Services: TV, Internet, Maintenance
On-Campus TV is provided to all students living in the residence halls. Problems with TV should be directed to Residence Life.The channel line-up is as follows:
3 TAMUG (Movies at 7:30pm and 10pm)
5 Better TV
8 Education International
9 CW 39
10 Discovery Channel
12 Headline News
15 Cartoon Network
17 Comedy Central
22 Arts and Entertainment
27 Oprah Winfrey Network
30 Game Show Network
32 The Learning Channel (TLC)
37 Tru TV
38 TV Land
40 Weather Channel
42 Fox News
43 Food Network
47 Country Music Television
All requests for maintenance service (whether a light bulb needs changing or your shower won't drain) should be made directly at the Residence Life Office between Mariner Hall and Hullabaloo Hall. DO NOT give maintenance requests directly to maintenance staff beause they cannot act upon direct requests. NOTE: Any repairs resulting from damage by the resident can be billed to the resident.
Facilities Services works to address each concern as soon as possible. Work orders are addressed in the order of urgency. Staff may enter a room to make repairs without residents being present in the room.
Students who need to use a plunger may contact Residence Life or a Community Leader to borrow a plunger.
Emergency problems which occur when the Residence Life Office is closed should be reported to an on-duty Community Leader by calling 409.740.4445 24-hours a day.
Internet Work Orders
Work orders for any problems with Ethernet or wireless connections should go directly to Apogee Telecommunications by calling 1.855.290.7137. This is a 24-hour customer service line.
Room and Equipment Reservations
Residents may reserve spaces such as the Media Pit by contacting Residence Life. Reservations for the Media Pit may be made up to one week in advance. Priority for this space will be given to staff hosing public events. Reservations may only be made for hours when Residence Life is open.
Student groups and University offices may reserve the group study room for specific purposes approved by the Office of Residence Life. Otherwise, the space is available on a first-come, first-serve basis only. Students studying individualy in this space may be asked to relocate if a group wants to use the space.
Students may check-out various equipment while Residence Life is open, including:
- Pool cues
- Ping pong paddles and balls
- X Box 360* and games
- Nintendo Wii and games
- Movies (for use in the Media Pit or game room only)
- Dry Erase Markers