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Office of External Affairs

Welcome to the Office of External Affairs at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).

What we do

The Office of External Affairs communicates UTSA's needs and priorities with elected officials and government agencies at all levels of government. In addition, the Office of External Affairs:

  • Serves as primary points of contact to elected officials at the local, state, and federal level.
  • Collaborates with UT System Offices of Government Relations and Federal Relations.
  • Monitors the impacts of state legislation related to higher education.
  • Builds partnerships with Chambers of Commerce, civic leaders and other external stakeholders.

In an effort to centralize all legislative communications and interactions with elected officials, please contact Albert Carrisalez, Director for External Affairs/Assistant to the President at (210) 458-5138.

Thank you for all you do for UTSA, let us know how we can be of service.

Who represents The University of Texas at San Antonio?

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