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August 13-18, 2018


Welcome to UTSA!

Welcome to The University of Texas at San Antonio, and congratulations on your appointment as a member of the UTSA faculty.

As a faculty member, you play a critical role in the success of our students, as well as in UTSA’s vision as a premier public research university. As such, we are committed to your development as a teacher and scholar throughout your academic career at UTSA—New Faculty Orientation is just the beginning. To introduce you to the university, we have designed an agenda to help you get a great start in building your teaching portfolio and research program here at UTSA, with ample opportunity to get to know your new faculty and administrative colleagues across campus. We encourage you to browse this website as it includes pertinent information and resources to assist your transition to your new city and university.

For New Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty

Aug. 13 - Day O.N.E. (Orientation for New Employees) with Human Resources*: On this day, you will be provided with information about your employment and benefits, receive your UTSA ID Card, Parking Permit and MyUTSA ID account setup.

Aug. 14-15 - Provost's Orientation*: This two-day training will introduce you to UTSA leadership, culture and important resources to help you hit the ground running. You will also have your professional photo taken.

Aug. 16-17 - College and/or department orientations (check with your college and department)

Aug. 18 - President's Dinner and Tour

For New Full-Time Non-Tenure-Track Faculty

Aug. 14, 5-6 p.m. - Provost's Reception - A chance to meet and mingle with UTSA leaders, staff, and other new faculty. Drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Aug. 15, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. - New full-time NTT faculty are invited to attend the 2nd day of the Provost's Orientation, which focuses on student success, university policies and resources, and teaching support.

Aug. 16-17 - College and/or department orientations (check with your college and department)

*Required for tenure/tenure-track faculty members who are joining UTSA in Summer or Fall 2018 or those who joined UTSA mid-year 2017-2018 and did not attend the 2017 New Faculty Orientation.