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TSTC Student Housing

We have something for every kind of student.
We have something for every kind of student.

Living on one of our statewide college campuses can be a great part of life at TSTC, where you get to live in close proximity to other students outside of the classroom. We offer a variety of residential options in different types of housing and provide you with opportunities for social interaction, interpersonal relationships and cultural activities.

Residential living is an important part of being a student and can enrich your college experience. We encourage you to join in student housing at TSTC and immerse yourself in new friendships, ideas and cultural diversity.

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Housing Options

Check out our full list of student housing opportunities across the state. We’re sure you’ll find exactly what you need.

Harlingen Campus

Get Started
  • You can apply for housing online or the housing application (PDF)
  • Please fill out the background form, and return to the Harlingen Student Housing office.
  • For an Application to Be Complete, a Student Must Submit a Non-Refundable Application Fee: $30; Refundable Deposit: $200
  • Students under the Age of 21 at Entry into Housing Will be REQUIRED to Purchase a Meal Plan for the First TWO (2) Semesters That They Reside In On-campus Housing. TSTC Meal Plans Begin at $650/semester. For More Information on Meal Plans, Please Visit: https://www.tstc.edu/campus-housing/meal-plans
  • Limited Single-Occupancy Units May Be Available Each Semester, Space Allowing
  • Family Housing Available. At least one member of household must be a full-time student (6+ Hours)
Oak Tree Apartments/Family Apts

Oak Tree Apartments2 - Campus Housing

Whether you’re a traditional student looking for the college dorm life experience or a non-traditional student with a family or spouse, the Oak Tree Apartments are a great place to call home.

The Oak Tree Apartments house up to four people and come with standard twin beds, built-in desks and standard appliances including a refrigerator and stove. All regular utilities are included in the rent.

Housing Type
Student Rate per semester
Married Student/Family Rate per month
2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom
Double Occupancy Rate: $805 Single Occupancy Rate: $1,205
$755

Oak Tree Apartments - Campus Housing

Las Palmas Dorms

Las Palmas Dormitories2 - Campus Housing

Dormitory living couldn’t be easier than at the Las Palmas dorms. The efficiency units are furnished with two standard twin beds, study desks, a mini-refrigerator and a microwave. With a shared private bathroom, you and your roommate still have the privacy you need while sharing a living space.

Las Palmas Dorms - Campus Housing

Palo Blanco Dorms

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College life can be a great experience when sharing it with a roommate. Our Palo Blanco dorms in Harlingen give you the opportunity to share your college living experience to make lifelong memories.

Each dorm comes with standard twin beds, a desk, a mini-refrigerator, a two-burner stove and dinette set.

Housing Type
Student Rate per semester
2-Student Kitchenette
Double Occupancy Rate: $875 Single Occupancy Rate: $1,320

Palo Blanco Dorms - Campus Housing

Marshall Campus

Get Started

For more information, please contact the Director of Housing/Student Life & Engagement at 903-923-3647 or e-mail housing@marshall.tstc.edu.

For more specific information regarding single student housing, visit the Housing Office or call 903-935-1010.

Marshall Apartments

Marshall Housing - Campus Housing

Make your living on campus as convenient as living at home. Our spacious floor plans at the Marshall Apartments provide you privacy while still allowing for open concept living with your roommates. Enjoy a shared kitchen, living room, and dining room. Our apartment building includes a community game room where you can watch TV with your friends or play a game of pool.

At the Marshall Apartments, there are two options for housing: two or four-bedroom apartments. Apartments are available to serve handicapped and hearing impaired students.

Housing Type
Student Rate per semester
2 Bedroom
$1,395
4 Bedroom
$1,145

Sweetwater Campus

Get Started

Download the TSTC Sweetwater housing application

Download the TSTC Sweetwater housing background check

Student Housing Handbook 2021

All housing options include a meal plan with 15 meals per week. Nursing students have reduced meal costs due to off-site clinicals.

All students must reside on campus or in auxiliary campus housing, unless they are exempt, based on one or more of the following criteria:

  • Over the age of 21
  • Married
  • Parent or legal guardian of child/children within a 50-mile radius of the TSTC Sweetwater Campus as determined by the Texas State Mileage guide and interpreted by the Director of Student Life. Special circumstances are approved by the Director of Housing.  
  • Have a health condition that requires special medical attention and/or facilities are unavailable on campus or in auxiliary campus housing.
WASP, Rolling Plains and Avenger Apartments

Sweetater dorms scaled - Campus Housing

The WASP, Rolling Plains and Avenger apartments in Sweetwater offer you all of the comforts of apartment living. Each building features eight apartments, with two bedroom units that can accommodate up to two students each, with one shared bathroom and a full-size kitchen. With cable, Internet, water and the first $100 of the monthly electric bill included in the monthly rent, it’s a very reasonable way to go!

All housing options include 15 meals per week. Nursing students have reduced meal costs due to off-site clinicals.

Housing Type
Student Rate per semester
Nursing Student Rate per semester
Application & Background Fee
Housing Deposit
Shared Bedroom
$2,685
$2,245
$30
$200
Private Bedroom
$3,200
$2,760
$30
$200
Cedar, Mesquite, Oak and Pecan Lodges

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If you’re looking for cozy apartment living with lots of privacy, consider living at the Lodges.

These lodges are built in small quadrants so you get a community feel, but also the privacy you need. Each lodge comes with your own in-room sink and a shared bathroom.

The Cedar, Mesquite, Oak and Pecan lodges each have nine units, with two bedrooms and one bathroom per unit. Each bedroom can accommodate one student.

All housing options include 15 meals per week. Nursing students have reduced meal costs due to off-site clinicals.

Housing Type
Student Rate per semester
Nursing Student Rate per semester
Application & Background Fee
Housing Deposit
Cleaning Fee
Lodge Floor Plan
$2,800
$2,365
$30
$200
N/A
Village Oaks at
TSTC in Waco
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Premier student living in Waco

If you’re looking for student housing with everything you need, look no further. Village Oaks in Waco provides a number of floorplans and amenities including clubhouse, laundry facilities, game center, sand volleyball and more!

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Waco Campus

Get Started

Choose your housing from:

  • Village Oaks
  • Griffith Hall
  • Red River
  • Brazos Community Family Housing

Student Housing Handbook 2021

  • All students must reside on campus or in auxiliary campus housing, unless they are exempt, based on one or more of the following criteria:
  • Over the age of 21
  • Married
  • Parent or legal guardian of child/children within a 50-mile radius of the TSTC Waco Campus as determined by the Texas State Mileage guide and interpreted by the Director of Student Life. Special circumstances are approved by the Director of Housing.
  • Have a health condition that requires special medical attention and/or facilities are unavailable on campus or in auxiliary campus housing.
  • Students under the Age of 21 at Entry into Housing Will be REQUIRED to Purchase a Meal Plan for the First TWO (2) Semesters That They Reside In On-campus Housing. TSTC Meal Plans Begin at $650/semester. For More Information on Meal Plans, Please Visit: https://www.tstc.edu/campus-housing/meal-plans
Village Oaks Apartments

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Enjoy the convenience of living on campus with other students. Living at Village Oaks provides all you need to make the most of your college experience. Village Oaks offers a range of fully furnished apartments with different floor plan options for over 700 Texas State Technical College students. From studying to socializing, everything is available to you here. There are a limited number of rooms available – don’t miss out!

Visit Village Oaks Apartments for all the information you will need.

Griffith Hall *NEW*

Griffith Close up View South Lobby Entrance - Campus Housing

Say hello to our newest family member, and your biggest opportunity for campus living. Griffith Hall is so impressive it has it’s own page. Find out more about Griffith Hall, your next home at our Waco campus.

Red River Apartments

Red River Apartments - Campus Housing

Living on campus in the Red River Apartments is a great way for you to meet other TSTC students who are pursuing similar careers. It’s close, convenient and is a great place for students to call home.

Located across from the Student Recreation Center,  and close to the Student Services Center, there is quick and easy access to the game room, fitness facility, gymnasium, basketball courts and softball fields.

The Red River Apartments include:

  • Two bedroom, one bath floor plans. Approximately 827 square feet.
  • Living room (17’x12’): Furniture includes a couch, chairs, coffee table and two end tables.
  • Kitchen (10’x9½’): Dining table with three chairs, pantry, full-size stove and refrigerator, double sink and lots of cabinet space.
  • Bathroom: Shower and toilet.
  • Basic utilities, cable and wireless Internet are provided
  • On-site laundry facilities
Housing Type
Student Rate per semester
Application Fee
Deposit
Private Bedroom
$1,850
$30
$200

Get Started

Click here to apply for housing.

Brazos Community Family Housing

Brazos Community - Campus Housing

The Brazos Community is Texas State Technical College’s residential community for married students, and those with dependents under the age of 16 living with them. All homes have central heating and air conditioning, stoves, refrigerators and washer/dryer connections. There is a laundromat also located on campus for residents’ convenience.

Unfortunately, the Brazos Community is unable to accept pets.

The Brazos Community is located in the Connally Independent School District.

Housing Type
Student Rate per month
2 BR Duplex
$625
3 BR Duplex
$675
3 BR Wood Single
$740
4 BR Wood Single
$775

The student rate is for current TSTC students who are taking at least nine credit hours.

Get Started

  1. Complete the Brazos Community Application from Campus Living.
  2. Pay $30.00 application fee for each person to occupy the home who is 17 years or older.
  3. Return completed application and copy of application fee receipt to Campus Living along with a copy of a photo ID for each person applying

Apply online and fill out the background form. Return the form to Campus Living.

Download a sample lease agreement for the Brazos Community.

Student Housing Handbook

getting started

Applying for student housing

Background Check
Meal Plans
Off-campus Living Request
Deposit Refunds
Student Housing Handbook
Priority Agreement

Make sure to fill out the Background Check Authorization Form when applying

Students living in campus housing will need to purchase a meal plan.  Plan options and requirements vary by campus, check your campus on the link for guidelines and requirements.

If you’ve already lived off campus or have other living arrangements, you may request to live off-campus. Fill out this form and return it to the Housing Office in the Student Services Center.

We know circumstances sometimes change. If you find you will not be needing housing, you can request a deposit refund. Fill out this form to request a refund.

Be sure to review our Student Housing Handbook to make sure you’re a good neighbor and roommate.

Complete the Village Oaks Priority Agreement form (required for all Red River Apartment and Griffith Hall applicants).

Background Check

Make sure to fill out the Background Check Authorization Form when applying

Meal Plans

Students living in campus housing will need to purchase a meal plan.  Plan options and requirements vary by campus, check your campus on the link for guidelines and requirements.

Off-campus Living Request

If you’ve already lived off campus or have other living arrangements, you may request to live off-campus. Fill out this form and return it to the Housing Office in the Student Services Center.

Deposit Refunds

We know circumstances sometimes change. If you find you will not be needing housing, you can request a deposit refund. Fill out this form to request a refund.

Student Housing Handbook

Be sure to review our Student Housing Handbook to make sure you’re a good neighbor and roommate.

Priority Agreement

Complete the Village Oaks Priority Agreement form (required for all Red River Apartment and Griffith Hall applicants).

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