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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 »

Friday, Feb 06

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 »

Wednesday, Jan 21

  Games starts at 7 p.m. Show your HT spirit by attending the game or plan to listen live. Click here for directions to Baylor Ferrell Center. 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Thursday, Nov 21

Join us for our Thanksgiving Worship. 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 »

Monday, Sep 16

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

Thursday, Jul 11

Save the Dates Huston-Tillotson welcomes new students, both first-year and transfer. Activity Date Time Early Fall Registration July 11 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Early Fall Registration July 12 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Early Fall Registration July 13 9 a.m. to noon Classes Start 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 »

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 »

Friday, Apr 12

Jackie Robinson Huston-Tillotson University joins the world in acknowledgement of baseball great Jackie Robinson.  President Larry L. Earvin and others proclaim April 15, 2013, as Jackie Robinson Day.  Robinson was a Samuel Huston College instructor, basketball coach, and athletic director before joining the Brooklyn Dodgers.  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 »

Monday, Feb 18

HT’s Honda All-Star Team Tops in Texas By Micah JohnsonCommunication Major (Atlanta, GEORGIA) — Dr. Alaine Hutson, Professor of History, and her Honda All-Star team represented Huston-Tillotson University in the Pre-National Championship Tournament, which took place on the campus of Prairie View A&M University on Read More »

Wednesday, Feb 13

Homecoming Wrap UpBy Sharnia Rowlett, Communication Major HT’s 2013 Homecoming “All In” began with Sunday worship service at Gethsemane Lutheran Church where students learned its historic honor as the oldest Lutheran church in Austin. Student Government Association officers, University Ambassadors, and other student leaders, including Read More »

Wednesday, Feb 13

UNCF Leadership Conference. February 13-16. Read More »

Saturday, Feb 09

HT Homecoming and Reunion Weekend 2013 hotel information. Holiday Inn Midtown6000 Middle Fiskville RoadAustin, TX  78752512.451.5757 Homecoming Tickets Available Jan. 14Tickets for the Feb. 9th basketball game are $20 for general admission; $5 for children 6-12. To order tickets by telephone, call 512.505.6442 between Read More »

Saturday, Feb 09

  Be the group to Re-Discover the largest crew of RAMbunctious alumni during Homecoming 2013.  Alumni Affairs wants to know where you are.To win let us know where your friends are.Send in the most names and email addresses by completing the website form before February Read More »

Friday, Dec 14

Listen live to men’s and women’s basketball games. Read More »

Wednesday, Nov 28

The broadcast of UNCF An Evening of Stars® Presented by Target is scheduled for broadcast on Saturday, January 26 with an encore national presentation on BET January 27.  This is a great opportunity to help Huston-Tillotson University and other Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Read More »

Friday, Oct 26

“History is our defining moment, and I call on you to cherish it.”Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (AUSTIN, Texas) — The most influential and forceful voice in Washington, D.C., Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, rendered the keynote address during Huston-Tillotson University’s Charter Day Convocation held Friday, Oct. Read More »

Thursday, Oct 25

Members of HT’s Pre-Alumni Council and student leaders joined HT President Larry L. Earvin during the Fifth Annual UNCF Luncheon held Thursday in San Antonio.  The event, in collaboration with the United Negro College Fund and Texas Governor Rick Perry, provides support for UNCF member Read More »

Wednesday, Sep 05

Please join Dr. James Kraft, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion, and members of the Philosophy and Religion Society on Thursday September 13th at 5:30 p.m. at the Center for Religious Life (1001 Chicon) as they discuss the relationship between philosophy and religion.  Over two Read More »

Wednesday, Aug 15

The residence hall move-in dates for Fall 2013 are as follows: Wednesday, August 21 7:00 am – noon New students Group A (New Students who have not complete registration for Fall 2012 over the Summer) Thursday, August 22 6:00 am – 11:00 am New students Group Read More »

Friday, Jul 27

August 20-24, 2014 New Student Orientation All orientation events are mandatory for first-year students. The faculty, staff, and students at Huston-Tillotson University look forward to welcoming you and introducing you to our campus.  The orientation program is designed to help students better adjust to the Read More »

Calls from Scammers

Saturday, Jul 14

Beware of scammers calling on behalf of the University, requesting your credit card or bank information for wire or money transfers.  Official University telephone solicitations include information about the institution and the opportunity to ask questions.  Report suspicious behavior to the Office of Institutional Advancement Read More »

Thursday, Jul 12

(AUSTIN, Texas) 6.22.12 — Huston-Tillotson University officials have scheduled registration for the Fall 2013 term July 11-13 for new students.  Registration hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, July 11-12 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 13 on Read More »

Wednesday, Jun 20

Pictured are Casey Rodriguez and Jasmine Cormier during the Austin Juneteenth parade on June 19th that included more than 4,000 Central Texans who celebrated the Emancipation Proclamation.* Discover more about Juneteenth or visit the display at the  George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center.  See Read More »

Friday, Jun 01

Complete This Information to Become an Official HT Alumni Please help us keep your alumni profile information up-to-date and accurate! Taking the time to fill out the information below will help us keep track of your personal and professional milestones such as a promotion at work, new baby, Read More »

Tuesday, Apr 10

Huston-Tillotson University student Yohannis Job was bestowed the “Presenter of the Competition” honor at the 2012 American Advertising Federation National Student Advertising Competition (AAF/NSAC) held in Shreveport, Louisiana.  The 7th Street Connect team of Laronica A. Humphrey, Job, Chelsea Piper, and Yanelys Thompson completed the Read More »

Severe Weather Possible

Monday, Mar 19

Several weather is possible, starting at 6 p.m.  All classes and operations as scheduled for Monday, March 19, 2012.  Stay tuned for changes in the weather. Read More »

Monday, Mar 19

(AUSTIN, Texas) 3.12.12 — Across the nation, students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are making final preparations to vie for grants and glory at the nation’s only HBCU academic competition – the 2012 Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) ( The two-day competition, scheduled Read More »

Annual W.E.B. DuBois Lecture and Reception

Thursday, Feb 23

Dr. Charles Robinson is a well-known author and administrator at the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville campus. He will deliver the Ninth Annual W.E.B. DuBois Lecture at Huston-Tillotson University.  The Lecture will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. on the campus in the Agard-Lovinggood Read More »

Black History Month Concert Choir Performance

Friday, Feb 03

    Roland Carter and Allen Todd to Perform with the Huston-Tillotson University Concert ChoirDuring a Collaborative Black History Month Celebration The maestro of the world’s most popular arrangement of  “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” Roland Carter, will perform during the Black History Month celebration that features Read More »

Friday, Jan 06

January 6, 2012 Transfer Orientation/Registration The faculty, staff, and students at Huston-Tillotson University look forward to welcoming you and introducing you to our campus.  The orientation program is designed to help students better adjust to the HT experience, academic expectations, social life, the City of Read More »

Watch the Soccer Team Live

Tuesday, Nov 22

The Huston-Tillotson University men’s soccer team defeated National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) No. 14 ranked Kansas Wesleyan University 4-3 to advance in NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship. The Rams (18-2-1), competing in their first championship opening round, will play on Monday, November 28, 2011, Read More »

Sunday, Nov 06

On Sunday, November 6th an event called “Is Local News Serving Your Community?  A Public Forum in East Austin on the Crisis of Local Media Coverage,” will take place from 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. in the Agard-Lovinggood Auditorium. It is presented by the University of Texas Read More »

Saturday, Oct 29

HT welcomes all seniors!  Visit our First-Year Students page to learn more! To register please visit Read More »

HT Coronation

Friday, Oct 21

Don’t miss the HT Coronation of Miss M’Kenzie Flakes and Mr. Christopher J. Woodard in King-Seabrook Chapel at 6 p.m. Read More »

Thursday, Sep 29

WACO, Texas 9.26.11 — Rafael Bustos of the University of St. Thomas (Texas) was selected as the Red River Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week for Oct. 10-16, and Marcos Sanchez of Huston-Tillotson University (Texas) received the Defensive Player of the Week honor Read More »

Maya Named Defensive Player of the Week

Monday, Sep 05

WACO, Texas — Ivan Kovacevic of Texas Wesleyan University and Cesar Silva (right) of Huston-Tillotson University (Texas) earned a share of the Red River Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week award for the dates of Sept. 5-11, while HT’s Juan Maya and TWU’s Read More »

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