Tomás Rivera Center

Application | Access College & Excel


  • Must be a first-time incoming freshman who has been accepted to UTSA in good standing and entering the Fall semester.
  • Must have a 2.5 GPA, have an 80% attendance rate their senior year in high school, and have been involved in some sort of extracurricular program (either school-based or community-based).
  • Must have graduated from one of the following high schools:
    • Brackenridge
    • Edison
    • Fox Tech
    • Harlandale
    • Highlands
    • Jefferson
    • Kennedy
    • Lanier
    • McCollum
    • Memorial
    • Sam Houston
    • Southwest
    • Young Women's Leadership Academy (YWLA)
    • KIPP UPrep

Application and When to Apply:

You may also pick up an application from a high school counselor, Project Stay, San Antonio Education Partnership, or from a Communities in Schools staff member at the schools listed.

Please mail or email the application to:

Tomas Rivera Center for Student Success
Access College and Excel Scholar Program
501 César E. Chávez Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78207

For more information, please contact ACE at:
Downtown Campus | DB 2.114 | 210-458-2838