Texas Public Information Act

The Texas Public Information Act (Texas Government Code, Chapter 552) entitles each person to complete information about the affairs of government and the official acts of public officials and employees, unless otherwise expressly provided by law. Governmental bodies shall release requested information as promptly as possible, unless the information is exempt from disclosure under the Texas Public Information Act.

If you wish to submit an open records request to UTSA you may do so through our online portal link below.

Submit an Online Request

If Not Using Our Online Portal (above) to Submit Your Open Records Request, You May Also Request Records:

By eMail:


By Mail:

Venu Nair
Public Information Officer
The University of Texas at San Antonio
Office of Legal Affairs
North Paseo Building (NPB), 440
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, Texas 78249

By Hand Delivery:

Venu Nair
Public Information Officer
The University of Texas at San Antonio
c/o Travis Brown
Main Building, Ste. 4.122
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, Texas 78249

For more information about the TPIA or open records requests, you may wish to refer to the Office of the Attorney General's Open Government website.

Student Educational Records

Upon written request, the University will provide a student with access to their own educational records. For further information, see Annual Notice of FERPA Rights and Notice Concerning Directory Information. Access to educational records covered by FERPA is made available within 45 days of the request. Students wishing to review their own FERPA records may contact the appropriate office listed below for certain records: 


Students may also submit written requests describing the item(s) of interest to Open Records by clicking on the “Submit an Online Request” or by one of the valid delivery methods noted above.


The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is announcing the following closures:

  • Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 25, 2021, and Friday, November 26, 2021
  • Christmas Eve - Friday, December 24, 2021 
  • Winter Holiday - Monday, December 27, 2021, through Thursday, December 30, 2021
  • New Year's Eve - Friday, December 31, 2021
  • Martin Luther King Jr., Day - Monday, January 17, 2022 

Pursuant to the Attorney General’s Office, these days are not considered business days for the purposes of open records timelines.

View UTSA's Holiday Schedule here.

Student Directory information for the Spring 2022 semester will not be available to release until after the University census date of February 2, 2022.