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Student Housing at SAC

Coming in fall 2013 the Tobin Lofts at San Antonio College will provide fully furnished one-, two- and four-bedroom units for students who attend any institution of higher education in San Antonio. Located on North Main Street next to San Antonio College, Tobin Lofts rents will begin at $525 and each lease is “by the bed” for a period of up to12 months. You sign for an individual room in the apartment and share the common area with your roommates. You are not financially responsible for each other. All bills are included in the price (electricity, cable, internet & water.)

Tobin Lofts will include all utilities, a resort-style pool, game room, Wi-Fi access, media room, café, study rooms, business center, fitness club, business center, washer/dryers, 24-hour on-call maintenance and residence life programming. Tobin Lofts will also house community assistants or “CAs” who will assist students as needed.

Parking will be on-site with the addition of a 1,000-car parking garage.
Leasing has begun for Tobin Lofts at SAC. When it is finished there will be 467 beds in 225 units for registered students at any of the Alamo Colleges or nearby universities.
For more information or to apply online, visit or call 888-696-3145. The temporary leasing office is located at 309 W. Dewey, Bldg. 19.



The following resources offer information and assistance with searching for housing in the San Antonio area. To ensure housing, students are asked to contact the residence facility directly. An international student services advisor is available to assist you with housing questions


Privately owned apartments:  

San Antonio offers a variety of housing options in neighborhoods and price ranges to fit your lifestyle and personal needs. Some locations are either in walking distance of the Alamo Colleges or are located near public bus routes.

San Antonio Apartments Now


Privately owned residence halls:

Privately owned residence halls give students the opportunity to experience dorm-style living. Chisholm Hall and University Oaks are managed by Campus Living Villages and are located near the University of Texas – San Antonio.


The Villa Maria Residence is a women’s only facility located in downtown San Antonio.

The Villa Maria Residence (women’s only housing)

719 Augusta Street

San Antonio, TX 78215

210- 223-8163 or 210-223-8163


Chisholm Hall  

University of Texas – San Antonio

6960 North Loop 1604 West

San Antonio, TX 78249


University Oaks  

University of Texas – San Antonio

6685 UTSA Blvd.

San Antonio, TX 78249



Homestays provide international students with the option of living with families in the San Antonio area. Traditionally, homestays offer a private bedroom and two to three meals per day. This living arrangement provides an opportunity for students to improve their language skills and enhance their cultural experience in the United States.

San Antonio Homestay 

Jerry Gomez

13403 Vista Del Rey

San Antonio, TX 78216

Office – 210-495-2483

Cell – 210-601-3276

San Antonio HomeStay Agency



The Alamo Colleges does not recommend or endorse any listed websites, companies, or organizations. Please note that the Alamo Colleges has not inspected off-campus housing accommodations or verified off-campus housing information and does not assume any liability in connection with these listings. The information is provided solely for the convenience of students interested in finding housing in the San Antonio area and does not include all off-campus housing options.