The official name of Texas State University-San Marcos’ Round Rock campus is Texas State University Round Rock Campus (RRC). It was previously known as the Round Rock Higher Education Center (RRHEC).
While letterhead, signage and all official references use the official RRC name, it is acceptable to casually refer to the RRC as “Texas State-Round Rock,” “Texas State’s Round Rock campus,” "The Round Rock Campus"or similar wording.
Texas State University is one university with a single faculty, a single student body and a single inventory of degree programs. Texas State offers its degree programs on the original campus in San Marcos, Texas, and on a newer, second campus in Round Rock, Texas. Admissions standards, degree completion requirements, criteria for student financial aid and definitions of full-time student status are identical on the two campuses.
No. All of the degrees in the Texas State degree inventory are available on the San Marcos campus except for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) degree that is offered only in Round Rock. A selected subset of baccalaureate and master's degrees and certificate programs can be completed in Round Rock. A list of the programs available in Round Rock can be found on the Round Rock Campus website. (http://www.rrc.txstate.edu/about/programs.html.)
Students who complete their degree requirements at the Round Rock Campus earn a diploma from Texas State University-San Marcos.
For baccalaureate degrees offered in Round Rock, all of the upper-level coursework can be completed at the Round Rock Campus. Lower-division coursework can be completed at the nearby Austin Community College Round Rock Campus or at Temple College. For master's degrees offered in Round Rock, all of the coursework can be completed at the RRC.
Most faculty members who teach courses at the Round Rock Campus also teach in San Marcos. Even when faculty members teach only in Round Rock, they are selected on the same basis as faculty members in the same program in San Marcos. The classes offered at the Round Rock Campus are of the same rigor and quality as the classes in San Marcos.
Students in the majors offered at the Round Rock Campus can apply, get financial aid information, get advised and take all their courses on this campus.
Most programs for which Texas State offers the upper division bachelor’s degree requirements or all of the master’s degree requirements take about a three year period to complete if students go year-round as either a full-time undergraduate or a part-time graduate student.
Texas State’s Round Rock Campus is located on 101-acres on University Boulevard in northeast Round Rock between I-35 and Highway 130, just off SH 1460. The address and current contact information for the Round Rock Campus is:
Texas State University Round Rock Campus
1555 University Blvd.
Round Rock, TX 78665-8017
Yes. Texas State’s bachelor’s and master’s classes are generally offered after 5:00 p.m. with the majority starting at 6:30 p.m., giving the student plenty of time to leave work and arrive at the campus. The Nursing program is a day program and some day classes are available in other programs too.
Yes. Many students enroll in courses on both campuses each semester. Since Texas State has a single degree inventory, courses taken on either campus apply to Texas State degrees in the same way.
Yes. Since Texas State University has a single faculty, a single student body and a single inventory of degree programs, all of the programs with professional accreditation that are offered in San Marcos also have the same professional accreditation in Round Rock.
Capitalize all words of the formal name: Texas State University Round Rock Campus. Use Round Rock Campus on second reference. Students at the Round Rock Campus can earn associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees and certificates in many subject areas. Located north of Austin in Round Rock, the campus opened in 2005.