Founded by the Texas Legislature in 1969, UTSA was commissioned as a university of the first class. Today, UTSA is an emerging urban serving research institution with nearly 31,000 students, nine colleges and three campuses.
The University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property – for Texas, the nation and the world.
The Office of the Vice President for Research at UTSA welcomes your questions about research capabilities and facilities at UTSA.
The UTSA UTSA Student Union Information Center is located on the first floor of the UTSA Student Union North, outside the UTSA Bookstore. If you are lost or have any questions, please stop by and let us assist you. We can provide updates on events happening in and around the UTSA Student Union, answer questions and assist with directions, as well as provide a variety of services and resources.
UTSA offers a variety of excellent on-campus housing options to meet your needs.
UTSA directs many resources toward the safety and well-being of our community. In addition to student resources, we have assembled information so that faculty, staff, friends and family members also are aware of the university's mental health resources.
With more than 330 student organizations on campus, students have plenty of opportunities to give back to the community, make friends and live the Rowdy life.
The University of Texas at San Antonio Recreation Wellness Center is nearly 185,000 square feet of indoor recreation space and houses a wide variety of programs and facilities including: multi-use courts, a demonstration kitchen, massage studio, an aquatics center, racquetball courts, fitness areas, group exercise studios and locker/shower rooms.
Students come to the UTSA Student Union to engage in unique social, recreational, cultural and educational activities. It's an inviting and inclusive environment where students exchange ideas, build relationships and make memories.