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(Sept. 5, 2013) -- You will find resources here for everything you need to know about UTSA Football Game Day.

The Home Football Game on Saturday, Sept. 7 has an 11 a.m. kickoff and all activities are adjusted accordingly. Whiteout for this game versus Oklahoma State… wear your bright whites as we White-Out the Dome! Because of the early kickoff, road construction and heavy traffic, plan to arrive at least one hour before game time.

Parking is sold out at the Alamodome; parking options are available in private lots or downtown parking garages. Better yet, see information below on VIA park-and-ride.

Additionally, VIA's regular Yellow Streetcar route provides service between the UTSA Downtown Campus and the Alamodome from the VIA stop near lot D3 under Interstate 35/10. The cost of the Yellow Streetcar is $1.10 each way with the UTSA student discount rate of 50 percent off. More information, visit the VIA website.

>> All you need to know about UTSA Football Game Day
>> GoUTSA.com

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Rowdy Rally
3 p.m., Friday, Sept. 6, University Center Paseo, Main Campus

-- UTSA's new tradition -- a spirited team send-off with Orange Crush floats and other giveaways – and a sneak peak of the new Rowdy statue!

UTSA football home games -- times vary, check schedule

  • Sept. 7 -- Oklahoma State
  • Sept. 28 -- Houston
  • Oct. 12 -- Rice
  • Oct. 26 -- UAB
  • Nov. 9 -- Tulane
  • Nov. 30 -- Louisiana Tech
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Where to get UTSA t-shirts and other attire

Tickets

  • GoUTSA.com or UTSA Football Game Day (click on Tickets tab)
  • UTSA students who pay the athletics fee are admitted free to home UTSA Athletics events including football at the Alamodome. UTSA students must swipe their UTSA ID at a Student Entrance for admittance. Students can purchase up to four guest tickets per game ($10 each) for friends and family who will join the student in the student section and also must enter at a student entrance.
  • For tickets, call 210-458-UTSA (8872) or go to GoUTSA.com. On Saturday, the Alamodome box office windows open at 8:30 a.m. Doors open at 9:30 a.m.
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How to get to the game
  • Transportation to and from the Alamodome from four VIA park-and-ride sites: UTSA Main Campus, Crossroads, Madla Transit Center and San Antonio International Airport (enter lot through Northern Boulevard).
  • Service to the Alamodome begins three hours before kickoff. At the UTSA Main Campus, park on game day in lots adjacent to the Rec Center and Convocation Center in any unmarked space (UTSA permit not required game day). The last buses depart the Alamodome 45 minutes after the official end of the game.
  • Details on VIA park-and-ride
  • More details on parking options
  • Buy park-and-ride tokens at VIA locations or the VIA website for $1.25 each way (student rate), $2.50 each way (general public). Buy park-and-ride tokens in advance at Roadrunner Express (University Center Paseo on Main Campus and Durango Building on Downtown Campus).

 

 

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Sandhu, the Lutcher Brown Distinguished Chair in Cyber Security in the College of Sciences, and Ram Krishnan, assistant professor of electrical engineering in the UTSA College of Engineering, are funded by a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to improve cloud security.

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Aug. 1, 9 p.m.

"Inside Peace" documentary screening

This documentary, presented by the San Antonio Film Festival, documents the experience of re-entry after incarceration. The film features Michael Gilbert, associate professor in the department of criminal justice and director of the Office of Community and Restorative Justice program at UTSA.
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Circle

Aug. 4, 6 - 8 p.m.

Free Teacher Tuesday: Los Tejanos Workshop

Discover resources and strategies for teaching Tejano history and culture and get a special educator's tour of the new long-term exhibit, Los Tejanos.
Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.

Aug. 6, 5 - 7 p,m,; 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

6th Annual Texas Higher Education Symposium

This annual symposium is an opportunity to discuss Texas higher education issues and trends with Texas higher education scholars, state and local government officials, students, and campus and local community members.
Downtown Campus

Aug. 9, 12 - 5 p.m.

Vaquerocation 2015

This cowboy-themed programming, offered in conjunction with Our Kids Magazine's Kidcation Week, gives families the opportunity to visit with cowboy docents, enjoy readings and visit activity tables.
Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.

Aug. 17, 11:30 p.m.

Midnight Light

Join President Ricardo Romo, The Spirit of San Antonio Marching Band, students, faculty and staff to light the monument at the Main Campus entrance at the stroke of midnight.
John Peace Boulevard Entrance, Main Campus

Aug. 18, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

President's BBQ on the Plaza

Join university President Ricardo Romo on the Bill Miller Plaza for his annual free BBQ lunch.
Bill Miller Plaza, Downtown Campus

Aug. 18, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

President's BBQ on the Lawn

Join university President Ricardo Romo on the Convocation Center lawn for his annual free BBQ lunch.
Convocation Center East Lawn, Main Campus

Aug. 22, 6 p.m.

UTSA Alumni Gala

The UTSA Alumni Association hosts this annual gala honoring the Alumna of the Year, Alumnus of the Year and the Alumnus of the Year Lifetime Achievement award winners.
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa, 9800 Hyatt Resort Dr.


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