Office of the Dean of Students          

Pillars of the Forty Acres - Instructions

To participate in the Pillars of the Forty Acres program, each organization must meet the requirements outlined below.

  1. Must be in good standing with the Office of the Dean of Students. If your organization is not listed in HornsLink, then it is frozen. Contact Student Activities at 512-471-3065 to learn more and resolve the issue. (required)
  2. Select one officer of your organization to be the Pillars contact and Pillars submitter. Officer must be listed on the organizations HornsLink roster with one of following position titles:

    1. President
    2. Officer 1
    3. Officer 2
    4. Officer 3

    Officers without the proper position title, will not be able to access the Pillars Submit portal . (required)

  3. Have the designated officer attend a Pillars of the Forty Acres information session during the fall. The deadline to attend and enroll in the program is Thursday, December 2, 2021. Visit the Student Activities Hornslink page for fall 2021 session dates and times. (required)
  4. Update student organizations HornsLink profile to become "HornsLink Official" by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, February 28, 2022. (required)
  5. Schedule a meeting with Student Activities to answer questions and review your strategic plan. (recommended)
  6. Complete and submit all criteria via the Pillars Submission Portal by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, February 28, 2022. (required)