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Housing and Residence Life (HRL)

The department of Housing and Residence Life (HRL) at UTSA has three residential communities (Alvarez Hall, Chaparral Village, and Laurel Village) for students to choose from.

Alvarez Hall offers private rooms with two students sharing a bathroom and has Special Interest Housing, which includes an Honors College floor, an Engineering floor, and a Leadership and Service floor. Chaparral Village and Laurel Village offer apartment-style units with private bedrooms in either a two bedroom one bath suite or four bedroom two bath suite.




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Housing Tours

Fall walk-in tours are available Monday through Friday from 9:30am-11:30am with visitor parking available in front of Alvarez Hall.

All tours after 11:30am, must be coordinated through the UTSA Welcome Center. You can contact them for more information.


Phone: 210-458-5145

UTSA Housing will not have a model to show for fall due to all spaces being utilized to house UTSA students.

While, we cannot show a room, we can offer a general informational walking tour to anyone interested.