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Advocating for UT

Our advocacy efforts focus on preparing our alumni—from educators, business analysts, social workers, and recent grads—for communicating with decision-makers on issues that directly affect students and professors on the Forty Acres.

Become a UT Advocate

UT Advocates stay well-informed on higher education issues and work to make sure our alma mater is strongly represented with lawmakers and key decision-makers in Texas and Washington.  


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Action Center

Use your voice to let lawmakers know how their decisions affect generations of Texans.

Find Your Legislators

Know who represents you

Orange and Maroon Legislative Day

Longhorns and Aggies unite to showcase the importance of higher education.

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Legislative Priorities

Learn more about policies that protect and promote UT Austin.

Inside Texas Union

Budget Conferees Named

Though the upper and lower chambers individual proposals don’t seem all that different from a total spending standpoint, the ways in which they arrived at those numbers varies greatly.

Inside Texas Union

Budget Conferees Named

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Update on Senate Bill 822

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Important Information on the Budget of UT-Austin

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How Higher Education Works

Learn how the UT Austin budget is allocated from research grants, the PUF, the state, and other sources.