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We are pleased to announce that Ms. Kim Porterfield, former Director of Community Relations, has joined Student Affairs as Special Assistant to the Dean of Students. In her new role, she will expand the capability of the Dean of Students Office to respond to student needs and advance their success at Texas State University. Her new office is in the LBJ Student Center, Room 5-1.4, and she can be reached at 512-245-2124.
The Community Relations office has closed. Texas State will continue to engage with the San Marcos community through the following programs and organizations:
Student Volunteer Connection will continue engaging students in community service opportunities. Agencies interested in working with volunteers should contact the SVC office via email at
Achieving Community Together (ACT) is a collaborative effort between Texas State‚Äôs Department of Housing and Residential Life and the City of San Marcos to reduce common sources of conflict in a university town: noise, parking, trash and the upkeep of rental property.  To find out about becoming an ACT Ally, please visit the Members and Affiliates page.
The Center for P-16 Initiatives at Texas State University provides opportunities for students in Central Texas to increase college access and success. More information on their programs can be found here.
The Community Alert page has been developed to allow an opportunity to resolve concerns between city and student residents and ensure compliance with local and state rules and laws. Concerns from community members can be submitted here.