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UTSA hosts events at Downtown Campus to welcome new students


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(June 14, 2011)--The UTSA Downtown Campus will welcome new students to the university during the second annual "Welcome Back" events from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 16, July 7 and July 28.

The event locations are:

  • Thursday, June 16 -- Buena Vista Street Building Aula Canaria (1.328)
  • Thursday, July 7 -- Buena Vista Street Building Aula Canaria (1.328)
  • Thursday, July 28 -- Frio Street Building Riklin Auditorium (1.406)

Sponsored by various departments in academic affairs and student affairs at the Downtown Campus, the three full-day events will welcome College of Architecture and College of Public Policy freshmen orientation students and will include meet-and-greet activities, a Downtown Campus tour and other activities.

Students will have the opportunity to register for classes and take care of other university-related business as well as meet the faculty and staff who will help them reach their academic and career goals.

Event participants will include representatives from the College of Public Policy, College of Architecture, Student Activities, Office of Undergraduate Advising, University Career Center, Office of Student Financial Aid and Enrollment Services, and many more.

For more information, contact Undergraduate Advising, Downtown Campus, at 210-458-2550 or the University Career Center, Downtown Campus, at 210-458-2910.



Did You Know?

UTSA makes the grade with a strong core curriculum

UTSA prides itself on giving students a well-rounded education. Combining a top-tier academic program with opportunities for personal growth prepares students to compete in a global economy. And that's not all. They learn to be informed and engaged citizens as well. At the heart of that academic program is an award-winning core curriculum.

For four consecutive years, UTSA has received an A-rating from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni for the caliber of its core curriculum. According to ACTA, UTSA requires its students to take six of the seven courses deemed "crucial" to a well-rounded education: composition, literature, U.S. government or history, economics, mathematics and science. Only a handful of other institutions in the U.S. are giving students these tools, which are needed to succeed in careers and the community.

Did you know? UTSA is one of only three Texas institutions and 23 in the United States to receive the highest rating for its core curriculum in the 2014-2015 edition of the ACTA's "What Will They Learn?" report.

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