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What is Bobcat Build?

"Building Community. Build Tradition.
 Building Bobcats.

Bobcat Build was started 18 years ago as a way to say “Thank You” to the San Marcos community.  It has now turned into a Texas State University tradition and serves as the largest service project on campus.  It is also one of the largest, one-day community service projects in the state of Texas. The name itself symbolizes our goal of strengthening the bond between Texas State University and the community of San Marcos. Every spring semester, students volunteer their time to complete various service projects throughout the community such as landscaping, painting, or clean-ups at residents’ homes, local schools, parks, churches, and neighborhoods. Over the past 18 years, the event has grown in participation from approximately 700 volunteers at 50 jobsites to nearly 4,500 volunteers at over 300 jobsites within the San Marcos community! 


Bobcat Build 2012!



Join the Bobcat Build Student Planning Committee

The Bobcat Build Student Planning Committee is the student organization responsible for putting on Bobcat Build every year.  Housed in the office of Student Involvement, the organization is formed of 4 subcommittees: Recruitment, Programs, Outreach, and Operations. 

For more information regarding joining the Bobcat Build Student Planning Committee, please feel free to email us at, find us on Facebook or Twitter, or call us at 512-245-4245.

Bobcat Build BanquetMembers after volunteering

Members of Bobcat BuildMembers volunteering