First Bytes & Code Longhorn

Applications for 2019 are closed.  Email notifications will be sent on April 5.

Please note that the application process has changed from previous years. You will no longer be required to create an account in order to apply. Instead, please follow the four steps below to submit your application.

Deadline: Applications are closed.

There are four main steps in the application process:

  1. Complete the Initial Application Form to submit your personal and academic information.  You will be assigned an applicant ID that you will need for subsequent portions of the application.
  2. Complete the Essay Form. You will need your applicant ID in order to submit.
  3. Have one (only one) High School Computer Science, Science, Math Teacher or Counselor submit the Recommendation Form.  You will need to provide this link and your applicant ID to the person filling out the form.
  4. Upload or Mail your High School Transcript (mailing address is below).  If you would like to submit your transcripts electronically, please use the Transcript Form. (You will need your applicant ID.)  Please do not email your transcript.  If you are mailing your transcript, it must be postmarked by midnight, March 13, 2019.

Our mailing address is:

First Bytes/Code Longhorn
Department of Computer Science, GDC 2.722
The University of Texas at Austin
2317 Speedway, Stop D9500
Austin, Texas 78712-1757

It is your responsibility to complete all portions of the application.

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