(Aug. 22, 2014) -- The official kick-off of the new academic year, UTSA Roadrunner Days, runs Aug. 22-29 at the Main and Downtown campuses.
While students are moving in, there will be a number of special events Friday, Saturday and Sunday, where they can learn about UTSA traditions, connect with UTSA resources -- and have some fun.
Roadrunner Days events and activities give students an opportunity to take part in time-honored UTSA traditions and connect with UTSA resources.
Here's what’s going on this weekend:
Friday, Aug. 22
Residence Hall Move-In Weekend
9 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday-Sunday, Chaparral Village, Laurel Village and San Saba Hall
Welcome Back Reception
7:30-9 p.m., Central Plaza, near Sombrilla Plaza
Spirit of San Antonio Marching Band Premiere Performance
8-9 p.m., Central Plaza, near Sombrilla Plaza
Saturday, Aug. 23
Saturday-Sunday (check website for details)
Late Night at the Rec
9 p.m.-midnight, Campus Recreation Center
Sunday, Aug. 24
Spiritual and Religious Fair
3-4 p.m., H-E-B University Center Ballroom
Kickback at the UC
4-6 p.m., University Center Paseo
For more information and the event schedule, visit the UTSA Roadrunner Days website.
Share your Roadrunner Days experiences using hashtag #UTSARRDAYS.
As part of the International Cooking Series, the experts in the UTSA Demo Kitchen will show you how to make this stuffed bread Latin dish. Register for this cooking demo here.
Recreation Wellness Center Demo Kitchen, Main Campus
UTSA's annual sustainability festival, showcases the university’s and the City of San Antonio’s progress on researching and developing sustainable solutions to improve the quality life for future generations.
H-E-B University Center Ballroom (HUC 1.104), Main Campus
The institute will feature a performance from Eva Ybarra, the “Queen of the Accordion.” Manuel Medrano will premiere a documentary on Ybarra’s career. Two people receive free admission with a voucher available here.
Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
Get involved and register to vote. Click on the link to find out the locations on the Main and Downtown Campuses.
Multiple locations on the Main and Downtown Campuses
Learn about products and services available for studying, working, and making it to graduation! Speak directly to OIT managers, provide feedback on UTSA tech, and have your voice heard! Lunch and OIT gear provided. RSVP at: www.utsa.edu/oit/sic.
University Center, Denman Ballroom (2.01.28), Main Campus
Come meet the candidates looking to take home the crown as Mr. and Ms. UTSA 2017-2018. This is your opportunity to hear the candidates platform and learn how they plan to represent and transform UTSA.
University Center, Retama Auditorium (UC 2.02.02), Main Campus
UTSA's Friends of Shakespeare hosts this annual performance seried by Actors from the London Stage, Sept. 27, 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Arts Building, Recital Hall (ARTS 2.03.02), Main Campus
The Monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery will prepare a mandala sand painting on the main exhibit floor and offer various lectures and activities.
UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
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