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Student Giving

Students. You are the heart of The University of Texas at Austin and the keepers of its traditions.

One of those proud traditions is philanthropy. Private gifts have helped build the University and made it the excellent institution it is today. Giving helps the University recruit and retain the best students and faculty. Giving enables faculty and students to conduct groundbreaking research. Giving supports modern classrooms and labs, as well new technology, libraries, and collections of art and cultural artifacts.

What does this philanthropic tradition mean for you? Giving to UT increases the value of your degree. A degree from a great university opens doors. Whether you’re joining the work force or going on to graduate school, your degree provides advantages only the nation’s best universities can offer.

Many students consider their time at the University the best of their lives. Giving helps UT build on the excellence you experience. Giving helps future students gain access to a UT education. If you benefit from a scholarship during your time here, giving is a way to honor those people whose gifts opened the University’s doors to you.

Students Hooked on Texas logoYou’ve probably seen the Students Hooked on Texas signs across campus. It’s a way to recognize students who make a gift to UT each year. When you give through Students Hooked on Texas, you become part of a great Longhorn tradition.

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Every gift makes a difference, no matter the size. Gifts from alumni and friends help the University pursue its goal of becoming the best public research university in the country. What’s more, alumni participation in annual giving boosts UT’s rank among U.S. News & World Report’s list of the nation’s best universities. Make your gift online now.

Student campaigns

Interested in learning more about student giving programs on campus? Want to start a gift campaign of your own? Contact your Student Government representatives or the Senate of College Councils for more information.

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