The Department of Chemistry welcomes our incoming graduate students!

Welcome Class of 2018

Congratulations! You’ve been accepted to the graduate programs at UTSA. We look forward to seeing you very soon and are excited to support you in your academic and research studies. Please take a moment to look through all of the information regarding your degree plans and requirements. Any announcements relating to graduate student efforts will be posted here.

Program Expectations

High Quality Research

Attendance in all seminars

Seminar presentation skills

Ability to raise critical issues and alternatives in research proposals

Ability to identify strengths and weaknesses in research

Top Quality Publications


  1. The UTSA Department of Chemistry is proud to announce that qualified, incoming graduate students are now offered $24,000 for their starting stipend with a conditional increase to $26,000. In order to recieve the increase, you must pass your DRP by the end of your second year. More information about graduate requirements are located in the sidebar.
  2. All instrument reservations are now on booked! To get an account and training for NMRs, contact Dr. Daniel Wherritt. For optical equipment account and training, contact James Boyd. For mass spectrometer account and training, contact Dr. Stephan Bach and Dr. Wendell Griffith.