OCTOBER 12, 2020 — UTSA will open registration for the spring 2021 semester starting on October 19. As mentioned in President Taylor Eighmy’s September 8 email to students, faculty and staff, modalities for the university’s spring courses and campus operations will be very similar to this fall—mostly online, with a limited number of courses meeting face-to-face based on strict criteria.
All face-to-face courses will offer a parallel online component for students who are not able to attend in person. The course modalities listed in ASAP reflect how each course is expected to be delivered when classes resume in January.
Students will once again register for classes based on their priority group or classification within a designated registration period with specific start and end dates.
UTSA provides a variety of resources that can be accessed remotely to support students engaged in online learning. The Tomás Rivera Center offers Academic Success Coaching, with one-on-one virtual coaching sessions and group workshops online as well as tutoring services. The Writing Center offers online tutoring and workshops aimed at strengthening writing skills. UTSA Academic Advising supports students by providing virtual appointments with advisers. Students can find many technology and academic support resources at the new Student Support Gateway.
Students will continue to have access to on-campus services in the spring. On-campus housing will remain open for students who choose to live on campus, and both UTSA Housing and Campus Living Villages are accepting applications from prospective residents.
Dining venues such as the Roadrunner Café and food courts will be open with limited seating capacities for social distancing. The libraries will also be open to serve students with contactless book checkouts.
Work modalities for faculty and staff will continue to include on-campus, telecommuting and hybrid options in the spring. As the situation continues to evolve, work modality options and telecommuting agreements will be reviewed as needed.
Tour the new Blackboard homepage, navigation, and features for the upcoming semester. The agenda includes an Introduction to Blackboard Cloud, a tour of the new Blackboard homepage and navigation; review improvements to course management, and a question and answer session.Virtual Event
Help us welcome back Campus Recreation with our VIP Day. Sign up for your social-distanced tour where you will get to experience some of the incredible programs and offerings we are bringing you this semester.Recreation Center, Main Campus
The Welcome Back Social is a great way to meet new people and make new friends. You can also win some prizes! Playfair is a high-spirited, high-energy event that allows students to interact with each other and laugh with each other and feel a part of an exciting campus community. This year, we feature Playfair Online! as part of the event.Virtual Event
Join us to kickoff the spring semester! We will have events happening all week and please participate in all that you can. Learn about upcoming opportunities within your academic department in virtual sessions with faculty, alumni, and student organizations. This is a great way to get involved in the UTSA COE/CACP community.Virtual Event
The Adobe Creative Campus Kickoff will introduce students to Adobe software and how they can use it to produce professional content for their courses. Students will learn about UTSA’s Adobe Creative Campus program and how they can access the software. Time permitting, there will be an overview of Adobe Creative Cloud.Virtual Event
Want to study abroad but aren't sure where to start? Our Study Abroad Information Session is a great way to hear about the options available to those interested in pursuing a global academic experience! Here you can learn about program types, scholarships, and other essential information!Virtual Event
Tune in to learn about the best picks for having an easy and fun digital Spring. We will be introducing you to the new Blackboard experience and showing you how to access essential digital tools that are free! In this session, you’ll find resources that are UTSA exclusive.Virtual Event
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