RRDays Week 2

August 27

UTSA Soccer v. Texas State

Time: 7:00pm

Location: Park West Athletic Complex


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August 28

Alvarez Student Success Center Open House

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Alvarez Student Success Center (BB 2.01.08)

Hey Business Students! The Alvarez Student Success Center staff wants to meet you and let you know of all the great things coming your way this year! Join us to learn about the different resources available to help you personally and professionally, and how to reserve space in the center.


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Roadrunner Safety Station

Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

Location: Student Union 1.02.00C - Window Lounge

UTSAPD and Emergency Management will host a table with safety information, giveaways and interactive demonstrations. Both departments will provide information on services available to the UTSA community.


August 29

Early Bird Breakfast

Time: 9:00am - 11:00am

Location: Sombrilla Plaza

Let the Roadrunner Student Alumni Association take the stress off of your busy morning! Stop by the Sombrilla Plaza for a grab-and-go breakfast and learn about all of the great resources and programs that are offered by the Alumni Association!


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Be a Green Runner!

Time:10:00am - 2:00pm

Location: Main Campus - Multidisciplinary Studies Building 2.02.45

Be a Green Runner! Join the Office of Sustainability and learn about the programs and initiatives implemented at UTSA that support the surrounding environment. Take the challenge in reducing your carbon footprint with us!


Kick Back at the Union

Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Student Union

Discover what the Student Union has to offer! Learn about all the offices, services, and fun available to students.


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Essential Skills for Writing Success

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: HCAP Student Success Center (MS 2.02.36)

It's not too early to plan for success with all the papers you'll be writing this semester. Visit the Writing Center to learn the essential skills for planning, researching, and writing your papers.


Mentorship Mixer: Building First-Gen and Transfer Student Connections

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: Mentoring Hub - MS 2.02.02

The First-Generation and Transfer Student Programs Mentorship Mixer connects peer mentors with fellow first-gen and transfer students. Learn how you can join programs for the Fall 2023 semester! Discover a supportive network, share experiences, and forge lasting connections. Don't miss this opportunity to build relationships and thrive together! Roadrunners of all classification are welcome!


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Transfer Student Event

Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Location: Student Union 2.01.28 - Denman

Transfer students are encouraged to join the Transfer & Transition team to learn about resources, need-to-know offices on campus and, best of all, connect you to other transfer students on campus!


August 30

Adobe Creative Campus Kickoff

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: AIC MS 240

UTSA students have full access to Adobe Creative Cloud. Attend the Kickoff event to learn tips for using the available apps.

Visit the link below to view the times for each session

See All Adobe Workshops

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Part-Time Job Fair + Career Center Resource Expo

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Central Plaza - Tabling 8

Experience the energy of a part-time job fair and the wealth of resources at the Career Center. Come to the Sombrilla Plaza for food and fun as we bring together employers eager to connect with talented individuals like you, offering incredible part-time job opportunities to fuel your success. Explore the Career Center resource sharing expo, where you can discover invaluable tools, guidance, and events to sharpen your professional edge and help you launch your career.


UTSA Dining Q&A/Sampling

Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Location: JPL Food Court

Get answers to all your UTSA Dining questions. Stop by the John Peace Library Food Court to learn more about how to use your meal plan, dining on campus and more! Don't forget to grab a sample from some of our newest dining locations while you're here.


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Connect With COEHD

Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Location: Durango Bldg 1.124 - River Walk

Grab some College of Education and Human Development (COEHD) swag and goodies while meeting your fellow future educators and peers! We look forward to introducing you to some amazing COEHD organizations, students and information.


Nacho Ordinary Mentor Mingle

Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: COS Student Success Center

Meet the Science Mentors at Nacho Ordinary Mentor Mingle! Join us for our open house at the College of Sciences Student Success Center and enjoy free nachos. Learn how the SSC Science Mentoring program can help connect you to opportunities within the College of Sciences.


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Group of students at the Najim Center Open House

Najim Center Open House

Time: 12:00 - 2:00 pm

Location: Najim Center

If you are looking for an opportunity for paid real work experience and to develop your personal and professional self, come to the Najim Center Open House. On average students have an opportunity to earn $800 a semester. The event will have food and the first 30 students to show up will received Najim Swag!


Graduate School Back to School Downtown Social

Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Location: Durango Bldg 1.124B - River Walk

The Graduate School is hosting it's first social of the year at the Downtown campus! As always there will be lots of food and graduate school swag to kick off the school year! See you there Roadrunners!


Downtown Social

August 31

¡HCAP Hola!

Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

Location: HCAP Student Success Center (MS 2.02.36)

HCAP 'Runners are invited to join the College for Health, Community and Policy (HCAP) in your Student Success Center for food, fun, and music. Meet faculty and staff to learn about our services available to you. Spend some time in your SSC!


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Birds Up Downtown

Time: 11:30am – 1:30pm

Location: Bill Miller Plaza

This event for the Downtown Campus will have activities and giveaways from different departments of UTSA.


Science Socials

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: Various Locations

Roadrunners majoring in the College of Sciences (COS) are invited to an engaging and informative social hour event with each department in COS. Meet the faculty, staff, and other students with light snacks and refreshments.

Integrative Biology

Computer Science

Math Department

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University College Paleta Palooza

Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Location: Graduate School & Research Bldg - Courtyard

Roadrunners are invited to join the University College to celebrate the start of the 2023 Fall semester! Meet the faculty, staff, and other University College students while enjoying a refreshing frozen paleta.


Viva Science

Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: Flawn Sciences Building

Viva Science is an event welcoming incoming and returning students, hosted by the College of Sciences Student Success Center. There will be FREE food, prizes, and games! Meet and connect with your Science Mentors, who will help you kick off the start of a new semester with the College of Sciences.


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Wellbeing on the Paseo

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: SU Paseo

Swing by the Student Union Paseo to learn about Wellbeing Services and other resources that are provided to Roadrunners to help navigate your time here at UTSA. Grab some giveaways and a tasty treat to round out your night.


September 1

RR Days Service Projects

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Various Locations; 

Kick off the fall semester with service! Join us for Roadrunner Days Service projects each has its own RowdyLink, please make sure to only sign up for one.


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Graduate School First Friday

Time: 9:00am - 10:00am

Location: In Front of MS 2.02.46

The UTSA Graduate School invites graduate students to the first First Friday of the Fall Semester. Celebrate the start of the new school year with free coffee and breakfast! As always, there will be swag to give away!


Roadrunner Café's Welcome Back Bash

Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Location: RR Cafe

Grab your friends and make your way over to Roadrunner Café to enjoy a signature welcome back menu and take home some dining SWAG. Enjoy some delicious food and fun games!


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September 2

UTSA Football Watch Party

Time:  5:00 pm - Pep Rally
          6:00 pm - Watch Party

Location: H-E-B SU Lawn and Ballroom

Grab your friends, put on your favorite orange and blue shirt, and join us for an epic football watch party for UTSA Football as we join the American Athletic Conference and take on the University of Houston Cougars. 

It's a chance to witness the first game of the season surrounded by fellow UTSA students.  It promises to be an unforgettable experience filled with cheers, Roadrunner spirit, and the thrill of the game.


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