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Diversity Hackathon FAQs

Who can participate?

Students, faculty, and staff of Texas A&M University are all welcome, including those from our other branches (Corpus Christi, Prairie View, etc.)!

Are there any fees?

Nope! The event is free, and participants will receive food, beverages, snacks, and t-shirts!

Do I need to register?

Absolutely! You may register up until the day of the event, but earlier registration is strongly encouraged. Registration also is used for the headcount for food.

What do I need to bring?

Bring your laptop, any specialized gadgets or tools you wish to use, and some comfy clothes! Everything else will be provided for you (including $25 worth of printing. More details will be posted on the DevPost prior to the event.

Do I need to have a team? 

You do not need to have a pre-organized team, (although we also welcome pre-organized teams!). Everyone who wants to participate in the hackathon needs to register for our event individually. At our kick-off event, teams will officially be formed.

How are the prizes awarded?

At the conclusion of the event and judging, the winning teams will be awarded a certificate. Within 5 days after the event, the award money will be split evenly between the team members and issued in the form of a digital gift card.

Where will the event be held?

The event is typically held in Langford Architecture Center, but check the schedule for details.