Prior to disbursement of your financial aid, you can apply up to $600 each semester to your UTSA Card, in $100 increments, as long as your financial aid exceeds the charges on your billing statement. You can begin applying financial aid to your UTSACard approximately 30 days prior to the start of each semester. To apply, log onto ASAP and select the following options in order: Student Services, UTSA Card, Add Money to Your UTSACard using Financial Aid. You can then use the applied funds to purchase your books at the UTSA bookstores or any other place Rowdy Dollars are accepted.
Typically, funds added to your UTSA Card appear within 90 minutes. The amount added will appear as a charge on your billing statement and will be deducted from your financial aid once it disburses.