In response to to COVID-19 crisis, Austin College has gone to remote-only learning for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester. Campus housing is open for students who chose to return. We will continue to make sure that essential services are available to maintain their health and safety. Students who wish to return to campus to move out their belongings (beginning April 6) may schedule checkout with their area coordinator. See more information below about the Process for Checking Out.
Our residential communities are your home away from home for the majority of your time at Austin College. Fully trained residential life staff are here to help you as you experience sharing space and ideas, making and enforcing rules, and taking care of yourself and others.
Spring Break 2020:
Residence Halls close at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 6 and reopen at noon on Sunday, March 15.
December Break 2019:
Residence Halls close at 5 p.m. on Friday, December 13 and reopen at Noon on Sunday, January 5, 2020. If you are requesting an extension or approval to stay on campus during the break please speak to your Area Coordinator.
Thanksgiving Break 2019:
Residence Halls close at 5 p.m. on Friday, November 22 and reopen at Noon on Sunday, December 1, 2019.
There are five residence halls on the Austin College campus. Caruth houses female students, while Baker houses male students. Clyce Hall, Dean and the Jordan Family Language House are coeducational residences. The college operates Bryan apartments, The Flats at Brockett court, johnson 'Roo Suites, and The Dr. Marjorie Hass Village on Grand, which are available to upperclassman.
All College-owned residences are equipped with kitchens (including microwaves), lounges, card-operated laundry facilities, and computer labs with Macintosh and IBM-compatible computers and printers. All halls are monitored by a computerized security system.
Description of Rooms
Most rooms in the residence halls are double occupancy; single rooms, when available, cost more. Each room is furnished with the following items per occupant: a single bed, desk, chair, chest and wardrobe/closet. Students must provide all linens and any other accessories. Beginning in Fall 2016, Austin College will no longer provide cable service in individual residence halls rooms. Cable will be available in the common areas of each residential building. Students who wish to watch television shows through a TV will need to bring a smart TV that can be connected to the Internet or a streaming device (Roku, Apple TV, Chrome Cast, etc.).
Bryan Apartments, Johnson ‘Roo Suites and all residence halls are all equipped with both wired and wireless networks.