UTSA Roadrunner Days kicks off fall semester with events, fun and food

Roadrunner Days

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(Aug. 18, 2014) -- The official kick-off of the new academic year, UTSA Roadrunner Days, begins this week with students moving in Friday, Aug. 22. A series of themed events will run through Friday, Aug. 29 at the Main and Downtown campuses.

The events and activities give students an opportunity to take part in time-honored UTSA traditions and connect with UTSA resources.

Major themes will be:

  • "Arrival" on Friday, Aug. 22
  • "Assemble" on Monday, Aug. 25 with two Fall Convocation ceremonies
  • "Discover" on Tuesday, Aug. 26 with open houses across the campuses
  • "Connect" on Wednesday, Aug. 27 with a President's BBQ at both campuses
  • "Celebrate and Join" on Thursday, Aug. 28 with Pachanga on the Plaza at the Downtown Campus and a Welcome Back Party at the Main Campus

Events will include:

  • Late Night at the Rec
  • UTSA Marketplace open houses
  • PlayFair at Campus Rec
  • Inclusion Block Party
  • Midnight lighting of the Main Campus entrance monument sign
  • University Center Tours
  • UTSA Spirit of San Antonio Marching Band performance
  • Spiritual and Religious Fair
  • Student Government Association information meetings
  • UTSA Traditions
  • Pizza Party
  • Rowdy Rush
  • Student Leadership Center ribbon cutting
  • Roadrunner statue dedication
  • Howdy Rowdy Bash
  • Wear Your College Colors Day
  • UTSA vs. University of Houston football watch party

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For more information and the event schedule, visit the UTSA Roadrunner Days website.

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