Texas Law

Texas Law is committed to attracting and retaining the best legal scholars and students from across the country. To preserve these high standards of excellence and continue to move toward the future, we need your help. Every gift that is made to the law school, whether for unrestricted use, student support, programmatic support or faculty and research support, will ensure that our high standards of excellence are preserved for years to come.
 

YOUR GIFT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Annual giving is vital to the Law School as it provides us the ability to award scholarships, support faculty teaching and research efforts, and enrich our academic and clinical programs. In addition, your gift is a sign that you value your degree and the opportunities it has afforded you. Please demonstrate your commitment to Texas Law by making a tax deductible gift to any area of the Law School that has meaning for you. With our alumni by our side, we are poised to continue our tradition of excellence.
 

WHY DO WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT EVERY YEAR?

As recently as the 1980s, the State of Texas still contributed nearly half of the Law School’s budget. Today, the state contribution is less than 12%. Thanks to our loyal alumni, we are able to make up the funding difference and continue our tradition of excellence. However, sustained annual gifts from our alumni are crucial to our continued success and every gift strengthens our position at the forefront of legal education. Please help provide the next generation of lawyers with the education and experience of our longstanding traditions by making an annual gift to the Law School every year.

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SURPRISE CHALLENGE
The group with the most gifts between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. central will win an extra $3,000!
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SURPRISE AGAIN!
The group with the most gifts between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. central will win an extra $3,000!
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University-Wide Leaderboard: Number of Gifts
Every gift and every donor makes a difference! The colleges, schools, units or organizations that received the most gifts during 40 for Forty get a bonus $1,000, $3,000 or $5,000.
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University-Wide Leaderboard: Money Raised
Thank you for your generosity! The colleges, schools, units or organizations that raised the most money during 40 for Forty get a bonus $1,000, $3,000 or $5,000.
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Kick-Off Challenge
Congratulations to Texas Crew for winning the Kick Off Challenge!
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Hidden Bevo Contest
We’ve hidden 20 stuffed Bevos in common areas across the Forty Acres. When you find one, let everyone know by posting a picture with #UT40for40! Follow @UTAustin on Twitter for clues! Winners can designate a $500 gift to the UT Austin area of their choosing.
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Geographic Challenge
Keep an eye on the 40 for Forty heat map! The first donor from each U.S. state gets an additional $200 added to your donation.
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Class of 2019 Presidential Match
Gifts made by members of the class of 2019 will be matched dollar for dollar as part of the Senior Class Gift Presidential Match! Match amount is capped at $50,000 for all gifts through #UT40for40 and the Senior Class Gift
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Longhorn Selfie Challenge
Congratulations to the winner benjilikesmangos
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The Great 40 Hour Scavenger Hunt
Participating student groups have just 40 hours to complete as many scavenger hunt challenges as they can! Challenges will be posted to social media between 6 a.m. April 3 and 10 p.m. April 4. Groups will receive additional rules before the hunt kicks off. 1st Place: $5,000 2nd Place: $2,000 3rd Place: $1,000
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Lunch Break Match
Make your gift between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on April 3 — the first $10,000 in online gifts will be matched!
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Hook 'Em Parents Match
Parents, this match is for you! From 12-3 pm on April 4, the first $5,000 in unique online gifts (up to $250 each) made by parents of current UT students will be matched.
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Faculty/Staff Lunchtime Match
Take a long lunch! The first $10,000 in unique online gifts from 12-3 pm on April 4 made by UT Austin faculty and staff, up to $250 each, will be matched.
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Final Countdown Match
Get your gift in under the wire! The first $10,000 in unique online gifts (up to $250 each) made from 8-10 pm on April 4 during the countdown will be matched.
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Happy Hour Challenge
Congratulations to the Longhorn Band!
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All-Nighter Challenge
Congratulations to the Longhorn Band!
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Mid-Morning Stretch Challenge
Take a break and make a gift! The college, school, unit or organization that receives the greatest number of unique online gifts between 9 – 11 a.m. on April 4 wins an additional $3,000.
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Payroll Deduction Match
The first $10,000 in payroll deduction pledges made by UT Austin faculty and staff between March 13, 2019 and April 2, 2019 will be matched up to $10,000. Matches will count for payroll deduction gifts from the date of enrollment until August 31, 2019. There is no maximum individual donation amount for this opportunity.
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