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Campus Construction

The university is making additions and improvements to better your experience at Texas State. The following list of projects, which are in various stages of development, represent over $500 million in current and future investment.

Project COST  ($) Status

ALERRT Center Office & Parking


On hold pending property disposition by the United States Department of Labor.

Bobcat Stadium Seating Anchor Replacement

2,200,000 Reached substantial completion in May 2022.  The final report is being prepared.
Bobcat Stadium South End Zone Complex Expansion 37,000,000 A preliminary budget and phasing plan has been developed. Solicitations for architect/engineering and construction services is currently underway.

Campus Potable Water System Upgrades

6,000,000 Construction documents are being finalized and comments are being addressed with the City of San Marcos and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

Esperanza Hall

52,409,972 A draft program for Esperanza Hall was previously completed but is currently being modified to accommodate a project size of 81,651 Gross Square Feet (GSF), and a new estimated Total Project Cost (TPC) of $52.4 million based on available funding.
Evans Auditorium Renovation 3,000,000 Abatement and seating demolition is complete and work on the auditorium floor has commenced.
Hilltop Housing Complex 125,165,442 The utility upgrades and demolition of Hornsby and Burleson Halls are complete. Notice-to-Proceed was issued to the contractor on May 10, 2022.  Erosion control is in place and construction is underway on site.
Infrastructure Research Laboratory (STAR Park) 14,026,687 75% complete. The pre-engineered metal building has been erected. Mechanical, electrical & plumbing rough-in is underway.  Bridge cranes have been installed in the structural testing bay and site work has commenced on the new driveways and parking lot.
JC Kellam Administration Building Reconfiguration 5,975,000 Schematic design documents and estimate are currently being developed.
Live Oak Hall 10,000,000 Reached substantial completion on May 25, 2022. The final report is underway.
Music Building 90,000,000 A draft program was prepared for the new Music Building in 2010 and updated in 2019, resulting in a desired project size of 110,128 GSF. Due to funding availability and construction inflation, the program of design is being reduced to 85,000 GSF. This project is on the CIP and is to be funded largely through philanthropic contributions. The program and concept renderings will be used for fundraising purposes.
Nueces Testing Center 5,944,854 Notice-to-proceed was issued to the contractor on June 2, 2022.  Contractor has mobilized on site and demolition is underway.
Spring Lake Hall Exhibition & Patio Renovations 13,310,000 Concept drawings are complete.
STEM Classroom Building 137,409,972 The program document is currently being modified to accommodate available funding approved by the 87th (3rd) Texas Legislature and additional TSUS Revenue Bond funding. This project is on the CIP.