Office of the Dean of Students          

Student Emergency Fund

The last day we will be able to process funds will be Friday May 6th. We will need all documentation and information before May 6th in order to process funds. We will be able to accept Plus 1 requests through the end of May, but all other requests will have to wait until the summer term begins and only students enrolled in the summer semester will be eligible for funds.

The Student Emergency Fund supports the financial wellness and personal wellbeing of our students. The fund provides financial support when a verified emergency has impacted a student's health, safety, or wellbeing.

Types of verified emergencies that can be used to apply for the Student Emergency Fund:

Eligibility Requirements

Process and Timeline

Application should include the following:

Student Emergency Services may also be able to provide support through UT Outpost services, Austin Energy Plus 1 Program grants, and facilitating requests to community resources. For technology support, please contact Texas One Stop to discuss financial options.

Reasons for a Declined Application

Apply for the Student Emergency Fund

Other Resources

The Student Emergency Fund is made possible through support from the Office of the President and the Vice President for Student Affairs, as well as the generous donations of Texas Parents, alumni, and the Austin Energy Plus 1 Program. Students, faculty, and staff also donate by participating in Party on the Plaza, 40 Hours for the Forty Acres, and the Hearts of Texas Campaign. Student groups donate to the fund, including Orange Jackets.