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.
In addition to its unique Bhutanese architectural style, the campus was influenced by some very prominent architects.
Arts on Campus
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)
Get a look inside Memorial Gym, the Don Haskins Center and the Foster Stevens Basketball Center.
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
Learn about UTEP’s ties to the Kingdom of Bhutan through many of the buildings and on campus.
Arts & Culture on Campus
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.
This tour will stop at some of the “haunted” buildings on campus. Are they really haunted? You be the judge.
Research for the Future
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.