Prospective & New Students
Traditional Student Residence Halls
Housing Requirements & Application process
All students are required to live in on-campus housing until they are 21 years old. There are approved circumstances where students may be eligible to live off campus, such as living with a parent in the Galveston Community or if they turn 21 before the first day of classes. To learn more about the process to live off-campus and how to apply for off-campus exemptions can be found here.
NEW TAMUG students will apply for housing using our online application. Before you fill out your housing application, please ensure that you have your payment information ready. Our application and payment process is completed entirely online. If you have any trouble or need assistance with your application, please contact Residence Life at 409-740-4445, and a staff member will be able to assist you.
For more information and to apply for housing, please click here.
Atlantic and Pacific Halls
The Office of Residence Life is located in Pacific Hall, and the Office of Academic Enhancement is located in Atlantic Hall.
These two residence halls opened Fall 2012 and can house 294 students in each hall. These buildings feature interior hallways and several study and social spaces on every floor. Each building has a large central lobby including a kitchenette (stove, oven, sink) for student use. The buildings enclose a center outdoor area perfect for socializing, impromptu Frisbee, or outdoor movies. Each suite will house four students, with two students in a room. Each suite will have a small private study area for the suitemates to share, located outside bedrooms. Bathrooms will also be located outside of student rooms, and shared by the suite.
Over 150 students live in the three-story residence hall known as Oceans Hall. The interior corridors make it very easy for residents to get to know all of their neighbors. Students vary from first-year to seniors and there is a broad variety of majors living in Oceans. Students are paired two per room. Each room has a private balcony and shares a bathroom with one other room. Laundry facilities are provided on the main floor of the building.
Hullabaloo Hall houses a large lobby area for students to gather and relax. Similar to Oceans Hall, the interior corridors make it easy for residents of this two-story building to get to know their neighbors. Students are paired two per room and each room features a private balcony. Rooms on the first floor share a bathroom with one other room, while rooms on the second floor feature private baths. Laundry facilities are located on the main floor of the building.