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(Sept. 5, 2013) -- You will find resources here for everything you need to know about UTSA Football Game Day.

The Home Football Game on Saturday, Sept. 7 has an 11 a.m. kickoff and all activities are adjusted accordingly. Whiteout for this game versus Oklahoma State… wear your bright whites as we White-Out the Dome! Because of the early kickoff, road construction and heavy traffic, plan to arrive at least one hour before game time.

Parking is sold out at the Alamodome; parking options are available in private lots or downtown parking garages. Better yet, see information below on VIA park-and-ride.

Additionally, VIA's regular Yellow Streetcar route provides service between the UTSA Downtown Campus and the Alamodome from the VIA stop near lot D3 under Interstate 35/10. The cost of the Yellow Streetcar is $1.10 each way with the UTSA student discount rate of 50 percent off. More information, visit the VIA website.

>> All you need to know about UTSA Football Game Day


Rowdy Rally
3 p.m., Friday, Sept. 6, University Center Paseo, Main Campus

-- UTSA's new tradition -- a spirited team send-off with Orange Crush floats and other giveaways – and a sneak peak of the new Rowdy statue!

UTSA football home games -- times vary, check schedule

  • Sept. 7 -- Oklahoma State
  • Sept. 28 -- Houston
  • Oct. 12 -- Rice
  • Oct. 26 -- UAB
  • Nov. 9 -- Tulane
  • Nov. 30 -- Louisiana Tech

Where to get UTSA t-shirts and other attire


  • or UTSA Football Game Day (click on Tickets tab)
  • UTSA students who pay the athletics fee are admitted free to home UTSA Athletics events including football at the Alamodome. UTSA students must swipe their UTSA ID at a Student Entrance for admittance. Students can purchase up to four guest tickets per game ($10 each) for friends and family who will join the student in the student section and also must enter at a student entrance.
  • For tickets, call 210-458-UTSA (8872) or go to On Saturday, the Alamodome box office windows open at 8:30 a.m. Doors open at 9:30 a.m.

How to get to the game
  • Transportation to and from the Alamodome from four VIA park-and-ride sites: UTSA Main Campus, Crossroads, Madla Transit Center and San Antonio International Airport (enter lot through Northern Boulevard).
  • Service to the Alamodome begins three hours before kickoff. At the UTSA Main Campus, park on game day in lots adjacent to the Rec Center and Convocation Center in any unmarked space (UTSA permit not required game day). The last buses depart the Alamodome 45 minutes after the official end of the game.
  • Details on VIA park-and-ride
  • More details on parking options
  • Buy park-and-ride tokens at VIA locations or the VIA website for $1.25 each way (student rate), $2.50 each way (general public). Buy park-and-ride tokens in advance at Roadrunner Express (University Center Paseo on Main Campus and Durango Building on Downtown Campus).



Oct. 2, 7:15 p.m.

First Friday Stargazing

Visit the Curtis Vaughan Observatory and see the wonders of the sky over San Antonio with experienced astronomers.
4th floor, Flawn Science Building, Main Campus

Oct. 3, 6:30 p.m.

Where Ink Does Not Show: A Celebration of the New State Poet Laureate

A fun and festive evening featuring Corridos from Texas and Northern Mexico sung by AZUL and a reading of new and classic works by Carmen Tafolla, the new State Poet Laureate.
Buena Vista Theater (1.326), Downtown Campus

Oct. 5, 1:30 p.m.

Campus Carry Listening Session

Listening session will seek input on the places, events and special circumstances that should be considered in determining whether concealed handguns may be prohibited.
John Peace Library, Faculty Center Assembly Room (JPL 4.04.22), Main Campus

Oct. 5, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Civic Engagement Summit

This summit is an opportunity to showcase and share the variety of community engagement activities of UTSA students, faculty, and staff. The summit is currently accepting proposals for poster presentations. The Call for Posters deadline is Friday, Sept. 11.
University Center Denman Room (2.01.28), Main Campus

Oct. 5, 6 p.m.

Film Screening: The Head of Joaquin Murrieta by John Valadez

The Mexican American Studies Program will host a screening of this irreverent, entertaining and often disturbing tale that uses both fiction and documentary story telling devices to tear open a painful and long ignored history: the lynching of Mexican Americans in the southwest.
Buena Vista Building Aula Canaria (BV 1.328), Downtown Campus

Oct. 6, 3 p.m.

State of the University

Join President Ricardo Romo as he gives his address to the UTSA community.
H-E-B University Center Ballroom (UC 1.104), Main Campus

Oct. 8, 10 a.m.

Graduate Fair

Graduate School representatives from across the country will provide information on options after earning a bachelor's degree. Students, alumni and community members are welcome.
University Center Retama Galleria, Main Campus

Oct. 9, 8 a.m.

College of Sciences Research Conference

The day-long research conference will include a keynote address, faculty and student oral presentations, poster sessions, and an awards ceremony. Lunch will be provided for those who register. Abstract submission deadline is September 20, 2015. Event registration deadline is October 4, 2015.
H-E-B University Center, Main Campus

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