Colleges across the United States have developed esports programs in which teams of students work together to train and compete with other college teams nationwide. UT has its very own club devoted to this booming industry, the UT Esports Club.
An advisory board made up of students, faculty, and staff reviews all proposals to ensure effective use of the funds generated by each of the fees. The Technology Fee Advisory Board includes representatives from SGA, the Graduate Student Association, Academic Affairs, Student Life, the Council of Academic Deans, faculty, Finance and Administration, and the Office
UT has reported its most impressive research year on record for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2018, with $260 million in expenditures.