Below you will find answers to many common questions about UTSA Giving Day.
What is UTSA Giving Day?
UTSA Giving Day is an online event that celebrates the university by encouraging all members of the UTSA community – students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, and friends - to support areas of campus that are important to them, hopefully financially, but also through sharing the event on social media/via email/text.
When is UTSA Giving Day?
April 6 & 7, 2021, will be our first giving day. For 1,969 minutes—or 32 hours, 49 minutes—we will collectively focus on “building the nest” through fundraising and engagement. Giving Day will begin at 10:11 am on Tuesday, April 6 and will end at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7.
Why does alumni and donor support on UTSA Giving Day matter?
Every investment, no matter how large or small, is important. Your support helps our students and graduates succeed so they can enrich our communities. When you give to UTSA, you help keep higher education accessible. Tuition and fees alone do not cover the full cost of educating a student. UTSA is a public university, however, state appropriations cover only about 24 percent of our operating budget.
Alumni giving each year is one of the factors used to rank UTSA in publications. It signifies that you are satisfied with the faculty and the education you received. When you give every year, you help generate recognition for UTSA that could increase the value of your degree.
If I donate before UTSA Giving Day will my gift still count?
Unless otherwise specified, only donations made between 10:11 a.m. CDT on April 6, 2021, through 7:00 p.m. CDT on April 7, 2021, will count for participation on UTSA Giving Day.
What are challenges?
Challenges are an effective tool to encourage people to give and provide opportunities to make an even greater impact for a contribution. A complete list of challenges will be available on the Challenges page during UTSA Giving Day.