Newman and Governors halls accommodate over 340 residents; O'Bannon and Ruston halls over 400. Men and women reside in separate suites. All four halls are freshman-only. Newman and Governors halls are in close proximity to the Recreation, Fitness, and Wellness Center and directly across the boulevard from Rice Library. O'Bannon and Ruston halls are near the Screaming Eagles Valley Complex and the Art Studio. Ruston and O'Bannon house the first-year Living Learning Communities. Halls are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and tend to be a popular option for students.
Amenities of the Residence Halls