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Horns Helping Horns
UT Students Getting a Strong Start

Who We Are

Horns Helping Horns (HHH) serves independent students who arrive at UT Austin with little or no family support and very limited resources. Every Horns Helping Horns student is unique, so the program strives to provide social and educational opportunities, a network of financial and nonfinancial support, and mentorship based on individual needs. A faculty or staff mentor and a small peer group offer guidance to help students navigate campus life. The objective is to foster academic success and a sense of community.

"With the help of Horns Helping Horns I spend more time focusing on my school-work and less time worrying about financial problems." –Lydia Garcia, Senior Horns Helping Horns Student
Recent HHH alumni Dustin Haley discusses his experience in foster care.

What We Do

Horns Helping Horns ensures that our students have the same opportunities as their peers to experience the full spectrum of campus amenities and interactions that comprise the quintessential UT experience.

How You Can Help

We invite you to sponsor a HHH Student for $500 a semester or $1,000 a year. Or fund a permanent endowment to give future generations of independent students the extra support and care they need to reach their full potential.

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Esmer Bedia
Senior Coordinator
New Student Services
Student Services Building 3.410
100 West Dean Keeton Street
Email: esmer@austin.utexas.edu

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HHH Senior Christian Aguirre, enjoys the rock climbing wall at Gregory Gym.