Our Student Affairs team members continue to be recognized locally and nationally, whether through news media or awards programs, for their innovative approaches and dedication to higher education. We are, after all, educators first -- whether we are counselors, nurses, advising one of our 1,300+ student organizations, organizing a sports club, or ensuring students have inspiring places to live, eat, gather, study and learn.

Press Release Section

University Leads Statewide Task Force to Create Suicide Prevention Video

Amazon to Open New Pickup Location at The University of Texas at Austin

University Creates Mobile Application for Students to Help Manage the Ups and Downs of College Life

UT Austin Named a Leading Healthy Campus in the US

UT System Teaching College Students Intervention Strategies to Curb Sexual Assaults, Cheating, Suicides and Racism

Awards and Honors
Sarah Key was posthumously awarded the Arno Nowotny Medal by The University of Texas at Austin President Gregory Fenves. Key spent 37 years serving students and the campus with Housing and Food Service. The medal is awarded to staff members of the Division of Student Affairs who display a committment to the Division's culture of excellence.
For 18 years, Texas Parents has honored employees who personify the Divison of Student Affairs' culture of excellence through their partnership, purpose, progress and participation. This year's Texas Parents' Staff Merit Award winnners are Rick Early, Housing and Food Service, David Martinez, University Unions, and Michelle Rivera, Counseling and Mental Health Center
The University of Texas at Austin was named a winner of the inaugural 2015 Active Minds Healthy Campus Award, which recognizes the university as one of the healthiest campuses in the nation and the services provided by University Health Services and the Counseling and Mental Health CenterThe university’s healthy campus coalition, UT Wellness Network, submitted the application on behalf of the university.