Explore Opportunities

The Center for Student Excellence supports student engagement in high-impact practices that lead to student excellence. 

Student Opportunities

Make a positive impact.

The academic and professional workshops, service-learning programs, lectures, student organizations, internships, and global engagement programs are all designed to ensure that we are placing our students in the best position to excel and make a positive impact in society as a whole. Explore your options below.



Study Abroad and Internships

Engaging in internships, service-learning, conferences, research, volunteering, and study abroad are experiences that enhance your personal and professional growth. Our center works to connect you with these amazing opportunities.

Professional Development Workshops

The center collaborates with other UTSA offices to hosts a series of personal and professional development workshops throughout the year to best equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to think critically, communicate openly, act creatively, and live ethically.

Scholarship and Grant Exploration

We provide access to the most relevant scholarship and grant opportunities for COLFA students. You also have the opportunity to participate in scholarship and grant writing workshops throughout the year to place yourself in the best position for success.

To search and apply for UTSA scholarships, visit the Scholarship Hub.



Community Engagement and Collaboration

The center partners with the local and international community to provide COLFA students with professional engagement opportunities that are directly related to their passions.

Career Exploration and Job Placement

The University Career Center will work with you to explore your career pathways as well as provide access to job opportunities and internships that connect to you to your professional goals.

Student Organization Advising and Guidance

We work with and alongside all COLFA student organization leadership to ensure efforts are supported and aligned with the mission of the College.

The COLFA Student Success Center also provides opportunities for COLFA Faculty.