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Residence Halls
Guinan Hall UST students have two very exciting and different residential communities to choose from, and each strives to meet their spiritual, academic and social needs on campus. Both Guinan Hall and Young Hall offer students convenience, safety, service and greater access to classes and campus activities.



Young HallLiving on campus allows UST students to take part in friendships, planned and spontaneous events, fun activities to help students meet one another and a strong respectful community supported by the values of Catholic teaching.

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Guinan Hall

The Guinan room design includes balconies opening to beautifully landscaped courtyards with a view of campus or the Rothko Chapel. Rooms are double-occupancy with private bathrooms. Extra-long twin-size beds can be assembled for bunking, mini-lofts or as traditional, single-standing units. All rooms have built-in closets and individually controlled thermostats. Rooms are furnished with two beds, two desks, two chairs and two chests of drawers.

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Take a virtual tour of Guinan Courtyard

Standard Guinan Floor Plan 
Corner room Guinan Floor Plan 

Guinan Hall Amenities

  • In-room Internet connections.
  • In-room MicroFridge (refrigerator with a freezer and microwave oven).
  • In-room cable television connection (access to 64 channels).
  • WiFi access in the lobby and other public areas.
  • Key card entry security.
  • On-site laundry room.
  • Community kitchen for resident use.

Young Hall

Young Hall is located at 4200 Mt. Vernon Street on the south side of campus and is available for upper-class and non-traditional-aged students that want to continue to benefit from a Residence Life community. Residents can choose from one of three floor plans all of which include: full-service kitchens with a dishwasher, stove and refrigerator, hardwood floors in living and dining room and carpeting in the bedroom.

  • Bedroom furniture includes two extra-long twin-size beds, two chairs, two chests of drawers and two desks.
  • Living room furniture includes one sofa and two end tables.
  • Dining room furniture includes a dining table and chairs.
  • 1, 2 and 3 bedroom units are available.
  • $300 security deposit is required.
  • Housing rent is billed per semester.
  • Dining servies requires a flex meal plan.
  • Two structurally single rooms are available in Young Hall upon request.

Young Hall Amenities

  • On-site laundry.
  • Weekly custodial service.
  • Resident assistant staff.
  • Maintenance staff.
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