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CAMPUS PROFILE: University of Texas at Austin

University of Texas at Austin is a public university within the Texas State University System. Around 40,000 undergraduate students are enrolled at the university.

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University of Texas at Austin is a public university within the Texas State University System. Around 40,000 undergraduate students are enrolled at the university.

Official Political Student Organizations:



Conservative Organizations: 

College Republicans at Texas

Horns for Life

Texas Federalist Society

The Texas Orator

Young Americans for Freedom at Texas

Young Conservatives of Texas - University Chapter

TAMID Group at UT

 

Liberal Organizations: 

Engineering LGBQTies

Feminist Action Project

Gamma Rho Lambda

Gender & Sexuality Center: Serving Women and LGBTQA Communities

HangOut!

Jolt at UT Austin

Labyrinth Progressive Student Ministry

Liberation Coalition UT Austin Chapter

oSTEM at UT Austin

Pride and Equity Faculty Staff Association

Q++

Queer & Trans People of Color Agency

Queer Business Student Association

Students Fighting Climate Change

Students for Equity and Diversity

Texas Law Democrats

University Democrats

Women in Gaming

 

OpenSecrets Data on University of Texas Austin Employee Political Donations:

In the 2020 election cycle, 91.4% of University of Texas Austin employee donations went to Democratic candidates in federal elections, while 4.9% of donations went to Republican candidates in federal elections, according to data from OpenSecrets. 

Foundation for Individual Rights in Education Rating:

University of Texas Austin has been given a yellow light speech code. According to FIRE, this is due to “at least one university ambiguous policy that too easily encourages administrative abuse and arbitrary application.” FIRE also notes that a yellow light policy at a public institution is unconstitutional. 


COVID-19:

University of Texas Austin is NOT requiring a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students.

 

Stories by Campus Reform about University of Texas at Austin:


‘SMOKE BOMB’ disrupts pro-life speaker at UT Austin

A pro-life speaker, Ryan Bomberger who is the president of the Radiance Foundation, spoke at a YCT event and a smoke bomb was set off outside of the lecture hall where the event took place.


UT-Austin student government leaders: House bill allowing campus carry 'dumb'

UT Austin’s Student Government President and Vice President said that a campus carry bill in the Texas Legislature is “so dumb” as the Student Government Association passed a resolution opposing campus carry.


Communist students vandalize WWI memorial at UT-Austin

UT Austin’s Revolutionary Student Front vandalized the main Littlefield Fountain on campus on International Women’s Day.  The group stated that the university president was perpetuating violence against women.