Be Bold Events

The University of Texas at San Antonio is excited to publicly launch our largest comprehensive campaign in history in October 2022, and we want to celebrate this spirited moment with all of you who comprise Roadrunner Nation. With incredible progress toward our $500 million goal, Be Bold: A Campaign for Our Future is bound to inspire the opportunities, innovations, and partnerships that will help shape the future of UTSA, San Antonio, the State of Texas and beyond. We hope to see you at one of the many spectacular events taking place across our campuses and San Antonio!

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Campaign Destinations

Student Success

UTSA remains focused on creating opportunities for scholarships, experiential learning, and life-changing education.

Research Excellence

UTSA strives to attract and retain world-class faculty, endow fellowship opportunities, and remain a Tier One research university.

Strategic Growth

UTSA will realize its full potential by enhancing its infrastructure and creating an environment for our community to thrive in.

Campaign Launch Events Schedule at a Glance

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Bolder Together: Faculty and Staff Campaign Kickoff

Main Campus (H-E-B Student Union Ballroom)
Downtown Campus (La Villita Room; Durango Building)

President Taylor Eighmy invites all faculty and staff to kick off a day of celebration in recognition of the bold futures we are creating for our students. Together, we will officially launch our largest comprehensive campaign in university history. Enjoy breakfast with President Eighmy and other university leadership, a brief program that highlights the campaign’s impact to-date, and your invaluable role in this campaign.

Open to all UTSA faculty and staff

Be Bold: A Campaign Kickoff Celebration

Enjoy a spirited evening with President Taylor Eighmy, university leadership, alumni, supporters and friends to officially launch Be Bold: A Campaign for Our Future. This unforgettable event will celebrate some of our milestone moments of the campaign to-date. With a program designed to inspire, the experience will gather UTSA’s biggest advocates to celebrate the bold future that we will create together.

Invitation only

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Bold Moments: A UTSA Showcase

UTSA volunteer leaders are invited to a special program featuring some of the university’s most talented students and faculty. This special event will include plenary and breakout sessions highlighting UTSA’s remarkable collaborations and developments across campus, as well as tours of our newest state-of-the-art facilities. The showcase celebrates major milestones made possible, in part, through Be Bold: A Campaign for Our Future – the university’s largest comprehensive campaign in history.

Invitation only

Friday, October 21, 2022

UTSA BestFest

Main Campus (Convocation Center & BK Lot 1)

An annual tradition, BestFest is a community-wide festival during Homecoming Weekend. Sponsored by Roadrunner Productions and UTSA Student Activities, the event is free and open to all, and features dozens of food and beverage offerings, game booths run by student organizations, interactive activities, a concert, carnival rides, and a fireworks display. Join Roadrunner Nation to commemorate Be Bold: A Campaign for Our Future at this family-friendly event that captures the spirit of UTSA!

Open to the public | Free Admission

Saturday, October 22, 2022

The Boldest Alumni Tailgate & Homecoming Football Game

Tailgate at The Espee
Game kickoff at the Alamodome

Join the UTSA Alumni Association at The Espee for a special Homecoming Alumni Tailgate. In recognition of our campaign kickoff, a signature concert will amplify this year's tailgate, along with food, beverages, photo opportunities with fellow alumni, and other fun activities. This energetic pre-game event will set the tone for a bold and exhilarating game. Don’t forget to purchase your game tickets and fill the stands to support Roadrunners Football!

Open to the public (entry fee required)

Tailaget Tickets Purchase Game Tickets Event Map

UTSA looks forward to celebrating the Be Bold campaign with you!

There are more exciting events to come, so continue checking back for updated information.