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.
Living 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.
The Guinan room design includes balconies opening to beautifully landscaped courtyards with a view of campus or the Rothko Chapel. Rooms are multiple-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 an extra-long, twin-size bed, desk, chair and dresser.
In-room MicroFridge (mini-refrigerator with a freezer and microwave oven).
In-room cable television connection (access to 64 channels).
Wi-Fi access in the lobby and other public areas.
Key card entry security.
On-site “Free” laundry room.
Community kitchen for resident use.
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.
Dr. Dominic Aquila, University of St. Thomas provost and vice president for acade...
University of St. Thomas
The University of St. Thomas, dedicated to educating leaders of faith and character, is a private institution committed to the liberal arts and to the religious, ethical and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education. St. Thomas is Houston’s only Catholic University and was founded by the Basilian Fathers in 1947.