Spring semester updates & COVID info Roadrunner Roadmap

On-Campus Residents

Even though your classes will be online at the start of the semester, you’ll still be able to enjoy campus life as well as the conveniences and academic benefits of living on campus.

Spring 2022 Move-In

UTSA owned and managed residence halls (Alvarez Hall, Chaparral and Laurel Villages, Chisholm Hall and Guadalupe Hall) will remain open for spring 2022 with new resident move-in scheduled for January 14. Limited UTSA staff will be available to assist students and families with move-in. Contact studenthousing@utsa.edu with questions.

University Oaks will also remain open and new resident move-in date is January 7. Contact info@universityoaksutsa.com with questions about move-in.

Testing for Residents

The university’s mandatory testing program continues to be in effect for all students, faculty and staff, including on-campus residents. On-campus testing is conveniently available at Main Campus.

Campus Housing Safety Protocols

UTSA Housing & Residence Life continues to maintain strict protocols to ensure the health and safety of its residents, including regular sanitation of common areas, and limiting social gatherings and the number of residents allowed in common areas. During the modified start to the semester, visitation will be limited to only UTSA Housing residents. Learn more about UTSA Housing’s COVID-19 safety measures and isolation/quarantine protocols.

Learn more about COVID-19 safety protocols at University Oaks.


During modified spring operations, the university will continue to provide robust on-campus services and assistance because your campus experience is an important part of your success at UTSA. Select dining locations, Student Union, Campus Rec, libraries and other important student support services will all be open with reduced density and enhanced cleaning and safety protocols. Visit the Spring Classes & Student Experience and Campus Operations pages to learn more.

Frequently Asked Questions - On-Campus Residents

No, you will not be provided the opportunity to move in late. Move-in dates are January 7 for University Oaks and January 14 for UTSA Housing residence halls.


No. As stated in your contract, campus housing will remain open regardless of changes to the academic schedule or manner of instruction provided by the university. Refunds will not be issued as a result of these temporary adjustments to online course delivery at the start of the semester.

UTSA Housing and University Oaks remained open during the entire 2020–2021 academic year for the benefit of students and experienced very few COVID-19 cases.