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UT Tyler Housing and Dining

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 HallPatriot 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. All four communities now have Wi-Fi available throughout the buildings.

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.

Freshmen are required to live at Ornelas Hall, Patriot Village or University Pines.

All students living on-campus are required to purchase a meal plan. For more information please contact Food Services.

Move-In Information
Our residents may move in starting on Thursday, Aug. 21, at 8 a.m.

We will have volunteers to help move in at both Patriot Village and Ornelas Hall from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 21.

Missing Persons Policy
All campus residents may designate an individual as a contact to be notified by UT Tyler within 24 hours if the resident is determined to be missing. If you wish to designate someone other than the emergency contact you specified on your application, please send an email to with the name and contact number of this person. More...

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More Information

  • 2014-2015 Housing

    Apply today to live on campus! Complete the application and send by mail, email or fax. Move-in day for Ornelas Hall and Patriot Village is Thursday, Aug. 21. Classes start Monday, Aug. 25.

  • Student Behavior Concerns

    If you have concerns about the behavior of a student or would like more information about resources available visit Student Behavior Concerns.

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