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The vast majority of UT students chose to "opt in" with their student fees.

The university says 82% of students chose to allow their student activity fees to go to student organization programming.

Students have to pay the almost $20 dollar fee either way, but if they don't designate the money for student programming, it will go in the general fund.

Students who chose not to opt in will have to pay the public admission price for any student event paid for with student fees.

The choice follows controversy surrounding UT's Sex Week, which received some funding from student fees.

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The Student Government Association led a campaign to educate students on the two options and encourage them to choose to be a part of the campus activities.

They're encouraged by the results.

"This was interesting because we've never done this before, so I didn't know what to expect results-wise this time. I really am anxious to see how it goes again. But I will always be there saying, 'Hey, I think you should opt in," said Kelsey Kenym UT Student Body President.

Students will have to make the decision each semester. If they don't actively chose to opt-in, they will opt-out by default.

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