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Monday, Dec 05

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Tuesday, Nov 22

AUSTIN, TX  (11.21.16) – President Colette Pierce Burnette hosted the first Ministers Breakfast, where more than a dozen clergy members from local religious institutions gathered in the President’s Dining Room.  Those in attendance received information regarding the University’s initiatives, upcoming events and student achievements. While Read More »

Thursday, Nov 17

Join us for our Thanksgiving Worship. Read More »

Breast Health 101 Event Begins Important Conversations

Tuesday, Nov 08

AUSTIN, TX (11.07.16) - On Monday evening, Miss HT kicked off her year of events related to raising cancer awareness in the African American community with her Breast Health 101 panel. The four panelists, three of them breast cancer survivors, and one who lost their mother Read More »

Friday, Sep 16

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated September 16 through October 16. Read More »

Sparring Partners: Academic Departments and Campus Services Information Fair ( Davage- Durden Student Union)

Friday, Aug 19

Our Academic Departments host a meet and greet informational session! This session will give new students an opportunity to learn about: the various degrees offered; academic expectations; professional development opportunities; faculty research interest; student research opportunities and internships; discipline specific academic organizations and honors programs; Read More »

Thursday, Aug 18

Welcome HT Rams! Please come and enjoy breakfast with your assigned Peer Learning Coaches/Mentor (PLC) for introductions, icebreakers, the orientation schedule, and a campus tour. hosted by the Center for Academic Excellence. 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Read More »

Ram Registration Luncheon, Friday, August 12

Tuesday, Aug 09

Fall 2016 Ram Registration Luncheon   August 12 | 11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.  *Please RSVP by August 11*   Have lunch on HT this Friday and bring a friend to register for Fall 2016! Priority registration for fall 2016 is available to new students and transfer students who are in good Read More »

Monday, May 09

(AUSTIN, Texas) 5.10.16 —  Huston-Tillotson University’s 2016 Commencement Convocation was completed this past weekend with historical significance. Master’s degrees were conferred for the first time; the 189 graduates represented the largest graduating class to date, including 17 W.E.B. DuBois Honors Scholars; and President and Chief Read More »

Saturday, May 07

Countdown   You can be among only 1,000 ticket holders to win a luxury 2016 car. Your $100 purchase supports Huston-Tillotson University’s greatest need areas. Stop by the Institutional Advancement Office, Room 208, in the Anthony and Louise Viaer-Alumni Hall on the campus at 900 Read More »

Wednesday, Apr 13

Please join us in commemorating Louis Gregory’s historic visit to Austin,Texas in 1920 for the purpose of creating racial amity in America. The Tenth Annual Louis Gregory Symposium on Race Unity will be held on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 in the Agard-Lovinggood Auditorium on the Read More »

Thursday, Mar 24

Asjha Arnold was the recipient of the $500 scholarship during the 11th Annual Community Easter-Egg Hunt.  Arnold, age 13, is a student at Kealing Middle School.  Her grandmother, Frankie Alexander, is a HT graduate.   Read More »

Thursday, Mar 10

Come out and join us on Thursday, March 10, 2016, at 7 p.m. in the King-Seabrook Chapel for “CONNECTING THE DOTS 4 JUSTICE.”  Participate in a panel-led discussion on issues such as economic empowerment, justice, education, and voter registration. Read More »

Tuesday, Jan 26

The Red Bench: Interfaith Conversations that Matter Tuesday, Jan. 26 6 p.m. Mary E. Branch Gymnasium The Red Bench is a program of Interfaith Action of Central Texas (iACT). The Red Bench is an on-going dialogue program designed to address the most pressing needs of Read More »

Thursday, Nov 05

Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette Installed as Huston-Tillotson University’s Sixth President  (AUSTIN, Texas) 11.8.15 — The Inauguration Convocation for Colette Pierce Burnette, Ed.D., was held Saturday, November 7, 2015, at 10 a.m. on the campus in King-Seabrook Chapel. The Huston-Tillotson University Board of Trustees announced Pierce Read More »

Huston-Tillotson University Weather Conditions

Friday, Oct 30

Central Texas is under a Tornado Warning with flash flooding occurring throughout the area.  All classes after 12 noon on Friday, October 30, 2015, will be cancelled.  Campus offices and operations will remain open until further notice. As always, your judgment should be exercised in Read More »

Wednesday, Sep 30

Apply to work at HT.   Attend the Career Expo and Spring 2016 Internship Fair      Read More »

Friday, Sep 18

This is the last day of the Fall 2013 semester where you can withdraw from the University or drop classes with a tuition adjustment. Please consult with your advisor and the Financial Aid Office. Read More »

Friday, Aug 21

Enroll for the next semester or in the upcoming master’s program or certification program.    Read More »

Saturday, Jul 25

  Learn from the past, live in the present, and embrace the future.         Austin Dallas Houston San Antonio 900 Chicon Street 4501 S. Marsalis Avenue 6 E. Greenway Plaza 508 Center Street Austin, TX 78702 Dallas, TX 75216 Houston, TX 77046 San Read More »

HT Campus will close at 4 p.m.  No evening classes.

Tuesday, Jun 16

All are advised that Huston-Tillotson University offices and operations will close today, June 16, 2015, at 4 p.m. due to a Tropical Storm Warning in effect.  Evening classes have been cancelled. Flooding is possible in multiple locations throughout Central Texas.  As always, your judgment should Read More »

Thursday, May 07

(AUSTIN, Texas) 3.11.15  — The application process is open for middle- and high-school students interested in the Huston-Tillotson University Austin Pre-Freshman Engineering Program (AusPrEP) summer program scheduled June 8 through July 24, 2015. The science, technology, engineering, and mathematics program targets minority students interested in Read More »

Sunday, Mar 08

  HT’s Student Government Association scheduled a LIE-in in response to recent actions between African Americans and law enforcement officials. Students participated in support of victims and families grieving loved ones during three watershed moments over the past two years that have garnered international attention. Read More »

Wednesday, Mar 04

The forecast of a “wintry ice mix” is in effect through Thursday (3.5.15) morning.  Huston-Tillotson University offices will open at 1:30 p.m. with classes beginning at 2:30 p.m.  Caution is advised for the entire Central Texas area. Read More »

Winter Weather Advisory

Tuesday, Feb 24

The Central Texas area is under a winter weather advisory with freezing mist through the morning.  Huston-Tillotson University operations will begin at 10 a.m. with classes starting at 11 a.m.  You are advised to use caution as bridges and overpasses may have patches of ice.  Read More »

Final Date to File for May 2015 Graduation

Tuesday, Feb 10

Final date for filing for graduation. Read More »

HT Concert Choir Scheduled on Feb. 7 at 7:30

Saturday, Feb 07

  The HT Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. Gloria Quinlan, will present their annual concert in collaboration with the Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin.  The 2015 program scheduled Saturday, Feb. 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bates Read More »

Saturday, Feb 07

  Purchase Homecoming Game tickets at tickets sold on campus or placed on hold. All events to be held on the Huston-Tillotson University campus. Homecoming HotelHoliday Inn Midtown512.451.5757 Alumni Worship Service Thursday, Feb. 5 11 a.m. – Noon King-Seabrook Chapel Chapel might have been Read More »

HT Classes Begin Monday, Jan. 12

Monday, Jan 12

(AUSTIN, Texas) 1.6.15 — Recent high school graduates and transfer students are encouraged to enroll now at Huston-Tillotson University for the Spring 2015 semester that begins on Jan. 12. Residence halls open and New Student Orientation begins on Thursday, Jan. 8. Huston-Tillotson University offers Bachelor Read More »

Thursday, Dec 04

#HTThankYouThursdays is a new Huston-Tillotson giving campaign that will occur on the first Thursday of the month, to encourage thanks through giving.  HT thanks all of its alumni, faculty, staff, students, friends, and family for all that they do to contribute to the university.  Your Read More »

Thursday, Dec 04

The Friends and Family Campaign offers an opportunity for HT friends and students to take an active role in generating critical scholarship support, in addition to advancing the University in an easy, convenient manner.  Support HT students by supporting a team now. Click here to join Read More »

Lady Rams Defeat St Thomas!

Friday, Oct 24

HT LADY RAMS 2-1 ST. THOMAS UNIVERSITY (RRAC) This was an eagerly awaited match with two strong teams battling to make the RRAC Play-Offs this season. It was the Lady Rams who took the early initiative by dominating the midfield and occupying the ST backline Read More »

LSUA Steal Late Winner

Saturday, Oct 04

HT Lady Rams 0-1 LSU – Alexandria (NAIA RRAC) This was a fine performance from the Lady Rams. One which showed real grit and determination to battle for 110 minutes against a very aggressive and organized LSU – Alexandria team. The statistics say it all. Read More »

Thursday, Sep 11

A Military Science lab is held on the Huston-Tillotson University campus each semester.  It continues the HT and University of Texas at Austin partnership to educate and prepare students. Discover more about the program with classes held on both campus. Read More »

‘Ram Fam’ Referral Program

Wednesday, Sep 10

‘Ram Fam’ Referral Program We are all proud to be part of the amazing Huston-Tillotson University family and we are looking to grow our family of students this year. Huston-Tillotson University if offering a new and rewarding opportunity to reach out to prospective HT students Read More »

Friday, Sep 05

Greetings from Faculty, President’s Opening Convocation 2014Katherine Durham Oldmixon, Ph.D., M.F.A. On the Sacred Work of Learning It’s no wonder to me that Labor Day is the first holiday of the academic year.  We pause, one week in, to acknowledge the sanctity, the necessity of Read More »

Thursday, Aug 28

In support of research, new treatments, and a cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” Dr. Larry L. Earvin accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge from Austin Community College President Richard Rhodes. Earvin asked members of HT’s Administrative Council to Read More »

Thursday, Jul 17

Pictured is Jeffrey Archer presenting a contribution to HT President and CEO Larry L. Earvin, Ph.D. in support of the HT Tom Joyner Foundation School of the Month campaign. Pictured is Thomas Joyner, Jr. with Huston-Tillotson University Ambassadors.  Use your Friends and Family personal page Read More »

Men’s Basketball Tryouts on Saturday, July 12th, 10 a.m. -1p.m.

Saturday, Jul 12

The HT Men’s Basketball Program will host open tryouts on Saturday, July 12th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Mary E. Branch Gymnasium.  Tryout fee is $50 per participant and is non-refundable.   All participants are required to complete an Assumption of Risk Read More »

Happy Independence Day

Monday, Jul 07

HT offices are closed.  Operations and classes will resume on Monday, July 7 at 8:30 a.m. Read More »

Tuesday, Jun 10

Welcome Austin Police Department Youth Police Activities League (PAL) I.C.A.R.E. Campers. Read More »

Tuesday, May 13

HT’s Green is the New Black (GITNB) and The Dumpster Project were awarded a $10,000 Tier II prize for their grant application and votes received in the Home Depot Retool Your School HBCU Challenge. Students Angelica Erazo, Maurice Fleming, Evette Jackson, Sarah Lindell, and Read More »

Wednesday, Apr 23

(AUSTIN, Texas) 4.23.14 — Robert F. Smith, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Vista Equity Partners LLC, will render Huston-Tillotson University’s Commencement address.  Smith, an entrepreneur, philanthropist, corporate executive, owner of several patents, and founder of Project Realize, will speak on Saturday, May Read More »

Wednesday, Mar 26

HT Assistant Professor of Chemistry Brad A. Rowland, Ph.D. (far right) is guiding students in outstanding high-level Quantum Trajectories research.    Quantum Trajectory Methods (QTM’s) are a new and original approach for performing computational molecular dynamics. Trajectory simulations of molecular dynamics applications have become a Read More »

Wednesday, Mar 26

Charles M. Stuppard, Megan E. Gill, and Brittany R. White are recipients of the prestigious UNCF Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowships. Read More »

Tuesday, Mar 11

Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society new inductees Shaniqua Castille, Brittany Chopane, Oghenemega Emonefe, Remy Galan, A’aijea Howard, Dominique Jones, LaTasha Payne, Khoryan Strange, Olivia Thomas, and A’Lexus Waddles are pictured. Olivia Thomas and A’aijeah Howard will present at the national academic conference, the Read More »

Friday, Mar 07

Huston-Tillotson University’s Eleventh Annual President’s Mankind Assisting Students Kindle Educational Dreams Scholarship Gala Secures Financial Support for Deserving Students  (AUSTIN, Texas) 3.7.14 — The interaction between donors and students at Huston-Tillotson University’s Eleventh Annual President’s Mankind Assisting Students Kindle Educational Dreams (MASKED) Gala evoked pride Read More »

Wednesday, Mar 05

HT is in the running vs. all other HBCUs for the Home Depot ‘Retool Your School’ campaign.  Please click the link and vote EVERY day until April 15th.  Click here to vote now!!! Read More »

Tuesday, Mar 04

A winter weather advisory has been posted.  Huston-Tillotson University will open at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 4, 2014.  Read More »

Friday, Feb 28

Austin’s oldest institution of higher education, Huston-Tillotson University, with roots dating back to 1875, is pleased to announce its Black History Month programming. The University’s month-long programming in deference to Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln, also honors the legacy of Black History Month founder Carter Read More »

Tuesday, Feb 11

The entire Central Texas area is under a Winter Weather Advisory.  Huston-Tillotson University classes and operations will begin at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014. Caution is advised in areas where a light wintery mix is expected. Read More »

Friday, Feb 07

Huston-Tillotson University classes and events have been cancelled for the remainder of Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Read More »

Thursday, Feb 06

Severe weather alert.  Huston-Tillotson University is observing a two hour delay.  Classes and operations will start at 10:30 a.m. Read More »

Tuesday, Jan 28

Huston-Tillotson University is announcing a 1 p.m. start time for classes and operations for Jan. 28, 2014. Faculty, staff, and students are asked to continue checking for updates and alerts throughout the day. Everyone is asked to exercise caution and assess your weather conditions appropriately.  Read More »

Huston-Tillotson University operations, classes, and events will resume on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014.

Friday, Jan 24

Huston-Tillotson University operations, classes, and events will resume on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Icy conditions may be present in some areas.  Therefore, caution is advised. Read More »

Monday, Nov 04

Huston-Tillotson University’s Community Health and Wellness Center to Address African American Mental and Physical Health Care Provider Shortages  (AUSTIN, Texas) 11.6.13 — Identifying a critical need, Huston-Tillotson University officials have implemented the 21st Century Solutions-Based Listening Tour with a team of medical professionals prepared to Read More »

Tuesday, Oct 29

              Pastor Olu Brown of Impact United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, one of the fastest growing African American United Methodist churches in the country, brought his ministry to HT in support of campus outreach efforts. Panelists, facilitated by Read More »

Thursday, Oct 17

What is Spirit Day? Millions wear purple on Spirit Day as a sign of support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth and to speak out against bullying. Spirit Day was started in 2010 by high school student Brittany McMillan as a response to Read More »

Thursday, Oct 10

Pictured are HT students Angela E. Skaggs and R. Willis. HT students find scholarship and career opportunities when enrolled in military science courses.  From time to time, course instruction is conducted on the HT campus for the diverse students enrolled in the ROTC Army, and Read More »

Wednesday, Oct 09

Earvin Smothers McDaniel Vincent Moore Community Leaders Gather at Huston-Tillotson University to Address Educational, Social, and Economic Opportunities for Young Minority Males (AUSTIN, Texas) 9.30.13 — Huston-Tillotson University President and Chief Executive Officer Larry L. Earvin, Ph.D., invites college age men to discuss real issues Read More »

Friday, Aug 30

Today marks the last day students can drop classes without a fee. Please be sure to make your changes to your schedule as early as possible. Read More »

Wednesday, Aug 28

Rediscover the archived Martin Luther King’s speech at or view the original inspirational footage at  As of today, discover history in the making by watching the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington live broardcast at   Read More »

Monday, Aug 26

Welcome to Austin, Texas. Students at HT represent countries around the world with the majority from Austin, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio. Most will be business administration majors, followed by kinesiology and criminal justice with communication moving up fast.  You will find lots of exciting Read More »

Wednesday, Aug 21

  Please note that all students are required to live on campus unless you: reside in the Austin area with a legal guardian are married and living with a spouse are a veteran with a minimum of two years active military service are responsible for one more Read More »

Monday, Aug 19

Elected officials participated in an Occupy the Vote session held on campus and sponsored by the Austin Area Urban League Young Professionals. Texas Representative Eddie Rodriguez, District 54; City of Austin Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole; City of Austin Council Member Laura Morrison; City of Read More »

Wednesday, Jul 24

(AUSTIN, Texas) — Huston-Tillotson University (HT) representatives announce a Veteran’s Career Fair on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held on the HT campus in the Davage-Durden Student Union, located at 900 Chicon Street. The Career Fair Read More »

Thursday, Jul 11

Discover more.  Visit Career and Graduate Development. Read More »

Saturday, May 04

(AUSTIN, Texas) — Entrepreneur, lawyer, professor, legislator and former New Orleans Mayor Marc H. Morial will render Huston-Tillotson University’s Commencement address.  Morial, who currently serves as the president of the National Urban League, will speak on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. during the Read More »

Thursday, May 02

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas — The stage is set for a tightly-contested 2013 Red River Athletic Conference Softball Championship beginning Thursday and running through Saturday and Oran Good Park. Top-seeded Northwood and defending champion Texas Wesleyan will receive byes into the second round and will face Read More »

Sunday, Apr 14

Lavell L. Lathan and Shanay Wells finished tops in various categories to earn the Mr. and Miss Huston-Tillotson University title for the 2013-2014 academic year.  Both presented in the oratory, talent, formal wear, and question and answer categories to earn the title.  Read More »

Thursday, Apr 11

Pictured left to right are Jack and Jill of America, Inc., members:  Hope Baptiste, vice president; Jackie Hawkins; HT President Larry L. Earvin; and Shelda Starkes, president.  The members stopped by the campus to present a financial contribution to HT. Read More »

Spring into Wellness Health Fair

Tuesday, Apr 09

You’re invited to attend the Spring into Wellness Health Fair scheduled on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Davage-Durden Student Union. The event will feature health screenings, physical and mental health care providers, dental care providers, aging and disability services agencies, nutrition and Read More »

Tuesday, Apr 02

The team of Aisha Z. Henderson, senior, computer science; Jonathan Wayne, junior, music; Nimi Kemuel, senior, political science; and Micah Johnson, senior, communication; will represent Huston-Tillotson University at the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC).  The HCASC is the first-ever academic competition between students at America’s Read More »

Saturday, Mar 23

    University Day and the African American Community Heritage Festival If you missed University Day and the  African American Heritage Festival, take the opportunity to  Discover HT at your convenience.  Visit the campus, meet faculty and staff, obtain information about majors, and receive scholarship Read More »

Friday, Mar 22

Plan to visit the temporary location of the library located behind the Anthony-and Louise Viaer-Alumni Hall to see pictures and a video of the work in progress.   Downs-Jones Library is undergoing a complete renovation to include an all new interior with open spaces and Read More »

Sunday, Mar 03

Take a minute to learn about students and you will understand why Huston-Tillotson is so important.                                  Read More »

Friday, Feb 22

Plan to attend this Ram Dialogue with President Larry L. Earvin, Ph.D.   Read More »

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