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Off-Campus Living

Off-Campus Living



The Staff at Off-Campus Living is here to promote beneficial programs, provide resources, and initiate innovative services to meet the needs of our off-campus population, as well as assist our on-campus students as they move into a new community.  

Our programs and services Include:

  • Assistance with finding and securing off-campus housing
  • Individual appointments available
  • Understanding leasing and the obligations of signing a contract
  • The Off-Campus Flier Fair and the Off-Campus Housing Expo
  • Weekly Chat 'N' Chews! A chance for students to connect with Off-Campus Living and Off-Campus businesses
  • Off-Campus Living Interest sessions, which are presented in various Residence Halls and the Department of Housing and Residential Life Building during the academic year.

Off-Campus Events

The Following events will resume in the Fall/Spring Semesters:

  • Weekly Chat 'N Chew
  • Residence Hall Off-Campus Living Interest Sessions
  • Off-Campus Housing Expo
  • Off-Campus Flier Fair


Welcome to Off-Campus Living (OCL). We are a student-focused unit within the Department of Housing and Residential Life (DHRL) at Texas State University. We are a resource for the entire University community and provide general educational materials, presentations about living off-campus, and a listing of various properties in the San Marcos community area. The information contained herein is provided as a public service with the understanding that Texas State University makes no warranties, either expressed or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or suitability of information, property or services. Nor does Texas State University warrant that the use of this information is free of any claims of copyright infringement.

Please note, all properties listed on our website and on any materials provided by OCL/DHRL are not University endorsed/approved. Off-campus housing information is provided only as a courtesy. Rental property owners are solely responsible for reporting information fairly and accurately.

  • Texas State University is not affiliated with any of the properties listed on our website, as they are privately owned entities.

  • Texas State University, the Department of Housing and Residential Life, and Off-Campus Living do not inspect, endorse or assume any responsibility for any properties, accommodations, or other housing options or websites and expressly disclaim any and all responsibility for any problems that may arise in connection with your use of the service.

  • Individuals are strongly advised to investigate, compare and inspect any properties, accommodations, or other housing service options thoroughly before making final arrangements.

Texas State University web pages for Off-Campus Living do not endorse any commercial providers or their products

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Off-Campus Living - Department of Housing and Residential Life 

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