Q. How can I join UFG?
A. You can become a member of UFG at any time in the year, just come to a meeting and pay dues! Dues are $50 for the year and $30 for the semester.
Q. Why should I become a member?
A. You get exclusive merch with your signup, priority to NYFW based on points you can only accumulate if you are a member, invitations to work fashion events in Austin, priority access to jobs and internships that look to us first for students to hire.
Q. What committees can I join? What does each committee do?
A. We currently have 4 committees: art committee, events committee, dressing committee, and PR committee.
Art Committee creates visuals for UFG, such as our t-shirt and sticker designs, meeting flyers, and logos. Additionally, they design and build the stage for the Spring Fashion Show.
Events Committee gets to plan internal events such as fun socials for members and officers to get to know each other, as well as external events such as fundraising for the annual UT Fashion Show. They also pick the free snacks at each meeting!
Dressing Committee dresses the models backstage at shows around Austin and makes several connections with local agencies in addition to dressing models at the annual UT Fashion Show.
PR Committee is in charge of public relations and getting UFG's name out there! Members of PR committee table around campus and bring in potential members.
Q. How do I earn points?
A. You can start earning points immediately after becoming a member. Attending meetings, being active in committees, and tabling are great ways to earn points! During the senior fashion show, points are abundant, so make sure you help out--especially if you want to go to New York Fashion Week! Make sure to pay your dues in order to keep track of your points.
Q. When are meetings?
A. Meetings are every other Tuesday at 6:30 in GEA 105. Be sure to follow our Instagram, Twitter, and like us on Facebook for updates on room changes.
Q. How can I go to New York Fashion Week?
A. Check out our page about NYFW here.