Swing Out Awards - Frequently Asked Questions
To be eligible to apply and win a Swing Out Award, registered and sponsored student organizations must be in good standing and update their HornsLink to be HornsLink Official.
The Swing Out Awards application opens at 8:00 a.m. CST on February 1, 2021 and closes at 11:59 a.m. CST on February 28, 2021.
There are a total of 15 Swing Out Award categories. Nine Primary Categories and six Special Categories.
Yes, organizations can apply for more than one Swing Out Award but all organizations are required to apply for at least one Primary Category. Applying for additional awards is optional.
Descriptions can be found in the Award Categories page on this site.
Organizations will be notified of their Swing Out Award status via email in early April.
Finalists for Swing Out Awards will be invited to the Evening of the Stars awards ceremony at the end of the spring semester. Winners of each award will be announced at that time.
Organizations will receive the Swing Out Awards banner during the Evening of the Stars awards ceremony in April. Winning organizations are required to complete required payment forms in order to collect their winnings. Once the forms have been completed and processed, monetary prizes will be awarded via check to the organization. Student Activities will send a notification once the check is ready to pick up.