UT Shines Bright Because of You

Thanks Day 2017
Whether attending on scholarship, being inspired by some of the world’s greatest faculty, or getting unparalleled hands-on learning opportunities, every Longhorn benefits from philanthropy in some way.

Join us in celebrating the amazing donors who help make UT shine bright!

Thanks Day is an annual celebration hosted by The University of Texas Student Foundation honoring those who help make sure UT continues to be a first-class university with top-notch faculty, innovative facilities and leading research programs.

Join us for a UT Thanks Day celebration, and come say a big Texas “Thank You” to our donors!

Where
When
  • Wednesday, November 15
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
What
  • Write a personalized message of gratitude
  • Take a photo or video with Hook ‘Em
  • Grab great swag and yummy treats
  • Take some selfies
  • Share the message

Why Giving Matters

Why Giving Matters

Tuition and fees account for only

%

of UT's annual budget

UT FUNDRAISING DOLLARS 2016-17

UT Fundraising Dollars 2016-17

Total Raised

for student support

for programs & research

to improve facilities

to recruit & retain top faculty

students donated

alumni and friends donated

students received support from endowed scholarships

endowed scholarships established at UT to date

students donated

alumni and friends donated

students received support from endowed scholarships

endowed scholarships established at UT to date

The University of Texas at Austin Student Foundation
The University of Texas at Austin Student Foundation5 days ago

Today on Thanks Day, we’d like to extend a heartfelt, Texas-sized THANK YOU to more than 103,000 donors who support student programs, hands-on learning, research, and so much more at The University of Texas at Austin. Because of you, we continue to be a leading...

The University of Texas at Austin Student Foundation
UT Austin Student Foundation6 days ago

Today is Thanks Day! Can you believe more than 7,200 students received support from endowed scholarships last year? Join us today at Gregory Gym Plaza or check out the other locations across campus and celebrate the many donors that make this possible for our students!...

The University of Texas at Austin Student Foundation
The University of Texas at Austin Student Foundation6 days ago

Today is Thanks Day! Can you believe more than 7,200 students received support from endowed scholarships last year? Join us today at Gregory Gym Plaza to celebrate the many donors that make this possible for our students! #UTThanksDay

The University of Texas at Austin Student Foundation
Student Foundation6 days ago

There’s still time to sign-up to volunteer for #UTThanksDay tomorrow! Check out how you can help: https://t.co/fnhmbIsFpg

Let’s Get Trending!

With more than 84,000 people to thank for their donations over the past year, we need your help spreading the message. We’ll make it easy for you. Use this toolkit and take to social media with #UTThanksDay.

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