40 hours for the Forty Acres

April 8 at 4 a.m. through April 9 at 8 p.m.

Join us for a university-wide effort to encourage all Longhorns — students, alumni, faculty, and staff alike — to rally as a community in support of our great university.

Whether you prefer to support student organizations, specific colleges and schools, major research projects, or scholarships, there is a place on campus where you can make a difference.

Have you shown your Longhorn pride today?
Every gift matters.
Let's work together to hit our goal of $140,000 in 40 hours.

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What can you do in 40 hours?

You can climb to the top of the UT Tower 160 times or you can become part of
a Longhorn tradition and make an impact that lasts a lifetime.
Watch how.

It’s time to leave your mark

Join your fellow Longhorns in supporting your university. Whether you're interested in Ebola research, sustainable housing, the mysteries of the universe, or simply caring for turtles in the pond, give to any area across the Forty Acres that is important to you.


Share the Longhorn love

We have 40 hours to reach our goal. Help us spread the word.
Check out our toolkits to see how you can participate in the fun.

Image Download

Image Download

Images to help you show support for #UT40for40. Change your profile picture or take a selfie with our Friend of the Forty sign.

Social Media Kit

Social Media Kit

Learn some quick and easy ways you can help inspire fellow Longhorns to participate.

Our Ambassadors

Our Ambassadors

See the amazing people who are already committed to helping us get the message out. Want to join them?

Press Release

Press Release

Read more about this campaign, its importance, and its impact on the university.

FAQs

FAQs

Answers to our most frequently asked questions and additional contact information.

Be a Longhorn Leader

With great appreciation we recognize the generosity of our Longhorn Leaders.
Their leadership-level gifts to support 40 Hours for the Forty Acres have served as an inspiration to others, and we thank them for leading the charge.

Do you want to join this group of esteemed leaders?
Please contact Marsha Reardon to find out more.

Make your gift now

Time is running out. Show what a difference 40 hours can make.
Join your fellow Longhorns in supporting our great university for years to come.
Give big. Give small. Give to any area at all.
Use the box below to make a gift to Area of Greatest Need.





Or click here to designate your gift to a specific area of the University.