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Pillars of the Forty Acres

Pillars of the Forty Acres is a recognition program for student organizations whose activities embody the Core Values of The University of Texas at Austin. The program has six categories that align with the Core Values. Organizations receive points for completing the criteria within each category to earn recognition status and rewards.

Updated program details and requirements for 2020-2021 will be announced by September 1, 2020. If you have questions about the Pillars of the Forty Acres program, please contact Student Activities at (512) 471-3065 or awards@austin.utexas.edu.

Pillars of the Forty Acres Distinguished Status

To achieve Distinguished Status, an organization must complete 8 points in one Core Value category.

2020 Recipients

*Indicates organization won a drawing for $200 based on their accomplishments.
**Indicates organization won two drawings for $200 based on their accomplishments.

Pillars of the Forty Acres Exemplary Status

To achieve Exemplary Status, an organization must achieve Distinguished Status in five of the six Core Value categories.

2020 Recipients

*Indicates organization won $1,000 in the Exemplary monetary drawing for their accomplishments.