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Division of Student Affairs

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The mission of the Division of Student Affairs is to positively impact the life of every Longhorn. Every day, in many ways, we make Living the Longhorn Life a rewarding and memorable experience. Student Affairs offers the co-curricular opportunities that help UT students unlock their potential, expand their perspectives and grow into future global leaders.

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Campaign Priorities

Cultivating Student Success

The Division is committed to helping all students clear the path to graduation and future success through its three core functions: partnerships, student support and well-being. We offer uniquely-designed, student-focused programs, spaces and resources which provide transformative opportunities and communities. These include leadership, personal and professional development, engaging programming and specialized resources.


Key Investment Areas

  • Scholarships
  • Excellence funding for student success and development programs
  • A NOW Fund endowment to provide sustainable funding
  • Experiential learning opportunities

Enhancing the Student Experience

Your investment can transform Longhorn lives by maximizing the Longhorn experience. The Division leads the way so every student can discover and pursue their passions. Our programs, spaces and resources deepen the Longhorn experience, setting students up for a successful career and life.


Key Investment Areas

  • Excellence funding for student engagement programs supporting first-generation students, student veterans and others
  • Facilities funding to better serve students through co-curricular programming
  • A NOW Fund endowment to provide sustainable funding
  • Experiential learning opportunities

Supporting Student Health and Well-Being

The Division creates the ecosystem using our expertise to support the whole student: physically, mentally and emotionally. We want our students to have healthy bodies, healthy minds and healthy lives. University Health Services, the Counseling and Mental Health Center and the Longhorn Wellness Center serve all students by providing high-quality, innovative programs and services.


Key Investment Areas

  • Excellence funding for clinician and staff recruitment
  • Excellence funding for mental health programs
  • An endowment to provide sustainable funding for for well-being programs and delivery of services

Responding to Urgent Needs

Some students don’t know how they will afford both rent and tuition. In their pursuit of graduation, some Longhorns sacrifice basic needs. Our “all students, all the time” mindset helps us quickly respond to emerging student needs and concerns. We’re here to collaborate, expanding current and providing new resources to support students’ academic success and graduation.


Key Investment Areas

  • The Student Emergency Fund
  • The UT Outpost food pantry and career closet
  • A NOW Fund endowment to provide sustainable funding for critical student needs
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