Updates for March 18, 2020
UTSA is responding to the COVID-19 outbreak with a commitment to supporting the safety of the university community while enabling the academic progress of students.
  • Attend UTSA’s virtual town hall and submit questions about academic continuity and business operations impacted by the coronavirus situation. Student Town Hall: Thursday, March 19, 3–4 p.m.

  • Vice Provost for Global Initiatives Lisa Montoya has issued a reminder to anyone who has traveled internationally and meets the criteria for required self-isolation that they must maintain their self-isolation for the benefit of the campus and broader community.
  • Student Health Services will be open on the Main Campus from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. next week. Call the nurse triage line at 210-458-4142 before visiting in person.

  • Counseling and Mental Health Services will be open for students on the Main Campus from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. next week. For an evening appointment, call 210-458-4140 and select menu option 2. Self-help and stress-management tools are available through the TAO app.
  • UTSA is moving all course instruction online beginning on March 23. Online instruction will continue through the end of the spring semester.

  • Previously scheduled for April 13–27, student course evaluations will be suspended for this semester only.

  • University Technology Solutions advises that if you are experiencing slower than usual internet connection at home, keep in mind that internet service providers (AT&T, Spectrum, etc.) are seeing an enormous increase in usage. It may be necessary to save work on your computer and upload it during slower usage periods. Test your connection speed online with SpeedTest.

  • UTS has a list of Technology Resources. Additionally, the UTS phone line (210-458-5555) will continue to be staffed.
  • Students living in Chaparral Village, Laurel Village or Alvarez Hall will receive a survey today to provide Housing and Residence Life with details about their plans for checkout or continuing housing needs. Complete the survey by noon on Friday, March 20.

  • The H-E-B Student Union and part of the other Student Union buildings will be closed effective Monday, March 23.

  • The Roadrunner Pantry will remain open to support students. Hours this week: noon to 6 p.m. Expanded hours beginning March 23: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Location is SU 1.04.06, near the UPS Store. Call 210-458-EATS (3287) for more info.

  • UTSA Facilities has implemented numerous preventive measures to ensure the health and cleanliness of our campuses. For help, approach a porter directly, submit a request to the iService Desk, or call 210-458-4262 for assistance.

  • Mayor Ron Nirenberg issued an order today that restaurants must provide only drive-through or take-out service. For the remainder of this week, the following dining locations will be take-out only:
  • Main Campus: Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, the POD in the JPL, Roadrunner Café
  • Downtown Campus: Starbucks and the POD
  • Starting next Monday, the Roadrunner Cafe will be the only dining location open on campus, for take-out only.
>> Learn more about UTSA’s response to the outbreak on the Coronavirus Updates website.
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