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Pillars of the Forty Acres - Instructions

To participate in the Pillars of the Forty Acres program, each organization must meet the following requirements:

  1. Be a registered/sponsored student organization in good standing with the Office of the Dean of Students. (required)
  2. Select one officer of your organization to be the Pillars contact. (required)
  3. Have the designated officer attend a Pillars of the Forty Acres information session by February 5, 2021. Visit the Student Activities Hornslink page for session dates and times. (required)
  4. Update student organizations HornsLink profile to become "HornsLink Official". Refer to the Pillars FAQs – Student Activities Specific Criteria section for HornsLink Official criteria by the program deadline. (required)
  5. Schedule an appointment with Student Activities to answer questions and review your strategic plan by calling 512-471-3065. (recommended)
  6. *Complete and log criteria via the Pillars Submission Portal throughout the year. ALL criteria must be submitted by the program deadline at 5:00 p.m. CST on Friday, March 12, 2021. (required)
  7. Review the Pillars Frequently Asked Questions page for additional details and schedule a consultation with a Student Activities staff member to create a strategic plan to complete the program. (recommended)

*Deadline line has been extended due to extended University closure from February 14 – 24, 2021