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Driving Directions

Abbreviation: FCS
Established: 1968

Accessible Directions

From the Quad, travel the series of ramps along the east side and south side of Alkek Library to the mall area between Alkek Library and the Alkek Teaching Theater. Travel the ramp directly across from Alkek Library west to the LBJ Student Center and Visitors Center (LBJSC). Follow the ramp past the LBJSC water fountain in front of the Texas State Bookstore to the series of ramps across the Comanche Street bridge. Travel past Supple Science to the sidewalk located on the south end of the President's house parking lot. Proceed west to the sidewalk at Academy Street and travel north (turn right) on the sidewalk. Family & Consumer Sciences will be located a short distance on the right (east side) of the street.

Accessible Parking

Accessible parking is located in the parking lot on the north side of the building.

Accessible Entrance

The main entrance to the building faces Sessom Drive (north) and the secondary building entrance faces Academy Street (west). Both entrances are accessible; the Academy Street entrance has a semi- automatic door.


 From Austin / Waco / Dallas

Take IH 35 south and exit on exit 206, turn right on Aquarena Springs Drive (Loop 82) and University Drive. You will pass two traffic lights and cross over a railroad track. Bobcat Stadium will be on your left, move into the right lane. You will pass another traffic light and then over the San Marcos River. Turn right at the next light onto Sessom Drive. You will pass three lights, the third of which will be Comanche Street. The Family and Consumer Sciences Building is the second on the left after you cross Comanche Street.  There is no sign on that side of the FCS building and it is an unimposing tan/grey brick building with a large tree in the courtyard. It is right across Academy Street from the Student Recreation Center, which has a large announcement board on the street.

From Houston / Galveston / Beaumont

Driving west on I-10, exit onto HWY 123 North. Stay on HWY 123 to San Marcos (approximately 22 miles). At I-35 turn right and go north on I-35 to Exit #206 (Aquarena Springs Drive/Loop 82). Turn Left on Aquarena Springs Drive (Loop 82) and University Drive. You will pass two traffic lights and cross over a railroad track. Bobcat Stadium will be on your left, move into the right lane. You will pass another traffic light and then over the San Marcos River. Turn right at the next light onto Sessom Drive. You will pass three lights, the third of which will be Comanche Street. The Family and Consumer Sciences Building is the second on the left after you cross Comanche Street.  There is no sign on that side of the FCS building and it is an unimposing tan/grey brick building with a large tree in the courtyard. It is right across Academy Street from the Student Recreation Center, which has a large announcement board on the street.

 

From San Antonio / Corpus Christi / Laredo

Follow I-35 North to San Marcos, Exit #206 (Aquarena Springs Drive/Loop 82). Turn Left on Aquarena Springs Drive (Loop 82) and University Drive. You will pass two traffic lights and cross over a railroad track. Bobcat Stadium will be on your left, move into the right lane. You will pass another traffic light and then over the San Marcos River. Turn right at the next light onto Sessom Drive. You will pass three lights, the third of which will be Comanche Street. The Family and Consumer Sciences Building is the second on the left after you cross Comanche Street.  There is no sign on that side of the FCS building and it is an unimposing tan/grey brick building with a large tree in the courtyard. It is right across Academy Street from the Student Recreation Center, which has a large announcement board on the street.