UTSA Roadrunner Days

Spring Edition

Two weeks of semester-launching activities built around our deeply held values of student success, student involvement, community service and fun!

It all starts January 17-18...

Move-In Begins

Friday, Jan. 17, Various Residence Halls

On-campus residents can check out the UTSA Housing website or follow @utsahousing for the latest information.

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Men's Basketball vs. UTEP

Saturday, Jan. 18, 3pm, Convocation Center

Grab your student ID and head over to the Convo to cheer on your Roadrunners in this Conference USA game. Get all the latest Roadrunner sports info at the UTSA Athletics website.

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Week 1
New Classes and Student Success

Monday, January 20 (No Classes)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday March
(No Classes)

Monday, Jan. 20, 7:30am check-in, 8:00am departure
Main Campus: Convocation Center
Downtown Campus: Durango Lot, Frio St.

The San Antonio Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. March and celebration is the largest in the country. Join fellow members of the UTSA community as we commemorate the legacy of Dr. King's dream. UTSA Bus registration is now full but there are free VIA buses available.

We welcome students, faculty and staff and their families and friends at the March meeting point under the orange balloons at the MLK Academy.

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Tuesday, January 21

First Day of Classes!

First Day of Spring Classes

Tuesday, Jan. 21

The excitement of a new semester starts today! The friendly folks at UTSA One Stop can help with last-minute questions.

UTSA Wear Your Colors

Tuesday, Jan. 21, All Day, UTSA Campuses

It’s the first day of classes for the Spring 2020 semester and we want to see your Roadrunner Spirit. Wear your favorite blue and orange UTSA threads to get the new semester off to a great start.

Sponsored Student Organizations Open House

Tuesday, Jan. 21, 11a-2p, Student Union Store Fronts

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Tech Cafe

Tuesday, Jan. 21, 11a-2p, HEB Student Union Rm 2.214A

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Fluent in Consent

Tuesday, Jan. 21, 11a-2p, PEACE Center, RWC 1.802

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Wednesday, January 22

Intercultural Programs and Student Engagement Reopening and Dreamers Resource Center 2nd Anniversary

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 11a - 1p, IPSE Office – SU 2.01.04

We are having a Grand Re-Opening, celebrating our new department name, celebrating the Dreamers Resource Center 2nd Anniversary, and welcoming all Roadrunners to the Spring semester! Opportunities to connect with each other, with student organizations and departments, experience a taste of some of the events and programs we host throughout the year!

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University Peer Mentorship Meet and Greet

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 3p - 6p, Student Union, Denman

Enrolled in UPM 1000 this Spring and working with a new peer mentor? Come and meet your First-Year Experience (FYE) UPM Peer Mentor at the UPM Meet & Greet. As a first-year student at UTSA, you will be meeting with a peer mentor in your Academic Studies area. Your peer mentor is here to support and guide you academically and socially, as you navigate your first year of college. At the Meet & Greet, you will connect with your UPM peer mentor, schedule your first meeting, and ask any questions you may have on the first day of classes!

Light refreshments served while supplies last.

Check your email for an invitation from your UPM peer mentor, as well as more information about the UPM Meet & Greet.

You can learn more about the First-Year Experience and your Academic Studies on the FYE website.

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Academic Peer Coaching Welcome

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 5p - 7p, Alvarez, Laurel & Chaparral

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Thursday, January 23

Census Kick-Off

Thursday, Jan. 23, 11:30am-1p, Student Union, Paseo/Rowdy Lawn

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Downtown Health Center Grand Opening

Thursday, Jan. 23, 11a- 1p, Buena Vista Building 1.308, UTSA Downtown Campus

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Downtown Fitness Center Open House

Thursday, Jan. 23, 11a-1p, Frio Street Building, UTSA Downtown Campus

Campus Recreation is excited to have a new Fitness Center at the Downtown Campus. Please come by our open house to see the new space.  Refreshments will be served.

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SGA Spring Welcome

Thursday, Jan. 23, 5:30p, Student Union, Denman

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Downtown VIA Kick Off

Thursday, Jan. 23, 9a-3p, Downtown Campus, La Villita Room

VIA welcomes the campus community and the downtown community to learn more about their services and using VIA U-Pass. They also have the chance to learn VIA's plans for the future.

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UTSA Women's Basketball vs. N. Texas

Thursday, Jan. 23, 11a, Convocation Center

Grab your student ID and head over to the Convo to cheer on your Roadrunners in this Conference USA game. Get all the latest Roadrunner sports info at the UTSA Athletics website.

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Friday, January 24

MLK Day of Service

Friday, Jan. 24, 9a-12p, Various Locations

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UCinema

Friday, Jan. 24, 6p and 9p, Student Union Retama

Want to go to the movies, but don’t want to spend the money? Who doesn’t love a free, private screening of their favorite film?

Free blockbuster hits and classics shown every weekend during the regular school year. The same movie shown Friday at 6pm & 9pm and on Saturday at 7pm in the SU Retama. Bring your friends or just come alone and you’ll be sure to meet a new friend!

*Free popcorn

*Make sure you have your UTSA Event Pass ready for RowdyLink check-in.

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Saturday, January 25

Marketable Leadership Skills

Saturday, Jan. 25, 10a-4p, SGA Office (HSU 1.214)

Employers have identified key skills and traits they seek when hiring a recent college graduate. These skills also lay the foundation for effective leadership which is necessary to advance in most fields. To help UTSA students prepare for the challenges they will face both during their college years and beyond, Student Leadership Center is offering training in marketable leadership skills. This training is organized in three levels allowing you to advance as far as you choose to go. Action steps are also included within each level. This one-day event will cover all six of the fundamentals level workshops!

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Women's Basketball vs. Rice - Military Appreciation

Saturday, Jan. 25, 2p, Convocation Center

Grab your student ID and head over to the Convo to cheer on your Roadrunners in this Conference USA game. Get all the latest Roadrunner sports info at the UTSA Athletics website.

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UCinema

Saturday, Jan. 25, 7p, Student Union Retama

Want to go to the movies, but don’t want to spend the money? Who doesn’t love a free, private screening of their favorite film?

Free blockbuster hits and classics shown every weekend during the regular school year. The same movie shown Friday at 6pm & 9pm and on Saturday at 7pm in the SU Retama. Bring your friends or just come alone and you’ll be sure to meet a new friend!

*Free popcorn

*Make sure you have your UTSA Event Pass ready for RowdyLink check-in.

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Week 2
Student Involvement and Community Service

Monday, January 27

First-Gen Mixer

Monday, Jan. 27, 1p-3p, Student Union, Denman

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Transfer Mixer

Monday, Jan. 27, 4p-6p, Student Union, Denman

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Tuesday, January 28

Get Involved Downtown

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 11:30a, Downtown Campus, Frio St. Commons

Roadrunners deeply value Volunteering and Community Service - stop by and learn firsthand from your fellow Roadrunners how you can get involved and help!

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Union Success Hour

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 11a-1p, Student Union, 1st Floor Corridor

Stop by the SU Window Lounge for fast tips and tricks on how to be successful at UTSA. Various departments will be available to provide resources available to you on campus or to answer questions you have about their services on campus.

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DT First-Gen and Transfer Mixer

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1p-3p, UTSA Downtown Campus, Durango Building

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Wait Till I Get My Money Right, hosted by College of Business

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 5p-6:30p, Student Union, Retama Auditorium

This interactive program helps students understand how to effectively manage money, build healthy spending habits, and fight the myth of the broke college student!

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Wednesday, January 29

Game Week Wednesday

Wednesday, Jan. 29, 11a-1p, Central Plaza

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COEHD Scavenger Hunt

Wednesday, Jan. 29, 11a-4p, Student Success Center, Main Building 2.434.01

You are invited to COEHD Scavenger Hunt to learn about services and degree options.

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Main Campus VIA Kick Off

Wednesday, Jan. 29, 9a-3p, HEB Student Union, Bexar Room

VIA invites the campus community to visit their open house and learn more about travelling around San Antonio and utilizing VIA U-Pass. They will also get a chance to hear more about VIA's plans for the future.

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Social Justice Film Series Sneak Preview

Wednesday, Jan. 29, 5:30p, Student Union, Denman

A screening of the short film My Name is Maria de Jesus and a conversation with the filmmaker, Marcella Ochoa.

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Thursday, January 30

Main Campus Get Involved Fair

Thursday, Jan. 30, 10:30a-1:30p, Sombrilla and Central Plaza

Are you interested in getting involved? If so, make sure to come out to the Get Involved Fair and meet over 150 organizations, non-profit partners and various UTSA departments! While you are there look out for our Involvement Ambassadors and Council of Student Organizations (CSO) Officers in orange Get Involved Shirt to check in and register for our giveaways!
 

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Men's Basketball vs. UAB

Thursday, Jan. 30, 7pm, Convocation Center

Grab your student ID and head over to the Convo to cheer on your Roadrunners in this Conference USA game. Get all the latest Roadrunner sports info at the UTSA Athletics website. Also broadcast on Stadium on Facebook.

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Accommodation Requests

If you need an accommodation to fully participate in any program or event, please contact Student Affairs at least 72 hours prior to the event at 210-458-4720 or via email at studentaffairs@utsa.edu.