Centennial Celebration


Take a Tour of Campus

A series of new themed tours of campus are designed to provide a behind-the-scenes look at different segments of the university – everything from athletic facilities to world-class art sprinkled throughout our beautiful campus. Tours begin at the Centennial Welcome Center in the Centennial Museum, the official headquarters of the Centennial Celebration where guests will find exhibit space, a theater, and a gift shop.

Athletics Facilities (Football and Track & Field)

October to December 2013

Learn about the early days of athletics at UTEP by visiting Holliday Hall and Kidd Field (the original football field of the Miners). Finish the tour at the Larry K. Durham Center and the Sun Bowl Stadium.

UTEP Architecture

January 2014

In addition to its unique Bhutanese architectural style, the campus was influenced by some very prominent architects.

Arts on Campus

February 2014

UTEP has a great collection of artwork by some of El Paso’s most distinguished artists – Tom Lea, José Cisneros and Luis Jimenez. Newer additions, such as the “Mining Minds” sculpture now form part of the university’s distinctive landscape.

“Glory Road”
March 2014

See where the team played, where Don and Mary Haskins lived on campus and other significant sites related to UTEP’s storied history and Hollywood’s gripping story.

Athletics Facilities (Basketball)

April 2014

Get a look inside Memorial Gym, the Don Haskins Center and the Foster Stevens Basketball Center.

UTEP History

June and July 2014

Learn about UTEP’s rich 100-year history by walking through the beautiful campus. Highlights will include stops at the original buildings on campus and other significant markers.

Bhutan on Campus

August 2014

Learn about UTEP’s ties to the Kingdom of Bhutan through many of the buildings and on campus.

Arts & Culture on Campus

September 2014

Backstage access to all of the places on campus where the public can see great theatre performances, art exhibits and listen to live musical performances.

Haunted UTEP

October 2014

This tour will stop at some of the “haunted” buildings on campus. Are they really haunted? You be the judge.

Research for the Future

November 2014

Each year, students and faculty at UTEP take part in multi-million dollar research projects. Get a closer look at some of the research labs on campus. Other stops will include the state-of-the art simulation classroom inside the Health Sciences Building and other working laboratories in the art department.

The Centennial Celebration will dramatically change the University’s campus. Stay informed of the latest construction timelines and street closures at onthemove.utep.edu

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