(July 29, 2013) -- To further support a diverse, inclusive culture by continually improving and expanding disability awareness and access in its campuses, programs and activities, UTSA has launched a new website, "Americans with Disabilities Act Disability Resources at UTSA." The website serves as a one-stop destination for UTSA disability resources.
The website was created to help the UTSA community move toward seamless accessibility for all of its members. It comes as a result of collaboration by members of the UTSA ADA Accessibility Committee.
Browse the site to learn about the disability resources available to students, faculty, staff and visitors to UTSA. A detailed FAQ regarding the history of the ADA, parking and more is available. Additionally, anyone can report a barrier to accessibility at a UTSA campus or find a detailed list of accessibility contacts on UTSA campuses.
"This was a much-needed resource for UTSA," said Dianne Hengst, director of Student Disability Services. "This website serves as a portal to all of our university's ADA policies, resources and programs, and it is part of our commitment to serving every member of our university community equally."
The UTSA ADA Accessibility Committee serves in an advisory capacity and makes recommendations to the president of The University of Texas at San Antonio to coordinate and improve the university's efforts to provide programs, activities and facilities that are accessible.
The Honors College welcomes all new freshmen to UTSA. Join them for breakfast and meet Honors College administrators, staff, and connect with other new Honors students.
University Center, Denman Room (UC 2.01.28), Main Campus
Convocation is UTSA’s ceremony to launch the new academic year. Attendance is mandatory for all incoming freshmen because it marks the first step students will take in their higher education journey of discovery. It is also highly recommended for transfer students as they continue their higher education journey at UTSA and become members of the Roadrunner Family.
Convocation Center, Main Campus
Visit your College to explore your major before the first day of classes.
Various locations, Main and Downtown Campuses
Successful first-year students at UTSA are those who learn how to utilize resources, recognize and resolve problems, and prepare themselves to take advantage of their time on campus. The Student Success Series promotes this achievement by offering workshops on the common concerns and questions first-year students have during their transition to university life.
University Center Retama Auditorium (UC 2.02.02), Main Campus
The Fraternity & Sorority Councils New Member Information Session gives students information about the diverse organizations, their membership requirements, the benefits of joining a fraternity or sorority, as well as discussing important information about hazing guidelines and the responsibilities of joining these types of organizations.
University Center, Retama Auditorium (UC 2.02.02), Main Campus
Come be a part of your official Class of 2021 picture! The entire freshmen class gather at the Recreation Field Complex which some may know as the UTSA Football Practice Field behind the Softball Complex and Alvarez Hall.
Recreation Field Complex, Main Campus
Come show your Roadrunner Spirit by joining our very own Rowdy, The Spirit of San Antonio Marching Band (SOSA), your fellow students, faculty and staff as we light the Monument at our Main Campus entrance at the stroke of midnight to mark the start of a new academic year.
John Peace Blvd. entrance, Main Campus
The University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property - for Texas, the nation and the world.
To be a premier public research university, providing access to educational excellence and preparing citizen leaders for the global environment.
We encourage an environment of dialogue and discovery, where integrity, excellence, inclusiveness, respect, collaboration and innovation are fostered.