On-Campus or Off-Campus?
The Benefits of Living On-Campus
Studies show students who reside on campus report a higher degree of satisfaction with their college experience, have higher retention and graduation rates, and are more likely to achieve a higher grade point average.
The convenience of living on-campus is invaluable: Students are within walking distance of the library, classroom buildings, University Center, dining options, and Recreation Center. They can get to their early morning classes without fighting traffic, and participate in a late-night study group at the library without concern about the drive home.
On-campus residents also have the added security of a dedicated University police force that patrols the campus 24 hours a day.
Off-Campus Housing Options
For students considering living off-campus, there are a number of options and individuals are strongly advised to thoroughly investigate and inspect any property before making final arrangements. Before you rent, it is a good idea to research the safety record of the apartment complex and/or neighborhood. The Office of Student Life maintains a list of off-campus housing options (available houses, apartments, rooms in homes for rent ; as well as a list of individuals searching for roommates).
The listing of rental units on this site and/or in the Office of Student Life is simply provided as a convenience to The University of Texas at San Antonio students, faculty, and staff. The owners of the rental properties listed are solely responsible for reporting information fairly and accurately. The University does not review or verify such information and does not guarantee the fairness or accuracy of the information provided. The inclusion of any property or rental unit on this website or in the listings provided by the Office of Student Life does not constitute and shall not be construed or reported as an endorsement or approval by the University of the properties, their business practices, cleanliness, safety or other attributes, including but not limited to the properties' compliance with building, safety or fire codes, nor any representation of the owners or their management agents. The University expressly disclaims any and all responsibility for any problems that may arise with regard to such rental units and with regard to disputes between landlords and tenants concerning such properties or rental units. All prospective tenants are encouraged to exercise their own good judgment when evaluating prospective rental units and landlords.
Be a Good Neighbor
If you are considering moving into a house, make sure you are aware of all applicable zoning laws and homeowner's association requirements and abide by all of them. Please note that you may have many neighbors with full-time jobs, families, and small children so remain cognizant of how your actions may affect others.