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Invest in Greatness

Texas State is where you’ll find a community of achievers continually evolving to reach greatness in all that we do.

Big Ideas Virtual Week

Whether you’re a Bobcat alumni, faculty, student, industry partner, or friend you’ll connect with all kinds of like-minded people during Big Ideas Virtual Week.

Join us September 28  - October 2 for this five-day event that explores each Big Idea while showcasing alumni, industry partners, faculty, and students. Each day, discover a different Big Idea that highlights Texas State's capabilities in research happening at the university.

View your special video invitation.

Big Ideas. Big Opportunities.

Our path is clear - whether we are supporting the bright minds and future leaders at Texas State or addressing issues of great social and economic importance through research and innovation, Texas State is making a global impact.

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Step Up for State

On October 7-8, for 1,899 minutes, the entire Bobcat community will come together to support projects from all across our university. In the last four years, our loyal Bobcat community has helped raise over $900,000 to support Texas State University.

This year, the Step Up for State campaign will feature student-focused funds for Texas State University’s Big Ideas: Learning with AR/VR, Translational Health, Materials with Intelligence, Harnessing Big Data, and Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

Click the links below to learn more about how you can Step Up for State.

Giving Priorities

Academics Leading in Research

Students Helping them Succeed

Athletics Striving for Excellence

Facilities Bolstering the Space

Immediate Impact

Partners Discover The Exciting Opportunities at Texas State

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TXST Culture of Philanthropy

Private support is essential to our success and advancement. It gives our students, faculty, and researchers the ability to keep our country safe, our communities healthy, and our ecosystems strong. Together, we can change the world.

University Advancement

University Advancement is dedicated to expanding community, maintaining tradition and increasing awareness and philanthropic contributions to Texas State University through alumni relations, development and media relations. We work hand-in-hand with the entire campus and in partnership with the Development Foundation.

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Your Gift Can make a world of difference.

Join us in empowering our students and faculty by giving to whatever your greatest philanthropic passion may be.

Get In Touch

To learn more about how you can make a difference for our university, the community, and the next generations of Bobcats, please contact Dr. Dan Perry in the Office of Development at or call 512.245.4055.