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Students Hooked on Texas is a sponsored student organization of The University of Texas at Austin that serves to promote and encourage the culture of philanthropy across campus. By educating and exciting students about the importance of giving back to the university and demonstrating the impact private contributions make on the student experience, this organization helps ensure excellence for future generations of Longhorns.

Become a Member

Join us this semester as a member of Students Hooked on Texas. You will have an opportunity to increase your professional skills and make a difference—all while having fun with fellow students and like-minded friends. Members will network with alumni and nonprofit professionals, while gaining experience in event planning, fundraising, project management, marketing, conflict management, community outreach and strategic planning.

As a member, you can help participate in events like:

UT Thanks Day

UT Thanks Day

If the university had to survive on tuition alone, it would have to close down the first week of November. Thanks Day is an opportunity to thank and celebrate the tens of thousands of donors each year who invest in the growth of the university and the many generations of Longhorns to come.


40 Hours for the Forty Acres

40 Hours for the Forty Acres40 Hours for the Forty Acres is an annual, university-wide fundraising campaign that helps energize and inspire students and alumni to donate to the programs and initiatives on campus that are important to them.



Students Hooked on Texas Executive Board

We are currently looking for innovative, engaged and fun leaders to build our executive board. We are now recruiting four positions:

  • Vice Chair for Programming
  • Vice Chair for Communications and Marketing
  • Vice Chair for Event Management
  • Vice Chair for Recruitment and Volunteer Management

You will have the opportunity to shape your role, the organization, and the future of student philanthropy at The University of Texas at Austin, while working with other students and professionals across campus.

Submit your application before February 25th to be considered.


Students — You are the heart of The University of Texas at Austin and the keepers of its traditions. Join Students Hooked on Texas and be part of a tradition that makes UT not just great, but excellent!

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Julisa Sanchez
Development Associate
Phone: 512-471-4103
Toll-Free: 866-4UTEXAS
Fax: 512-471-3439

The University of Texas at Austin
University Development Office
P.O. Box 7458
Austin, Texas 78713-7458

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