(Jan. 14, 2014) -- The ID card carried by students, faculty and staff -- the UTSACard -- provides a range of benefits and services. The card can be used to take advantage of benefits across campus and in the community.
The UTSACard can be used at a variety of locations across the UTSA campuses and can earn students discounts when presented at local businesses such as movie theaters and nightclubs. Faculty and staff can use the UTSACard to take advantage of the Employee Discount Program. With a minimum discount of 10 percent, categories include restaurants, automotive, fashion, health and beauty, sports and entertainment, home and garden, and more.
The UTSACard serves as a free ticket for students to all UTSA home athletics events such as men's and women's basketball, tennis, baseball, softball and football.
The UTSACard grants students, faculty and staff free admission to the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures in downtown San Antonio, where patrons can explore Texas culture and history through a variety of exhibits, events and programs.
In addition to these and many campus arts performances, the UTSACard also can be used by students to gain entry to the Recreation Center or check out games and related equipment in The Roost in the H-E-B University Center. Additionally, the UTSACard is required for students to receive treatment at Student Health Services or to borrow materials from the UTSA Libraries.
UTSACard holders can load Rowdy Dollars onto their UTSACard account to be used at venues across the campuses including dining services, bookstores, Fiscal Services, University Center Information Desk, vending machines, Recreation Center, computer labs, Libraries printing, Libraries book checkout and Student Health Services. Funds can be loaded using financial aid funds, cash, check or credit card through Fiscal Services, online through ASAP or at one of several kiosks located throughout campus.
Students and faculty member can replace a UTSACard for $10. New or transfer students getting a card for the first time and those replacing a lost card must present a valid, government-issued ID card to receive a new card.
The UTSACard Office is in the Business Auxiliary Services facility in Multidisciplinary Studies Building Room 1.01.52 on the Main Campus. At the Downtown Campus and the Frio Street Building Room 1.506 on the Downtown Campus. Main Campus hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Downtown Campus hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Thursday; 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday; closed daily 1-2 p.m.
For more information, visit the UTSACard website or call Business Auxiliary Services at 210-458-4639.
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