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Mission, Values and History


University Extension provides academic opportunities from The University of Texas at Austin that meet the continuing needs of learners in Texas and beyond.


University Extension (UEX) is an academic unit of The University of Texas at Austin offering UT and non-UT students the opportunity to earn college credits. Founded in 1909 as the Division of Extension, UEX has been providing UT Austin educational opportunities to learners in Texas and beyond for more than a century.


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Learn For Now, Learn For Life

We believe that learning is a lifelong endeavor. We serve as advocates for continuing learners and provide flexible educational opportunities that support their journey.

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Create Positive Impact

We have a responsibility to serve as a catalyst for positive change - in the lives of our learners, in the communities we serve and among ourselves.

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Cultivate Excellence

We are committed to upholding the excellence and standards of the University. We are leaders in our area of expertise; we act with integrity, transparency and accountability; and we continually strive to uphold the trust placed in us by our students and partners.

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Be Open To Possibilities

We welcome new ideas and consider them with an open mind. We seek imaginative solutions and mindfully push the boundaries of what's possible.

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Get There Together

Our partnerships with faculty, campus, units and colleagues are built on trust, shared goals, deep understanding and respect. We will succeed only as a true team, and explore opportunities, face challenges and celebrate successes together.

University Extension


UT Administration Building (UTA)
1616 Guadalupe Street
2nd Floor, Room 2.408
Austin, Texas 78701