Winter Break – Campus Operating Hours

Winter Break – Campus Operating Hours

Attention:  UTSA Community

Over the winter break, all classes and many university business operations will follow a reduced operating schedule beginning Friday, December 23, 2021 through Sunday, January 2, 2022.  Most university buildings will be locked during the semester intercession; however, designated individuals will be on call to respond if an urgent matter arises (in the event of an emergency, contact UTSA Police at (210) 458-4911). UTSACard’s are required to enter any secured facility on campus. Contact your department leadership for questions regarding access. Building-by-building access information can be found HERE.

UTSA will resume normal business hours on Monday, January 3, 2022, with a few exceptions.  For more information on university business operations during the winter break, please see the hours of operations below or the posted FAQ’s.

Alternate hours of operations for the following departments and activities at UTSA will apply during winter break:

Housing & Residence Life

  • To assist residents during the break, on-call personnel are available for urgent needs per the contact information posted at the front desk for each community. Contact UTSA Police 210-458-4911 for emergencies. HRL will respond to all other inquiries upon our return January 3, 2022.


Recreation Center & Field Complex

  • Recreation Centers & Field Complex (Main Campus): Closed December 18 – January 9
  • Downtown Fitness Center: Closed December 10 – January 9

Student Union

  • Closed December 23 – January 2: For hours of operation – click here

Campus Services (UTSACard, Shuttles, Dining)

  • No UTSACard Service – December 24 – January 2
  • No ‘Runner Shuttle Service – December 11 – January 17; visit the Transportation website for more information
  • All dining locations closed December 24 – January 2, with select locations opening January 3; Visit UTSA Campus Dish for dining hours of operation during winter break

One-Stop Enrollment Center

  • Closed December 24 – January 2

Wellbeing Services – Wellness 360

  • Clinic Closed: December 24 – December 28
  • Modified Hours (10am-5pm): December 29 – December 31

Counseling & Mental Health Services

  • Crisis Helpline (On-Call Counselor for After Hours, Weekend, Holiday):  (210) 458-4140, *Select Option 3

Research Laboratories – Normal protocols apply unless otherwise communicated to staff/faculty.

For emergency services, please call the UTSA Police Department at (210) 458-4911, or (210) 458-4242 for non-emergencies.

Have a Safe Winter Break and Holiday Season!