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San Marcos Campus

Academic Services Building- North (ASBN) 

The Office of Distance and Extended Learning (ODEL) is located on the THIRD floor in the Academic Services Building- North (ASBN) at the San Marcos Campus. ASBN is located on  the west side of campus adjacent Old Main, near the intersection of Hill House Circle and Old Main Dr. 




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  • From I-35, take Exit 206 to Aquarena Springs Drive/Loop 82. From northbound I-35, turn left onto Aquarena Springs Drive/Loop 82. From southbound I-35, turn right onto Aquarena Springs Drive/Loop 82. You will pass two traffic lights and cross over a railroad track. Bobcat Stadium and satellite parking lots will be on your left. You will pass another traffic light and then cross over the San Marcos River. Aquarena Springs Drive intersects with Sessom Drive. You will either continue onto University Drive (Aquarena Springs Drive becomes University Drive), or turn right onto Sessom Drive, depending on where you plan to park on campus. Visitors' parking near our office is available at locations indicated below.


  • After crossing the San Marcos River on Aquarena Springs Drive, continue through the traffic light onto University Drive (Aquarena Springs Drive becomes University Drive). You will see the main campus to the right of University Drive. Bear right at the second traffic light to stay on University Drive (do not continue onto CM Allen Parkway). Just after the circular, red brick Theatre Center on your right, turn right onto Edward Gary. Then, turn right onto Woods Street. Visitors' parking is available near the 11-story J.C. Kellam Administration Building, past the parking attendant.

    The parking attendant can give you further directions to the Academic Services Building-North, or you can proceed into the J.C. Kellam Building, take the elevator at the back of the building to the third floor, and exit at the back of the building. Cross the footbridge and follow the sidewalk to the left, up the hill. Continue up the hill to the breezeway of the Academic Services Building-North. Walk to the far end of the breezeway, and enter the building to your right, past the soda machine and the drop box for correspondence study assignments. Take the elevator or the stairs to the third floor. Our offices are located in Room 302.

  • Visitors' parking is also available in the Edward Gary Garage on the corner of Edward Gary Street and University Drive, or in the LBJ Student Center Parking Garage on the corner of Student Center Drive and Tomas Rivera Drive. Check with Parking Services for complete information on visitors' parking and consult the online map of Texas State to choose the best route to designated visitors' parking areas.