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UTSA gives on-campus residents an option to cancel their Spring 2021 housing contracts

Chaparral Village on campus. Housing and Residence Life is giving students a chance to change their on-campus living options for the Spring 2021 semester.
Breahna Luera, News Editor October 20, 2020

UTSA Housing and Residence Life (HRL) sent an email to students who have a Spring 2021 housing contract with them that laid out possible options for housing next semester. This email was sent out on Oct....

UTSA does not commit to offering housing refunds if students are forced to leave campus

Chaparral Village is one of three UTSA-owned dormitories on campus. UTSA has not committed to giving students a pro-rated housing refund if the university forces them to leave on-campus housing.
Josh Peck, News Editor September 4, 2020

At this time, UTSA will not commit to offering prorated housing refunds for students in the event that the university forces students to leave on-campus housing, according to a UTSA spokesperson. UTSA-owned...

The state of mental health at UTSA

President Taylor Eighmy addresses an on-campus suicide that occurred in December 2019. Dr. Melissa Hernandez, director of Counseling and Mental Health Services, co-leads the President’s Initiative on Enriching Campus Wellbeing.
Breahna Luera and Josh Peck February 19, 2020

On Feb. 7, President Taylor Eighmy provided The Paisano with his first statement regarding the suicide of Cesar Caballero, sophomore pre-music major and Resident Assistant (RA) at Alvarez Hall. The incident...

Chaparral Village and Alvarez Hall designated freshmen-only in Fall 2020

The university designated all non-freshmen to Laurel Village starting Fall 2020. Tammy Wyatt hopes that
clustering students in this way will increase student retention.
Breahna Luera, News Editor February 11, 2020

Starting in Fall 2020, UTSA will change the way it houses its students who live on campus. The university informed students on Jan. 23, via email, that Alvarez Hall and Chaparral Village will become freshman-only...

Early voting for primaries begins Feb. 18 on Main Campus

Early voting for primaries begins Feb. 18 on Main Campus
Ben Shirani, Staff Writer February 11, 2020

UTSA students can participate in early voting for the Democratic and Republican presidential primaries on UTSA’s Main Campus in the Student Union Bexar Room (HSU 1.102) from Tuesday, Feb. 18 through...

No USPS mail delivery to HRL

Mailboxes at on-campus UPS store.
Lauren Donecker September 19, 2018

P.O. box required to receive voter registration cards Students living in Chaparral Village, Laurel Village and Alvarez Hall can only receive packages, but not United States Postal Service (USPS) mail...

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