The Tomás Rivera Center for Student Success (TRC) is an academic support unit dedicated to providing services that will promote student success.
Access College and Excel
The Access College and Excel (ACE) program is a special scholarship and retention program aimed at helping incoming freshman, who have graduated from specific high schools effectively transfer from high school to a four-year university with the goal of obtaining a bachelor’s degree.
The Tomás Rivera Center offers a variety of programs to meet students’ individual learning assistance needs. Academic Coaches are available for personal appointments to help students identify academic strengths and to assist students in building effective study skills. Information-packed workshops are offered that teach advanced techniques for studying. Program services are specialized for the needs of undergraduate and graduate UTSA students.
Supplemental Instruction is a series of weekly study sessions for difficult courses, guided by students who successfully completed them. Three 50-minute sessions are held each week.