Housing Options

Each hall offers its residents quality social, cultural, educational, and recreational programs throughout the year. Programs include educational workshops, films, and guest speakers. While living on campus, you will have the opportunity to enrich your lifestyle as you associate with students of different cultures, races, and religious beliefs. Campus activities are available through more than 200 registered student organizations, and include a weekly film series and a successful athletic program.

The University of Houston provides a quality education as well as excellent facilities for making residential living ideal for developing lasting friendships, exploring new ideas, and experiencing new activities. Since 1950, Residential Life and Housing has provided quality campus living for UH students.

Rooms at the University of Houston dormitories are available on a limited basis for the September and January sessions and must be reserved well in advance of arrival. More rooms are available for the May and June sessions. A meal plan at the dormitory cafeterias is required as part of all accommodation packages on campus except the graduate student housing unit.

More details are available from the University of Houston

  • Student Housing and Residential Life
  • Telephone: 1-713-743-6000
  • Web page: http://housing.uh.edu/
  • On-Campus Housing Office
  • 4373 Wheeler Street, Ste S121
  • Houston, TX 77204-3018
  • U.S.A.

Students can apply for housing on the UH Housing & Student Life website.

Calhoun Lofts

Calhoun Lofts

Calhoun Lofts is the University of Houston's newest residential facility offers loft-style living with an urban feel that caters to the mature and serious student at the city’s premier metropolitan university. Experience the convenience of being on campus with the style of city living at its best.

Located eight minutes from Downtown, Herman Park, and the Museum District, you’ll find that you are close to (the cities heart beat) everywhere you want to be. The Calhoun Lofts provide an exclusive community for graduate and professional students to enjoy a mature and exciting environment designed with all of your needs in mind.

Cougar Village

Cougar Village is the University of Houston’s freshmen residential facility offers state of the art design with an urban feel that caters to the increasingly growing freshmen population at the city’s premier metropolitan university. Experience the convenience of being on campus with everything you will need to be successful right at your finger tips.

Cougar Village II

Cougar Village II

  • University of Houston’s newest freshman community
  • Home to FYRE, the Freshman Year Residential Experience
  • Has the following Living Learning and Theme Communities: Theatre, Business, Cougar in Recovery, Wellness, NSM Pre-Health Professions and Engineering.

Moody Towers

Moody Towers is the largest complex of the residence halls and accommodates more than 1,100 students. The two 17-story buildings are adjoined by a main lobby, the Commons. The Towers also share a cafeteria that offers a menu with a variety of cuisines. The majority of the rooms house two occupants. Single rooms are limited to upper-level and graduate students. A community bathroom is located on each floor. Mail service, faxing, photocopying, change, and laundry token services are provided.


The Quadrangle (Quad) houses approximately 800 students in five coed halls: Bates, Law, Oberholtzer (OB), Settegast, and Taub. Students reside in four-person suites equipped with a private bath. Residents can arrange furniture to suit their needs. The Quad furnishes limited hours desk assistance in the central building, OB Hall. The OB Service Center provides mail service, faxing, photocopying, change, laundry tokens, board (meal plan) card replacement, check cashing, and more.

Cougar Place

Cougar Place

  • Opened Fall 2013
  • Available to students who have sophomore standing or age 20 or older by September 1, 2014.
  • Home to two state of the art classrooms, multiple kitchens & community areas, suite style rooms (4 per suite, each student has their own bedroom), laundry facilities and a computer lab.
  • Unique themed housing geared to enhance your college experience.

UH Housing Partnership/Privately Managed