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Driving Directions to the Richard A. Castro Undergraduate Admissions Center

Richard A. Castro Undergraduate Admissions Center

The Richard A. Castro Undergraduate Admissions Center is located on the Texas State University Campus at 429 N. Guadalupe Street in San Marcos, Texas.


From Austin/Dallas/Waco and the I-35 Corridor North

  • Take I-35 South to San Marcos.
  • Take exit No. 205, then turn right on TX-80/E. Hopkins St. and proceed toward San Marcos.
  • After crossing the bridge over the San Marcos River, turn right at the third traffic light onto North LBJ Dr.
  • Drive two blocks, then turn left onto University Dr. 
  • At the next intersection, turn right onto N. Guadalupe St.
  • Midway up the block take a left into the Richard A. Castro Undergraduate Admissions Center parking lot. We are in the two story pillared white house.
  • Park in visitor parking. For general information continue through the parking lot to the large white house.  If you are here to visit with a counselor, go to the brick building behind the white house.

From San Antonio/Corpus Christi/Laredo and I-35 Corridor South

  • Take I-35 North to San Marcos.
  • Take exit No. 205, then turn left on TX-80/E. Hopkins St. and proceed toward San Marcos.
  • After crossing the bridge over the San Marcos River, turn right at the third traffic light onto North LBJ Dr.
  • Drive two blocks, then turn left onto University Dr. 
  • At the next intersection, turn right onto N. Guadalupe St.
  • Midway up the block take a left into the Richard A. Castro Undergraduate Admissions Center parking lot. We are in the two story pillared white house.
  • Park in visitor parking. For general information continue through the parking lot to the large white house.  If you are here to visit with a counselor, go to the brick building behind the white house.

From Houston/Galveston/Beaumont and I-10 Corridor East

  • Take I-10 West.
  • Take exit No. 632 and turn right onto US-183 toward Luling.
  • In Luling, turn right onto N. Magnolia Ave./US-183 and then turn left onto E. Austin St./TX-80.
  • Stay on TX-80 to San Marcos (22.5 miles).
  • At I-35, continue straight on TX-80 as it becomes E. Hopkins St.
  • After crossing the bridge over the San Marcos River, turn right at the third traffic light onto North LBJ Dr.
  • Drive two blocks, then turn left onto University Dr. 
  • At the next intersection, turn right onto N. Guadalupe St.
  • Midway up the block take a left into the Richard A. Castro Undergraduate Admissions Center parking lot. We are in the two story pillared white house.
  • Park in visitor parking. For general information continue through the parking lot to the large white house.  If you are here to visit with a counselor, go to the brick building behind the white house.

From El Paso/San Angelo/Midland and I-10 Corridor West

  • Travel East to I-35 and follow the directions from either I-35 North or South.

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