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 email@example.com 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.
Come celebrate the doctoral students graduating this commencement season.H-E-B Student Union Ballrooms, UTSA Main Campus
Celebrate the accomplishments of the graduates of the College for Health, Community and Policy, College of Liberal and Fine Arts and College of Sciences.Alamodome, 100 Montana St, San Antonio, TX 78203
Celebrate the accomplishments of the graduates of the Carlos Alvarez College of Business, College of Education and Human Development, Margie and Bill Klesse College of Engineering and Integrated Design and University College.Alamodome, 100 Montana St, San Antonio, TX 78203
First Friday Stargazing gives anyone free access to the night sky using university telescopes and teaching equipment. Weather permitting, experienced astronomers will provide a handful of telescopes of varying designs, give training on how each operates, and point to various astronomical objects that may appear in the sky for that given time of the year. If you have a telescope and do not know how to operate it, feel free to bring it and get instructions on its use.4th Floor of Flawn Science Building, Main Campus
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