Alvarez Hall Home of Special Interest Housing

private personal space + places to gather

Individual bedroom

In-room personal sink

Semi-private bath

Floor study lounges

Floor TV lounges

Community kitchen

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

All utilities included

High speed internet

Multi-purpose room

Two courtyards


Laundry room

More amenities for Alvarez Hall residents located at Chaparral Village

Basketball courts

Swimming pool

Hot tub

Alvarez room

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.


Alvarez Hall

2023-2024: $4,389 / 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:

Step 1

Login to the UTSA Housing Portal and select the correct application to complete based on when you expect to live on campus.

Step 2

Complete all the steps available and check the Housing Portal regularly for updates. The application process is phased over time.


Step 3

Check your UTSA preferred email regularly for updates or instructions.

Contact Us


Alvarez Hall is one five UTSA on-campus properties managed directly by UTSA Housing and Residence Life.

Alvarez Hall

6908 N. Loop 1604 W
San Antonio, Texas 78249





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