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Looking to Live on Campus?

Housing available in all locations. Apply Today!

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Campus Life

On Campus living

On–campus housing offers the convenience of easy access to classes, libraries, study and recreation areas and special events. Students can apply online for on–campus housing.

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Campus Life

Get Involved!

It's easy to get involved. Students can join more than 250 organizations including academic clubs; honorary, social and professional groups; Greek fraternities and sororities; and special interest groups.

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Campus Life

Dining on Campus

From Smoothie King to Chili's Too, there's no shortage of places to eat on campus.

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Campus Life

Get Active!

With more than 300,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space to explore, the Recreation and Wellness Center offers a variety of recreational and leisure opportunities.

Living on Campus

Away from the confines of the classroom and the hush of the library is a boisterous and "rowdy" campus life that invites students to enjoy a world of new friendships, camaraderie and laughter.


Students can live on or off campus. The university offers a variety of living facilities and comfortable apartments. Because space is limited, an application is required and is available at

Laurel and Chaparral Villages are villa inspired suites with private bedrooms and a shared living space.

Chisholm Hall is a traditional residence hall that offers a great place to find study partners or new friends.

University Oaks is apartment living on campus that includes private bedrooms and a full kitchen.

Alvarez Hall residents enjoy a private, fully furnished bedroom with a shared, connecting bathroom, individual floor lounges, laundry facilities, a computer lab, and a community kitchen.


It's no secret that college students need plenty of nourishment to keep their active bodies and brains functioning well. UTSA offers an array of dining options, from fast food to traditional cafeteria.

On Campus Dining:

  • Chili's Too
  • Panda Express
  • Subway
  • MooYah
  • Extreme Pita
  • Smoothie King
  • Chick-fil-A
  • SushiC
  • Starbucks Coffee
  • Papa John's Pizza
  • Einstein Bros. Bagel
  • Taco Cabana
  • Roadrunner Cafe
  • Pizza Hut

Student Services

There are lots of resources available to students who are looking for a little extra help.

Things to Do

the University Center
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students cheering the Roadrunners