- Current Members: POINTS and Activity trackers Due April 1st 2021.
- HSOP will continue to operate virtually through Spring 2021.
- Organizations can join HSOP at any point during the year. Email us at HSOP@austin.utexas.edu
Current and Prospective Members
- Open office hours on Thursday 3/25 from 5-6 PM. Zoom in. Come ask questions about the program, hear from other student leaders about how they are handling the pandemic within their own organizations, and learn about various UT resources and ways to promote health and wellness among your student groups. Current and prospective members welcomed.
- Request a presentation from HSOP. During this 10-15 minute presentation the HSOP program manager will discuss the different tests and resources offered to students during the pandemic.
Join us on April 27th at 5pm to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2020-2021 Healthy Student Organization Awardees with special guest Council Member Kathie Tovo, representing the City of Austin - District 9.
Healthy Student Organization Program
Student organizations are critical to the University of Texas at Austin’s ability to embody and promote a culture of health and wellness. The Healthy Student Organization Program helps registered or sponsored student groups lay the foundation for having a healthy, thriving engaged student group. Inquire today and start adding health promoting, enjoyable activities to meetings, philanthropies, virtual gatherings etc. Healthy group practices help members feel more connected and happier. Any student organization can join.
See what current HSOP Organizations are doing.
Texas Pre Dental Society practicing and expressing GRATITUDE.
American Medical Students Association CONNECTING OFF CAMPUS.
American Medical Students Association focuses on PHYSCIAL HEALTH.
Caduceus promotes PROACTIVE COMMUNITY TESTING.
Caduceus hosts outdoor yoga to practice MINDFULNESS while socially distancing.
NAMI on Campus holds virtual book club to support HEALING.
Engineers for a Sustainable World hosts CMHC workshop on STRESS RELIEF METHODS.
Hindu Students Association hosts a holiday party to foster SOCIAL CONNECTEDNESS.
What does the Healthy Student Organization Program include?
- A Toolkit and activity tracker - Every participating student group receives a wellness guidebook of activities, planning methods and ideas to create a healthy group. Officers can schedule a free individual consultation with our program manager to write goals and devise strategies for their organization.
- Resources - HSOP members receive information and resources to access programming on or off campus.
- Community and Networking Opportunities - Meet a group of likeminded student groups and support one another in implementing healthy activities all year long and in the virtual space.
- Recognition - Organizations that reach bronze, silver or gold status based on the HSOP point system are publicly recognized in April by the City of Austin. Organizations are also showcased across HealthyHorns Social Media accounts in recognition of being university endorsed Healthy Student Organizations.
- Pillars of the Forty Acres - Organizations receive points towards meeting distinguished or exemplary status for the Pillars of the Forty Acres Awards.
Find the 2019-2020 medaling healthy student organizations on Hornslink.
Gold Medal Winners
Silver Medal Winners
Bronze Medal Winners
For more information or questions, email HSOP@austin.utexas.edu at the Longhorn Wellness Center or call (512) 475-8252.