The University of Texas at Tyler Residence Life

On-Campus Housing and Dining

UT Tyler is home to more than 1,400 resident students who live in Ornelas Hall, Patriot Village, University Pines or Eagle's Landing.

Located on campus, all four housing facilities are conveniently a few minutes' walk from your classes, the library, student center and recreational facilities. Each housing facility is designed especially with UT Tyler students in mind and offers first-class living arrangements.

UT Tyler Residence Life takes each student's safety very seriously and provides staff members on call 24 hours a day. In addition, University Police patrol the buildings multiple times day and night.

Students who have completed fewer than 60 credit hours at any junior college or university, including UT Tyler, are required to live on campus.

All students living on campus are required to purchase a meal plan:

Ornelas Hall Residents
Must choose one of these three Freedom meal plans:
Freedom Meal Plans costs per semester plus tax:
Washington - 19 meals/week + 50 Dining Dollars $1,716
Jefferson - 15 meals/week + 100 Dining Dollars $1,716
Lincoln - 10 meals/week + 250 Dining Dollars $1,716

Patriot Village or University Pines Residents
Must choose any of the above meals or one of these two Spirit meal plans:
Spirit Meal Plans costs per semester plus tax:
Orange - 6 meals/week + 300 Dining Dollars $1,069
Blue - 4 meals/week + 200 Dining Dollars $675

Eagles Landing Residents
Will be assigned the following Patriot Plan:
Patriot Plan cost per semester plus tax:
Patriot - 15 meals/semester + 300 Dining Dollars $400

Faculty, staff and commuter students may purchase
any of the above meal plans if desired.

Dining Dollars are dollars credited to your Student ID card which
can be used to purchase food and beverage, and various sundry
items at any campus retail food location or convenience store.

For more information, see Student Business Services.

State sales tax of .0825% is required in addition to meal plan cost.

Spring 2016

January
17, Spring Housing Opens

March
12, Halls Close for Spring Break
19, Halls Reopen from Spring Break

May
8, Noon, Spring Housing Closes

Summer 2016 

May
15, Short Summer Session Housing Opens
22, Long Summer Housing Opens

June
4, Short Summer Session Housing Closes
5, Summer I Housing Opens

July
10, Summer I Housing Closes
10, Summer II Housing Opens

August
14, Long Summer Session Housing Closes
14, Summer II Housing Closes

Fall 2016

August
25, Fall Housing Opens

November
20, Halls Close for Thanksgiving Break
26, Halls Reopen from Thanksgiving Break

December
17, Noon, Fall Housing Closes