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UT Tyler Housing and Dining

Ornelas Residence Hall

Designed for Incoming Freshmen

UT Tyler Ornelas Hall Dorms

Centrally located on the UT Tyler campus and overlooking Harvey Lake, the five-story Ornelas Residence Hall offers students convenience and safety.

Ornelas Hall was designed to meet the needs of incoming students and bring comfort to their parents during this transitional time. To help students meet new friends and get connected to the university, resident assistants host weekly events and activities.

Ornelas Hall is the best way for a new student to begin their college experience!


  • Card Access
  • High Speed Ethernet
  • Limited Wi-Fi
  • Basic Cable
  • All Utilities Included
  • Fully Furnished
  • Resident Assistants
  • Close to Dining Hall
  • Meal Plan Options
  • Study Center
  • Laundry Care Room
  • Media Room
  • Sand Volleyball Court
  • Outdoor Basketball Court

Floor Plans:

Triple occupancy suite:

 This image shows the layout of a three bedroom suite in Ornelas Hall.

Double occupancy room:

This image shows the layout of a double occupancy room in Ornelas Hall.

 For current rates, visit the 2014-15 Rates Page.