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Dorm inside 1940 Residence Hall

1940 Residence Hall

About this Residence Hall

1940 Residence Hall has approximately 510 bed spaces in a 5 story, suite style building.

Located right on Liacouras Walk, 1940 traditionally houses freshmen and is also home to several Living Learning Communities: Sustainability, Engineering, Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Tyler School of Art, Architecture and Environmental Design, and Healthy Lifestyles.

1940 has Wi-Fi Internet, a game room, a TV lounge, study lounges, computer stations with printers, and conference room space in order to accommodate our residents. 1940’s front desk is open 8:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m., Monday - Friday and 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on Saturdays.

Property Details

Property Description

Property Type:

Gender Segregated by Suite

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Location Highlights

Opened in the fall of 1999, 472 first and second year students call 1940 residence hall home. Residents live in two-person and four-person suites with private baths. Residents of “1940” enjoy game-rooms, a TV lounge, a multipurpose room for programming, and many study and social areas. In addition, 1940 hosts six living learning communities (LLCs) Architecture & Environmental Design, College of Engineering, Healthy Lifestyles, School of Sports, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Sustainability,  and Tyler School of Art

Property Features


  • Elevator
  • Community Laundry Room


  • Entrance Monitored by Campus Safety


  • No On-Site Facilities

Units May Feature


  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite Ready
  • Handicap Access Units Available


  • Community Microwaves
  • Community Refrigerator

Floor Plans

1940 Residence Hall

Room Type Diagrams (hover to enlarge)

Residence Hall room and floor plan descriptions.
View Floor PlansRoom Types (see above)

Ground Floor

A, B, C, D, E

1st Floor

A, B, C, D

2nd Floor

A, B, C, D, F

3rd Floor

A, B, C, D, F

4th Floor

A, B, C, D, F

5th Floor

A, B, C, D, G

Room Rates

Room Rates by Residence Hall
Residence Hall Room Types Semester Rates Summer Rates
1940 Residence HallTwo- and Four-Person Suites$4,441 

Meet Our Staff

Dominique Jones-King
Dominique Jones-King
Front Desk Manager
1940 Residence Hall
Image of Matthew Hulett
Matthew Hulett
Resident Director