Civil Rights Summit FAQ
Looking to find answers about tickets, press credentials, and other questions? Use our frequently asked questions below to find answers.
Q: How do I request tickets? We no longer have tickets available for the Civil Rights Summit. We will not offer standby lines for those without tickets to Summit sessions.
To allow everyone to enjoy the Civil Rights Summit, the LBJ Presidential Library—in collaboration with Google and Longhorn Network—will live stream each of the Summit programs on our website, CivilRightsSummit.org. Please click here for more live streaming options.
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A limited number of tickets for individual Civil Rights Summit events will be available to current students at The University of Texas at Austin through a lottery distribution. To register for the ticket lottery, you must have a HornsLink profile. New users on HornsLink should select the Log In option on the top right of the screen, then log in with their UT EID and password. Lottery registration through HornsLink will begin on Wednesday, March 19. Students will be notified via email when registration opens.
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Q: Are all Summit events free and open to the public? The general public will have access to free tickets for most of the Summit events. Tickets are required for each event. There will be a separate ticket for each afternoon (April 8, 9, and 10) as well as a separate ticket for each evening keynote.
Q: Will the Summit panels and speeches be televised, streamed, or recorded? To allow everyone to enjoy the Civil Rights Summit, April 8, 9 and 10, 2014, the LBJ Presidential Library—in collaboration with Google and Longhorn Network—will live stream each of the Summit programs on our website, CivilRightsSummit.org.
Television coverage* will be available on Longhorn Network (LHN). LHN is available on Time Warner Cable (Texas), AT&T U-verse TV, Charter Communications (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Texas, Virginia), Cox Communications (Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma), Grande Communications, Google Fiber (Kansas City), Verizon FiOS, Consolidated Communications, En-Touch Systems, E-Tex Communications, Bay City Cablevision, Mid-Coast Cablevision, Valley Telephone Cooperative and Texas Mid-Gulf Cablevision. LHN is also available to authenticated subscribers of the network via LonghornNetwork.com and the Longhorn Network iOS app.
On The University of Texas at Austin campus, the Summit will be broadcast on Channel 11, with open captions on Channel 07. The Longhorn Network is also available on campus CATV digital channels 444 (SD) and 1593 (HD) and, in the Residence Halls, CATV system channel 29.
*Longhorn Network will present the Conversation with The Honorable Jimmy Carter on Tuesday, April 8 at 11 p.m. CT, with an encore presentation Wednesday, April 9 at 4:30 p.m. CT.
Q: How can I apply for press credentials? Credentials will be required for new media covering the Summit. Details about the credentialing process is posted in the press section of the site.