FEBRUARY 18, 2021 — The university recognizes that the events of this week have been extremely challenging. Should you find yourself needing additional support during this crisis, UTSA has resources available.
Student Emergency Resources
The Student Emergency Fund will provide $100 grants to eligible full- or part-time enrolled students in need of essential supplies. The grants will be awarded through UTSA’s Financial Aid office and therefore tax-exempt. To apply, please complete the UTSA emergency aid application. In the comments section, be sure to mention the winter storm and provide a description of your situation and need. Funds will be available on a first-come, first-served basis until exhausted.
Employee Emergency Resources
The Staff Emergency Fund will provide $200 grants to eligible full-time staff members and full-time fixed-term-track faculty in need of essential supplies. In light of the weather crisis, a streamlined application process is now in place. To apply please complete this form, providing a description of your situation and need. If you have questions, contact Cheri Wiese at firstname.lastname@example.org or 210-452-2560. Funds will be available on a first-come, first-served basis until exhausted.
For semimonthly payroll employees, payments for approved applications received by Wednesday, February 24 will be made in the March 5 payroll. For monthly payroll employees, payments for approved applications received by Friday, March 12 will be made in the April 1 payroll.
Warming Stations on Main Campus
UTSA students, faculty and staff in need of a temporary space to warm up, recharge their phones or access wi-fi service may use the warming stations in the John Peace Library and on the ground floor of the Main Building.
The Roadrunner Pantry provides food and personal care items to members of the UTSA community. The pantry will be open noon to 4 p.m. through Sunday.
We look forward to supporting our Roadrunner community in this time of need.
This spring UTSA is hosting a 30-second film festival on TikTok! Your mission? Create a 30-second video that highlights how you relax with Adobe Creative Cloud. This is your chance to take a break from the world around you make something fun. The top three videos will receive prizes that will help you on your creative journey and the top ten winners will receive free Adobe swag!Virtual Event
A lecture series brought to you by Loma de Vida Spa & Wellness and UTSA College for Health, Community and Policy. Dr. Sara Oswalt is the chair of & professor in the Department of Public Health at UTSA. She is also a certified sexuality educator through the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, & Therapists.Virtual Event
As part of the annual Campus Race to Zero Waste, the Office of Facilities will provide sensitive document shredding services for our UTSA community. You can bring work-related or personal documents. All we ask is for you to shred away to help recycle!Parking Lot UTSA Student Union and Ximenes Avenue Garade
In many courses, faculty broach relevant but difficult topics surrounding race, ethnicity, civil rights, and much more with sensitivity and caring—-but this may be especially difficult in an online classroom. In this session, Dr. Shelley Howell will discuss how faculty can create an inclusive classroom environment digitally to allow for conducive conversations for all parties.Virtual Event
Great discussions continue this spring with Mary McNaughton-Cassill, Professor of Psychology and Donna Edmondson, University Ombuds. They are providing five 30-minute interactive webinars. Topics include bridge building, stigmas, team building, staying engaged at work and our shared experiences.Virtual Event
The Black Student Union of UTSA presents a panel discussion on Black women in history and the impact of prominent Black women in the Roadrunner Community.Virtual Event
Join this workshop to explore how this instructor designed and delivered an exemplary course with an innovative design and a student-centered approach. This workshop is focused on the use of virtual labs and interactive content using interactive tools such as PlayPosit and Softchalk for an enhanced learning experience in large classes (more than 400 students).Virtual Event
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UTSA is a proud Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) as designated by the U.S. Department of Education.
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