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Where can I find a map of UTSA Campus?

UTSA has four main locations: Main Campus, Downtown Campus, Hemisfair Campus and Park West Campus. Visit our locations page for maps of each area.

How can I find contact information for business faculty?

Visit the Carlos Alvarez College of Business directory to find phone numbers, office locations and emails for all business faculty members and staff.

Where can I find the college’s Graduate Studies Office?

The Graduate Studies office is located in Business Building Room 4.01.18. The office is open from Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

How can I meet with a Graduate Advisor?

We encourage you to reach out to one of the Graduate Advisor’s listed below to setup an appointment.

Advisor Areas of Responsibility Schedule a session with your Advisor
Jim Aviles Graduate Programs: Master of Accountancy and 150-hour program, MS IT (including Cyber Security concentration)

Graduate Certificates: Cloud Computing, Cyber Security

Email james.aviles@utsa.edu to schedule an advising session
Jim Deranek Graduate Program: Executive MBA (EMBA) Email jim.deranek@utsa.edu to schedule an advising session
Cara Jones Graduate Program: MBA

Graduate Certificates: Operations and Supply Chain Management, Project Management

Book a virtual advising session
Tammy McDaniel Graduate Programs: MS Fin (including Real Estate Concentration), MSMOT, MA Eco, MS Statistics and Data Science

Graduate Certificates: Project Management,
Technology Entrepreneurship and Management,
Real Estate Development and Finance

Email tammy.mcdaniel@utsa.edu to schedule an advising session
Daisy Saucedo Graduate Programs: MS Business, MS Data Analytics

Graduate Certificate: Intelligence Studies

Book a virtual advising session

** If your personal advisor is not available, feel free to meet with any of our advisors.

Department Information

Main Office: BB 4.01.18
Phone: 210.458.4641
Email: gradbiz@utsa.edu

Advising Hours: Monday through Friday | 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

What professional development services do you offer for Graduate Business Students?

The Center for Student Professional Development (CSPD) is a distinct resource within the Carlos Alvarez College of Business designed to advance students’ professionalism, knowledge and leadership, equipping them with the skills necessary to thrive in obtaining internships, securing employment and in their professional careers.

The CSPD provides career preparation programs and services to give business students a competitive edge in securing employment. They offer workshops for all stages of career development, as well as special events and networking opportunities.

Photo of Danielle Gawronski, Assistant Director of Career Development

Danielle Gawronski
Assistant Director for Graduate Career Development
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Is there a places for graduate students to socialize or study?

Yes, the college’s Graduate Business Student Commons is located in Business Building Room 3.04.09. Graduate students can access the lounge using their student identification card.

Do you offer international experiences for graduate students?

Please visit our page for Global and Intercultural Fluency to learn more about international experiences.

Do you offer assistantship positions?

Teaching and Graduate Research Assistantships are offered on a competitive basis. The standard appointment is approximately $3,000 per semester and students work 19 hours per week.

Are scholarships available?

Numerous scholarship opportunities exist in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business. Currently, the college annually awards over 175 scholarships totaling more than $200,000 each year to undergraduate and graduate students.

Who can I contact regarding concerns about Carlos Alvarez College of Business Appeals, petitions, or other academic-related concerns? 

Email gradbiz@utsa.edu or call 210-458-4641 between the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where can I get information about ID Cards and parking?

Current students, staff and faculty can get their UTSAcard either in-person or online. Visit the Campus Services website for more information.

Where is the bookstore?

The campus bookstore is located on the first floor of the Student Union building on Main Campus. Online purchases made through the Bookstore website can be picked up in-store or shipped.

Who can I contact about library services?

Natasha Arguello is the librarian for the Carlos Alvarez College of Business. She is available for consultations over email, phone or virtually via Zoom.

Natasha Arguello

How can I apply for financial aid?

The One Stop office (onestop.utsa.edu/financialaid) can help you with applying for aid, understanding the types of aid available and receiving your offered funds.

What hours are campus food services open?

UTSA offers many options whether you are looking for a meal or a place to grab coffee and study. For complete information and hours, visit Dining Services.

What technology requirements are there for business students?

Every class in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business requires computer access for course-related activities. For more information visit the college’s Technology Requirements website.

Where can I print?

You can print out your documents in the BB Computer Lab. While you are there, ask about PrintSpot services. This allows you to send your printouts to printers located around campus. It’s a cool feature so you don’t always have to go to a computer lab to print something.

How do I use Blackboard?

Please watch this video from UTSA’s Office of Academic Innovations for tips on how to navigate Blackboard.

How can I prepare for online learning?

View the Student Guide to Online Learning. This course will help you get setup with the latest digital tools, provide you with tips from other Roadrunners and help you get a better idea of what to expect this semester.

Please visit utsa.edu/calendar/academic for information on academic deadlines and census date.

For graduate application deadline dates and information on how to apply for graduation, please visit: onestop.utsa.edu/graduation/applying-for-graduation