Saturday, April 20, 2019

Celebrating 50 Years

Step Back in Time

UTSA has accomplished countless milestones since its founding in 1969. Browse through our interactive timeline of events that define the university’s history.

UTSA 50th Anniversary website

Video Gallery

The UTSA you know today has a rich history, but do you know the specifics? Get lost in our 50th anniversary video series and hear the UTSA stories most people don’t know.

UTSA 50th Anniversary website

Roadrunner Memories

What does it mean to be a Roadrunner? Learn how members of our community discovered their passion, met friends and achieved their dream of earning a college degree.

UTSA 50th Anniversary website

50th Anniversary Magazine

The special anniversary issue of Sombrilla Magazine salutes UTSA’s five decades, including a dive into “The Story of UTSA in 50 Objects,” and offers insights for the university's momentum into the next 50 years.

UTSA 50th Anniversary website


UTSA's Mission

The University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property - for Texas, the nation and the world.

UTSA's Vision

To be a premier public research university, providing access to educational excellence and preparing citizen leaders for the global environment.

UTSA's Core Values

We encourage an environment of dialogue and discovery, where integrity, excellence, inclusiveness, respect, collaboration and innovation are fostered.