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Academic Creativity and Design

Academic CreativityOur academic support programs are designed to provide students the essential skills they need to thrive in the new world of work, such as risk-taking, problem-solving, leading people, emotional intelligence, and cultural understanding.

LCAE studentLonghorn Center for Academic Excellence

The LCAE is a learning community that empowers students personally, academically, and professionally to become engaged members of the university community. It includes numerous support programs including the federally funded TRiO programs.


Longhorn Center for Community EngagementThe Longhorn Center for Community Engagement

Through programs and partnerships with other campus departments, the LCCE leverages campus resources to provide a nationally-recognized community and service learning based experience for students, volunteers, and community partners.


LCSP teacher with studentsLonghorn Center for School Partnership

Serving more than 10,000 students annually, LCSP is a portfolio of programs that provide college readiness services for underrepresented students that include both academic and college awareness initiatives. Contact: Patrick Paterson


Project MALES mentor w menteeProject MALES

Project MALES is a multi-faceted research and mentoring initiative that is working to increase retention and graduation rates of Latino male students (and other males of color) enrolled at UT Austin and partner institutions. Contact: Emmet Campos


UT Charter School teachersThe UT Charter School District

Serving more than 3,000 students at 23 campuses located at shelters, hospitals and other residential facilities, UT Charter School addresses unique learning needs of children in crises. The public charter school district also includes the highly acclaimed UT Elementary School, a model for urban education serving East Austin. Contact: Dr. Melissa M. Chavez