Spirit of the Roadrunner

The Spirit of the Roadrunner program recognizes students who embody the spirit of UTSA while striving for the highest levels of academic achievement, campus involvement, and community service. They demonstrate the Roadrunner Creed in their daily actions and serve as ambassadors to the university at various UTSA-sponsored events throughout the year. This program was formerly known as Mr. and Ms. UTSA.

Voting for UTSA Spirit of the Roadrunner

All Roadrunners have a chance to vote for two of the finalists during the week of Homecoming via RowdyLink. Candidates share their platforms with fellow students prior to and during the election process. Voting on RowdyLink will be from 12:00 am on Wednesday through 11:59 pm on Thursday during Homecoming week.  Results for the winner(s) will be announced on Saturday during halftime at the UTSA Football game. 

Read through the platforms from the Spirit of the Roadrunner Candidates.

For complete details about the process and the application requirements, visit the Spirit of the Roadrunner website


Spirit of the Roadrunner 2023 Candidates

From L to R: Laura Barnes, Alondra Castillo, Jaclyn Lerma, Melyna Perez

2022 Spirits of the Roadrunner - Jaskarn Mann and Ene John-Mark


Thank you to the UTSA Spirits of the Roadrunner for 2022-2023!

UTSA appreciates all of the dedication and time Jaskarn Mann and Ene John-Mark have given to the Roadrunner community over the past year. Thank you Jaskarn and Ene!

Faculty and Staff Office Decorating

Show us your UTSA Spirit, Pride, and Tradition! Colleges and departments can sign up to put their UTSA Spirit, Pride, and Tradition on display by participating in this year’s Homecoming Window Wars! Show the Roadrunner community what UTSA Spirit, Pride, and Tradition look like by decorating your physical or virtual office and participating in this year’s competition.

Participation includes completing a sign-up form (linked below), decorating your space, and submitting two photos of your office to before the deadline. Judging will be based on the overall spirit (50%), originality (25%), and artistic quality (25%). 

UTSA Staff Senate Homecoming Window Wars
Competition Timeline:

The winner for 2022 was the Najim Center for Innovation and Career Advancement. Congratulations! 

This year's winners will be announced at BestFest on Friday, October 27. If you have questions, please contact the

2022 Office Decorating Winner - classic Rowdy mascot along yellow brick road with union in background