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Student Emergency Fund

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

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

The Student Emergency Fund online application is the first step in applying for funds. A case manager will reach out to you afterwards to discuss the nuances of your application.

Eligibility Requirements

Process and Timeline

The 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.