Involvement in student organizations is a great way to make friends, explore career options, develop networking skills, and make an impact on the college, the campus, and the community.
Moody Affiliated Student Organizations
We are an organization for anyone interested in journalism OR any type of media! We are primarily of Asian descent but welcome any students looking for a smaller group of friends and mentorship within the journalism/media world. Our events include mixers and Q&As with prominent media leaders like the editor-in-chief of the Texas Tribune!
Communication Council is the official student voice and governing body for the Moody College of Communication at the University of Texas at Austin, and we are a part of the UT Senate for College Councils. There are seven committees within our council, all of which work towards the goal of improving the student body experience for Moody College students through service projects, events, socials, and more.
The CLD Club is a student organization that focuses on empowering UT students to be ethical and effective communicators and leaders in their communities. It has a culture of service and transformational leadership through practical application of leadership skills. Its mission is executed through four teams: Service, Social, Leadership, and Mentorship.
More information on how to join is coming soon!
Diversity in Advertising and Public Relations was founded as Minorities in Advertising in 2013 at The University of Texas at Austin. A small group of multicultural woman looked around and realized that the industry lacked diversity and decided to try and change that. MIA would then go on to become Diversity in Advertising and PR (DA&PR), in order to become a more inclusive organization and to create an empowering space for like-minded individuals of any gender or ethnicity. We stand on the three pillars of diversity, networking, and professionalism.
More information on how to join is coming soon!
The Drag is the first-ever full-scale audio production house on a college campus. Students can get experience reporting, producing, interviewing, writing, recording, editing and mixing both long- and short-form audio storytelling projects. Students can also work on marketing and public relations, as well as partnerships and client relations across campus and beyond.
Drift Magazine is UT's student media publication that focuses on all things outdoors, science, travel, and wellness. We aim to explore all things adventure and embodiment, meditating on the connections between people and place, wilderness and city. We are looking for photographers, writers, podcast staffers, social media staffers, leadership and more! Visit us on Instagram @driftmagazineatx to see what we're about and get drifty with us!
The mission of the Moody Graduate Communication Council is to maintain a platform for graduate student academic support, professional development, and socioeconomic health through communications, operations and diversity. We host a variety of events throughout the academic year ranging from social events, professional development seminars and academic forums intended to strengthen graduate student life at Moody.
The Lang Stuttering Institute Student Leadership Organization strives to unite university students from diverse backgrounds, interests, and majors in order to educate, advocate, and spread awareness about stuttering. Stuttering is a stigmatized communication difference and is often misrepresented in society. The Blank Center, is a place on campus where individuals of all ages can receive services for stuttering, free of cost. Our organization holds events on and off campus to support the individuals in the Center through fundraising and advocacy. Through our fundraising and volunteer efforts, we strive to make the world a better place for people who stutter.
NSSLHA is a pre-professional organization for students majoring in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. Our pillars are service, advocacy, and membership. We provide our members with opportunities to hear from professionals in our field, discover SLHS-related experiences on campus and in the Austin area, and build connections with their peers.
ORANGE Magazine is a platform for student journalism which has expanded to include other forms of art, design and expression. Through our digital content, we aim to engage students at the University of Texas at Austin and the surrounding community to proudly recognize our local roots. We amplify diverse student experiences and intersectional thinking, with a focus on social justice and reform.
Texas Speech is the official competitive intercollegiate speech organization for UT students competing in nationally recognized individual categories of performance and public speaking.
The Texas Advertising Group (TAG) is the official collegiate chapter of the American Advertising Federation at UT. We aim to help students build a network of professionals as well as find a community among peers in advertising. At our weekly Tuesday meetings, industry professionals speak about their experiences, offer advice, and share opportunities with students. Our speakers have included companies like Amazon, Google, and Tiktok as well as agencies like GSD&M, RPA, and ATD Partners. We also host resume/LinkedIn workshops, agency tours, and socials. We welcome all majors!
Texas PRSSA is the UT Austin chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) and is one of the largest chapters in the nation with over 120 members. We provide out-of-the classroom professional development opportunities in communications and PR to UT students regardless of major. We offer a number of great opportunities, resources and benefits to further your professional development in the field of communications, including: Access to industry professional guest speakers from a number of fields including environmental, hospitality, corporate, governmental and agency An engaging mentor program that offers personal interaction with professionals in the Austin area Networking events with local professionals and peers Exclusive agency visits in Austin Resume and career building workshops And more!
Texas Tower Public Relations is UT Austin’s first and only student-run social media & PR agency that partners with nonprofits and small businesses in the Austin community. Texas Tower PR members are creative thinkers, competitive by nature and value making genuine connections in their personal lives and careers. Our Mission is to support a community of talented students in building healthy careers. We pursue our mission through unique campaign experiences, personal and professional development, and relationship building.
TX Votes is a non-partisan student-led organization working to ensure all Longhorns are registered, educated, and motivated to vote in every election! Our members register voters in classrooms, on speedway, and with university partners. Every year we register thousands of voters and work to get registered voters to the polls during early voting. Regardless of your time and current experience TX Votes has opportunities for you to serve your community and gain leadership skills!
Established in 2022, DiasPRA is an Advertising and Public Relations group at UT Austin created to foster a safe space for Black students. Here at DiasPRA, we strive to provide our members with a well-supported community that meets their professional and social needs. We are unapologetically heavy on the melanin (and the connections) and aim to reflect such in our PR/Advertising work, community initiatives, and overall engagement within Black UT and the Greater Austin area. We wish to expand on our members’ diverse experiences and perspectives not only for their future career goals but also to be well-equipped to become bold, industry-changing voices in the workplace.
Texas Student Media
As the oldest publication on campus, the Cactus Yearbook captures a highlight reel of events on campus. Multiple opportunities to grow in design, photography, writing and social media engagement throughout the year.
KVRX is a student-run radio station on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin.
Texas Student Television (TSTV) is the only student-run, FCC-licensed, digitally broadcasting college television station in the country. Here, students at the University of Texas at Austin can learn camerawork, directing, producing, writing, and so much more. Working with a seasoned broadcast adviser, the student staff makes all decisions about programming, use of equipment, marketing, production projects, and the future of the station.
Texas Travesty is the Official Humor Publication of The University of Texas at Austin.
The Daily Texan is UT Austin’s student-run newspaper. We have several departments, including News, Life & Arts, Sports, Opinion, Photo, Video, Audio, Comics, Social Media and more!