Senate of College Councils


Senate Agencies

An agency of the Senate of College Councils is a registered student organization in the university community that fulfills the academic mission of the Senate of College Councils and the university through the organization’s initiatives. If you have more questions about agencies, contact the Administrative Director.

To view our Senate Agency Handbook, click here.

Analecta Literary and Arts Journal

Analecta is the official Literary and Fine Arts Journal at The University of Texas at Austin. An entirely student-run publication, Analecta is produced by a small group of undergraduate students committed to finding exceptional work by UT students. Analecta features a manifold collection of poetry, prose (both essays and fiction), dramatic works, and visual arts.

Democratic Education of Texas (DemTex)

DemTex is a student-led program in which students have the opportunity to create their own course and syllabi in order to facilitate their own course. The goal of DemTex is to encourage undergraduate curiosity in an academic environment through peer-facilitated, for-credit (pass/fail) courses based on topics chosen by students.

Undergraduate Research Journal

The Undergraduate Research Journal is a multi-disciplinary journal featuring undergraduate research initiatives at the university. It is student written, run, and edited.The URJ is published each year by students to highlight some of the substantial research efforts put forth by the university’s undergraduates. 

In addition to publishing a student-run journal that showcases the best undergraduate research at UT, the URJ also hosts events that promote the tradition of undergraduate research. In the fall, the URJ organizes panels with prestigious guest speakers who perform research in industry and academia. The Undergraduate Research Journal holds workshops in the spring to better equip students with the skills necessary for publication in scholarly journals and to increase their submission success.