Join the GDAD Program

Join the GDAD Partner Program where industry partners with the University of Texas at Austin enhance the student experience. Explore further details about each Level of Engagement on the Partnership Opportunities page.

Become an Industry Partner

Level of Engagement
Annual Contribution
Bronze Adventurer $2,500
Silver Star $5,000
Golden Hero $10,000
Platinum Titan $20,000
Diamond Legend Contact Paul Toprac
Advance two year contribution 10% discount

To begin your custom GDAD Partner Program experience, contact Paul Toprac. Once your contribution is received, you will be contacted to schedule a strategy meeting designed to maximize the GDAD Industry Partner benefits. We look forward to partnering with you and thank you for your interest and support!

Become a GDAD Champion

The GDAD program is always looking for champions who want to support the cause of game and mobile development at the University of Texas at Austin. GDAD Champions are members of the community who fight for the growth of the program and its students’ success so the interactive industry continues to recruit new talent into the workforce.

Level of Support Annual Contribution Benefits
Bronzebronze_100x100 $500 Name on GDAD Champions webpage, name in newsletter, personal invitations to special student events, and logo as Bronze supporter
Silversilver_100x100 $1,000 Bronze benefits, invitation to annual sponsor appreciation event, and logo as Silver supporter
Goldgold_100x100 $2,000 Silver benefits, opportunity for a fireside chat with students, and logo as Gold supporter

Methods of Payment

Upon acceptance into the GDAD Partner Program or as a GDAD Champion, please send a check made out to “The University of Texas at Austin” with “GDAD Program” on the check and/or in a letter of transmittal. Invoices are available by request.

Send your form, letter, and/or payment to:
GDAD Program, c/o Paul Toprac
The University of Texas at Austin
Department of Computer Science
2317 Speedway, GDC 2.302
Austin, TX 78712

The GDAD Program contributions may also be paid by credit card through our UT Online Giving form. All or part of your gift may be tax deductible as a charitable contribution. Please check with your tax advisor.