Community Outreach

The Department of Computer Science's outreach initiatives share the excitement of the field of computer science with K-12 students across Texas.

Did you know computer science is projected to produce far more jobs in the coming decade than all other science and engineering jobs combined? Computer scientists are responsible for the rapid pace of innovations in technology, medicine, communications, commerce, human interactions and physical sciences that we see today. 

The following programs can help you to learn more about this exciting field.


The UTCS Roadshow logo

Do you want to bring the world of computer science to your middle or high school classroom? Our team of undergraduate and graduate students will give a 45-minute presentation detailing the many areas of computer science and show an Aibo robotic dog.
Learn more about the UTCS Roadshow.

First bytes logo

First Bytes Summer Camp is a one-week residential camp program for high school girls. It is designed to dispel myths about computer science and intrigue young women with the potential of computing and the excitement of problem solving.
Learn more about First Bytes summer camp.

Explore UT

Explore UT aims to inform the public about the university's mission - teaching, research and public service. It invites Texans of all ages to experience the intellectual life, technological advances and rich resources of a world-class university. It helps them see how the university is shaping the future.
Learn more about Explore UT.