The NeoGeo Trip

The Jackson School of Geosciences is proud to announce
The NeoGeo Trip 2019 on August 26-27th

Registration Deadline: July 15, 2019

Congratulations and welcome to The University of Texas at Austin, Jackson School of Geosciences! We are excited that you’ve chosen to join us for The NeoGeo Trip (TNT) on August 26-27, 2019.

Before starting your first semester at The University of Texas, the Jackson School of Geosciences invites all of our incoming freshmen to join us on a 2-day tour of the Texas hill country including Pedernales Falls, Enchanted Rock, and Inks Lake. Attendees will enjoy seeing Texas through a geologist’s eyes as well as hiking, playing games and an overnight stay at the Thunderbird Lodge on Lake Buchanan before returning to Austin for UT’s Gone to Texas celebration.

Using the checklist below, complete and return the trip registration forms and requested information to officially reserve your seat for TNT. This trip is a great way to meet your future classmates as well as members of the geosciences community including JSG faculty, staff and grad students. Submit your registration paperwork before the deadline to reserve your seat..

Hook ’em!

TNT Registration Checklist

TNT What to Bring   TNT Registration Packet

  • TNT Registration Packet (coming soon) – includes Student Travel Authorization, Medical Information, Liability Release, and Field Trip/Field Course Policy Statement
  • Copy of attendee’s current medical insurance card (please make sure copy is legible)
  • Copy of attendee’s driver’s license or official ID (please make sure copy is legible)
  • Deposit Check for $75.00
    • Checks only, no cash or money orders accepted
    • Make check payable to: The University of Texas at Austin
    • Deposit will be refunded at check-in
    • Mail to:
      The University of Texas at Austin
      Jackson School of Geosciences
      Attn: TNT Registration, JGB 2.102
      2305 Speedway, Stop C1160
      Austin, TX 78712-1692

TNT Itinerary

Subject to change. All times are approximate.

Day 1 – Monday

  • Check-in on UT Austin main campus (typically 7:30am)
  • Breakfast, games, & roll out
  • Hike & enjoy lunch at Enchanted Rock State Park
  • Visit Inks Lake State Park & hike to Devil’s Waterhole
  • BBQ Dinner & overnight stay at Thunderbird Resort, Lake Buchanan

Day 2 – Tuesday

  • Breakfast & Team Competitions
  • Lunch and Geology lesson at Pedernales Falls
  • Return to UT Austin for Gone to Texas celebration
    Enjoy dinner and entertainment with JSG before meeting 100’s of other new Longhorns for a University-wide celebration at the Tower

Questions about TNT?
Call (512) 232-4544