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A Week In The Life


A WEEK IN THE LIFE OF TEXAS STATE is a tradition that allows our students to showcase the uniqueness of life at Texas State through photographs.

Each week is diverse at Texas State. This series of photographs attempts to capture people, experiences and events as Bobcats perceive them – defining the experience known as “A Week in the Life of Texas State.”

The competition is open to any Texas State student, regardless of major or classification.  Be creative!   The photos can be anything from students brushing their teeth or waiting for the bus to professors in class to lazy days by the river – the choices are limitless! 

Photos will be judged based on technical skill, execution of theme, and creativity by a panel of faculty, staff and professional photographers.The winning photographs will be displayed on the fourth floor of the LBJ Student Center as part of a year-long exhibit. They will also be available for viewing on the AWITL website and social media. 

Participation Guidelines:

  1. Fill out the Photographers Release Form and return it to the Information Desk on the first floor of the LBJ Student Center.  (Copies are also available in the PALM Office.) This is a requirement for all participants!
  2. TAKE PICTURES!  Choose anything that you feel represents life at Texas State.
  3. Submit up to 3 photos as well as your personal information on the online submission form (each photo requires a new submission). The photo(s) must have dimensions of 11x14 (vertical or horizontal, black & white or color). Winners selected from our panel of judges will be required to print their image(s) to fit an 11x14 frame on photo quality paper. These prints will be displayed on the 4th floor hallway of the LBJSC for a year. Photos will not be returned
  4. Attend the official unveiling for “A Week in the Life of Texas State” each Spring Semester located on the 4th floor hallway of the LBJ Student Center across from the rocking chairs.

Questions? Contact: LBJ Student Center PALM Office at 512-245-8295

Want to see winners for previous years? Click here