August 18, 2017
When most students move away from campus during the summer months, construction crews move in. Several residence halls were renovated over the summer, including Weymouth Hall. The high-rise, which was built in 1966, now houses nearly 600 students each school year. This summer, every window in the building was replaced. New flooring, vanities and pipes were also added.
"It beautifies the campus. It helps the campus look modern and well taken care of," Sean Duggan, managing director of University Student Housing, said. "That's a priority as we recruit students and we want students to stay at Texas Tech-- where they live is important."
Parts of Horn and Murray Halls were also updated over the summer. Construction of the new Honors Hall was also completed.
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Texas Tech University Student Housing houses approximately 8,000 students in 13 residence halls, four suite-style halls and one apartment complex. Housing offers rooms with movable and fixed furniture, suite style rooms and apartments for both undergraduate and graduate students.
For more information about the different residence halls, visit the University Student Housing website.
University Student Housing also is committed to creating a greener campus with its "Guns Up, Green Up!" recycling pledge. Housing encourages students to participate in its sustainability efforts by reducing waste and recycling at the Texas Tech Recycling Center.Twitter