The Office of Community Relations acts as a liaison between the university and the San Antonio community, fostering relationships and collaborations to create prosperity and drive opportunity for our City. 

Carnegie-CEC-digital-seal.pngThe Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has selected UTSA to receive its prestigious Community Engagement Classification, recognizing the university’s commitment to serving the local community.

Community Partners

UTSA has been building alliances and partnerships throughout the community, operating numerous programs for area youth, adults and organizations to further prosperity and opportunity.

Following is a partial list of UTSA offices and programs that provide services, business resources and educational opportunities to the local community.

Community Involvement for UTSA Students

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Engage with the community

The office of UTSA Leadership and Volunteer Services gives students a number of programs to give back to the community. Find out more about these volunteer opportunities:


Combine service and education

The office of UTSA Civic and Community-Engaged Leadership helps students and faculty stay engaged with the community by enriching learning and promoting civic literacy through Service Learning.

Outreach Programs for Youth


College readiness programs

UTSA has historically provided college-readiness opportunities to students from all communities and backgrounds. Find out more about how we prepare students of all ages for college:


Year-round learning

UTSA fosters learning through research, discovery and innovation through programs that elementary, junior high and high school students can access. Learn more:

Resources for the Business Community


Get advising & consulting

The Institute for Economic Development has served the surrounding business community for 35 years. It’s created more than 58,000 jobs and helped open 5,000 businesses. Get help with your business:


Do business with UTSA

UTSA contributes $131 million in total business output for the San Antonio area. We value businesses that support our vision of becoming a premier research university. Become our partner here: