Inclusivity Partners

UTSA has a number of offices and other designated entities that focus on cultivating an environment of inclusion and equity, including those listed below.

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Institute of Texan Cultures

The Institute of Texan Cultures serves as the state’s center for multicultural education by investigating the ethnic and cultural history of Texas and offerings exhibits, programs, and special events designed to entertain, inspire, and educate; outreach programs to schools and other groups; and teacher-training workshops.


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Phone: 210-458-2300

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Office of Student Advocacy, Violence Prevention and Empowerment

The Office of Student Advocacy, Violence Prevention and Empowerment is a dedicated resource on campus to provide information, resources, training and advocacy for members of the UTSA community who may have been impacted by sexual misconduct, relationship violence, stalking, sexual harassment and/or gender-based discrimination.


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Phone: 210-458-4077

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Ombuds Office

The University Ombuds is a neutral individual who listens to complaints and grievances and provides conflict-resolution services for all faculty, staff, and student employees in a safe and welcoming environment. Communications with the Ombuds remain strictly confidential unless express permission to do otherwise is granted by the visitor or the Ombuds is required to disclose based on applicable University policy, legal considerations, or a perceived imminent risk of harm to self or others.


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Phone: 210-458-5605

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Women's Institute

The Women's Studies Institute functions as a student-center and community outreach institute. We are the home for one of Texas's newest majors in Women's Studies. The Institute seeks to forge working relationships with the larger San Antonio community, particularly on issues relating to the development of women's leadership in the 21st Century.


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Phone: 210-458-6277

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Affinity Groups

The University of Texas at San Antonio considers Affinity Groups to be an essential component that connects various members of the workforce with each other and with the University. Therefore, an inherent element of the mission of an Affinity Group is to promote the welfare of UTSA and its purpose.


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Campus Climate Team

The UTSA Campus Climate Team actively addresses bias and other incidents and their impact on the UTSA community by monitoring, reporting and assessing responses to potential violations of the university's freedom of expression policies.


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Student Center for Community Engagement and Inclusion

The Student Center for Community Engagement and Inclusion helps all members of the university community to explore issues relating to culture, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity and other topics. It also connects UTSA students to social justice volunteer activities.


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Phone: 210-458-6200

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Office of Student Activities

Student Activities helps students and student organizations get involved with the UTSA community through campus-wide events, traditions, workshops, training and development opportunities to prepare for future success. There are approximately 360 student organizations, and about one-third of them identify as cultural organizations.


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Phone: 210-458-4160

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Dreamers Resource Center

The Dreamers Resource Center provides support to the university’s DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipients and other undocumented students. The center also provides ally training and general information sessions for faculty, staff and students.


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Phone: 210-458-7967

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Student Leadership Center

The UTSA Student Leadership Center serves as a centralized connection point for students, staff and faculty to access leadership opportunities on campus and in the greater San Antonio community. The center supports and transforms student leaders through a broad variety of experiences and opportunities, to develop awareness regarding global issues and marketable leadership skills.


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Phone: 210-458-7967

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UTSA Student Union

The UTSA Student Union serves as the focal point for events, meetings, dining, and relaxation for the UTSA community.  Students from across the University come to the UTSA Student Union to engage in unique social, recreational, cultural, and educational activities.


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Phone: 210-458-4735

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Consortium for Social Transformation

The Consortium for Social Transformation is an administrative unit within the College of Education and Human Development, at UTSA. The CST is a leader in preparing culturally responsible citizens who are active collaborators and agents of positive change through scholarship, teaching and service that supports the existence of equitable and just communities.


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Phone: 210-458-4370

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International Initiatives 

The Office of International Initiatives exists to build bridges between UTSA and top institutions around the world while facilitating university-wide initiatives essential to international education, research and outreach. We help prepare our students to become global citizens by providing them the opportunity to learn in a diverse and globally integrated educational setting both on campus and abroad.


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Phone: 210-458-7202

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Veteran and Military Affairs

The Office of Veteran and Military Affairs serves as a center for advocacy, innovation, and collaboration to facilitate the inclusion and success of military affiliated students at UTSA.


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Phone: 210-458-7544

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First-Generation & Transfer Student Center

The First-Gen & Transfer Student Center is committed to supporting students that identify as a first-generation or transfer student as they pursue their undergraduate degree. The center is focused on ensuring that students make the most out of their university experience through mentorship, student success activities and community building.


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Phone: 210-458-7469

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Student Disability Services

Student Disability Services (SDS) is committed to the full inclusion of students with disabilities by promoting equal access for all University programs and activities and envisions a university environment that is committed to accessibility and inclusion.


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Phone: 210-458-4157

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Training & Development

UTSA HR Training & Development provides classroom and online learning opportunities for faculty, staff and students on the topics of discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, diversity and other related topics.


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Phone: 210-458-4658

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Student Organizations

There are approximately 360 student organizations and about one-third of them identify as cultural organizations. Find all the information you need about these organizations through our campus involvement platform at www.utsa.edu/rowdylink. To learn more about student organizations contact Student Activities at 210-458-4160.


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Phone: 210-458-4160
FAX: 210-458-5100

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Equal Opportunity Services

The UTSA Office of Equal Opportunity Services (EOS) develops and sustains a learning and working environment at UTSA that is diverse, inclusive and free of illegal discrimination and harassment. EOS actively promotes affirmative action, equal employment and educational opportunities for students, faculty, staff and visitors.


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Phone: 210-458-4120
FAX: 210-458-5100

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Student Ombudsperson Services

The Director of Student Ombudsperson Services assists students with academic and non-academic concerns related to their enrollment in an effort to help them bring closure or resolution to their situation or circumstances. The Student Ombudsperson provides informal, neutral, independent and confidential problem-solving assistance to registered and former students in a welcoming and safe environment. Exceptions to maintaining confidentiality include mandatory disclosures of information as required by law or University policy. Typical mandatory disclosures include but are not limited to: potential violations of a law or University policy and potential substantial risk or threat of harm to self or others. This includes outreach by the University’s Behavioral Intervention Team. Note: For employment related matters, student employees may contact the University Ombuds for assistance.


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Phone: 210-458-4040
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