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Student Recruitment

One of our goals is to increase African-American/Black student enrollment at The University of Texas at Austin. To accomplish this goal, BEST participates in various programs and activties to support recruitment.

Exes for Texas Volunteer Opportunities
Calling all alumni interested in supporting the Admissions Office with recruiting events.

Everyone can participate in the Longhorn Connections Program. You simply contact prospective students to answer any questions they might have and to encourage their interest in the University.

You will receive a Volunteer Guide to help you prepare for the phone call, email or letter. You can get more information on the Exes for Texas Site or by contacting Letitia Cooper to sign up.

The Office of Admissions is hosting Welcome to Texas Events in various cities.  These events are focused on welcoming these students to the Longhorn family! Welcome to Texas is an opportunity to congratulate these students on their accomplishments, celebrate their admission, and help them learn more about UT by sharing your experiences. 

Volunteer needs for each event varies. Contact Letitia Cooper for more information.

Please RSVP via phone, email or the Exes for Texas facebook page:
512.232.3710 (click on the ‘Events’ tab)

Other activities include:

Area College Nights
Longhorn Opportunity Scholarship Nights
Student & Parent Sessions
Personal Contact with potential students and
Other activities coordinating with the Admissions Center and the EXes for Texas Program..