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August 15-19, 2016


Welcome to UTSA!

agrawalWelcome 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. Also, I encourage you to browse this website as it includes pertinent information and resources to assist your transition to your new city and university.

Again, welcome to UTSA and to Roadrunner Nation! I look forward to meeting you at New Faculty Orientation.

C. Mauli Agrawal, Ph.D., P.E.
Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs


Orientation Overview

Aug. 15 - 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. 16-17 - Provost’s Orientation*: This one-and-a-half-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. 18-19 - College and/or department orientations (check with your college and department)

Aug. 27 - President’s Dinner and Tour of San Antonio




*Required for tenure/tenure-track faculty members who are joining UTSA in Summer or Fall 2016 or those who joined UTSA mid-year 2015-2016 and did not attend the 2015 New Faculty Orientation.