Matthew McConaughey gives University of Texas students a safe ride home

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Let's hope he wasn't Dazed and Confused! Matthew McConaughey went back to his alma mater at the University of Texas Austin this week to lend an A-list helping hand.

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"Longhorns take care of each other, and it's 'safe' to say Matthew McConaughey agrees," the university's official student government Facebook page captioned a pic of the actor driving around a group of students. "Don't forget to use SURE Walk when traveling home late at night; you never know who might pick you up! #BeSafe#SafeChats."

In the shot, McConaughey is behind the wheel in an orange zip-up sweatshirt and is rocking some thick facial hair.

The Oscar winner, 47, graduated from the university in 1993, but still returns to Texas regularly. Earlier this month, he told ET's Nischelle Turner about his birthday celebrations down south with his wife, Camilla Alves, and three kids.

See photos from another one of his visits to the University of Texas:

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GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 05: Actor Matthew McConaughey and girlfriend Camila Alves celebrate after the Texas Longhorns defeated the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Game on January 5, 2009 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 05: Actor Matthew McConaughey celebrates after the Texas Longhorns defeated the Ohio State Buckeyes in Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Game on January 5, 2009 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 05: Actor Matthew McConaughey attends the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Game between the Texas Longhorns and the Ohio State Buckeyes on January 5, 2009 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 04: Actor Matthew McConaughey and cyclist Lance Armstrong celebrate after the Texas Longhorns defeated the USC Trojans 41-38 to win the BCS National Championship Rose Bowl Game on January 4, 2006 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - MAY 17: Professional football player Drew Brees (L) and actor Matthew McConaughey participate in a charity Amazing Race Scavenger Hunt at a New Orleans apartment on May 17, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/GC Images)
PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 3: Actor Matthew McConaughey (L) poses with University of Texas head coach Mack Brown (R) during a team photo at the Rose Bowl January 3, 2006 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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"My family took me down to South Texas and we camped out on the river that I learned to swim in, the Frio River," McConaughey told ET. "It was cold but it didn't matter. We swam in that Frio River, took the rope swings all through the river all day. We barbecued outside and played music, my son DJ'ed, we cooked steaks and had a great time."

For more on the outing, watch the exclusive interview below!

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