40 Hours for the Forty Acres supports programs that change the world

The Time to Give is Now

Queue 'Core : Reasons to Believe'

What starts here changes the world.

At The University of Texas at Austin, we are a community working together to solve challenges facing society, blending research and discovery with learning.

At the Forefront of a Scientific Revolution

From programming DNA robots to unraveling the mysteries of the universe, researchers at UT Austin are revealing new discoveries every day.

Leading the Nation in STEM Education

Texas-grown UTeach is addressing the K-12 public schooling system's biggest challenge—the absence of qualified science and math teachers.

One of the Largest Cultural Collections

With collections totaling more than 170 million objects, UT Austin is among the largest and most important cultural repositories in America.

Latest Tweets

The #VietnamWarSummit has come to a close. Thanks to our veterans, attendees and panelists. https://t.co/j9VnceWSxK https://t.co/ryOnvEqLZo
4:30 PM - 28 Apr 2016
More From @UTAustin
Only 8 hours left! Whether you give $5 or $50, all gifts count! Make yours today. #UT40for40 https://t.co/mGdMSSXy6T https://t.co/jNh9vKLBxO
12:01 PM - 28 Apr 2016
More From @TexasSports
It was such an honor today to present Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pins. We cannot thank them enough for their service. https://t.co/BF52ThzYvq
11:22 AM - 28 Apr 2016
More From @gregfenves

Upcoming EventsExplore the latest events on the Forty Acres

All events
National Parks Service Centennial Celebration
The National Park Foundation and National Park Service are kicking off the National Park Week and centennial celebrations with a consumer event at the...
Main Building (MAI)
The Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights
The Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights is an annual event organized by students, faculty and staff at The University of Texas at Austin. The symposium...
Main Building (MAI)
Collegium Musicum Spring Concert
Collegium Musicum is proud to present "Light" Bo Young Kang, Conductor Curtis White, Assistant Conductor We will be performing works by Duruflé...
University Christian Church