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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.

There is an anticipated 3% increase to the current housing rates for the 2018-2019 year.

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

C, F

1st Floor

C, F

2nd Floor

C, F

3rd Floor

C, F

4th Floor

C, F

5th Floor


Room Rates

Room Rates by Residence Hall
Residence Hall Room Types Semester Rates Summer Rates
1940 Residence HallTwo- and Four-Person Suites$4,585 

Meet Our Staff

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