Tyler students at the East Texas Food Bank

Leadership and Service

Training advanced clinicians and researchers to serve East Texas. We offer online and hybrid options in a variety of specialties.

Enrichment and Hands-on Opportunities

We believe in educating the whole person and fostering a sense of community. Build connections and your résumé through transformative experiences beyond the classroom:


Our faculty members are engaged in groundbreaking original scholarship. Opportunities in their laboratories, libraries and studios are open to undergraduate and graduate students.

Career Preparation

The Office of Career Success supports student and alumni success by facilitating relationships and networking opportunities. From career fairs to individual coaching and workshops, we’ll help you find jobs and internships — and then ace the interviewing and hiring process.

Study Abroad

Experience local cultures, learn a new language, taste new foods and meet new people. With our wide variety of opportunities, you're sure to find a program related to your field of study in a location you've always wanted to visit.

Support and Assistance

We’re committed to your success. By creating and enhancing a culture of CARE across campus, we support all students. Whether you're a first-year student transitioning from high school or forging a new path from community college, the workforce or the military, we know there are challenges unique to you. We’re here to help.

Students from the UT Tyler Class of 2027 celebrate at NPO

Upcoming Events on Campus

UT Tyler Graduates

Aug 17

Summer Commencement

Commencement is the ceremony held by the University for students who are expected to have successfully completed all of their graduation requirements by the end of the semester.

There will be two ceremonies:

  • 9:00am CST
    • College of Arts and Sciences,
    • School...

      R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center

Aug 26

First Day of Fall 2024 Classes

12 AM - 12 AM

Sep 2

Labor Day

12 AM - 12 AM

Sep 26

Family Weekend 2024

12 AM - 12 AM

Sep 26

"Because of You"

R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center7:30 PM - 10 PM


Get to Know Us!

Discover why our students feel like UT Tyler is their home away from home. We’re waiting to hear from you!