First-Year Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to the start of your Cardinal journey! As a first-year student, we know you may have many questions as you transition into your first year in college. Please use the FAQs listed below to help you navigate this great adventure. If you do not find the answer to your question(s), please do not hesitate to contact our office at 210-805-3006 or email Dr. Diana Sanchez, Director of First-Year Engagement, at

How do I make changes to my schedule? Open
What happens if I am waitlisted for a class? Open
How do I sign up for tutoring? Open
What do I do if I need classroom or housing accommodations? Open
Where can I park on campus? Open
Can I get a meal plan if I am a commuter? Open
Do commuters have access to microwaves? Open
Where can I relax in between classes? Open
What do I do if I feel sick? Open
What do I do if I need Mental Health Support? Open
How do I get involved on campus? Open
What do I do if I am struggling with classes, making new friends, or getting involved?, Open