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Girl Day at UT Austin 2022 is scheduled for Saturday, February 19, 2022, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Check back for information on how to participate in our hopefully in-person #UTGirlDay 2022.

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Virtual Girl Day 2021 Information Below

Girl Day at UT Austin, including Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day and the Girl Day STEM Festival, will be held virtually throughout Engineers Week Monday, February 22, 2021 through Sunday, March 7, 2021. Students and their parents or educators are invited to join us for 10+ days of virtual FREE hands-on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fun. Programming this year includes K-8th graders, high schoolers, and any adults who may want to join in our 3 film screenings.

Reminder: #UTGirlDay is a chaperoned event and minors must attend all online programming with an adult.

K-8th Grader Programming

Programming for K-8th graders will take place in virtual booths open 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. each weekend of Engineers Week:

  • Saturday, February 27, 2021, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. with themes:
    • Designing for Communities, People and Animals
    • Designing Fun: Theme Parks, Games and Music
  • Sunday, February 28, 2021, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. with themes:
    • Innovating Food and Fashion
    • Improving Lives: Mind, Body, Medicine
  • Saturday, March 6, 2021, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. with themes: 
    • Exploring Earth and Energy
    • Moving Around: Land, Water, Air and Space
  • Sunday, March 7, 2021, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. with themes:
    • Creating in Code: Computing, Cybersecurity, Robotics
    • Imagining Beyond: Sky and Space

Themed Girl Day at UT Austin newsletters sent most days Monday, February 22nd (welcome and introduction information) through Sunday, March 7 will include themed content, activities and resources. Resources will be available for families and educators for use in school or out of school. 

Girl Day is a free event open to the public. Students with an adult can choose which activities they'd like to explore and come and go during the "live" virtual booth experience each weekend at their leisure. Booths are open for exploring throughout the weekend events with the exception of a few great science shows which occur at set times. 

High School Programming

Join us for special #UTGirlDay sessions and events designed for high school students. With all of Girl Day at UT Austin virtual this year, we're inviting high school students to join us to explore STEM college majors and careers. All times listed are Central Time (Austin, Texas). Sign up to receive #UTGirlDay 2021 high school programming information and communications.

Film Screenings

Join us for special #UTGirlDay film screenings for high school students, college students, educators and adults. See the #UTGirlDay film screenings for more film details.

  • ConnectHER Women & Girls in Tech Film Screening - Saturday, February 20, 2021 through Monday, March 1, 2021 - Watch anytime on your own device - No Registration Needed - Watch Online
  • Coded Bias Film Screening - Sunday, February 20, 2021 through Thursday, February 25, 2021 - Watch anytime on your own device - Register Online
  • Picture a Scientist Film Screening - Friday, February 26, 2021 through Sunday, February 28, 2021 - Watch anytime on your own device - Register Online

Register to Get All the Girl Day Insider Information

Be sure to register for Girl Day to ensure you receive all updated information, event log-in information, and follow-on information full of resources to continue making connections to STEM events and opportunities. Please visit our Registration page to register K-8th graders and their adult chaperone(s). Visit the high school programming page to sign up for high school events. Visit the film screenings page to sign up for film screenings for high schoolers and older audiences.

Plan for Your Day

Check out all the links on this page to plan and make the most of your #UTGirlDay experience. Check out the Plan Your Day page and the Frequently Asked Questions. Registrants will receive customized information to help make the day amazing.

Other Campus STEM-Related Events

Don't miss out on the Edison Lecture Series, Texas STEM Festival, and Explore UT. 

The Edison Lecture Series is a free, interactive STEM learning experience that engages middle and high school students with the fun side of electrical and computer engineering. Edison attendees learn the fundamentals of an engineering topic through a university-style lecture, then see these concepts come to life through hands-on demos. Be part of the excitement!

The Texas Science Festival takes place Tuesday, February 16 - Friday, March 26, 2021. Free and open to science enthusiasts everywhere, the Texas Science Festival is a celebration of discovery and learning. Register now and interact with leading experts from across the sciences, hear about the latest innovations and enjoy virtual events with the whole family.

The University of Texas at Austin is excited to bring the wonder and discovery of Explore UT to participants in a virtual format March 5-6, 2021. This free virtual experience will feature live programming with demonstrations, hands-on activities, and other interactive elements to incorporate in the classroom or at home. Topics covered will include campus life, science and engineering, liberal arts, business, and more—providing a unique look at life on the university’s flagship campus.