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Future Texas A&M University-San Antonio students are welcomed to campus during a curbside Admit Day in June 2020.
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Amid a surge in coronavirus cases in San Antonio, Texas A&M University-San Antonio plans to offer about 30% of its classes in person for the fall semester starting August 20.

University leaders say the inclusion of face-to-face instruction is part of a balanced approach that considers both public health and student need.

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Next fall, Texas A&M students may be assigned which days they're allowed to go to class and which days class they'll be asked to stay home and follow class along from their laptops. If there are 50 people in a math class, for example, half of them will be allowed to show up Tuesday while the other half views online. On Thursday, the students would swap places.

The campus of Texas A&M University-San Antonio on February 6, 2020.
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Update 4/06 — Trinity University officials announced commencement will be postponed until Saturday, Aug. 8. Degrees will be distributed in May.

The St. Mary's University campus on San Antonio's West Side in September 2018.
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Updated April 2 with information from UTSA. Originally published March 30.

Four San Antonio universities have joined the list of colleges across the country giving students the option to change the way they’re graded this semester.

The University of Texas at San Antonio, St. Mary’s University, Texas A&M University-San Antonio and Trinity University are letting their students opt out of receiving a letter grade because of the disruptions caused by the coronavirus.

The University of Texas at San Antonio campus.
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Updated Thursday, March 12. Originally published March 11.

Trinity University in San Antonio announced Spring Break will be extended through March 22 and its classes will move online for the remainder of the spring semester.

Darnell Smith is the first athletic director of Texas A&M-San Antonio
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The first athletic director of Texas A&M-San Antonio said the university will offer men and women’s soccer, women’s softball, and men’s golf as a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

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Almost 950 students graduated from Texas A&M University-San Antonio Friday afternoon. More than 5,100 students will walk the stage to celebrate earning their degrees from the University of Texas at San Antonio this weekend.

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Researchers and students from Texas A&M University at San Antonio used ground-penetrating radar to examine a rediscovered African American cemetery. The site was linked to historic black settlements on the north side of the city.

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It's been about a decade since the Texas A&M University system established a stand-alone campus in San Antonio. Now, the City is ready to draft goals for growth in the area.

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Facebook and Texas A&M University-San Antonio announced a new partnership through a cybersecurity program Wednesday.