Got questions about Student Success and the services provided? Looking for resources to make this semester a success? We’ve got you covered!! Live chat with a Student Success Advocate from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Monday through Friday. Select “Student Success Outreach” from the dropdown menu to be connected with an Advocate!
Virtual Tours and Museums
Experience the best museums from NYC to France in the comfort of your own home. Check out these sites to go on virtual tours of different museums and specific exhibits.
- The Louvre
- National Gallery of Art
- Metropolitan Museum of Art
- Van Gogh Museum
- British Museum
- San Antonio Museum of Art
Check out some cool places around the world from National Parks to National Landmarks.
- Go on a Virtual Field Trip of Ellis Island
- Check out Colonial Williamsburg
- Virtually Discover Yosemite and other National Parks
- Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover
- Take a Virtual Tour of The Alamo
- See if you have the right stuff in the NASA Shuttle Fuselage Trainer
- Enjoy some East Texas Culture
- Tour the George W. Bush and LBJ Presidential Libraries
Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! Just want a cute and cuddly distraction? Check out several different animal live cam options from watching silly sea otters and curious elephants or just mellow out to the hypnotic drifting jellyfish.
Bored but can't go anywhere? Check these out.
New Student and Family Programs
- Find out what is happening on the New Student and Family Programs Instagram page and on Patriots Engage.
- Monday Mindfulness/Motivation
Posts will include a motivational quote to encourage students to remain positive and embrace the new academic setting. The caption will include a call to action to like and comment on the post. Hashtag to us #UCMindfulMondays. Comment on the post and a winner will be chosen to win some cool prizes. Follow the University Center on Instagram and Twitter.
- Virtual Patriot Nites Concerts. Watch your student email for details. There is a new concert every Friday night. Find out more on Patriots Engage.
- Check out these virtual events at the following link: Houla Entertainment.
- To see what is happening check out Patriots Engage and Residence Life Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for more information.
Patriot Productions(formerly Campus Activities Board)
- Interested in joining a fraternity or sorority, visit https://www.uttyler.edu/greeklife
- Check out the Greek Affairs events on Patriots Engage. https://uttyler.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/greek
Student Counseling Services
Feeling Socially Distant lately? Join the NEW Virtual Hangout for UT Tyler Students Wednesdays at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Facilitated by Linda and Jodi. Sign up here to receive the link to join the conversation.
- Check out UT Tyler Rec Sports to see what is happening!
Free/Low Cost Internet Access for Students
- Suddenlink (and Optimum) offers free 30 Mbps access for 60 days. Also, nobody will lose access over the next 60 days because they cannot pay their existing lines. Students must call the toll free number to enroll: Link
- AT&T is suspending data caps and overage charges, won’t cancel wireless service because of inability to pay, and will keep their wifi hot spots open for public use. They also will continue (this is always been available) their $10 per month Access for qualifying limited-income households: Link
- Comcast also provides limited income household internet access for $9.95 per month, and is giving 2 months for free to qualifying households:Link
- Additionally, Comcast is offering free access to their Xfinity hotspots. A map of those hotspots an be found here: Link
- Charter is providing free internet (up to 100 Mbps) for college students impacted by COVID-19. Student will need to call the toll free number listed here: Link
Free Virtual Events
- Check out what's happening with Patriots Engage.
- Check out what's happening from Degy Entertainment.