Posts written by Oscar

5/6/20 | What to expect when returning to campus (infographic)

May 6, 2020

As we begin a phased return-to-campus plan, this infographic shares what to expect when you return to campus and safety practices in place to protect all of us. Significant safety efforts are in place as we return to campus, but the main and most effective defense we have is by you continuing to wash your […]

05/05/20 | Guidelines for Resuming Research Operations at UT Health San Antonio

May 6, 2020

The UT Health San Antonio research community is to make a phased return-to-campus plan starting May 7, 2020, while ensuring safety and maintaining public health requirements. Please keep in mind that ramping up research does not mean all resources and labs will be fully operational immediately. Additional comments from the VPR’s Office: Several Working Groups […]

3/31/20 | 7:30 pm | UT Police Department Service Updates

April 1, 2020

UTPD posted service updates to the police website including the following change in services: Fingerprinting services discontinued until further notice. Identification badges and keys will be issued by appointment only. Contact to schedule a time to pick up ID badges and keys. Parking services are limited. All parking services will be by appointment only. […]

3/23/20 | 8:15 pm  Physical Access to Briscoe Library Closing – Digital access available 24/7

March 24, 2020

The Briscoe Library (building) will close effective March 24 until further notice. To access library services 24/7, visit For the planned blood drive sponsored by UME scheduled for Tuesday, March 24 and Wednesday, March 25, UTPD will assist in routing students interested in donating blood to the 2nd floor of the library during the […]

3/16/20 | A Message from the Mays Cancer Center Director

March 17, 2020

I am so grateful for your outstanding teamwork and appreciate each of you for your contributions to managing the COVID-19 pandemic. Your efforts to ensure our patients, visitors and staff are safe have been well-coordinated and reflect our team-based approach to cancer care. The planning and implementation of care processes with the evolving nature of this pandemic are […]

3/16/20 | Message to Investigators Conducting Human Subjects Research from the VPR Office

March 16, 2020

Investigators conducting human subjects research: We anticipate that human subjects research will be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of your due diligence, please prepare for impact on normal operations. We will continue to provide updates/policy modifications specific to human subjects research as they become available. In order to:  i) mitigate the risk for […]

3/13/20 | Impact of COVID-19 on the research community 

March 13, 2020

Research Community, Changes to ongoing biomedical research may be expected in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Below is important information about our research operations to minimize possible disruption. The research community should maintain awareness of the dynamic nature of events provided by official communications from the Centers for Disease Control, the World Health Organization and the UT Health San Antonio website for Coronavirus Updates. […]