Shop and Donate at Tower Thrift and directly Support UT Students!

We'll see you on the 3rd floor at the Co-op!


Shop for you, support a student! Tower Thrift is a boutique-style thrift shop located on the 3rd floor at the UT Co-op. Tower Thrift sells great quality new and gently used items for competitive prices. In addition to the incredible deals and amazing finds, all net proceeds go back directly into supporting the students at UT.

happy thrifting!


The University Co-op is a not-for-profit that exists to support UT students.

We want to continue expanding best ways to help UT students.
Tower Thrift does this by offering students the best options available
in gently used apparel at competitive prices.

The UT Co-op is a 501c3 non-profit organization, and all donations are
eligible for a tax-deductible receipt.



Supports UT Students

Profits from donations go directly to support course material scholarships for students at UT Austin.

Benefit the Environment

Help benefit the environment by keeping textiles and materials out of landfills and reducing pollution as a result in manufacturing.


We're looking for

Fashionable/trendy items in resellable shape. Includes both men’s and women’s apparel and accessories.


If you have more than two shopping sized bags, we encourage you to schedule a time to drop off below. Please schedule a time to drop off here:



+Where do I go to donate?

:There will be a donation location on the 3rd floor adjacent to the Thrift location. If you have more than 2 shopping sized bags, please use the link above to schedule a drop off.

+Can I claim donations back on my taxes?

Yes! You can. When you donate to a 501(c)(3) public charity. You are able to take an income tax charitable deduction. The purpose of charitable tax deductions are to reduce your taxable income and your tax bill—and in this case, improving the world while you’re at it.

+What type of donations do you want?

We would like to have donations of fashion relevant apparel in excellent condition. This includes accessories as well and shoes if in GOOD condition. Some popular styles that our customers love are athleisure, anything vintage or designer, career wear for our students that will be shopping for internships and career jobs, and any unique items.

+Where are you located?

Tower Thrift is located on the third floor of The University Co-op.

+Can I just drop off a bag?

You can absolutely drop off 1-2 bags in the store. You can drop the bags off on the 3rd floor next to the Thrift department or ask for assistance from any store employee on other floors.. Again, the link for a larger drop off is above to schedule at your convenience.