UTSA Day

GET A BIRD’S-EYE VIEW AT UTSA DAY

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Spring Open House

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Experience it for Yourself

The best way to learn what UTSA has to offer is to experience it for yourself. Come to our Fall Open House and see all that UTSA has to offer.

Presentations

Learn about how and what it means to be a Roadrunner. We’ll have multiple presentations at any given hour about our academic programs, admission requirements, financial aid and much more.

Tours

To help you experience life as a Roadrunner, we’re offering several types of tours including on-campus housing options and our Campus Recreation.

Workshops

We’ll have UTSA staff on hand in one of our Library computer labs to help complete your FAFSA, apply for admission through Apply Texas and answer any questions you may have.

Fairs

Learn more about the services offered to all Roadrunners. The fairs is an easy way to find out about the various offices on campus, such as dining, testing, career services and much more.

About UTSA Day

UTSA Day is one of the best ways to get introduced to UTSA because we turn the whole university into a giant open house! At UTSA Day, you can attend talks from our academic colleges, explore the campus and housing spaces, and connect with UTSA faculty, staff and students.

Fall UTSA Day Oct 14, 2017

Spring UTSA Day April 14, 2018

 

What’s UTSA Day like?

It’s a full day of activities! Come and explore! See below for what our Fall UTSA Day look like.

Fall 2017 UTSA Day Schedule

*Click on the icons to find out more information about presentations, locations, and more!

Check-In / Information

Check-In
8:00 am
9:00 am
10:00 am
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
Check-In
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
H-E-B University Center (Outside)

Once you arrive at UTSA Day, your first step is to check in. We recommend you visit our main check-in location, which is located right outside of the H-E-B University Center. If you are parking in Brackenridge Lot 1 or Brackenridge Lot 2 then you will see large tents and feather flags directing you to the area. If you are parking somewhere else, we will have multiple check-in stations across the campus. Please refer to our UTSA Day map to see all of our additional stations.

Academic Presentations

College of Architecture, Construction & Planning
College of Education & Human Development - Interdisciplinary Studies
College of Education & Human Development-Kinesiology, Health & Nutrition
College of Business
College of Business - Student Experience
College of Engineering
College of Liberal and Fine Arts
College of Public Policy
College of Sciences
College of Sciences - Student Panel
University College
8:00 am
9:00 am
10:00 am
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
College of Architecture, Construction & Planning
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Harris Room-H-E-B University Center

Presentation Location: Harris Room-H-E-B University Center Presentation times: 9:00 AM-10:00 AM / 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Why should you choose UTSA’s College of Architecture, Construction and Planning (CACP)? Attend our session to find out! Learn more about College Facilities, Studio Culture and much more!

College of Architecture, Construction & Planning
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Harris Room-H-E-B University Center

Presentation Location: Harris Room-H-E-B University Center Presentation times: 9:00 AM-10:00 AM / 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Why should you choose UTSA’s College of Architecture, Construction and Planning (CACP)? Attend our session to find out! Learn more about College Facilities, Studio Culture and much more!

College of Education & Human Development-Interdisciplinary studies
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Denman Room - University Center

Presentation Location: Denman Room-University Center Presentation times: 9:00 AM-10:00 AM Interested in becoming an educator? Students and faculty from the Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching will be happy to elaborate on all of the amazing opportunities that await within their program.

College of Education & Human Development-Kinesiology, Health & Nutrition
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Denman Room-University Center

Presentation Location: Denman Room-University Center Presentation Times: 10:00 AM - 11: 00 AM / 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Have you ever thought of pursuing Kinesiology, Health, & Nutrition? Please join our wonderful staff in a presentation that discusses all of the exciting things that our program can have in store for you.

College of Education & Human Development-Kinesiology, Health & Nutrition
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Denman Room-University Center

Presentation Location: Denman Room-University Center Presentation Times: 10:00 AM - 11: 00 AM / 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Have you ever thought of pursuing Kinesiology, Health, & Nutrition? Please join our wonderful staff in a presentation that discusses all of the exciting things that our program can have in store for you.

College of Business
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Richard Liu Auditorium-Business Building

Presentation Location: Richard Liu Auditorium Presentation Times: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM/12:00 PM-1:00 PM Prospective freshmen and transfer students interested in pursuing a business degree are invited to attend a College of Business session to receive the latest information on our majors and admission requirements. The session will also include information about resources and services that business students can utilize for their overall career and leadership development. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet with and hear from current undergraduate business students.

College of Business
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Richard Liu Auditorium-Business Building

Presentation Location: Richard Liu Auditorium Presentation Times: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM/12:00 PM-1:00 PM Prospective freshmen and transfer students interested in pursuing a business degree are invited to attend a College of Business session to receive the latest information on our majors and admission requirements. The session will also include information about resources and services that business students can utilize for their overall career and leadership development. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet with and hear from current undergraduate business students.

College of Business - Breakout Activity
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Richard Liu Auditorium-Business Building

Presentation Location: Richard Liu Auditorium-Business Building Presentation Times: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Come learn how the College of Business transforms business students into business professionals through academic and career preparation, international programs and signature experiences. Our College of Business students are excited to share their experiences with you.

College of Engineering
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ballroom 1 - H-E-B University Center

Presentation Location: Ballroom 1 - H-E-B University Center Presentation Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Engineers help society at all levels. From developing medical devices to constructing bridges, the field of Engineering is prevalent. If you are ready for a challenging major that offers exciting experiences, attend our session to learn more!

College of Liberal and Fine Arts
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Travis Room-H-E-B University Center

Presentation Location: Travis Room-H-E-B University Center Presentation Times: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM / 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Come explore UTSA’s largest academic college! From the Arts to the Social Sciences, the College of Liberal and Fine Arts has a lot to offer any student. Come learn about all the cutting-edge research, community outreach, and study abroad opportunities we offer in this exciting presentation

College of Liberal and Fine Arts
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Travis Room-H-E-B University Center

Presentation Location: Travis Room-H-E-B University Center Presentation Times: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM / 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Come explore UTSA’s largest academic college! From the Arts to the Social Sciences, the College of Liberal and Fine Arts has a lot to offer any student. Come learn about all the cutting-edge research, community outreach, and study abroad opportunities we offer in this exciting presentation

College of Public Policy
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Travis Room- H-E-B University Center

Presentation Location: Travis Room- H-E-B University Center Presentation Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM / 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Want to learn about exciting career opportunities in public service related fields like Criminal Justice and Public Administration? Please join The College of Public Policy for a presentation on how you can get started in a career with good starting pay, significant benefits, and a strong sense of community engagement!

College of Public Policy
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Travis Room- H-E-B University Center

Presentation Location: Travis Room- H-E-B University Center Presentation Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM / 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Want to learn about exciting career opportunities in public service related fields like Criminal Justice and Public Administration? Please join The College of Public Policy for a presentation on how you can get started in a career with good starting pay, significant benefits, and a strong sense of community engagement!

College of Sciences
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Retama Auditorium-University Center

Presentation Location: Retama Auditorium-University Center Presentation: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM/ Panel:12:00 PM-1:00 PM Discover how the College of Sciences collaborates with its students to promote their academic development, intellectual curiosity, and professional maturity. The College of Sciences is committed to excellence in research and teaching as we train the next generation of scientists.

College of Sciences
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Retama Auditorium-University Center

Presentation Location: Retama Auditorium-University Center Presentation: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM/ Panel:12:00 PM-1:00 PM Discover how the College of Sciences collaborates with its students to promote their academic development, intellectual curiosity, and professional maturity. The College of Sciences is committed to excellence in research and teaching as we train the next generation of scientists.

First Year Experience & Mentoring
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ballroom 1- H-E-B University Center

Presentation Location: H-E-B University Center Ballroom 1 Presentation: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM/ 1:00 PM-2:00 PM Learn more about our mentoring experiences available in the First-Year Experience (FYE), and about one of the university's fastest growing majors, the Multidisciplinary Studies degree, which allows students to pick areas of study to build a major best suited to their interests!

First Year Experience & Mentoring
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Ballroom 1- H-E-B University Center

Presentation Location: H-E-B University Center Ballroom 1 Presentation: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM/ 1:00 PM-2:00 PM Learn more about our mentoring experiences available in the First-Year Experience (FYE), and about one of the university's fastest growing majors, the Multidisciplinary Studies degree, which allows students to pick areas of study to build a major best suited to their interests!

Academic Presentations

More Presentations

Health Professions Office
Honors College
Admissions & Financial Aid
Transferring to UTSA
8:00 am
9:00 am
10:00 am
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
Health Professions Office
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Retama Auditorium-University Center

Presentation Location: Retama Auditorium-University Center Presentation Time: 9:00 AM-10:00 AM/10:00 AM-11:00 AM Interested in a Health Profession Career? UTSA has an abundance of opportunities to help you accomplish that goal. Learn how the University Health Professions Office helps prepare students to succeed in fields such as Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing and others.

Health Professions Office
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Retama Auditorium-University Center

Presentation Location: Retama Auditorium-University Center Presentation Time: 9:00 AM-10:00 AM/10:00 AM-11:00 AM Interested in a Health Profession Career? UTSA has an abundance of opportunities to help you accomplish that goal. Learn how the University Health Professions Office helps prepare students to succeed in fields such as Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing and others.

Honors College
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Harris Room-University Center

Presentation Location: Harris Room-University Center Presentation Times: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM Meet Honors College leaders and current students and learn about how the Honors College can enhance your education, regardless of your major. Information will be provided about the benefits of the College, including special, smaller sections of courses, interdisciplinary seminars, and the culminating senior honors thesis or project completed under the direction of a department faculty member.

Admissions & Financial Aid
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ballroom 2 - H-E-B University Center

Location: Ballroom 2 - H-E-B University Center Presentations: 8:00 AM-2:00 PM Want to know some important tips on paying for college and going through the admissions process? Be sure to stop by to learn how you can make college affordable and how to become accepted into UTSA.

Transferring into UTSA
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Harris Room - H-E-B University Center

Location: Harris Room - H-E-B University Center Presentations: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM/11:00 AM-12:00 PM Interested in learning about the transfer process? Join our Transfer Specialists to discuss admissions, tools and the transitional skills necessary to become a Roadrunner!

Transferring into UTSA
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Harris Room - H-E-B University Center

Location: Harris Room - H-E-B University Center Presentations: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM/11:00 AM-12:00 PM Interested in learning about the transfer process? Join our Transfer Specialists to discuss admissions, tools, and transitional skills necessary to become a Roadrunner!

Workshops

ApplyTexas Application
Orientation Sign Up
FAFSA Application
8:00 am
9:00 am
10:00 am
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
ApplyTexas Application
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
GroupSpot Room-JPL 2nd floor

Event Location: Group Spot Room-JPL 2nd floor Time: 9:00 AM-2:00 PM Are you ready to start the process of becoming a Roadrunner? Our staff would love to help you submit your ApplyTexas application and answer any general questions that you might have regarding the admissions process.

Spring Orientation Sign Up (Admitted Students)
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
GroupSpot Room-JPL 2nd floor

Event Location: Group Spot Room-JPL 2nd floor Time: 9:00 AM-2:00 PM Stop by the John Peace Library to meet with our Orientation & Family Program representatives, learn more about their services and get registered for your orientation session today! Please note that this opportunity is reserved for admitted students looking to sign up for Spring 2017.

FAFSA Application
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
GroupSpot Room (JPL 2nd floor)

Event Location: Group Spot Room-JPL 2nd floor Time: 8:30 AM-12:30 PM Confused about what your next steps for financial aid are? Meet with our One Stop Enrollment staff to get your FAFSA application started and help you get on track to get Rowdy Ready!

Fairs

UTSA Academic Fair
Student Services Fair
Student Organization Fair
College of Engineering Fair
8:00 am
9:00 am
10:00 am
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
UTSA Academic Fair
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
University Center 1st Floor

Fair Location: University Center 1st Floor Fair Time: 9:00 AM-2:00 PM Interested in learning about our exciting programs? Stop by the University Center to see the amazing academic opportunities that UTSA holds for you.

Student Services Fair
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sombrilla Plaza

Fair Location: Sombrilla Plaza Fair Time: 9:00 AM-2:00 PM UTSA prides itself on taking care of our own. Stop by the Sombrilla Plaza to see the awesome services that are available to you as a student here at UTSA.

Student Organization Mix & Mingle
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
McKinney Humanities Walkway (Outside)

Fair Location: McKinney Humanities Walkway (Outside) Fair Time: 9:00 AM-2:00 PM Did you know that UTSA has well over 300 different student organizations? Stop by the fair to hear from students about their organizations and see what it means to be a Roadrunner.

College of Engineering Fair
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Biotechnology, Sciences and Engineering Building (BSE Atrium)

Fair Location: Biotechnology, Sciences and Engineering Building (BSE Atrium) Fair Time: 9:00 AM-1:00 PM From developing medical devices to constructing bridges, the field of engineering is prevalent in many industries. Stop by our fair to learn more from the students and staff that make our programs so exciting and progressive.

Tours & Open Houses

Main Campus Tour
On-Campus Housing Tour
Dining (Roadrunner Cafe) Tours
Campus Recreation Tour
John Peace Library Tour
College of Engineering Tour
8:00 am
9:00 am
10:00 am
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
Main Campus Tour
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
University Paseo

Tour Location: University Paseo Tour Times: 8:00 AM-2:00 PM See our beautiful campus in this 35 to 45-minute walking experience. Meet at the Paseo to join a tour!

On-Campus Housing Tour
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Center North (Fiesta Dancers)

Tour Location: University Center North (Fiesta Dancers) Tour Times: 9:00 AM-2:00 PM See our on-campus housing options and learn about the benefits of living on campus. Shuttles will continually run so be sure to see all of the housing options you can.

Dining (Roadrunner Cafe) Tours
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Roadrunner Cafe

Tour Location: Roadrunner Cafe Tour Times: 9:00 AM-2:00 PM With 10 customizable stations to choose from, this must see, all-you-can-eat dining hall has guided tours every 15-20 minutes. Want a lift over to the Roadrunner Cafe? We recommend using the housing shuttles. Chisholm Hall & Alvarez Hall will be in the closest vicinity to the Roadrunner Cafe.

Campus Recreation Center Tour
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
University Paseo Tent/Campus Recreation Center

Tour Location: University Paseo Tent/Campus Recreation Center Tour Times: 10:00 AM-2:00 PM Tour one of UTSA's major hot spots—the Campus Recreation Center. Tours will be departing from our tent in the Paseo, but you can also stop by the Campus Recreation Center if you would like a tour. Come find out why we are more than just your average gym.

John Peace Library Tour
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
JPL 2nd floor

Tour Location: JPL 2nd floor Tour Times: 8:00AM - 2:00PM The John Peace Library is one of the most popular areas on campus and quite honestly is a sight to see! Stop by at 10 am for a quick overview of our amazing facility. Tours will run approximately every 15 to 20 minutes.

College of Engineering Tour
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Biotechnology, Sciences and Engineering Building (BSE Atrium)

Tour Location: Biotechnology, Sciences and Engineering Building (BSE Atrium) Tour Times: 11:30 AM-1:00 PM Stop by the BSE to tour all of our amazing facilities and experience a student's perspective on why they love the programs we offer.

Campus Services

Rowdy Campus Store (UC)
8:00 am
9:00 am
10:00 am
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
Campus Services

Dining Options

Starbucks (JPL)
P.O.D Market (JPL)
Subway (JPL)
Chick-fil-A (JPL)
Taco Taco Café (UC)
Starbucks (UC)
Subway (HUC)
Roadrunner Café (RRC)

Events after UTSA Day

Rowdy Movie Feature
UTSA Football Watch Party
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
5:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
Wonder Woman
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Retama Auditorium-University Center North

Activity Location: Retama Auditorium-University Center North Activity Time: 2:00PM - 4:30PM Join us for free popcorn and a super showing of Wonder Woman in our newly remodeled Retama Auditorium. Enjoy a full surround sound event, and experience what it is like to be a Roadrunner on campus!

UTSA Football Watch Party
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Ballroom 1- H-E-B University Center

Activity Location: Ballroom- H-E-B University Center Activity Time: 5:30PM - 8:00PM The UTSA Football Team has an away game on October 14th, but you don’t have to miss out on the fun! Join us for a UTSA Football Watch Party, with free hamburgers, hotdogs, and a school spirit photo station. Come show your Roadrunner pride!

 

What can you eat on campus?

There’s lots of dining options on campus, so if you need to re-fuel, be sure to check them out! Prices vary depending on location and items purchased. The Roadrunner Café is serving all you care to eat meals at $6 plus tax per person, if you use the coupon found in your UTSA Day brochure. For more information about on campus dining options visit utsa.campusdish.comThese dining facilities are open during UTSA DayRoadrunner Cafe • Starbucks • Chick-Fil-A • Taco Taco Cafe • Subway • The Market Place  • POD •

 

 

Parking

You can park on any surface lot besides those marked “Reserved” or those designated for resident parking for free. If parking in a garage, hourly fees will apply.

Checking-In

Once you arrive at UTSA Day, your first step is to check in. We recommend that you visit our Main Check-In location, which is located right outside of the H-E-B University Center. If you are parking in Brackenridge Lot 1 or Brakenridge Lot 2 than you will see large tents and feather flags directing you to the area. If you are parking somewhere else on campus, we will have multiple check in stations across the campus. Please refer to our UTSA Day map to see all of our additional stations.