Funded Projects

Recent SIF Awards

To support key campus initiatives, the SIF provided funding for 8 distinct awards for award year 2024, totaling more than $3 million. Below is a list of the funded proposals.

Proposal Department
UTSA Today and Sombrilla Magazine Expansion University Relations
Bold Scholars Expansion - Chisholm Hall Renovations Career Engaged Learning/ Academic Affairs
Office Staffing Support for Office of Nationally Competitive Awards Honors College
Student Placemaking Opportunities - Brenan Ave Facilities, Real Estate, Construction & Planning
Smart Document Capture Technology - Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Strategic Enrollment
Learning Innovation: Student Experience Project & Equitable Student Pathways Student Success
UTSA Thrive Initiative - Enhancing & Evolving the Student Success Ecosystem Student Success
Operationalizing the UTSA Survey Research Center COLFA
Proposal Department
Westside Community Partnerships - Seed Grants and Scholar-in-Residence University Relations
Be Bold: A Campaign for Our Future - Public Launch Strategy Advancement and Alumni Engagement
Marketing Infrastructure to Meet UTSA’s Enrollment Goals Academic Affairs - Strategic Enrollment
Shared Recruiter - Strategic Enrollment and Honors College Academic Affairs - Honors College
Business Analytics Research Hub Alvarez College of Business
Student Success Call Center & Expansion of Proactive Response Team Outreach/Programming Academic Affairs - Student Success
UTSA to Become a National Hub for Materials Research and Education Klesse College of Engineering and Integrated Design/College of Sciences
UTSA's Student Success Collaborative Network (Hub & Spoke): Creating an Ecosystem of Innovative Supports and Best Practices Academic Affairs - Student Success
JPL Heart of the Campus Furnishings Academic Affairs - Library
Critical Data Center Infrastructure UTS
Honors College Infrastructure Investment (Experiential Learning Lab in GSR) Academic Affairs - Honors College
UTSA Placemaking Team Real Estate, Construction, and Planning (RECaP)
Campus Recreation Facility Renovations Academic Affairs - Student Affairs
NASFAA Blue Icon Services Academic Affairs - Strategic Enrollment
Research Enhancement and Strategic Initiatives Office of the President
Film Production Hub COLFA

Proposal Department
Implementation of new Graduate Application Platform to support UTSA's Strategic Enrollment goals Strategic Enrollment
Renovation Project, New COS Student Success Center College of Sciences
Fostering Classroom to Career Experiences Through Engineering Projects in Community Service College of Engineering & College of Architecture, Construction and Planning
Student Health Services Accreditation/Renovations Student Affairs
Westside Community Partnerships Initiative Westside Community Partnerships
24/7 On Demand Online Tutoring Support for Undergraduate Students Student Success
Two-Way Texting Capability Strategic Enrollment
Bronze Foundry for the Art Sculpture Studio College of Liberal and Fine Arts: Art & Art History
ServiceNow Platform product requests and licenses University Technology Solutions
Quantum Tech for Disability and Educational Research-Virtual Lab College of Education and Human Development: Educational Psychology
Women's Studies Institute College of Education and Human Development: Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Bridging Student Success Support Across University and College Programming and Services - Continuation of FY21 Pilot Student Success
Recruitment/Marketing Infrastructure to Meet UTSA’s Enrollment Goals Strategic Enrollment
Student Success Center Space Optimization Investment College of Liberal and Fine Arts
UTSA Spanish Heritage Program College of Liberal and Fine Arts: Modern Languages
Music Multimedia Lab & Assistant Professor of Instruction College of Liberal and Fine Arts: Music
Business Analytics Research Hub College of Business
Recreation Wellness Center - Gender Inclusive Restroom/Shower Room Construction Student Affairs
UTSA Digital Media Center College of Liberal and Fine Arts: Art & Art History
Student Success and Academic Advising Support Student Success
Shared Recruiter - Strategic Enrollment and Honors College Honors College
FM: Systems Software Investment Space Management
UTSA Business Service Centers – Customer Service Management –ServiceNow Platform College for Health, Community and Policy
Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition and Nutrition/Dietetic Teaching Kitchen College for Health, Community and Policy: Nutrition & Dietetics
UTSA Drone Enclosure for Research, Training and Certification College of Engineering & College of Architecture, Construction and Planning
Formalized interdisciplinary final project based learning: Synthesis of CEE and CSM final project requirements with senior systems studio requirement in ARCH: A pilot project College of Engineering & College of Architecture, Construction and Planning
Heart of the Campus: JPL 3rd Floor Windows Project UTSA Libraries
Temporary University Funding Global Initiatives
Student Information System (Ellucian Workflow and Experience) University Technology Solutions
VPGI-Education Abroad Global Initiatives
Increased WI-FI coverage on West Campus and in the Baseball/Softball Clubhouses University Technology Solutions & UTSA Athletics