UTSA's growth is instrumental to San Antonio's evolution as the seventh-largest city in the United States. The UTSA Downtown Campus, which anchors the city’s technology corridor, is undergoing an expansion that shows promise for economic prosperity, urban revitalization and transdisciplinary discovery.
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UTSA is building bold futures through data innovation
While construction continues on UTSA’s new School of Data Science, the truly enduring nature of the building will be the work done within its walls when top data researchers innovate with students.
Planning and community programming continue forward
The new school will maintain SSA’s historic and cherished downtown San Antonio campus, further establishing UTSA’s presence in the heart of the city while continuing to provide vital arts education.
Fueling San Antonio’s Trajectory
San Antonio's ability to continue attracting businesses that support high-paying jobs depends on the presence of a qualified and educated workforce. As a driver of economic development, workforce talent, and social mobility, UTSA is meeting the demands of our thriving population and business community.
Meeting San Antonio’s escalating workforce needs and connecting UTSA students with experiential learning and career-engagement opportunities.
Leveraging expertise and increasing collaboration across architecture, construction, planning, and engineering by uniting two colleges under one administrative home.
Promoting continuing education and professional development programs for adult learners.
Master Plan for UTSA’s Downtown Campus
The Campus Master Plan, approved by the UT System Board of Regents in November 2019, serves as a roadmap to guide UTSA’s physical growth in alignment with its academic mission and strategic priorities over the next decade.
These two major initiatives will anchor UTSA to San Antonio’s prospering high-tech corridor and serve as a catalyst for economic and community investment in the San Pedro Creek area.
UTSA School of Data Science and National Security Collaboration Center
State-of-the-art, first-of-its-kind data science school in Texas (est. 2022)
These initiatives will have a profound effect on our growing technology sector in addition to UTSA’s drive to become a nationally recognized research university. It will accelerate downtown San Antonio’s ongoing resurgence and provide a transformative boost that enhances economic opportunity for generations to come.San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg on UTSA’s new School of Data Science and National Security Collaboration Center
UTSA and Southwest School of Art approve agreement to proceed with combining programs
UTSA and Southwest School of Art sign letter of intent to combine programs
UTSA marks progress of School of Data Science and National Security Collaboration Center Building with beam signing
UTSA names David Mongeau to lead new School of Data Science
UTSA names Texas-based agency to oversee ITC Centennial 2068 community process
Alvarezes gift $20 million to advance College of Business research, programs
UTSA reaffirms commitment to the Institute of Texan Cultures through new community visioning process
UTSA holds virtual groundbreaking for School of Data Science and National Security Collaboration Center
UTSA, Port San Antonio partner to bolster region’s cyber and data innovation
UTSA surpasses $100 million in total research expenditures
UTSA officially launches Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute
Charles Butt Foundation awards $344K grant to Urban Education Institute
San Antonio’s top arts high school is moving to UTSA’s Downtown Campus
UTSA students to build smart home on Downtown Campus
UTSA launches Westside Community Partnerships Initiative to shape neighborhood programs and services, aligned to campus master plan
UTSA, VIA partnership provides free transportation with U-Pass
President Eighmy provides update on Downtown Campus Initiatives
UTSA names Brigadier General (Ret.) Guy M. Walsh as Executive Director of National Security Collaboration Center
Congressman Hurd visits the UTSA National Security Collaboration Center
Texas House lauds UTSA with cybersecurity resolution
New UTSA initiative to focus on Institute of Texan Cultures
President Eighmy Named Dealmaker of the Year
UTSA launches Urban Education Institute at Downtown Campus
Bexar County Commissioners Court approves land transfer to support UTSA Downtown Campus vision
City of San Antonio approves land transfer for UTSA Downtown Campus initiative
UTSA receives $15 million gift and parcels of land downtown for construction of proposed School of Data Science and National Security Collaboration Center
UTSA Student Union expands to Downtown Campus
UTSA receives a $70 million commitment from the University of Texas System Board of Regents for expansion of the Downtown Campus, for a National Security Collaboration Center and for a proposed School of Data Science
UTSA Downtown students will have new housing options