Information for students on campus during Harvey

UTSA staff will be on-hand throughout Harvey to provide assistance to students in on-campus residence halls. As a reminder, in an emergency, call x4911 (458-4911). For non-emergency assistance, call UTSA Police at x4242 (458-4242).

  • Roadrunner Café on the UTSA Main Campus will continue operating on a regular schedule throughout the weekend. Selections will be available at the following serving stations:Pizza and Pasta, Grill, Produce Market, Home Zone, Desserts.
  • Meal plans will work as usual, as will standard payment methods such as cash, credit or debit. Disposable to-go containers will be available for students to take their residence halls.
  • Roadrunner Café has food supplies to last 3-5 days. Generators are being secured to support refrigeration and lighting for Roadrunner Café. In the event of a total power loss, staff will be prepared to offer cold dishes including sandwiches, etc.
  • In the event of storm damage to any campus residence hall or living facility (Laurel Village, Chaparral Village, Alvarez Hall, Chisholm Hall and University Oaks), the university will coordinate relocation to other facilities, which may include the Recreation Wellness Center and/or the Convocation Center.
  • UTSA Libraries will be closed through Sunday night. The University Center and Main Campus Recreation Wellness Center will be open for students residing on campus from 3 to 10 p.m., Sunday, August 27.
  • UTSA Facilities crews are continuing to sandbag flood-prone areas. The UTSA Police Department will monitor campus conditions and will be prepared to close streets or redirect traffic as a result of flooding.
  • Much of the furniture around campus is being brought indoors in anticipation of strong winds. Furniture that cannot be stored inside is being aggregated in key areas, a precaution that makes it harder to fly away in heavy winds.
  • VIA bus service is expected to continue, as long as it is safe to do so, allowing to access to and from UTSA campuses.
  • University leadership will continue to monitor the progress of the storm throughout the weekend and will make a determination about Monday classes. Use your best personal judgment in deciding whether to drive. Students who have questions about class attendance or class assignments should contact their professors and instructors directly.
  • Updates will be provided on Twittter (@utsa), on Facebook ( and on UTSA Today(

Tropical storm force winds from Harvey are expected to begin in Bexar County Saturday morning. The greatest impact from the storm is expected Sunday. A determination about campus operations on Monday, August 28 will be made later Sunday afternoon.