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Leadership Development

  • University of Texas Leadership and Ethics Institute (LEI)
    A centralized, comprehensive leadership-training program offering enrolled undergraduate and graduate students a variety of opportunities to advance their personal and professional skills, increase self-confidence and self-awareness, and network with other outstanding students. Learn How to Get Involved with LEI TODAY!
  • Earn Your Orange
    This Web-based program provides a pathway for students at The University of Texas at Austin to plan, track and enhance their out-of-classroom involvement and leadership activities. Earn Your Orange links students to all the programs and activities on the Forty Acres that will enhance their collegiate experience, build their leadership skills and provide a framework for developing their leadership résumé.
  • Graduate Student Assembly, Senate of College Councils and Student Government
    The Graduate Student Assembly addresses issues that affect graduate students, the Senate of College Councils provides academic advocacy, and Student Government provides students at UT Austin with official representation.
  • Student Conduct Advisory Committee (SCAC)
    The SCAC works closely with Student Judicial Services, supporting student conduct and academic integrity at UT Austin, providing educational outreach to students, faculty and staff, and exploring new ways to increase student awareness of and involvement in the university's conduct system.
  • Become an Orientation Advisor (OA)
    Each year, Orientation Advisors work with New Student Services to develop, plan and execute the Summer Orientation program. OAs are among the first people new students and families meet on campus!
  • DoS Awards and Recognition
    The Office of the Dean of Students (DoS) annually recognizes many of UT Austin’s outstanding student leaders in a variety of ways.
  • Sorority and Fraternity Leadership Opportunities
    Through new member programs, leadership opportunities and diversity education, Sorority and Fraternity Life strives to educate the officers and members of UT Austin's sororities and fraternities about critical issues facing the campus eommunity, and to enhance student leadership skills.
  • UT Student Veterans: Veteran Sponsorship Program
    A mentorship program that offers a way for current and newly enrolled student veterans to connect with each other, share experiences and find support during the transition to campus life.
  • Start a New Student Organization
    All the information you need if, after searching the more than 900 groups listed in the Student Organization Database, you want to start your own unique registered student organization.
  • OUR UT
    (Opportunities for Undergraduate Research at The University of Texas at Austin) OUR UT DoS Scholars are expected to dedicate 3 hours per week to assisting with the DoS Research Institute's ongoing research projects. These freshman students gain hands-on experience as they learn about conducting research in higher education. Their research helps inform student services providers about the impact of their work.