A Guide for Parents

Being accepted to Texas State University is a big achievement for your Bobcat. And as the parent or guardian, your focus now shifts to which student housing is the best option. At The View on the Square, we make the choice easy! Our student apartments in San Marcos, TX, provide luxury and convenience for a great value. Your student lives in a private bedroom in a furnished unit. While amenities that encourage academic and personal success are always available. To learn more about our community, here are answers to a few of the questions parents often ask us.

Why Choose The View on The Square?

The View on the Square is the newest next-gen student housing community within walking distance to Texas State University. Our residents have the benefit of living on the square where restaurants, grocery stores, and The San Marcos River are just a few blocks. We are also conveniently located within walking distance to HEB. The View offers the best of both worlds academically and socially for your bobcat student. Our property features modern amenities to enhance resident’s academic experience. We offer private study rooms and computer lab on each floor open 24/7. Computer lab includes PCs and Macs with FREE wireless printing.

Our residents are able to maximize their time in and out of class to get the most out of their college experience through the ample on-site amenities and unique resident events specifically curated for our residents.


Management Team

The View on the Square is managed by 228 Management, LLC. The management and ownership team are one and the same. This means, you’ll never get the run around when you need us most. Our number 1 priority is making sure each resident’s experience matters. Each amenities and unique features were curated with your student in mind!

Location, Location, Location

Living at The View means living a block away from the square and being walking distance to Texas State University. A short walk to class or to your favorite restaurant is all within reach.

Security is a Priority to Us

The View on the Square was developed and designed with safety in mind. We have cameras throughout the property and monitored access points. We have incorporated a smarter, more connected living with LATCH. With this feature, parents, you can rest assured knowing that your child is safe and secure.

School Comes First

The View on the Square offers a study room and computer lab on each floor. Each Study room comes with a private balcony completely furnished with comfortable outdoor study furniture; allowing you the freedom to study inside or outside. The Choice will always be yours.


Management Team

We understand how stressful this process is. That is why our team is available 7 days a week to help answer any of your questions. However, sometimes it’s just easier to have the information you need at your fingertips. Please see below for sample documents that will help smooth out your leasing process well in advance. We have also composed a short list of FAQs for your convenience.

Providing students with the feeling of home is key to ensuring a well-balanced lifestyle during the college years. At our luxury student apartments in San Marcos, Texas, our desire is for all of our residents to flourish in their new and independent environment. We provide amenities and features planned to achieve a balance between the scholastic and the social.

We style our apartments with custom modern furniture packages, so your student has a comfortable environment to return home to every day. Included in our furniture packages are:

  • Bedroom – full size XL bed frame with memory foam mattress, 2 sets of dresser drawers, night stand with storage space, desk and chair with USB charging ports, Study lamps with USB charging ports (in select units), and mounted 55-inch Smart TV (in select units).
  • Living Room – Couch and side chair or sectional, pop up coffee table, side table with USB charging ports and storage, and mounted smart TV
  • Kitchen – stainless steel appliances, quartz countertop, soft closing euro style cabinetry, breakfast bar with seating, and washer and dryer.

We make your Bobcat’s housing experience seamless. Included in their rent is Cable, Wi-Fi, Water, Sewer and Trash. Electric will be set up in the name of the property and will be billed to each resident monthly. This means, your student does not have to get anything set up in their name. Everything will be ready and accessible upon move in.

Students are not required to leave their apartments during school breaks. Your lease term is from August 14, 2020 to July 31, 2021. Unlike the dorms, you may come and go as you please.

Individual leases give you a sense of independence, allowing you to only be responsible for yourself. Each bed in an apartment is its own lease agreement. If a roommate becomes delinquent, cancels their lease or damage their bedroom, you will not be held responsible.

Our luxury student apartments offer residents an electronic entry, providing a secure and convenient method of maintaining access. Each student will gain access to their apartment via a key fob, a 4-digit passcode and a mobile app that enables each student access into their apartments. Each bedroom will have its own private key for entry.

Our off-campus student housing near Texas State University is modern in its construction and design. Quality building components make the exterior architecture eye-catching as well as durable. While sound construction is evident in small details, such as walls that reduce noise between apartments to limit disruptions.