Congratulations on your admission to the University of Texas at Austin as a mechanical engineering major! The Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering is excited to welcome you to our program and invites all admitted students to connect with our department via the following resources and events:

General Information for Admitted Students

Start here for information from the Cockrell School in accepting your admission and joining UT. Learn more.

Cockrell School Engineering Ambassadors

Curious about life as an Engineering major at UT? Connect with a Cockrell School Engineering Ambassador in a virtual meeting to learn more. To request a meeting, please email your admission semester and EID to Mary Cantu at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Elevate ME Receptions

Learn more about the programs, resources, and opportunities available in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering from current students, professors, and alumni at an in-person reception. Limited to admitted, fall-enrolled freshman only. RSVP required no later than one week before the event. Learn more.

ME Freshman Introduction to Research in Engineering (FIRE)

The Freshman Introduction to Research in Engineering (FIRE) program is designed to give first-year students the opportunity to participate in an authentic, semester-long research experiences by working directly with graduate students and faculty. Invitation-only. Learn more.


Deadline to Accept Admission and Satisfy Enrollment Deposit: May 1st

Learn more about key dates for admitted students.