UTSA Roadrunner Days

SPRING EDITION

In honor of UTSA's 50th Anniversary in 2019, we're hosting 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 11-12...

Move-In Begins

Friday, Jan. 11

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

Men's Basketball vs. North Texas

Saturday, Jan. 12, 3pm

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.

Week 1
New Classes and Student Success

Monday, January 14

First Day of Spring Classes

Monday, Jan. 14

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

UTSA Swag Day

Monday, Jan. 14

Wear your UTSA Blue and Orange to show off your Roadrunner Spirit!

Spring Welcome & UTSA 50th Anniversary Kickoff

Monday, Jan. 14, 10a-2p, Paseo

Be sure to stop by and help us launch UTSA's 50th Anniversary celebration. Dozens of UTSA offices will host information tables, fun activities and give away lots of freebies including t-shirts, a FastPass garage parking cards, and UTSA Dining Gift Cards.

Wednesday, January 16

Roadrunner Success Walk

> Featuring 2 Grand Prizes! <

Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2-4p

“Students Come First!” at the Tomas Rivera Center (TRC) where staff support students in their academic journey through Academic Success Coaching, Supplemental Instruction, and Tutoring Services. High tail it over to any or all of our campus locations for an informal come-and-go welcome from our staff, 2:00-4:00PM.

  1. TRC Tutoring Services - John Peace Library (2nd Fl., South Commons, JPL 2.01.12)
  2. Academic Success Coaching - Multidisciplinary Studies Bldg (MS 1.02.02)
  3. Library Services - John Peace Library (JPL 2nd Fl. Information Desk)
  4. TRC Supplemental Instruction - John Peace Library (JPL 4.02.08)

Light refreshments will be served.

Check in with staff at all four locations and become eligible for the prize drawing!

1st Prize
Microsoft Surface Go Tablet

2nd Prize
Ultimate Campus Services Prize Pack, including:

  • One PepsiCo backpack
  • $25 FastPass for hourly garage parking
  • 50th Anniversary baseball cap
  • Coffee mug from the Rowdy Campus Store
  • Chips and snacks courtesy of Mcliff Coffee + Vending
  • Two UTSA Dining gift cards to treat yourself at Rowdy’s Global Kitchen and any campus Starbucks

UTSA Campus Map showing 3 Success Walk locations in JPL and 1 location in MS Building

Thursday, January 17

A New Year, A Better You

Thursday, Jan. 17, 10a-2p, Sombrilla & Central Plaza

Representatives from Campus Recreation, Health Services, and Counseling will share the many ways we can help you stay healthy - both physically and mentally - so you can get the most out of your UTSA career.

Women's Basketball vs. Middle Tennessee

Thursday, Jan. 17, 7p, 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.

Friday, January 18

Huge Networking Social

Friday, Jan. 18, 11a-2p, H-E-B SU Ballrooms

Hosted by the Student Center for Community Engagement and Inclusion, this casual/come and go event - open to the entire UTSA community - is a terrific opportunity to celebrate the diverse identities of Roadrunners, meet students, faculty, and staff, and get connected to services, resources, and organizations on campus.

Departments, Faculty/Staff Associations, and Student Organizations can sign up on RowdyLink to have a table at the Networking Social!

A light lunch will be served.

UCinema: Selma

Friday, Jan. 18, 6p and 9p, SU Retama

The UCinema Spring Season launches with Selma - a powerful selection as we head into the Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend and Monday's march.

Saturday, January 19

Rowdy Crew Tailgate

Saturday, Jan. 19, 12p Noon, Outside Convo

Join fellow Roadrunners as they share their UTSA spirit before the Women's Basketball game tips off.

Women's Basketball vs. UAB

Saturday, Jan. 19, 1p, 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.

UCinema: Selma

Saturday, Jan. 19, 7p, SU Retama

The UCinema Spring Season launches with Selma - a powerful selection as we head into the Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend and Monday's march.

Week 2
Student Involvement and Community Service

Monday, January 21

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

Monday, Jan. 21

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. Buses will be available at both the main and downtown campuses for UTSA students, faculty, and staff.

Tuesday, January 22

Involvement Fair
(Main Campus)

Tuesday, Jan. 22, 10a-2p, Sombrilla

Have some fun at our Digital Photo Booth while learning about the many ways to get involved on campus.

Wednesday, January 23

Volunteer Fair
(Main Campus)

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 10a-1p, SU Corridors 1st & 2nd Floors

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

Gallery 23: Shades of Brown Opening Reception

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 4p, SU North Corridor

Join us for the opening of Shades of Brown, by renowned artist and UTSA Alumni, Kaldric Dow - a leading African American artist of the millenial generation.

Thursday, January 24

Involvement and Volunteer Fair
(Downtown Campus)

Thursday, Jan. 24, 11a-1p, Buena Vista 1.338

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

Live at the Lounge

Thursday, Jan. 24, 11a-1p, SU Window Lounge

Enjoy live music from local artists as they perform in the Student Union’s iconic Window Lounge. The series runs monthly throughout the fall and spring semesters for students to enjoy live music in-between their classes.

SU Leisure Arts: Hand Knitting

Thursday, Jan. 24, 6p, SU Mesquite

Want one of those chunky knitted scarves, but don't want to pay the hefty price? Then come join this Union Leisure Arts class and learn the basics of hand knitting - you may even walk away with a scarf!

Men's Basketball vs. Charlotte

Thursday, Jan. 24, 7p

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.

Friday, January 25

UCinema: Venom

Friday, Jan. 25, 6p and 9p, SU Retama

Don't miss this exciting, action-packed movie that many say has set a new standard for the superhero genre.

Saturday, January 26

Men's Basketball vs. Old Dominion

Saturday, Jan. 26, 3p

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.

UCinema: Venom

Saturday, Jan. 26, 7p, SU Retama

Don't miss this exciting, action-packed movie that many say has set a new standard for the superhero genre.

Accommodation Requests

If you need an accommodation to fully participate in any program or event, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs at least 72 hours prior to the event at 210-458-4136 or via email at vpsa@utsa.edu.