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    Angelo State University’s residence halls have been recognized as being among the “30 Most Inviting Yet Affordable College Dorms in America” by AffordableSchools.net, a higher education resource website designed to connect students with the best affordable colleges.

  • Welcome!

    More than a place to live

    Parents, guardians and families play an important role in the success of students. Because many students and parents have told us that they like to discuss options and make decisions together, we have created information that may be of special interest to parents. We also hope that families and friends will be interested in what is offered on campus and will encourage their students to seek out our services and assistance, as well as get involved in all the great opportunities to have fun and meet new people.

    We encourage you to explore other areas of our website. Please feel free to browse frequently to keep up-to-date on the important announcements we are sending to our residents.

    As in any area of our website, we appreciate your feedback on this section. Please let us know if the information provided is helpful to you or if there something else you would like to see included. Please direct comments to housing@angelo.edu. We look forward to hearing from you.

    • Important Housing Updates

      First-year and Returning Student Housing areas designated.

      In support of the university’s first-year success program, we are pleased to announce that we have designated several areas in our residence halls as first year student clusters. These clusters will continue to emphasize interaction, improving study skills and the range of “new” issues that students face as they transition into university life, while having the opportunity to benefit from the experience of engaging with returning students. As always, supportive and well trained staff will be readily available to offer advice and assistance!

      Primarily First-Year Housing clusters will include: Plaza Verde, Robert Massie Hall, Mary Massie Hall, Texan Hall, Carr Hall, and Centennial Village.

      Returning and transfer students will also benefit from the change as areas set aside for them will feature some changes to programs and services that will be more tailored to meet the different needs of students are not in their first year of college life. More emphasis on leadership, career planning, participation in Hall government and support for increasing levels of independence.

      Primarily returning student areas will include: Plaza Verde, Robert Massie Hall, Mary Massie Hall, Texan Hall, Centennial Village Vanderventer Apartments, Carr Hall, and Concho Hall.

    • Changes Related to Contract Cancellation Requests

      Please Note: Deadlines with Financial Implications.

      The current Housing contract includes changes to contract cancellation deadlines and processes. Students who meet University requirements to live off campus, will have until July 15 to request contract cancellation (in writing) without penalty. After July 15, students meeting the requirements to live off campus who request cancellation of their Housing Contract, will have their request reviewed by an exemptions committee to determine if they will be released and may be subject to Liquidated Damages Charges equaling 50 percent of their ACADEMIC YEAR room charges. Liquidated Damage Charges must be paid by Aug. 1 in order to secure contract release. This is the same process that has been in place for several years for students requesting mid-year (December) contract cancellation.

      There are a couple of exceptions to the assessment of liquidated damage charges:

      • Graduating or not enrolling at ASU.
      • Getting married prior to the start of the applicable semester.
      • Student teaching, study abroad or Internship that requires you to live in another town at a distance of greater than 100 miles from the campus.
    • Contract Cancellation vs. Housing Exemption

      Contract cancellation is a separate and different process from the Housing Policy Exemption process. Housing Policy Exemption, deals specifically with students who are required to live on campus under the provisions of the University‘s Housing Policy. Contract cancellation more typically applies to students who are not required to live on campus, but who are seeking to break their academic year Housing contract. If you have questions about either process, please contact us at housing@angelo and let us review your specific situation with you.

    • Expectations & Customer Service Standards

      College can be an exciting and anxious time for families and students, particularly when it is the first time they have lived apart. Both sides are probably going to go through some adjustments.

      Residential Programs recognizes that parents and other family members are important influences and support systems for our students. We share your commitment to student success.

      We want the students who live with us to succeed academically and personally as a result of their time at ASU. Our policies and programs are grounded in proven student development theory as well as the practical “hands on” experience that has helped thousands of college students succeed in a university setting.

      You can expect us to:

      • Support your student by being available when they need help or information.
      • Offer educational, social and leadership activities designed to enhance students’ academic and personal development efforts – and help them have fun.
      • Provide students with opportunities to apply problem-solving skills that will help them develop self-confidence and independence, as well as the sense of interdependence that comes from being a part of a diverse community of fellow students.
      • Treat students like adults who are capable of making responsible decisions.
      • Challenge students to broaden their experience by learning about and from others and showing tolerance for differing points of view.

      Within the parameters of our legal and philosophical responsibilities to student privacy and development, we hope to engage family members as partners in the university housing experience. We encourage you to contact us with any questions and we look forward to working with you.

      We pledge to you that we will:

      • Greet you with a smile.
      • Treat you with respect.
      • Take time to listen to you.
      • Take a genuine interest in you.
      • Provide accurate information in a user friendly way.
      • Ask for your feedback and use it to improve our programs and services.
      • Be knowledgeable and well-trained.
      • Respond to your inquiries, problems or concerns promptly and identify any options or possible solutions available.
      • Demonstrate excellent stewardship of our facilities by ensuring that they are clean, well-maintained and comfortable, and provide a physical environment conducive to learning.
      • Remember that we are here to help you succeed!

      Thank you for choosing living and learning on campus.

    • Residence Hall Staffing

      Residence halls are staffed by trained and skilled personnel. Our team of full-time professional and student paraprofessional staff members are there 24 hours a day to offer support and guidance, oversee hall operations, respond to emergencies, help enforce ASU policies and procedures, and facilitate a sense of community distinct to each residence hall.

      Carefully selected upperclassmen serve as resident assistants and student hall directors. These peer mentors offer advice, help students work out minor problems, help them meet people and get involved in activities and programs, and provide information about the many other campus services available to students.

      In addition to the resident assistants and student hall directors, Housing & Residential Programs employs about 40 on-campus students to fill various other positions, including office assistants, summer conference staff, etc.

      Full-time professional staff members live in and  manage the day-to-day operations of the residence halls. These full-time university staff have specialized professional and academic training and experience. They are skilled in dealing with the wide range of experiences and issues common to college life.

     

  • Exemption Process

    For purposes of the Housing Policy Exemption process, “full-time established residence” shall be defined as having proof of established full-time primary residence in San Angelo (or the approved 100-mile radius of the campus) for a minimum of one year prior to requesting exemption to the Housing policy. Exceptions for employment or military transfer will be considered with supporting documentation.

    For students requesting exemption to the Housing Policy based on living with a sibling, in addition to meeting the requirements for full-time established residence, the sibling must meet at least ONE of the following exemption criteria:

    • Be at least 21 years of age
    • Have earned 60 or more semester credit hours

    Click the link below for more information on Angelo State University’s Housing Policy and the Housing Policy Exemption Process.

    Housing Requirements & Exemptions
  • Living Learning Communities
    • The purpose of a living learning community is to bring together groups of students with a common academic interest or group goal. As a cohort, students experience the year together. This experience includes shared courses, study groups, social activities, and educational activities designed to give students marketable and transferable skills or to increase their general knowledge base on a given subject.  Students who have chosen to expand their education through shared learning experiences that happen both in and out of the classroom.  By participating in a living learning community, you agree to attend events and programs hosted by the Residential Programs staff as well as the other faculty and staff involved in the LLC.  Students participating in the LLC will live in a selected area of a residence hall together.

      There are four living learning communities available:

      • Agriculture: Must be an Ag major (Location: Plaza Verde)
      • GeoSciences: Must be a GeoSciences major (Location: Plaza Verde)
      • First Generation: Must be a first generation student (Location: Plaza Verde)
      • Honors: Must be in the Honors Program (Location: Texan Hall)

      National research states that there are several benefits to students who participate in an LLC:

      • Students are engaged and involved on campus
      • Traditionally retention rates are increased with LLC participation
      • The ability to connect their academic work to activities outside the classroom
      • Students feel more connected to their peers, faculty, and University at large

     

  • Room Measurements

    Here you can find some approximate measurements of our residence hall rooms.

    Room Measurements

    • Carr Hall Room Measurements

      Here are some Approximate measurements of a Carr Hall room. (all measurements are approximate and all measurements are in feet)

      Carr Hall Rooms

      Bedroom: 16X12

      Closet: 3X2

      Window: 4X4

      Shower: 2.5X2.5 (shower curtain rods are provided, however shower curtains are not) (shower curtain size - 3X3)

       

      All Beds are Twin Extra-Long.

      (If you would like to purchase linens for these beds please visit the Linens and Bedding Program page.)

    • Centennial Village Room Measurements

      Here are some Approximate measurements of a Centennial Village room. (all measurements are approximate and all measurements are in feet)

      Centennial Village 2 Bedroom Unit

      Living Room Area: 10X10

      Bedroom: 12X8

      Closet: 4X2

      Window: 5X3 (all windows have mini blinds but no curtains)

      Tub-shower: 5X3 (shower curtain rods are provided, however shower curtains are not) (shower curtain size - 6X6)

      Centennial Village 4 Bedroom Unit

      Living Room Area: 13X10

      Bedroom: 12X8

      Closet: 4X2

      Window: 5X3 (all windows have mini blinds but no curtains)

      Tub-shower: 5X3 (shower curtain rods are provided, however shower curtains are not) (shower curtain size - 6X6)

       

      All Beds are Twin Extra-Long.

      (If you would like to purchase linens for these beds please visit the Linens and Bedding Program page.)

    • Concho Hall Room Measurements

      Here are some Approximate measurements of a Concho Hall room. (all measurements are approximate and all measurements are in feet)

      Concho Hall Rooms

      Bedroom: 16X12

      Closet: 4X2

      Window: NA

      Shower: 2.8X2.5 (shower curtain rods are provided, however shower curtains are not) (shower curtain size - 3X3)

       

      All Beds are Twin Extra-Long.

      (If you would like to purchase linens for these beds please visit the Linens and Bedding Program page.)

    • Mary & Robert Massie Room Measurements

      Here are some Approximate measurements of a Massie room. (all measurements are approximate and all measurements are in feet)

      Mary & Robert Massie Rooms

      Bedroom: 17X12

      Front Closet: 5X2 (with 2 clothes racks and 2 shelves on the side)

      Back Closet: 7X2 (with 1 clothes rack and 1 shelf on the top)

      Window: 4X3 (all windows have mini blinds but no curtains)

      Shower: 3.5X3 (shower curtain rods are provided, however shower curtains are not) (shower curtain size - 6X6)

       

      All Beds are Twin Extra-Long.

      (If you would like to purchase linens for these beds please visit the Linens and Bedding Program page.)

    • Plaza Verde Room Measurements

      Here are some Approximate measurements of a Plaza Verde room. (all measurements are approximate and all measurements are in feet)

      Plaza Verde Rooms

      Bedroom: 12X18

      Wardrobe: 3X2

      Window: 5X3 (all windows have mini blinds but no curtains)

      Shower: 4X3 (shower curtain rods are provided, however shower curtains are not) (shower curtain size - 6X6)

       

      All Beds are Twin Extra-Long.

      (If you would like to purchase linens for these beds please visit the Linens and Bedding Program page.)

    • Texan Hall Room Measurements

      Here are some Approximate measurements of a Texan Hall room. (all measurements are approximate and all measurements are in feet)

      Texan Hall Rooms

      Living Room Area: 12X8

      Bedroom: 12X10

      Closet: 6X2

      Window: 5X4 (all windows have mini blinds but no curtains)

      Tub-shower: 5X3 (shower curtain rods are provided, however shower curtains are not) (shower curtain size - 6X6)

       

      All Beds are Twin Extra-Long.

      (If you would like to purchase linens for these beds please visit the Linens and Bedding Program page.)

    • Vanderventer Apartment Room Measurements

      Here are some Approximate measurements of a Vanderventer Apartment. (all measurements are approximate and all measurements are in feet)

      Vanderventer Apartments

      Living Room/Kitchen Area: 16X12

      Bedroom: 15X11

      Closet: 5X4

      Window: 5X3 (all windows have mini blinds but no curtains)

      Shower: 3X3 (shower curtain rods or door is provided, however shower curtains are not) (shower curtain size - 3X3)

       

      All Beds are Twin Extra-Long.

      (If you would like to purchase linens for these beds please visit the Linens and Bedding Program page.)

  • Forms & Documents

    Great information to keep you up-to-date on what is happening in Housing at ASU!

    Parent News & Information

    Residence Hall Handbook

     

  • Renter’s Insurance

    The University assumes no liability for damage to or loss of personal property.  As such, we strongly encourage students to carry some form of renters insurance so that in the event of theft, accident, vandalism, flood, or other incident, their personal property is protected.  While we work closely with our maintenance staff to keep our facilities in appropriate working order, no system is without the possibility of problems. Additionally, while most of our students are well-behaved and respectful of the buildings and their peers, like any community of our size, we are not immune to incidents of vandalism or theft.

    In the small box at the top right hand side of this page, we have provided links to some reputable insurance companies that offer low cost policies specifically for college students. You may also choose to check with your personal insurance agent or company.

  • Linen Program & Care Packages

    ASU Residential Students have the opportunity to receive bedding, towels and other linens through our partner company O.C.M. Parents can also participate in a program that will automatically send care packages to your student at designated times. For more information about purchasing linens or care packages, click the link below:

    Residence Hall Linen Program
    Student Care Package Program
  • Resources

    Here are some links to great resources for parents!

     

 

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