UT Dallas Alumni Awards

About the Awards

Every year UT Dallas honors outstanding alumni and community leaders. While the backgrounds and contributions of the honorees vary greatly, all are united by an astounding level of service and accomplishment. The contributions and dedication of these individuals bring credit to UT Dallas.

Distinguished Alumni Award

The Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor that the University bestows on its alumni. It is presented to individuals who are distinguished in their chosen professions or life's work and demonstrate pride in the University.

Green and Orange Award for Alumni Service

The Green and Orange Award for Alumni Service honors UT Dallas graduates who have provided exceptional volunteer support to the University.

Gifford K. Johnson Community Leadership Award

The Gifford K. Johnson Community Leadership Award recognizes non-graduates of UT Dallas who have taken up the University’s cause with exceptional support, dedication, passion and enthusiasm for our vision of becoming a leading national research university.

Undergraduate Alumni Achievement Award

Recipients of the Undergraduate Alumni Achievement Award are formally recognized at Honors Convocation, where recipients present the keynote address. Award recipients are also inducted as honorary members into the UT Dallas Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, one of the oldest and most prestigious honor societies in the U.S. 


Nominations are accepted year-round. For more information or to nominate someone, please email alumni@utdallas.edu.


The University of Texas at Dallas

Office of Development and Alumni Relations
800 West Campbell Road, SPN10
Richardson, Texas 75080
(972) UTD-ALUM | alumni@utdallas.edu

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