Did you know that philanthropy makes up nearly 10% of UT’s operating budget? If UT survived on tuition and fees alone, it would shut down the first week of November every year, so we take a day during that week to give thanks. On Nov. 5, UT Austin celebrated the sixth annual Thanks Day, to show our gratitude to the more than 88,000 people who gave last year.
Philanthropy makes so many things possible at UT Libraries, from facilities like the UFCU Student Learning Commons, to scholarships for student workers, and the outstanding collections found across the Forty Acres.
We asked some of the many students who use our libraries to write a quick note of thanks. See more on the UT Libraries Flickr.