The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Department of Housing and Residence Life

Unity Hall

Unity Hall, our newest residence hall, accommodates 396 male and female students in double occupancy rooms. Unity Hall is a coeducational traditional style residence hall with gender-specific towers.

Room Furnishings

Each of our tradition Residence Halls is designed in suite style, defined as two rooms sharing a bathroom (four people max).  All rooms are furnished for double occupancy. These rooms may be reserved as private rooms as space permits.

Single rooms in our Residence Halls will not be assigned until we have determined our housing needs, so please select a double room as one of your preferences.  All single room requests will be placed on a waiting list and we will notify students if a single room is available. 

Residents are responsible for providing their own bed linens, blankets, towels, and toiletries.

Room contents include – fixed standing furniture

  • XL Single beds, built-in desks and task chairs
  • Chests of drawers & closets
  • Microwave and mini fridge in each room
  • WiFi Internet access throughout the hall
  • Heating, air-conditioning, all utilities, Internet access, cable are included in the room and board package

Room Dimensions: approx. 14’ x 14’

* No pets allowed except service animals
* Smoke-Free facility (including e-cigarettes)

For convenience, the following services are provided

  • Card swipe access and 24 hour Front Desk assistance
  • Mailbox and parcel area
  • Free Laundry facilities – located on the 1st floor
  • Free student parking permit – Resident Parking Only
  • Elevators
  • Two (2) Study Rooms in each floor
  • Each floor has a lounge with a big screen TV/TV connections
  • Courtyard
  • Computer lab
  • Wireless printing available through the Front Desk- Vaquero Print
  • Snack and soft-drink vending
  • Community kitchenette area with microwave in building lobby
  • Recreation rooms (billiards, ping pong, game tables)
  • Media room equipped with a big screen TV
  • Multipurpose rooms (available for private events and meetings)

Room Charges- Fall & Spring Semesters

  • Students moving in for the fall semester are required to live on campus for fall and spring semesters representing a 9-month contract.

Residence Hall / Apartments

Room Type

Fall Semester Room Charges

Spring Semester Room Charges

Total Room Charges   (Fall + Spring)

Unity Hall

Double

$2,076/semester

$2,076/semester

$4,152

Unity Hall

Single

$3,115/semester

$3,115/semester

$6,230

  • All rates are subject to change pending approval from UT System Office
  • As a condition of living on campus, All students residing on campus are required to select one of the available meal plans for each semester to be used for on campus dining.
  • A meal plan is required for all freshman residents regardless of which building they reside at the Edinburg campus.

Meal Plan Options

Available to Freshman and Upperclassmen:

Meal Plans

Dining Dollars   Per Semester

Board Rates   per Semester

Total
    (Fall + Spring)

17 Meals/Week

$50 Dining   Dollars

$1,274/semester

$2,548

14 Meals/Week

$75 Dining   Dollars

$1,235/semester

$2,470

10 Meals/Week

$100 Dining   Dollars

$1,164/semester

$2,328

Unlimited Meal   Plan

$25 Dining   Dollars

$1,542/semester

$3,084

All rates are subject to change pending approval from UT System Office.

Available to Upper Classman Only:

Meal Plans

Dining Dollars   per Semester*

Board   Rates/Semester

Total
    (Fall + Spring)

7 Meals/Week

$100 Dining   Dollars

$1,151/semester

$2,302

125 Block

$100 Dining   Dollars

$1,307/semester

$2,614

115 Block

$150 Dining   Dollars

$1,262/semester

$2,524

90 Block

$200 Dining   Dollars

$1,188/semester

$2,376

Additional     10 Block

$69.27/semester

All rates are subject to change pending approval from UT System Office.

* Dining Dollars can be used in the Food Court and/or Convenience Store in the Student Union.

Housing Dining Services

The University Cafeteria, part of the University Center Complex, is conveniently located southeast of the Residence Halls. All residents must purchase the minimum required meal plan per semester. An all-you-care-to-eat dining program is available in the Vaquero Dining Hall. This great food value is available to the entire campus community.

http://utrgvdining.sodexomyway.com

Unity Hall Floor Plan

Unity Hall Floor Plan