What We Do

Major Events

Welcome Dinner

Welcome Dinner is a chance for returning and incoming students alike to meet new people, make new friends, and get a preview of what MSA has planned for the year! 

Showdown

Showdown is a competition organized by the Lone Star Council that brings MSA’s all over Texas together for one weekend. Students can compete in an array of activities.

Farewell Dinner

Farewell Dinner is a chance to commemorate the graduating seniors. There are two farewell dinners a year; one at the closing of each semester. 

Education

Deen Intensive

Deen Intensive is a weekend-long, intimate Islamic conference for students and families from in and out of Austin alike. Deen Intensive brings in renowned speakers from around the nation while bringing the Ummah’s of different MSA’s together to grow in their deen! 

Weekly Cookie Halaqas

Every week, students and adults get together on Friday nights to listen to speakers discuss and present a topic relating to how Islam can be implemented in a students’ life. These halaqas, given by distinguished speakers, are what UT’s MSA is most known for! 

Socials

Big-Little Program

The Big-Little program pairs incoming students with upperclassmen allowing them to build personal relationships and have a mentor. The Big-Little pair are encouraged to participate in events and activities together as part of a competition. 

Brothers/Sisters Socials

Individual socials provide for an area for the students to make friendships and become closer to fellow Muslims at UT. Some prominent socials are the Brothers’ and Sisters’ Friendsgiving, the Superbowl party, and s’mores night! 

Intramural Sports

Intramural sports allow students to compete in a sport with fellow Muslims allowing them to bond. Some sports MSA competes in are: Men’s Basketball, Men’s Football, Men’s Ultimate Frisbee, Women’s Basketball, and Women’s Volleyball. 

Service and Outreach

Charity Week

Charity Week is a non-profit organization based in the U.K. that partners with Muslim students around the world to raise money for underprivileged children. 

Interfeast

Interfeast is an opportunity for everyone to come together over a meal in hopes to have a fruitful discussion and dialogue on how our faiths can help us become better people!