private personal space + places to gather
Special Interest Housing
Our Special Interest Program at Alvarez Hall promotes student success by enabling students with common interests to live together in a supportive environment. The SIH experience is a significant educational enhancement for residents: it deepens student understanding of their respective special interests in a welcoming environment that encourages exploration and discussion of issues.
Alvarez Hall Amenities
No extra charge - included with Alvarez Hall rates
More amenities for Alvarez Hall residents located at Chaparral Village
Individual Room, Shared Bath
All Alvarez rooms measure approximately 338 sq. ft. and feature a private bedroom, a personal lavatory sink, and one shared bathroom.
2022-2023: $4,160 / Semester
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Housing and Residence Life offers many student employment opportunities. Student workers receive training and build marketable skills that are sought by employers.
Highly Trained On-site Staff
Alvarez Hall features members of our Residence Life Team who are specially-trained in supporting the needs of first-year students and the Special Interest Housing Communities.
How to Apply
Accepted Future Roadrunners are encouraged to apply as soon as they have decided to attend UTSA, because on-campus living is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis (with the exception of Special Interest Housing communities). Follow these steps to apply:
Login to the UTSA Housing Portal and select the correct application to complete based on when you expect to live on campus.
Complete all the steps available and check the Housing Portal regularly for updates. The application process is phased over time.
Check your UTSA preferred email regularly for updates or instructions.
Alvarez Hall is one five UTSA on-campus properties managed directly by UTSA Housing and Residence Life.
6908 N. Loop 1604 W
San Antonio, Texas 78249
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