The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business
The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business
Alumni show spirit at football tailgate
Alumni participating in conference
Classmates reconnect at reception

Join us for Homecoming Weekend on September 17–18 — a full-day business conference with outstanding McCombs faculty, a BBQ tailgate before the home football game against Rice, and special receptions for five-year class reunions (classes of ’16, ’11, ’06, etc.). Reconnect with your classmates, network with fellow alumni, and get back into the classroom! See who has already registered.

About Texas McCombs

Texas McCombs is a premier business school at a world-class public research university. We are a community that fosters lifelong engagement with our students and alumni. We cultivate principled leaders and develop ideas that will advance our economy, improve lives, strengthen our communities, and create new knowledge for future generations. Through high-quality instruction, experiential learning, and the pursuit of relevant, groundbreaking research, we are shaping those who will shape tomorrow and solve our most challenging problems.

Return to Community

This year we are especially celebrating our reunion classes! Join an evening reception with your fellow graduates to reminisce and network. There will be sessions for the classes of 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, and 2016.

The alumni tailgate will take place before the UT vs. Rice football game on Saturday, Sept. 18. This event is family-friendly and includes a BBQ buffet. The tailgate begins at 4:30 p.m. and the UT vs. Rice football game will kick off at 7 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 17
Robert B. Rowling Hall
UT Campus

Join keynote speaker, Brett Hurt, BBA '94, CEO and co-founder of data.world, McCombs faculty and industry experts in the classroom on Friday, Sept. 17 for panel discussions and research presentations. Alumni can attend the business conference in-person at Robert B. Rowling Hall on the UT Campus or watch online via livestream. The theme for this year’s conference is Return to Community.

Return to Community

September 17–18, 2021


Friday Evening, Sept. 17
Grand Ballroom
AT&T Conference Center, UT Campus


4:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 18
Tejas Room and Outdoor Plaza
AT&T Conference Center, UT Campus

Alumni Business Conference Speakers
More to come!


Texas McCombs Homecoming will feature three main events. Pick and choose or attend all three!

Lillian Mills
McCombs School of Business

We’re having trouble getting in touch with these classmates! If you see someone you know on the list, please send their contact information to alumni@mccombs.utexas.edu so we can get in touch with them and make sure they receive the invite to Homecoming Weekend!



Early-bird discount bundles by Aug. 16

$205 – Whole Weekend Bundle: conference, tailgate, reunion

$165 – Conference + Tailgate Bundle

$155 – Conference + Reunion Bundle

Pricing after Aug. 16

$135 – Alumni Business Conference

$40 – Reunion Reception

$50 – Pre-game Tailgate

$10 – Pre-game Tailgate Child

Brett Hurt, BBA '94
CEO and Co-founder


Janet Huang
Senior Assistant Dean of Graduate Career Management
McCombs School of Business 

The deadline to register is Friday, Sept. 10. Ticket refunds are available before Sept. 10 and do not include the $7.25 service fee per ticket.

Carlos M. Carvalho
Professor and Executive Director of the Salem Center for Policy

McCombs School of Business

Mark G. Roberts, CFA, AIA
Executive Director of the McCombs Real Estate Center

McCombs School of Business

Sarita Soldz
Senior Director of Alumni Career Management

McCombs School of Business

Gay Gaddis, BFA '77

Gay Gaddis, LLC

Ethan Burris
Chair of the Management Department 

McCombs School of Business

Ellen Bartkowiak
Head of Alumni Career Management

McCombs School of Business

Edward Anderson
Professor, Information, Risk, and Operations Mgmt.

McCombs School of Business

Laura Starks
Professor of Finance and Social

Innovation@McCombs Initiative
McCombs School of Business