You make Texas great

What starts here changes the world. What starts here starts with you.

Longhorn Loyal recognizes The University of Texas at Austin’s most dedicated supporters. Alumni and friends who have made gifts in each of the three most recent fiscal years receive a membership to honor their loyalty and recognize their giving leadership. Longhorn Loyal members have collectively given more than $2 billion to UT in the last half century an incredible show of support that is helping UT become the world’s highestimpact public research university.

Thank you for your loyalty.

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Resources like Equal Opportunity in Engineering and the Women in Engineering Program made a difference in my success at UT. I hope that my donations help maintain those resources so that students today can have those same opportunities for success.” 

Natalia Garcia, B.S. ’10

Longhorn Loyal 5+

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I contribute to the LBJ School because I am an appreciative alumnus who values their education and opportunities and respects the mission of the school —not in just supporting public sector employment, but in promoting a mindset of curiosity and service which can support any career.”

Charles Patton, MPAff ’86

Longhorn Loyal 15+

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Michael’s Plan II experience inspired him to pursue meaningful work and participation in a thriving community.Together, we wanted to make gifts that enable more students to have a life-changing experience at UT.”

Michael Whellan, B.A. ’87, J.D. ’90 & Margaret Menicucci, J.D. ’90

Longhorn Loyal 30+

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Have questions about Longhorn Loyal?

How do I become a member of Longhorn Loyal?

Make a gift to The University of Texas at Austin for three consecutive fiscal years (Sept. 1 –Aug. 31) to automatically receive membership in Longhorn Loyal.

What are the membership tiers?
  • 3+ years of giving
  • 5+ years of giving
  • 10+ years of giving
  • 15+ years of giving
  • 20+ years of giving
  • 25+ years of giving
  • 30+ years of giving
  • 40+ years of giving
What do I receive as a Longhorn Loyal member?

As a Longhorn Loyal member, you’ll receive an annual package with your membership tier decal and a special thank-you gift.

What happens if I miss a year?

If you miss a fiscal year of giving, your membership in Longhorn Loyal will lapse. Simply make a gift during the following three fiscal years to restart your membership.

Which gifts count toward my membership?

Your gift to any college, school, program, center, institute or group at The University of Texas at Austin will establish or sustain your membership in Longhorn Loyal. While pledges cannot be counted toward your membership, pledge payments are.

How do I contact you?
If you have questions about your giving or Longhorn Loyal, please contact our Donor Relations team at donorrelations@austin.utexas.edu.
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