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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.



Interested in fun, meaningful ways to give back to the San Marcos community? Sign up below to help with flood relief, College Knowledge higher education awareness visits for area middle school students and Downtown events!

Check out the latest volunteer opportunities enewsletter here for more San Marcos area community service events.


College Knowledge Campus Tour Volunteer Opportunities

College Knowledge higher education awareness program

Volunteer to help inspire area middle school students to set their sights on attending college! The Office of Community Relations gives our middle school students a V.I.P. tour of campus while promoting higher education. Serve as a "mini-mentor"  and help youth learn what they need to be doing NOW to be prepared financially and academically to enter college when they graduate from high school.

Click here to register.

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San Marcos Flood Recovery 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.


Downtown San Marcos Volunteer Opportunities

Want a fun, meaningful community service event? Help with downtown events through a partnership with the Office of Community Relations and the City of San Marcos' Main Street Program!

Register here.


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...

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Bobcat for a Day

Local high school junior shadow current Texas State University students and learned how great it is to be a Bobcat in this program sponsored by the Office of Community Relations and Student Government.  Learn More.

Summer Camp Fair 


2016 date coming soon! Check back soon for the March 2016 date to learn all about the dozens of  summer camps offered at Texas State for children of all ages this summer. Find out more information.


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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.