Greek life at UT was warned, if they do throw parties of more than ten people, they could face criminal charges.
UT’s current confirmed positive case rate for students and staff sits at 814.
Fans say all the restrictions are just a small price to pay to have some sort of normalcy back.
COVID-19 has limited how much fans can interact with one another prior to the game and during the game.
Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin in collaboration with Houston Methodist and other institutions have developed an antibody test for the virus that causes COVID-19 that is reportedly more accurate and can handle a much larger number of donor samples at lower overall cost than standard antibody tests currently in use.
It is game week for UT Austin!
Students said it's a lack of communication that has them concerned and that's why they are petitioning the university for more transparency about COVID-19 outbreaks on campus.
With the first home football game around the corner, several Longhorn band members are still saying they won't be performing "The Eyes of Texas".
Dr. Mark Escott, Austin's Interim Health Authority, says he has confidence in students on campus, but also recognizes they are at a higher risk for COVID-19 because of the close interaction students typically spend with one another.
On Thursday, during the meeting of the UT System Board of Regents, the petition was presented with demands beyond all online classes.
UTPD says both the suspect and the victim in this case are not affiliated with the university.
UT Austin is getting ready to welcome back students for the fall semester, with changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The victim told a UTPD officer that while walking on Guadalupe Street, a man yelled at him without provocation, pulled out a knife and swung it twice.
APD says this crash is Austin’s 40th fatal traffic crash, resulting in 42 fatalities this year.
If you have any information about this crime call 512-471-4441 and select extension 9.
SafeHorns president Joell McNew joins Marcel Clarke to discuss UT Austin's plan to address campus safety.
A letter from UT President Gregory Fenves says the decision is because of a recent increase in violent crime in Austin.
UT Austin Chief of Police David Carter introduced details of a preliminary proposal in the works Monday which will recommend the hiring of additional officers to patrol off-campus areas.
Students aren't the only ones at the University of Texas at Austin as classes begin for the spring semester.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is increasing patrols in downtown Austin and around the University of Texas. Governor Greg Abbott made the order after a recent spike in crime.