Freshman Parents, The Otis Has You Covered
The Otis Hotel is located right next to the University of Texas, just off the Drag, a nickname for the business section of Guadalupe Street which runs along the West side of campus. Take in breathtaking views of the campus grounds from Otopia, the hotel’s luxury rooftop pool + lounge.
2020 University of Texas Events
May 22-24, 2020 – Commencement
Aug 21-23, 2020 – Move-In Weekend
Sep 5, 2020 – Longhorns Football Season Opener vs. USF Bulls
Sep 19, 2020 – Longhorns Football vs. UTEP Miners
Oct 17, 2020 – Longhorns Football vs. West Virginia Mountaineers
Oct 31, 2020 – Longhorns Football vs. Baylor Bears
TBD – 2020 Fall Family Weekend
Nov 14, 2020 – Longhorns Football vs. TCU Horned Frogs
Nov 21, 2020 – Longhorns Football vs. Iowa State Cyclones
Dec 5, 2020 – Fall Commencement
Celebrate your Spring 2020 Graduate
Discover Austin’s newest elevated event venue in the Campus District, perfect for celebrating graduates before they say “Happy Trails” to their college days!
The Otis Hotel offers easygoing luxury with brand new, flexible event spaces and private dining options that can accommodate intimate dinners, large banquets, casual receptions, or any event you dream up for up to 350 people.
Book your graduation event with us by March 31st, 2020 and receive one of the following*:
- – Complimentary champagne toast
- – Complimentary customized print menus honoring your graduate
- – Complimentary burnt orange décor package
*Promotion applies for events up to 50 guests. For larger events, a discount may be applied to full cost
Visit the 40 Acres
The University of Texas Admissions Welcome Center in the Perry-Castaneda Library (PCL) is just a quick 5 minute walk from The Otis Hotel, making us the perfect home base for your campus visit. Take a virtual tour around campus or plan a visit for your prospective freshman or transfer student.
Things To Do On Campus
Explore the beautiful grounds and destinations around the University of Austin such as the Blanton Museum of Art, the iconic tower, the Frank Erwin Center sports arena and event venue, and more.
During campus move-in weekend, Fall Family Weekend, and other key visit campus visit dates for parents, The Otis Hotel will host a Parent’s Orientation on Otopia Rooftop to help parents new to campus get acquainted with University history, traditions, and more helpful UT information.
Contact the hotel directly for dates and times.