Ornelas Residence Hall

Designed for Incoming Freshmen

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:

Three Bedroom Plan - Ornelas Hall

Double occupancy room:

Double Occupancy - Ornelas Hall

For current rates, visit the Housing Rates Page.