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Sponsored Student Organizations

Sponsored student organizations are student organizations that have a designated and acknowledged partnership with a university academic or administrative unit. Sponsorship by academic or administrative units requires support, endorsement, supervision, and the assumption of responsibility for the actions and activities of the sponsored student organization. Sponsorship may not be extended to student organizations involved in political or religious activities or in projects for private gain. Rules regarding sponsorship are found in section 6-101(10) of The University of Texas at Austin Institutional Rules on Student Services and Activities.

There are benefits to becoming a sponsored student organization, such as:

  • an advisor assigned to the sponsored student organization;
  • possible funding or resources;
  • funding support in the form of an accountant;
  • general resources, such as office space, technology resources and support, reservation of space in department controlled facilities, ability to request use of trademark with permission from Trademark Licensing; and
  • tax status of the university extended to the sponsored student organization.

Potential benefits for academic or administrative units working with a sponsored student organization include having:

  • the mission of the sponsored student organization aligning with the mission of the academic or administrative unit;
  • the sponsored student organization promoting departmental initiatives; and
  • the sponsored student organization helping with student retention within the academic or administrative unit.

In order to be sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin, an authorized representative of the registered student organization must complete the following steps:

Authorized representatives of registered student organizations who are interested in seeking sponsorship by an academic or administrative unit are welcome to make an appointment with a Student Activities staff member.

Current List of Sponsored Student Organizations

Sponsored Student OrganizationSponsoring Academic or Administrative Unit
Action Committee for Career ServicesSchool of Law
Actuarial Science ClubDepartment of Mathematics, College of Natural Sciences
Afrikan-American AffairsDiv. of Diversity & Community Engagement
Almetris Duren Residence Hall CouncilDivision of Housing and Food Service
Alpha Eta Mu Beta University of Texas at Austin ChapterCockrell School of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
American Association of Drilling Engineers Cockrell School of Engineering
American Chemical Society - Student AffiliatesChemistry
American Journal of Criminal LawSchool of Law
American Society of Civil EngineersCockrell School of Engineering, Civil Engineering
American Society of Mechanical EngineersCockrell School of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Asian Law Students Association School of Law
Association for Information Science & TechnologySchool of Information
Association of Nurses in Graduate SchoolSchool of Nursing
Bilingual Education Student Organization College of Education
Biomedical Engineering SocietyCockrell School of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Optics Graduates OrganizationCockrell School of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Black Graduate Student AssociationDiv. of Diversity & Community Engagement
Board of Advocates - Law SchoolLaw
Brackenridge, Roberts, & Prather Residence Hall CouncilDivision of Housing and Food Service
Campus Environmental CenterOffice of Sustainability
Campus Events + EntertainmentUniversity Unions
Campus Events + Entertainment African American CultureUniversity Unions
Campus Events + Entertainment Asian American CultureUniversity Unions
Campus Events + Entertainment Creative Arts and TheatreUniversity Unions
Campus Events + Entertainment Distinguished SpeakersUniversity Unions
Campus Events + Entertainment Events CoSponsorship BoardUniversity Unions
Campus Events + Entertainment HeadlinersUniversity Unions
Campus Events + Entertainment Mexican American CultureUniversity Unions
Campus Events + Entertainment RecreationUniversity Unions
Campus Events + Entertainment ShowtimeUniversity Unions
Campus Events + Entertainment Texas TraditionsUniversity Unions
Chicano/Hispanic Law Students' Association School of Law
Club TennisDivision of Recreational Sports
Communication CouncilStudent Advising - Moody College of Communication
Community & Regional Planning Student Org.Community and Regional Planning
Cooperative Pharmacy Student AssociationUT Rio Grande Valley/UT Austin Cooperative Pharmacy Program
Dance ActionDepartment of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts
Dean's Scholars Student AssociationIntegrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences
EERI (Earthquake Engineering Research Institute)Cockrell School of Engineering, Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
El Paso Student Pharmacist AssociationCollege of Pharmacy
Engineers for a Sustainable WorldCockrell School of Engineering; Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Environmental Law SocietyUniversity of Texas School of Law
Fine Arts CouncilCollege of Fine Arts, Student Affairs
Freetail Hackers Computer Science
Gateway Mentor Program Div. of Diversity & Community Engagement, LCAE
Geo-InstituteCockrell School of Engineering; Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Geography SocietyDepartment of Geography and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts
Geosciences Leadership Organization for WomenDepartment of Geological Sciences
Goldbar AssociationTexas Army ROTC
Graduate Business CouncilMBA Program Office
Graduate Committee for the Study of ReligionReligious Studies
Graduate Engineering CouncilCockrell School of Engineering, Academic Affairs, ECAC
Graduate Student Art History AssociationArt and Art History
Graduate Student AssemblyOffice of the Dean of Students
Hispanic Association of PharmacistsCollege of Pharmacy
Hispanic Nursing Student AssociationSchool of Nursing
Hook 'Em ArtsTexas Performing Arts
IEEE Robotics and Automation SocietyCockrell School of Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Institute of Elec. & Electronics EngrsCockrell School of Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Intellectual Property Law SocietyLaw School Student Affairs Office
iSchool Doctoral Student AssociationSchool of Information
ISPORCollege of Pharmacy
Japan Karate Association Austin Division of Recreational Sports
Jester West Residence Hall CouncilDivision of Housing and Food Service
Kappa Epsilon - PharmacyCollege of Pharmacy
Kappa Kappa PsiButler School of Music
Kinesiology ClubCollege of Education
Kinsolving Residence Hall Council Division of Housing and Food Service
Latino Community AffairsMulticultural Engagement Center
Law Students for the ArtsSchool of Law
Legal Research BoardSchool of Law-The David J. Beck Center for Legal Research, Writing, and Appellate Advocacy
Liberal Arts CouncilCollege of Liberal Arts, Office of Student Success
Longhorn Athletic Training Student AssociationCollege of Education
Longhorn Band Student AssociationButler School of Music
Longhorn Baseball ClubDivision of Recreational Sports
Longhorn Lights Out - Student ChapterFacilities Services
Longhorn PowerliftingDivision of Recreational Sports
Longhorn WrestlingDivision of Recreational Sports
Master in Professional Accounting Council MPA Program
McCombs Diversity CouncilBBA Career Services
Minorities in EducationCollege of Education, Student Affairs
Molecular Biosciences Student AssociationMolecular Biosciences
National Community Pharmacists AssociationHealth Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice
National Residence Hall Honorary (Texas Longhorn Chapter)Division of Housing and Food Service
National Society of Black EngineersCockrell School of Engineering, Equal Opportunity in Engineering (EOE)
Natural Sciences CouncilCollege of Natural Sciences, Student Division
Omicron Delta Epsilon - Economics Honor SocietyCollege of Liberal Arts
Order of Omega - Iota Pi ChapterSorority and Fraternity Life in the Office of the Dean of Students
OUTLaw - Gay Lesbian & Bisexual Law School AllianceSchool of Law
Pharmacy CouncilCollege of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Graduate Students AssociationPharmacy
Phi Delta ChiCollege of Pharmacy
Pi Sigma Pi - Minority Academic Engineering SocietyCockrell School of Engineering, Equal Opportunity in Engineering (EOE)
Plan II Pre Med SocietySchool of Architecture
Plan II Students AssociationPlan II
Project MALES Student OrganizationCollege of Education
Public Interest Law AssociationSchool of Law
Queer People of Color and AlliesDiv. of Diversity & Community Engagement
Resident Assistant AssociationDivision of Housing and Food Service
Rho Chi Pharmaceutical Honor SocietyCollege of Pharmacy
School of Human Ecology AmbassadorsSchool of Human Ecology, College of Natural Sciences
Senate of College CouncilsOffice of the Dean of Students
Society of American ArchivistsSchool of Information
Society of Fire Protection EngineersCockrell School of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Society of Hispanic Professional EngineersCockrell School of Engineering, Equal Opportunity in Engineering (EOE)
Society of Professional Journalists Austin Student ChapterSchool of Journalism
Society of Women EngineersCockrell School of Engineering, Women in Engineering Program (WEP)
Street LawSchool of Law
Student Academy of Audiology chapter at The University of Texas at AustinDepartment of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Moody College of Communication
Student Bar AssociationSchool of Law
Student Conduct Advisory CommitteeStudent Judicial Services, Office of the Dean of Students
Student Council for Exceptional ChildrenCollege of Education
Student Endowed Centennial Lectureship University Unions
Student Engineering Council Cockrell School of Engineering, Engineering Student Life
Student Engineers Educating Kids Cockrell School of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Student GovernmentOffice of the Dean of Students
Student Health Advisory Committee University Health Services
Student National Pharmaceutical AssociationPharmacy
Student Pharmacist Recovery NetworkCollege of Pharmacy
Student Veterans AssociationStudent Veteran Services, Office of the Dean of Students
Students for Equity and DiversityMulticultural Engagement Center
Students Hooked on Texas-Student ChapterUniversity Development Annual Giving
Tau Beta Sigma - Beta Gamma ChapterButler School of Music
Texas BallroomDivision of Recreational Sports
Texas Business Law SocietySchool of Law
Texas CrewDivision of Recreational Sports
Texas Drug and Alcohol Public AwarenessSchool of Social Work
Texas Economics AssociationCollege of Liberal Arts
Texas Environmental Law JournalSchool of Law
Texas Geophysical SocietyGeological Sciences
Texas GymnasticsDivision of Recreational Sports
Texas HandballDivision of Recreational Sports
Texas Hispanic Journal of Law and PolicySchool of Law
Texas Ice HockeyDivision of Recreational Sports
Texas Intellectual Property Law JournalSchool of Law
Texas International Law JournalSchool of Law
Texas Journal of Oil, Gas & Energy LawStudent Affairs Office
Texas Journal on Civil Liberties and Civil RightsLaw School
Texas Men's LacrosseDivision of Recreational Sports
Texas Men's VolleyballDivision of Recreational Sports
Texas Parents Attending Law SchoolCareer Services Office
Texas QuidditchDivision of Recreational Sports
Texas Review of Law and PoliticsStudent Affairs Office, School of Law
Texas Rock ClimbingDivision of Recreational Sports
Texas RugbyDivision of Recreational Sports
Texas Running ClubDivision of Recreational Sports
Texas Table TennisDivision of Recreational Sports
Texas TaeKwonDoDivision of Recreational Sports
Texas TriathlonDivision of Recreational Sports
Texas WakeDivision of Recreational Sports
Texas Women's Club LacrosseDivision of Recreational Sports
Texas Women's RugbyDivision of Recreational Sports
Texas WushuDivision of Recreational Sports
The Bass Team at the University of Texas Division of Recreational Sports
The ProjectLonghorn Center for Community Engagement
The Review of LitigationSchool of Law
Theta Tau - Professional Engineering FraternityCockrell School of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Undergraduate Business CouncilUndergraduate Programs Office, McCombs School of Business
Undergraduate Studies CouncilUndergraduate Studies
University of Texas - Academy of Student PharmacistsCollege of Pharmacy
University of Texas Amateur Radio ClubCockrell School of Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Texas at Austin Argentine TangoCollege of Fine Arts
University of Texas CyclingDivision of Recreational Sports
University of Texas Guild of CarillonneursSchool of Music, College of Fine Arts
University of Texas Leadership and Ethics Institute (LEI)Leadership and Ethics Institute, Office of the Dean of Students
University Residence Hall AssociationDivision of Housing and Food Service
UT Aikido ClubDivision of Recreational Sports
UT ArcheryDivision of Recreational Sports
UT Artists in ActionDepartment of Art and Art History
UT Badminton ClubDivision of Recreational Sports
UT College of Education CouncilCollege of Education Student Division
UT Dance TeamDivision of Recreational Sports
UT Fencing ClubDivision of Recreational Sports
UT ITF Taekwondo TeamDivision of Recreational Sports
UT Judo ClubDivision of Recreational Sports
UT Kendo AssociationDivision of Recreational Sports
UT Men's Soccer TeamDivision of Recreational Sports
UT Men's Ultimate ClubDivision of Recreational Sports
UT Nursing Students' Association School of Nursing
UT Racquetball ClubDivision of Recreational Sports
UT Sailing ClubDivision of Recreational Sports
UT Sailing TeamDivision of Recreational Sports
UT Sciences Toastmasters ClubPharmacy
UT Service ScholarsLonghorn Center for Community Engagement
UT Society of Automotive Engineers InternationalCockrell School of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
UT Solar Vehicles TeamCockrell School of Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering
UT Student Society of Health-System PharmacistsCollege of Pharmacy
UT VotesAnnette Strauss Institute for Civic Life, Moody College of Communication
UT Water Ski TeamDivision of Recreational Sports
UT Women's Club SoccerDivision of Recreational Sports
UT Women's Ultimate FrisbeeDivision of Recreational Sports
UT Women's Volleyball ClubDivision of Recreational Sports
UT Women's Water PoloDivision of Recreational Sports
Voices Against ViolenceCounseling and Mental Health Center
Women in Aerospace for Leadership and DevelopmentCockrell School of Engineering; Women in Engineering Program (WEP); Aerospace Engineering
Women in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Women in ECE)Cockrell School of Engineering; Women in Engineering Program (WEP); Electrical and Computer Engineering
Women in Mechanical Engineering Cockrell School of Engineering, Women in Engineering Program (WEP); Mechanical Engineering
Women in Petroleum and Geosystems EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering, Women in Engineering Program (WEP); Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Women's Law CaucusSchool of Law
Youth CourtSchool of Law

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