1.- Personal Living
On-Campus Student Housing is provided in the University's high-rise co-educational residence halls. All rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with a telephone, sink, desk, bed, and overhead storage. Laundry rooms, a fitness room, sundeck, TV lounges, kitchen and storage rooms are available in the residence halls. Optional living environments include 24-hour quiet floors. Suites and private rooms may be selected, if available. Cable TV is also available. The residence halls are conveniently located on campus adjacent to the Library, the Student Health Center, the Commons Dining Hall, and some recreational facilities.
The student family apartment complex consists of 60 units, each with two bedrooms, living room, kitchenette and full bathroom. All apartments are unfurnished except for a stove and refrigerator. Reservations are handled on a first-come, first-served basis, though full-time students are given priority.
Applications for admission to The University of Texas at El Paso and application for the residence halls or the student family apartments are separate transactions. A housing application will be mailed upon request when a student applies for admission to the University, or an application may be obtained from:
Kelly Hall #105
The University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, TX 79968
website at: http://www.utep.edu/housing
Food Services. A myriad of dining establishments are located throughout the university campus. The Union offers a full-service cafeteria, The Beef & Barrel, delicious Italian cuisine at Giuseppe's Pizzeria and freshly made sandwiches at Subs and Spuds. The Faculty and Staff Dining Room, Sundries Store, and Italia D'oro Coffee Carts are also located in the Union. The Commons, the primary dining facility for resident students, is also available for the University Community at large. In addition to a full-service cafeteria, it features a franchise restaurant and an Italian eatery. University Catering, a fine dining operation, is available for banquets, receptions, meetings, and private functions. For refreshments and quick snacks, Snack Stop kiosks are conveniently located throughout campus.
The University Bookstore, located on the first floor Union East, is responsible for having available for the student, required academic textbooks and supplies. The Bookstore also provides the University community a large variety of reference books, school and office supplies, computer software and accessories, calculators, emblematic clothing and gift items, commencement apparel, magazines, paperbacks, sundries, and convenience snacks. Other services include year round book buy backs, special book and software orders, commencement invitations, graduation rings, specialty plaques, computer hardware orders, and check cashing.
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