Student Involvement

The college experience at The University of Texas at Austin isn't just about what takes place in the classroom, lab and library. While you earn your degree, you'll also have countless opportunities to pursue your favorite activities, discover new interests, refine your skills and build lifelong friendships. To help you find your place at UT Austin, we offer thousands of ways to supplement your studies: more than 1,000+ student organizations, three different legislative student groups, 70-plus sororities and fraternities, the largest student-run newspaper in the nation, hundreds of intramural and club sports teams and leagues, outdoor adventure and climbing trips, and so much more.

Students browsing student organization tables at Party on the Plaza


HornsLink is the online platform where students can find clubs and things to do. Student organizations can post events, share news and connect with members.

Students browsing student organization tables at Party on the Plaza

Student Activities

Students learn through experience on the Forty Acres. These staff offer services including new leader training, space reservations, event consultations and other support for student organizations.

Senate of College Councils

Student Governance Organizations

Leadership and responsibility are two of the university's core values. Our student leaders take that to heart and put it into practice through Student Government, the Senate of College Councils and the Graduate Student Assembly.

Texas Greeks banner

Sorority and Fraternity Life

Our large and robust sorority and fraternity community contributes to campus life at The University of Texas at Austin through a broad range of philanthropic, scholarship and leadership activities.

Forty Acres Fest

Campus Events + Entertainment

Students know what students want. That's why University Unions’ Campus Events + Entertainment, the largest event-planning organization on campus, is run entirely by students. They organize more than 100 unique events each year for our diverse student body.

UT Recreational Sports climbing wall

Recreational Sports

No matter what your skill level or interest, there are tons of ways for students to stay active. Recreational Sports offers intramurals, club sports, sports leagues, adventure trips, a climbing wall, swimming, safety education and more.

Students reading The Daily Texan.

Texas Student Media

Want hands-on media and advertising industry experience? Consider getting involved with Texas Student Media, the student voice of UT Austin, through one of their five award-winning, student-produced media properties.