What is the Miner Athletic Club?

The Miner Athletic Club (MAC) is the primary fundraising division of the UTEP Athletics Department. Its mission is to raise funds to offset the cost of scholarships awarded to UTEP student-athletes annually. More than 2,500 dedicated alumni, friends, and fans assist the Miner Athletic Club in providing close to 300 student-athletes the opportunity to pursue a college degree. Their education will serve as a solid foundation for their pursuits and contributions to society.

Why should I donate to the Miner Athletic Club?

Private support is essential to the success of UTEP's intercollegiate athletic program. The UTEP Athletics Department receives no financial assistance from the state of Texas, it is a self-funded entity, it is solely dependent upon sporting event revenue and fundraising to operate and provide student-athlete scholarships. When you join to the Miner Athletic Club, UTEP can accomplish its goal of providing quality young men and women the opportunity to receive a first class education and to compete at the highest level of intercollegiate athletics.

What benefits do I receive for becoming member of the Miner Athletic Club?

The Miner Athletic Club is dedicated to providing an exciting and rewarding experience for its members. Miner Athletic Club members receive a variety of spirited membership items which include an annual window decal and Athletics Department email newsletters. A portion of all gifts are tax deductible. For additional benefits and corresponding donations levels, please refer to the Miner Athletic Club brochure. Membership benefits will be mailed in December.

Is my donation tax deductible?

As allowed by IRS regulations, donations involving premium seating benefits are 80% deductible. Any additional donation is 100% tax deductible. Benefits reflect a donor's total contribution tabulated from January 1 through December 31 annually.

How do I become a member of the Miner Athletic Club?

You can become a member of the Miner Athletic Club by donating a minimum of $50 to the Miner Athletic Club and/or by purchasing premium seats in the Sun Bowl and/or Don Haskins Center.

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