Student Life

Campus Activities

Central Academic Building, Room 103 | (210)784-1329

Campus Activities coordinates the majority of the co-curricular opportunities for our students. It serves as the hub for all Texas A&M University-San Antonio student organizations and provides many services/resources. The office is responsible for activities such as registering organizations and helping student groups with operational assistance. The office also coordinates campus-wide events. Participating in co-curricular involvement is essential to student success; Campus Activities strives to complete our students’ education.

Esperanza Hall

(210)784-1717

Texas A&M University-San Antonio is excited to welcome and offer a brighter future for our students by providing on-campus accommodations. By requiring our first-year students to reside on campus, we hope to guide and support our freshmen in their first college experience.

At Esperanza Hall, conveniently located on campus and only minutes from class, we offer unique suite-style floor plans, community amenities that allow students plenty of privacy to hit the books, and the perfect space to socialize. Esperanza Hall is where students will live within a community that and supports their academic success and encourages community engagement. Be a Jaguar! Live the Jaguar Life!

Jaguar Student Media

Central Academic Building, Room 321B | (210) 784-1051

Jaguar Student Media provides students experiential learning and hands-on opportunities in online news, a print magazine, radio and television. The campus’ student-run media outlets include The Mesquite, an online campus newspaper; El Espejo, an annual general interest magazine; and the Univision Media Lab which offers bilingual students opportunities to study radio, television, sales and promotions at Univision’s San Antonio affiliate. Students are encouraged to participate in student-run media to develop skills, build resumes, explore career options and enhance their college experience. For more information, email jenny.moore@tamusa.edu or call Jaguar Student Media at 210-784-1051.

Recreational Sports

Central Academic Building, Suite 103 | (210) 784-1346 or (210) 784-1348

The Department of Recreational Sports provides an inclusive environment for the campus community that encourages the lifelong pursuit of healthy living and learning. Our facilities and programs offer an outlet that accentuates the educational core of the university, while enhancing the capacity for intellectual and emotional wellness.

Recreational Sports is responsible for providing various recreational activities in an informal and structured environment. Students are also able to participate in organized activities such as Intramural Sports and Sport Clubs. Intramural sports are conducted in the Jaguar Game Room, the Multipurpose Fields and Kinesiology Pavilion on campus.

Sport clubs are organized sporting events between A&M-SA students and students from other universities and colleges. The competition is at a non-varsity level and students are responsible for organizing and governing of their respective teams. 

Recreational Sports offers activities in the following locations on campus:

The Jaguar Fitness Center
Senator Frank L. Madla Building, Room 128
(210) 784-1360

The Game Room and Lounge
Central Academic Building, Room 105
(210) 784-1389

Student Government Association

The Student Government Association (SGA) is the highest governing body for students at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. It plays an active role in campus affairs and makes recommendations to the University administration for improving student life.

Meetings are held bi-weekly and are open to the public. The student body elects the president, vice-president and the senators during a general student election held each spring and fall.

Student Transition and Family Programs

Patriots’ Casa, Suite 104 | (210)784-1452 | http://www.tamusa.edu/nso

The Student Transition and Family Engagement department at Texas A&M University-San Antonio is designed to provide incoming students, and their families, with shared experiences and intentional connections that create community, promote Jaguar pride, set the tone for student academic success, and support students to develop skills to navigate college life.

We do this by,

  • Introducing and connecting students to campus resources and services;
  • Developing a sense of belonging among the university community, and;
  • Providing experiential learning opportunities to support the holistic development and transition to college life.