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Busch Gardens

Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, is UT New Student Day at Busch Gardens for incoming fall students

Registration has closed.

For those students who did not register before the deadline, a limited number of tickets will be sold on the day of the event, on a first-come, first-served basis. The tickets will be available for purchase at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, on the first floor lobby area of the Vaughn Center. Payment will only be accepted in the form of cash or check (no credit/debit cards). The cost of the trip is $86 per student. This price includes transportation, one-day admission to Busch Gardens and all-you-can-eat barbecue lunch at Gwazi Pavilion.

Students who have registered and paid for the event are to meet at 9:15 a.m. on Sunday in front of the Vaughn Center to board buses to Busch Gardens. Be sure to bring your UT student ID card. You will receive your admission and lunch tickets when you arrive at the park. At 5 p.m., everyone will meet in the bus parking area to return to UT.

Busch Gardens provides a unique blend of thrilling rides, one of the country's premier zoos, featuring more than 2,000 animals, live shows, restaurants, shops and games.

Requests for refunds made after Aug. 6, 2016, will not be granted. Registration cannot be transferred.