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UTSA Downtown Campus

501 César E. Chávez Boulevard
San Antonio, TX 78207
(210) 458-2700

Downtown Campus Map | Parking Information | Downtown Campus website | Fall 2014 classes offered at Downtown Campus


Four buildings on 18.37 acres


West of I-35 in the historic Cattleman Square District

Approximately 60 percent of the 6,000 Downtown Campus students also take classes at the Main Campus. Classes available in the Buena Vista Street Building, Frio Street Building, Monterey Building and Durango Building.

Special Features

  • The Downtown Campus is an integral part of UTSA, offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs for residents living or working downtown.
  • The College of Architecture, Construction and Planning and The College of Public Policy are housed at the Downtown Campus. The Department of Counseling and the Department of Educational Psychology are also located here.
  • The Downtown Campus offers coursework leading to the completion of the following undergraduate programs: accounting, architecture, biology, communication, construction science and management, criminal justice, English, general business, history, interdisciplinary studies, interior design, management, marketing, mathematics, Mexican American studies, political science, psychology, public administration and sociology.
  • All courses required to complete graduate degree programs in architecture, education, justice policy, public administration and social work are taught at the Downtown Campus.
  • Downtown Campus is home to community service initiatives and college preparation programs including the academically intense Pre-freshman Engineering Program (PREP) and Dual-Credit and Concurrent Enrollment programs for high school students.
  • VIA bus service is available between both campuses, with purchase of a bus pass or pay as you go.
  • Student services include: admissions, counseling, enrollment services and financial aid, fiscal services, career services, registrar, veterans certification, student health, student activities and campus recreation.
  • Variety of resources including a 19,000-square-foot library, instructional theater, health and counseling center, bookstore, fitness center and food service facility.
  • Available on-campus parking for more than 2,200 vehicles, including more than 300 garage spaces.
  • The Downtown Campus Welcome Center is located in the Frio Street Building.