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Office of Community Relations


Here you'll find information about university resources, services, programs and other activities! We invite you to learn more about our mission to connect university resources to community needs.  Feel free to contact us for more information or community service opportunities.

San Marcos flood volunteer opportunities

In light of the recent, historic flooding that has taken place in our area there are many ways for you to make a difference. Click here to get information on the many ways you can give back.


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Pack it up! Pass it on!

Pack It Up and Pass It On is Texas State's annual "green" move-out recycling program that allows students to donate items no longer needed to benefit low-income San Marcos residents. Learn how students can give back.


2015 Summer Camp Fair 


Did you miss the Summer Camp Fair? We still have tons of information about the many summer camps offered at Texas State for children of all ages this summer. Find out more information.


Group of Bobcat for a Day participants

Bobcat for a Day - March 30, 2015

Everyone that participated had a blast! Local high school students shadowed current Texas State University students and learned how great it is to be a Bobcat. Learn More.

Student Rec Center

Campus Construction Updates

Become familiar with present and future construction projects on campus. 
Learn about alternative bus stops and pedestrian paths, available parking lots and road closures. Learn more...

School children pose infront of the Fighting Stallions Statue.

College Awareness Tours

The Office of Community Relations give local school children a V.I.P. tour of campus while promoting higher education.

The campaign aims, by 2015, to enroll another 300,000 academically prepared students – beyond the 200,000 enrollment growth projected based on current trends – in Texas universities, community colleges, and technical colleges. 

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