Text Updates

Get Commencement Text Updates and Announcements!

The University of Texas at Austin offers a complimentary text system for Commencement 2019 updates. The system will provide guests with text messages regarding parking, traffic, and information about Commencement events that may be delayed or cancelled due to weather or an unexpected circumstance. Registration is quick and easy.  Simply text UTGRAD19 to 888777.  You will receive a confirmation text verifying your enrollment. Please note, all numbers will be purged following Spring Commencement 2019  or by replying STOP to the text message.

Registration is quick and easy!

  • Text UTGRAD19 to 888777
  • You will NOT be inundated with messages.  This service is designed to be used only for important and/or urgent messages regarding: Parking, Traffic, event cancellation, location changes, and weather or unexpected circumstances.
  • Your information is confidential and will not be sold to third parties and will be purged following Commencement.
  • If you do not receive a confirmation text when you sign up, check with your cellular service provider to make sure SMS Short-Code messages are not blocked for your service plan.
  • This is NOT the UT SAFETY ALERT text message system.