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Learning

Criterion
Points
Description
Required Information
The Project
1
Have 25% or more of the members listed on the official roster of the student organization participate in The Project, coordinated by the Longhorn Center for Civic Engagement.
  • I certify that at least 25% of the members of our student organization participated in The Project and that each member is listed in our student organizations HornsLink roster.
  • List of members who participated

The Longhorn Center for Civic Engagement (LCCE) will verify the participants from each organization.
Holiday Assistance Program
1
Have at least three members volunteer for the Hispanic Faculty and Staff Association's John Trevino Holiday Assistance Programs Distribution Day on Friday, December 7, 2018.
  • I certify that at least three members volunteered for the Holiday Assistance Program and that each member is listed in our student organizations HornsLink roster.
  • List of members who participated

Hispanic Faculty and Staff Association will verify participation.
Adopt-A-Kiosk
2
Actively participate in the Adopt-a-Kiosk through Student Activities in the Office of the Dean of Students for one full semester (spring 2018 and/or fall 2019). Email deanssquad@austin.utexas.edu to inquire about participating.
  • I certify that the student organization has completed one semester in the Adopt-a-Kiosk program.

Student Activities will verify participation.
Volunteer for Longhorn Run
1
Have three members of your student organization volunteer for a shift during the Longhorn Run event on April 4, 2018. Register for volunteer sign-up at http://www.utlonghornrun.com/ . *Student organization must submit volunteer participation forms to Student Activities for verification at awards@austin.utexas.edu.
  • I certify that three members of our organization volunteered for Longhorn Run and are listed on the organizations HornsLink roster.
  • Name of Participants

Student Activities will verify participation in Longhorn Run.
UT GivePulse
1
Create a UT GivePulse profile for your student organization and list at least one volunteer/service event on the platform. Questions regarding the UT GivePulse should be directed to the Longhorn Center for Community Engagement at utlcce@austin.utexas.edu.
  • I certify that our student organization has created a UT GivePulse profile and listed at least one event on the platform.
  • Name of event
  • Date of event

Student Activities will verify completion of criterion.
Presidential Volunteer Service Award: Bronze
1
Earn the Bronze Level Presidential Volunteer Service Award for a group. *All required information must be submitted to the Longhorn Center for Community Engagement by February 28, 2019 to receive credit.
  • I certify that the student organization has earned the Bronze Level Presidential Volunteer Service Award.

The Longhorn Center for Community Engagement (LCCE) will verify completion of the program.
Presidential Volunteer Service Award: Silver
2
Earn the Silver Level Presidential Volunteer Service Award for a group. *All required information must be submitted to the Longhorn Center for Community Engagement by February 28, 2019 to receive credit.
  • I certify that the student organization has earned the Silver Level Presidential Volunteer Service Award.

The Longhorn Center for Community Engagement (LCCE) will verify completion of the program.
Presidential Volunteer Service Award: Gold
3
Earn the Gold Level Presidential Volunteer Service Award for a group. *All required information must be submitted to the Longhorn Center for Community Engagement by February 28, 2019 to receive credit.
  • I certify that the student organization has earned the Gold Level Presidential Volunteer Service Award.

The Longhorn Center for Community Engagement (LCCE) will verify completion of the program.
Org Alternative Break Trip
2
Have at least five members of the student organization participate in an alternative break trip during the Thanksgiving, Winter, Spring or Summer break. Student organization must 1) coordinate the trip, 2) complete a required curriculum consultation with the Longhorn Center for Community Engagement (LCCE) at least three weeks prior to the scheduled trip by emailing utlcce@austin.utexas.edu and 3) complete required travel consultation with Student Activities at least three weeks prior to the scheduled trip by calling 512-471-3065.
  • I certify that at least five members of the student organization participated in the Org Alternative Break Trip and each member is listed in the student organizations HornsLink roster.
  • Date of Consultation with LCCE
  • Date of Consultation with Student Activities
  • Name of student participant 1
  • Name of student participant 2
  • Name of student participant 3
  • Name of student participant 4
  • Name of student participant 5

Student Activities and The Longhorn Center for Community Engagement (LCCE) will verify completion of the program.
Service Project Consultation
1
Have an authorized representative of the student organization schedule a consultation with the Longhorn Center for Community Engagement regarding a service project. Email utlcce@austin.utexas.edu to schedule a consultation. *Consultation must be requested by February 13, 2019.
  • I certify that an authorized representative of the student organization has met with an LCCE staff member for a service project consultation.
  • Date of meeting

The Longhorn Center for Community Engagement will verify the consultation occurred.
Service Project
1
Plan and execute a service project with your student organization. 25% or more of the members listed on the official roster must participate.
  • I certify that at least 25% of the members of our student organization participated in a service project and that each member is listed on our student organizations HornsLink roster.
  • List of members who participated
  • Name of service project
  • Date of service project
  • Description of service project
  • Project location
  • Number of service hours

Student Activities will verity completion of service project.
LCCE Alternative Spring Break
2
Have at least one member of the student organization participate in the Longhorn Center for Community Engagement 2019 Alternative Spring Break program and present what they learned to the organization.
  • I certify that at least one member of the student organization participated in the LCCE Alternative Break program and the member is listed in the student organizations HornsLink roster.
  • Name of participating member(s)

The Longhorn Center for Community Engagement (LCCE) will verify completion of the program.
Volunteer for Longhorn Halloween
1
Have three members of your student organization volunteer for a shift during the Longhorn Halloween event on October 27th. Volunteer sign-up begins in September online at https://longhornhalloween.utexas.edu/.*Student organization must submit volunteer participation forms to Student Activities for verification at awards@austin.utexas.edu.
  • I certify that three members of our student organization volunteered for Longhorn Halloween and each member is listed on our student organizations HornsLink roster.
  • Name of student participant 1
  • Name of student participant 2
  • Name of student participant 3

Student Activities will verify participation Longhorn Halloween.
UT Outpost
1
Have your organization participate in the UT Outpost by organizing and hosting a food drive. To learn more about hosting a drive, contact the UT Outpost at utoutpost@austin.utexas.edu. *Organization must host drive and donate approved items to Student Emergency Services by 12:00 noon on February 28, 2019 to receive credit.
  • I certify that the student organization participated in UT Outpost.
  • Date of consultation with Will
  • Number of active members in the organization
  • Amount of food collected/donated (in lbs)

Student Emergency Services will verify participation in UT Outpost.
Orange Santa
1
Have three members of your student organization volunteer for Orange Santa 2018. To learn more and sign-up to volunteer, visit https://orangesanta.utexas.edu/. *Student organization must submit volunteer participation forms to Student Activities for verification at awards@austin.utexas.edu.
  • I certify that three members of our student organization volunteered for Orange Santa and each member is listed on our student organizations HornsLink roster.
  • Name of student participant 1
  • Name of student participant 2
  • Name of student participant 3

Student Activities will verify participation.
Miscellaneous
1-2
Submit a suggestion for this category. Describe something your student organization has done that embodies the core value of Learning. Refer to the miscellaneous rubric to ensure your suggestion is eligible to receive points. Multiple suggestions are permitted, but a maximum of 2 points total can be earned in this category.
  • Description of criterion
  • Rationale for how criterion embodies the core value of Learning

Student Activities will evaluate submission for consideration using the miscellaneous rubric. Organization may be contacted if more information is needed.

Discovery

Criterion
Points
Description
Required Information
disABILITY Advocate Program
1
Have Services for Students with Disabilities present "disABILITY 101" to the student organization. To schedule a presention visit the online request form. *Presentation must be requested by February 13, 2019.
  • I certify that at least 75% of the members listed on the official roster of the student organization attended this presentation. 
  • Date of presentation

Services for Students with Disabilities will verify they presented to the organization.
Related Academic / Administrative Presentation
1
Have an academic or administrative unit of the University present at or facilitate a session for the organization on a topic that is related to the mission, purpose, or focus of the student organization.
  • I certify that at least 75% of the members listed on the official roster of the student organization attended this presentation. 
  • Name of academic / administrative unit
  • Name of presenter
  • Email of presenter
  • How is this topic related to the mission, purpose, or focus of your student organization?

Student Activities will verify presentation.
Unrelated Academic / Administrative Presentation
1
Have an academic or administrative unit of the University present at or facilitate a session for the organization on a topic that is unrelated to the mission, purpose, or focus of the student organization.
  • I certify that at least 75% of the members listed on the official roster of the student organization attended this presentation. 
  • Name of academic / administrative unit
  • Name of presenter
  • Email of presenter
  • How is this topic unrelated to the mission, purpose, or focus of your student organization?

Student Activities will verify presentation.
Blanton Educational Program
1

Have at least three members of your organization participate in a Blanton Museum's educational program and creative gallery workshop. Interested student organizations must email Siobhan McCusker at siobhan.mccusker@blantonmuseum.org. *The deadline to sign up for each respective program is the Friday before each workshop.

Program 1: Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 at 3p (deadline: Friday, Nov. 2)

  • I certify that three members of our student organization participated in the Blanton Education Program and that each member is listed on our student organizations HornsLink roster.
  • Name of student participant 1
  • Name of student participant 2
  • Name of student participant 3

Blanton Museum will verify participation.
Academic Plan / Program
1
Create and implement an academic plan or program to support the academic achievement of the members of the student organization. An authorized representative must schedule an appointment with a Student Activities coordinator or a Sorority and Fraternity Life coordinator, as appropriate, to consult on the proposed program. Please refer to the Pillars FAQs for general details on creating an academic plan. *Organization must bring a written copy of the proposed academic plan to the consultation to receive credit.
  • I certify that the student organization has created and implemented an academic plan/program.
  • Date of meeting
  • Name of staff member met with

Student Activities or Sorority and Fraternity Life with verify meeting.
On-Campus Conference / Seminar
2
Have a member of your organization participate in an on-campus conference/seminar and present the information learned to your student organization.
  • I certify that a member on the HornsLink roster of the student organization participated in an on-campus conference / seminar and at least 75% of the members listed on the official roster of the student organization attended their presentation.
  • Name of member
  • Name of conference / seminar attended
  • Date of conference / seminar attended

Student Activities will verify participation.
CEC Microfarm
1
Have at least three members of your organization volunteer for the Campus Environmental Center's UT Microfarm.
  • I certify that three members of our student organization volunteered for the Campus Environmental Center's UT Microfarm and that each member is listed on our student organizations HornsLink roster.
  • Name of student participant 1
  • Name of student participant 2
  • Name of student participant 3

Student Activities will verify participation
Center for Students in Recovery Panel
1
Have the Center for Students in Recovery facilitate a panel of CSR students to tell their stories at a meeting for the student organization. Email CSRUTAustin@austin.utexas.edu to schedule a panel.
  • I certify that at least 75% of the members listed on the official roster of the student organization attended this presentation. 
  • Date panel took place

The Center for Students in Recovery will verify the panel presented for the organization.
Discover HornsLink
1
Have a member of the Deans Squad facilitate a one-on-one session to an authorized representative of your organization on the topic of "Discover HornsLink."
  • I certify that an authorized representative of the student organizations completed the "Discover HornsLink" session.
  • Name of presenter
  • Date of presentation

Student Activities will verify participation.
Healthy Student Organizations Program
2
Enroll and actively participate in the Healthy Student Organization Program. *Organization must achieve the bronze, silver, or gold tier by February 28, 2019.
  • I certify that the student organization achieved either the bronze, silver, or gold tier in the Healthy Student Organization Program.
  • Level Received

University Health Services will verify program participation.
Be That One
1
Have the UT Counseling and Mental Health Center present Be That One: Suicide Prevention Program Workshop to the student organization.
  • I certify that at least 75% of the members listed on the official roster of the student organization attended this presentation.
  • Date of presentation

UT Counseling and Mental Health Center will verify completion.
Miscellaneous
1-2
Submit a suggestion for this category. Describe something your student organization has done that embodies the core value of Discovery. Refer to the miscellaneous rubric to ensure your suggestion is eligible to receive points. Multiple suggestions are permitted, but a maximum of 2 points total can be earned in this category.
  • Description of criterion
  • Rationale for how criterion embodies the core value of Discovery

Student Activities will evaluate submission for consideration using the miscellaneous rubric. Organization may be contacted if more information is needed.

Freedom

Criterion
Points
Description
Required Information
Diversity Workshop
1
Have the Multicultural Engagement Center (MEC) facilitate a diversity workshop with your student organization. Email
mec@austin.utexas.edu for more information.
  • I certify that at least 75% of the members listed on the official roster of the student organization attended this presentation.
  • Date of presentation

Multicultural Engagement Center (MEC) will verify workshop participation.
Become an Inclusive Leader
1
Have the Leadership and Ethics Institute facilitate a "Become an Inclusive Leader" leadership development workshop during a student organization meeting OR have an authorized representative of your organization attend the "Become an Inclusive Leader" open workshop on October 29, 2018. Visit the Leadership and Ethics Institute website for more information.
  • I certify that at least 75% of members listed on the official roster of the student organization attended the presentation OR an authorized representative of our organization attended the "Become an Inclusive Leader" open workshop on 10/29/2018 and presented the information to at least 75% of members listed on the official roster of the student organization.
  • Date of presentation / workshop
  • Name of authorized representative, IF attended open workshop

The Leadership and Ethics Institute will verify they presented to the organization/attendance of authorized representative.
BeVocal Facilitator Training
1
Have one authorized representative attend a BeVocal Facilitator Training and presented the information to the student organization. For questions, email bevocal@austin.utexas.edu.
  • I certify that an authorized representative of our registered student organization attended a BeVocal Active Bystander workshop and presented the information to at least 75% of the members listed on the official roster.
  • Date(s) of workshop(s) attended
  • Names of authorized representatives

Student Activities will verify participation.
Dr. Edmund Gordon's Racial Geography Tour
1
Have at least six members of the organization participate in Racial Geography Tour coordinated by the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies. Visit link for more information and to schedule a tour.
  • I certify that at least six members of the organization participated in the Racial Geography Tour and are listed on the official HornsLink roster.
  • Names of student participants.
  • Date of Tour

Student Activities will verify attendance of tour.
Demonstration or Rally
2
Hold a demonstration or rally on campus in compliance with the Institutional Rules and university policy. Prior to the demonstration, the organization must consult with a staff member from Student Activities in the Office of the Dean of Students regarding the Institutional Rules, university policy, and best practices. Contact 512-471-3065 to schedule an appointment.
  • I certify that the student organization held a demonstration on campus.
  • Date of consultation
  • Name of staff member met with
  • Date of demonstration
  • Location of demonstration

Student Activities will verify the demonstration took place.
Ally Training
2
Have at least one member of the student organization complete the Allies in Action program by participating in the Ally Toolkit workshops 1 and 2 through the Gender and Sexuality Center and present the information learned to the student organization.
  • I certify that a member of the student organization completed the Allies in Action program, presented the information to at least 75% of the members, and is listed on the official HornsLink roster.
  • Date of Ally Toolkit Workshop 1
  • Date of Ally Toolkit Workshop 2
  • Name of student participant

Gender and sexuality Center with verify that both workshops were completed.
Introduction to Voices Against Violence
1
Have Voices Against Violence present the "Intro to Voices Against Violence" workshop to the organization. Contact voicesagainstviolence@austin.utexas.edu to request the workshop. *Workshop must be requested by February 13, 2019.
  • I certify that at least 75% of members listed on the official roster of the student organization attended the "Intro to Voices Against Violence" workshop.
  • Date of workshop
  • Name of presenter

Voices Against Violence will verify workshop participation.
Support Campaign
1
Participate in the Voices Against Violence Support Campaign by organizing and hosting a creative fundraiser for the Survivors Emergency Fund. *Organization must submit raised funds to Voices Against Violence by 12 noon on February 28, 2019 to receive credit.
  • I certify that the student organization participated in Support Campaign.
  • Name and location of fundraiser
  • Date of fundraiser
  • Amount of funds raised

Voices Against Violence will verify participation in the program.
SURE Walk
2
Student organization actively volunteers for the SURE Walk program through Student Government for one full semester (spring 2018 or Fall 2018).
  • I certify that the student organization has completed one semester in the SURE Walk program.

Student Government will verify participation in the program.
Art of Dialogue
1
 Have the Leadership and Ethics Institute facilitate the "Art of Dialogue" leadership development workshop during a student organization meeting OR have an authorized representative of your organization attend the "Art of Dialogue" open workshop on November 5, 2018. Visit the Leadership and Ethics Institute website for more information.
  • I certify that at least 75% of members listed on the official roster of the student organization attended the presentation OR an authorized representative of our organization attended the "Art of Dialogue" open workshop on 11/5/2018 and presented the information to at least 75% of members listed on the official roster of the student organization.
  • Date of presentation/workshop
  • Name of authorized representative, IF attended open workshop

The Leadership and Ethics Institute will verify they presented to the organization/attendance of authorized representative.
Miscellaneous
1-2
Submit a suggestion for this category. Describe something your student organization has done that embodies the core value of Freedom. Refer to the miscellaneous rubric to ensure your suggestion is eligible to receive points. Multiple suggestions are permitted, but a maximum of 2 points total can be earned in this category.
  • Description of criteria
  • Rationale for how criteria embodies the core value of Freedom

Student Activities will evaluate submission for consideration using the miscellaneous rubric. Organization may be contacted if more information is needed.

Leadership

Criterion
Points
Description
Required Information
Leading with Your Strengths
1
Have the Leadership and Ethics Institute in the Office of the Dean of Students facilitate a "Leading with Your Strengths" session for the student organization OR have an authorized representative of your organization attend the "Leading with Your Strengths" open workshop on October 1, 2018. Visit the Leadership and Ethics Institute website for more information.
  • I certify that at least 75% of members listed on the official roster of the student organization attended the presentation OR an authorized representative of our organization attended the "Leading with Your Strengths" open workshop on 10/1/2018 and presented the information to at least 75% of members listed on the official roster of the student organization.
  • Date of presentation / workshop
  • Name of authorized representative, IF attended open workshop

The Leadership and Ethics Institute will verify they presented to the organization/attendance of authorized representative.
Officer Transition Program
1
Create and implement an officer transition program. Schedule an appointment with a Student Activities staff member to consult on the proposed program. Please refer to the Pillars FAQs for general details on creating your program. *Organization must bring a written copy of the proposed program to the consultation to receive credit.
  • I certify that the student organization has created and implemented an officer transition program.
  • Date of meeting
  • Name of staff member met with

Student Activities/SFL will verify completion.
HornsLink Roster Update
1
Update student organizations official HornsLink roster with at least 75% of your active membership. Please note, active members must have a HornsLink profile to join a student organizations roster. It is recommended that active members request to "join" the student organization and an authorized representative approve their request in the "pending" section of the student organizations HornsLink roster.
  • I certify that at least 75% of our student organizations active members are listed on our official HornsLink roster.
  • How many total active members does your organization have?

Student Activities will verify rosters have been updated.
Apply for an Award
1
Apply for an award given by a University entity such as a Swing Out Award, Tower Award, Sorority and Fraternity Life Award, etc.. *Only includes awards applied to between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019.
  • Name of the award
  • Name of University entity granting the award
  • Date award was applied for

Student Activities will verify award application.
Win an Award
2
Win an award given by a University entity such as a Swing Out Award, Tower Award, Sorority and Fraternity Life Award, etc. *Only includes awards won between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019.
  • Name of award
  • Name of University entity granting award
  • Date award was received

Student Activities will verify award.
Goals Discussion
1
Schedule an appointment with a Student Activities or Sorority and Fraternity Life coordinator, as appropriate, to disguss the goals of the student organization. Please refer to the Pillars FAQs for general details on creating goals for your program. *Organization must bring a written copy of the proposed goals to the consultation to receive credit.
  • I certify that the student organization had a goals discussion with Student Activities.
  • Name of staff member met with
  • Date of meeting

Student Activities will verify completion of the consultation.
Roster Submission to Alumni Database
1

Have the president submit the student organizations official roster of active members to the Texas Exes alumni database. To submit roster, complete the Pillars Roster Submission form and email it to awards@austin.utexas.edu. Please note, each member should confirm whether or not they would like to have their information submitted. Student organization should respect members privacy.

  • I certify that our student organization would like to submit its roster to the Texas Exes alumni database and have verified that all listed members on the form wish to have their name included in the submission.

Student Activities will verify rosters have been updated and submit rosters.
Advisor Meeting / Workshop
1
Have the faculty or staff advisor for the student organization meet with a Student Activities coordinator* OR attend an Advisor Workshop. Advisors should contact 512-471-3065 to schedule a meeting or email Student Activities at studentactivities@austin.utexas.edu to learn more about the next workshop.  Please refer to the Pillars FAQs for general details about the advisor workshop. *If meeting with Student Activities, advisor should be prepared to discuss their role with the organization, challenges, highlights and any questions they have.
  • I certify that the advisor attended a meeting or workshop with Student Activities.
  • Date of meeting / Workshop

Student Activities will verify the meeting.
Officer Orientation
2
Have one authorized representative of the student organization attend the Officer Orientation given by Student Activities in the Office of the Dean of Students and share the information learned with the student organization. Note, this criteria was formally known as "New Authorized Representative Orientation". If your organization completed this criteria prior to the name change you can still receive credit.
  • I certify that at least 75% of members listed on the official roster of the student organization attended this presentation. 
  • Date of Officer Orientation
  • Name of authorized representative

Student Activities will verify ARO attendance.
Student Organization Advisor Education
2
Have the faculty or staff advisor complete the Advisor Education module given by Student Activities in the Offices of the Dean of Students and pass the evaluation with an 80% or above.
  • I certify that the faculty or staff advisor of the organization completed the Advisor Education module. Advisor must be listed on the student organizations HornsLink roster.
  • Enter name of Faculty / Staff Advisor

Student Activities will verify completion.
Building a Strong Alumni Network
1
Have an Authorized Representative attend the Texas Exes "Building a Strong Alumni Network" workshop on Feb 26, 2019 at 3pm and present the information learned to the student organization. RSVP attendance via HornsLink.
  • I certify that an authorized representative attended the Building a Strong Alumni Network Workshop and presented the information to at least 75% of the members listed on the official HornsLink roster.
  • Name of Authorized Rep
  • Date of Workshop

Student Activities will verify attendance.
Miscellaneous
1-2
Submit a suggestion for this category. Describe something your student organization has done that embodies the core value of Leadership. Refer to the miscellaneous rubric to ensure your suggestion is eligible to receive points. Multiple suggestions are permitted, but a maximum of 2 points total can be earned in this category.
  • Description of criterion
  • Rationale for how criterion embodies the core value of Leadership

Student Activities will evaluate submission for consideration using the miscellaneous rubric. Organization may be contacted if more information is needed.

Individual Opportunity

Criterion
Points
Description
Required Information
Student Organization Fair
1
Register and participate in either a fall, spring or summer student organization fair between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019.
  • I certify that the student organization participated in a Student Organization Fair.
  • Which Student Organization Fair did your organization participate in (Summer Student Organization Fair, Party on the Plaza, Spring Student Organization Fair)?

Student Activities will verify participation.
Mooov-In
1
University Housing and Dining 2018 Mooov-In. To learn more about volunteering email housing@austin.utexas.edu.">Have at least three members of the student organization volunteer for the University Housing and Dining 2018 Mooov-In. To learn more about volunteering email housing@austin.utexas.edu.
  • I certify that three members of the student organization volunteered for Mooov-In and are listed on the student organizations HornsLink roster.
  • Name of student participant 1
  • Name of student participant 2
  • Name of student participant 3

University Housing and Dining will verify participation.
True Colors: Develop Your Leadership Style
1
Have the Leadership and Ethics Institute facilitate a "True Colors" leadership development workshop during a student organization meeting OR have an authorized representative of your organization attend the "True Colors" open workshop on September 17, 2018. Visit the Leadership and Ethics Institute website for more information.
  • I certify that at least 75% of members listed on the official roster of the student organization attended the presentation OR an authorized representative of our organization attended the "True Colors" open workshop on 9/17/2018 and presented the information to at least 75% of members listed on the official roster of the student organization.
  • Date of presentation / workshop
  • Name of authorized representative, IF attended open workshop

The Leadership and Ethics Institute will verify they presented to the organization/attendance of authorized representative.
Transferrable Skills Workshop
1
Have the Vick Center for Strategic Advising and Career Counseling present the Transferrable Skills Workshop to the student organization. *Workshop must be requested by February 13, 2019.
  • I certify that at least 75% of the members listed on the official roster of the student organization attended this presentation.
  • Date of Presentation

Vick Center for Strategic Advising and Career Counseling will verify they resented to the organization.
On-Campus Event
1
Hold an on-campus event (tabling not included). Planning for the event requires a consultation with a Student Activities staff member prior to the event. Contact 512-471-3065 to schedule an appointment. *Only consultations with Student Activities staff members will count.
  • Name of staff member met with
  • Date of meeting
  • Name of event
  • Date of event

Student Activities will verify event.
New Member Education Program
1
Create and implement a new member education program for the student organization. Schedule an appointment with a Student Activities or Sorority and Fraternity Life coordinator, as appropriate, to consult on the proposed program. Please refer to the Pillars FAQs for general details on creating a new member education program. *Organization must bring a written copy of the proposed program to the consultation to receive credit.
  • I certify that the student organization has created and implemented a new member education program.
  • Date of meeting
  • Name of staff member met with

Student Activities/SFL will verify program completion.
Alumni Event
1
Hold an appreciation or networking event inviting several alumni of the student organization back to the UT campus. Planning for the event requires a consultation with a Student Activities or Sorority and Fraternity Life coordinator, as appropriate, to consult on the proposed event. Please refer to the Pillars FAQs  for details on the consultation for the alumni event.  *Consultations with other campus staff members and/or departments will not count.
  • Name of staff member met with
  • Date of meeting
  • Name of event
  • Date of event

Student Activities/ SFL will verify event.
Co-Sponsored Event
2
Co-sponsor an event with another student organization or an academic or administrative unit of the university that is open to the entire University of Texas community. Student organization must have an active role in planning and managing event.
  • Name of co-sponsoring organization or academic / administrative unit
  • Name of event
  • Date of event
  • Link to event page

Student Activities will verify co-sponsored event.
Introduction to The Leadership and Ethics Institute
1
Have the Leadership and Ethics Institute in the Office of the Dean of Students present to your organization about programs to enhance your memberships leadership capacity. To request a session, contact the Leadership and Ethics Institute at utlei@austin.utexas.edu.
  • I certify that at least 75% of the members listed on the official roster of the student organization attended this presentation. 
  • Date of presentation

The Leadership and Ethics Institute will verify session participation.
Bouncing Back: Coping with Rejection and Failure
1
Have the UT Counseling and Mental Health Center present Bouncing Back: Coping with Rejection and Failure to the student organization. *Organization must request presentation by February 13, 2019.
  • I certify that at least 75% of the members listed on the official roster of the student organization attended the presentation.
  • Date of presentation

UT Counseling and Mental Health Center will verify meeting participation.
Stress Management
1
Have the UT Counseling and Mental Health Center present Stress Management to the student organization. *Organization must request presentation by February 13, 2019.
  • I certify that at least 75% of the members listed on the official roster of the student organization attended this presentation.
  • Date of presentation

UT Counseling and Mental Health Center will verify meeting participation.
Team Intramural Sports
1
Have your organization participate in one of the RecSports Intramural Team Sports Leagues. Organization must complete at least 2/3 of the scheduled competitions. To learn more visit the Intramural Sports website.
  • *I certify our organization participated in an RecSports Intramural League.
  • Sports League
  • Division/Skill Level
  • Division # (ex. CA01, C01)
  • Team Name

RecSports will confirm participation.
Summer Orientation Late Night Program
1
Have your organization participate in 2018 Summer Freshmen Orientation Late Night Programs. Organizations must submit a application to participate. To learn more, visit the Summer Freshman Orientation Late Night Program Information section on the Student Organization Fairs page. *Tabling during the evening program does not count towards this criterion but it does count for Student Organization Fair criteria.
  • *I certify our organization participated in the Student Activities 2018 Summer Orientation Late Night Program.

Student Activities will verify participation.
Miscellaneous
1-2
Submit a suggestion for this category. Describe something your student organization has done that embodies the core value of Individual Opportunity. Refer to the miscellaneous rubric to ensure your suggestion is eligible to receive points. Multiple suggestions are permitted, but a maximum of 2 points total can be earned in this category.
  • Description of criterion
  • Rationale for how criterion embodies the core value of Individual Opportunity

Student Activities will evaluate submission for consideration using the miscellaneous rubric. Organization may be contacted if more information is needed.

Responsibility

Criterion
Points
Description
Required Information
Get Sexy. Get Consent.
1
Have the UT Counseling and Mental Health Center's Voices Against Violence perform "Get Sexy. Get Consent." for the student organization.
  • I certify that at least 75% of the members listed on the official roster of the student organization attended this presentation. 
  • Date of presentation

UT Counseling and Mental Health Center will verify completion.
Social Media Guidelines
1
Create and implement social media guidelines for the student organization. Schedule an appointment with a Student Activities staff member to consult on the proposed guidelines. Please refer to the Pillars FAQs for general details on creating your guidelines. *Organization must bring a written copy of the proposed guidelines to the consultation to receive credit.
  • I certify that our student organization has created and implemented social media guidelines.
  • Date of meeting
  • Name of staff member met with

Student Activities will verify participation.
Accessible Programming Consultation
1
Schedule a one-on-one consultation with Services for Students with Disabilities on the topic of "Accessible Programming" and present information to student organization. Email ssd@austin.utexas.edu to schedule a consultation. *Consultation must be requested by February 13, 2019.
  • I certify that an authorized representative completed a one-on-one consultation and presented the information to at least 75% of the members listed on the official roster.
  • Date of consultation

Services for Students with Disabilities will verify consultation.
Risk Management Plan
1
Create and implement a risk management plan for the student organization. Schedule an appointment with a Student Activities or Sorority and Fraternity Life staff member, as appropriate, to consult on the proposed plan. Please refer to the Pillars FAQs for general details on creating your plan. *Organization must bring a written copy of the proposed plan to the consultation to receive credit.
  • I certify that our student organization has created and implemented a risk management plan.
  • Date of meeting
  • Name of staff member met with

Student Activities / SFL will verify program completion.
Academic Integrity
1
Have the Office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity facilitate the "Academic Integrity" presentation to the student organization. *Organization must request presentation by February 13, 2019.
  • I certify that at least 75% of the members listed on the official roster of the student organization attended this presentation. 
  • Date of presentation

Student Conduct and Academic Integrity will verify completion.
Green Certified Event
2
Host an on-campus event that is Green Certified by the Campus Environmental Center. To schedule an event consultation, please visit https://utenvironment.org/projects/green-events/.
  • Date of consultation
  • Name of staff member met with
  • Name of event
  • Date of event

The Campus Environmental Center will verify completion.
Student Organization Financial Education Module
2
Have at least one authorized representative of the student organization complete the Financial Education online module through Student Activities in the Office of Dean of Students and pass the evaluation with an 80% or above. The representative must present the information learned to the student organization.
  • I certify that an authorized representative completed the module and presented the information to at least 75% of the members listed on the official roster of the student organization attended this presentation.
  • Name of authorized representative

Student Activities will verify module completion.
Safety Education Program
1
Have the president of the student organization complete the Safety Education Program during the fall
  • I certify that the president of the student organization has completed the Safety Education Program.

Safety Education Program will verify completion.
Faculty/Staff Advisor in HornsLink
1
Have an official faculty/staff member serve as an advisor for the student organization and include the advisor on the organization's roster on HornsLink as the "University Adviser". Please note, faculty or staff advisor must have a HornsLink profile to join a student organizations roster. It is recommended that active members request to "join" the student organization and an authorized representative approve their request in the "pending" section of the student organizations HornsLink roster.
  • I certify that our official faculty or staff advisor has been added to the student organizations HornsLink roster.
  • Name of faculty / staff advisor
  • Email address of faculty / staff advisor

Student Activities will verify completion.
Peer Educators Presentation
1
Have Peer Educators of the University Health Services present on a health topic of your choice (listed on the website) at a student organization meeting. *Organization must request presentation by February 13, 2019.
  • I certify that at least 75% of the members listed on the official roster of the student organization attended this presentation. 
  • Name of presenter
  • Email address of presenter
  • Date of presentation

The University Health Services will verify meeting participation.
Real Talk
1
Have the UT Counseling and Mental Health Center present Real Talk: Helping Friends in Distress to the student organization. *Organization must request presentation by February 13, 2019.
  • I certify that at least 75% of the members listed on the official roster of the student organization attended this presentation.
  • Date of presentation

UT Counseling and Mental Health Center will verify meeting participation.
Food Safety Workshop
1
Have an Authorized Representative of the student organization attend the Environmental Health and Safety "Food Safety Workshop" to learn about the Food Safety Program. Workshop dates are listed below. RSVP attendance via HornsLink.

September 6th, 2018
October 4th , 2018
January 31st, 2019
  • I certify that an authorized representative attended the Food Safety Workshop.
  • Name of Authorized Rep
  • Date of Workshop

Student Activities will verify attendance.
Values and Ethical Leadership
1
Have the Leadership and Ethics Institute in the Office of the Dean of Students facilitate a "Values and Ethical Leader" session for the student organization OR have an authorized representative of your organization attend the "Values and Ethical Leadership" open workshop on October 15, 2018. Visit the Leadership and Ethics Institute website for more information.
  • I certify that at least 75% of members listed on the official roster of the student organization attended the presentation OR an authorized representative of our organization attended the "Values and Ethical Leadership" open workshop on 10/15/2018 and presented the information to at least 75% of members listed on the official roster of the student organization.
  • Date of presentation / workshop
  • Name of authorized representative, IF attended open workshop

The Leadership and Ethics Institute will verify they presented to the organization/attendance of authorized representative.
Student Org Event Workshop
1
Have an Authorized Representative of the student organization attend the Facilities Services "Student Org Event Workshop" to learn about the work order policies and procedures for your event. Workshop dates are listed below. RSVP via HornsLink.

October 24th, 2018
  • I certify that an authorized representative attended the Student Org Event Workshop.
  • Name of Authorized Rep
  • Date of Workshop

Student Activities will verify attendance.
Miscellaneous
1-2
Submit a suggestion for this category. Describe something your student organization has done that embodies the core value of Responsibility. Refer to the miscellaneous rubric to ensure your suggestion is eligible to receive points. Multiple suggestions are permitted, but a maximum of 2 points total can be earned in this category.
  • Description of criterion
  • Rationale for how criterion embodies the core value of Responsibility

Student Activities will evaluate submission for consideration using the miscellaneous rubric. Organization may be contacted if more information is needed.

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