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Texas State SBDC Program Overview

The Texas State SBDC  is part of several larger organizations working with existing and startup small businesses to help them grow and compete in today’s global economy. SBDCs are available to provide assistance during every phase of the business life cycle. The improvements that result from our direct support of our clients' activities lead to job creation, investments, and economic growth for communities throughout central Texas. We serve 12 counties within the 79-county service area of the South-West Texas Border SBDC Network regional office. This regional office, located in San Antonio, directs the activities of 10 satellite SBDCs, located as far west as El Paso and as far east as Victoria.

The South-West Texas Border SBDC Network

MISSION


​The mission of the South-West Texas Border Small Business Development Center Network is to foster small business success.

VISION


We are the leading economic development network recognized for excellence in service to the small business community.

OUR FUNDING PARTNERS


U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA)
Host organizations throughout South and West Texas

SBDC FIELD CENTER LOCATIONS


Alpine- Sul Ross State University SBDC
San Marcos / Round Rock- Texas State University SBDC
Corpus Christi- Del Mar College SBDC
Eagle Pass- Sul Ross State University - Rio Grande College SBDC
Edinburg / Harlingen / Brownsville- University of Texas Pan American SBDC
El Paso- El Paso Community College SBDC
Laredo- Texas A&M International University SBDC
San Angelo- Angelo State University SBDC
San Antonio- University of Texas at San Antonio SBDC
Victoria- University of Houston Victoria

SPECIALTY CENTERS & PROGRAMS


International Trade Center
Procurement Technical Assistance Center
SBA National Information Clearinghouse (SBDCNet)


SBDC Service Area

Texas State SBDC

The Texas State University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) works with existing and startup small businesses to help them grow and compete in today’s global economy. SBDCs are available to provide assistance during every phase of the business life cycle. The improvements that result from our direct support of our client's activities lead to job creation, investments, and economic growth for communities throughout central Texas.

The SBDC’s professional staff of business advisors, trainers, and researchers provides comprehensive, confidential business counseling services at no cost to the client. The SBDC is funded in part by the U. S. Small Business Administration and Texas State University, and is supported by an extensive network of banks, chambers of commerce, and other economic development organizations. The Texas State University SBDC serves 12 counties within the 79-county service area of the South-West Texas Border SBDC Network regional office. This regional office, located in San Antonio, directs the activities of 10 satellite SBDCs, located as far west as El Paso and as far east as Victoria.

Texas State SBDC Office Locations

Main Office

Texas State University Round Rock Campus

1555 University Blvd., Suite 265

Round Rock, TX 78665

512-716-4800

Please note that meetings are by appointment only. We do not have a receptionist and our advisors are often in the field meeting with clients or stakeholders so the door to our suite is usually locked. Please make sure to schedule meetings in advance by contacting your advisor directly, emailing sbdc@txstate.edu or leaving a voice mail at 512-716-4800.

A warning about parking. There is no free parking on campus, no matter how few cars are in the parking lot. Either park in the Visitors Gated Lot in the back of the west lot or purchase a daily parking pass for $5 at one of the kiosks in the parking lot and place it on your dash before entering the building. Campus Security WILL ticket you for $40 if you are not in the gated lot or don't have a parking pass on your dash.

Visitor Parking

San Marcos Office

STAR Park

3055 Hunter Rd.

San Marcos, Texas 78666

512-245-6437