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Updated: January 1, 2024

Free Online Resources for Students

female online student working in her laptopStudying 100% Online has many benefits, including free access to resources that can help you succeed throughout your educational journey! But did you know about the exclusive free resources for UTSA Online students? Spoiler alert! You’ll get completely free access to some amazing software and tools that will be extremely helpful to you in your educational journey and future career, such as:

We’ll list out the rest of the services and resources in more detail for you below.

UTSA Online Resources

If you’re considering any of UTSA Online’s programs, you can benefit from the many tips and recommendations given at the UTSA Online blog. Once you’re admitted to one of our programs, you’ll follow the next steps for admitted students, which provides a helpful list of items to reference as a newly admitted UTSA Online student.

After completing the New Online Student Orientation, you’ll meet with your academic advisor. Our Online Advisors are going to be your greatest allies throughout your Roadrunner journey! They’ll work with you and advise you every semester to make sure you’re enrolled in the classes that best fit your needs.

In addition to all the initial resources mentioned above, UTSA offers the following:

By this point, you may have already realized that everything at UTSA Online is customized to your needs. From the moment you request information about one of our 100% online programs and all the way through graduation, you’ll be supported by an amazing team of people whose main goal is to see you succeed and accomplish your educational goals!

Additional Free Resources for Online Students

In addition to the free resources UTSA Online offers its students, here are some other great free tools that anyone can use!

  1. Coursera | Coursera is a free online resource where students can access courses in subjects ranging from computer science to biology to politics. They offer over 5,000 courses, as well as certificates, to help you in your career journey. They also collaborate with companies like Google and IBM. Those certificates will look great on your resume!
  1. Grammarly | Grammarly offers free grammar, plagiarism, and citation resources. Essay and general writing checkers will scan documents and text for errors and suggest edits, and the free citation generator helps students write APA, MLA, or Chicago citations for many sources including books, journal articles, and websites for both full citations and in-text citations.
  1. Khan Academy | Khan Academy is similar to Coursera, and it provides resources like practice exercises and videos to help you get a better grasp on subjects ranging from mathematics to computer science. Subjects are laid out like lesson plans and include practice problems and quizzes so you can test your knowledge as you go.
  1. freeCodeCamp | freeCodeCamp is a free resource that provides courses for you to learn how to code for free. They provide certificates that focus on a variety of coding-related subjects like JavaScript, Python, Front End Development, and Data Visualization. They also offer free coding exercises to help you prepare for job interviews where they might be requested.

Interested in UTSA Online?

At UTSA Online, it’s important to know that you will always find the support you need throughout the entire enrollment process, so you won’t ever feel lost or in the dark about what to do next! Our enrollment counselors are specially trained to guide you and inform you about all the details of the application process and to answer all the questions you may have at that point.

Contact our Undergraduate Enrollment team at OnlineEnrollment@utsa.edu or call 210-458-4000.

If you’re considering one of our graduate programs, you can contact our Graduate Enrollment team at OnlineGrad@utsa.edu or call 210-458-4400.

We are here to answer any questions you may have and to help you take the next step in your professional career as a Roadrunner!

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