Living in a residence hall provides an overall educational experience that contributes to the student's development. Group living challenges each student to develop a new personal awareness, to exchange ideas and to explore serious commitments to learning.
One of the most rewarding aspects of the college experience is residence life. More than one-third of the students on the Brenham campus reside in the 10 residence halls and the 107 unit Blinn College Park Apartments.
The Brenham campus of Blinn College has 10 air-conditioned, central heated, traditional residence halls with capacity for 578 students. Five residence halls house 286 women and five residence halls house 292 men. The rooms are double occupancy. Residence Hall students must purchase a meal plan. Each resident hall is supervised by a live-in hall director and a resident assistant. Each hall has a large living area with cable television. Most halls have a study room or study area. Internet, cable television, and phone lines with free local service are provided in each room. Most rooms have two telephone lines and two data ports. A microwave and laundry facilities are available in each hall. Men and women residence halls have rooms for students with disabilities.
Bert and Mae Dean Wheeler Residence Hall is Blinn's first co-ed residence hall. This state-of-the-art three story residence hall has 300 rentable beds on designated floors for male and female students. The floor plan provides a variety of housing to offer the resident a choice of a private bedroom in a 4 bedroom-2 bath unit or a semi-private bedroom (2 beds per room)-1 bath unit. Units are available for students with disabilities. The hall is supervised by a live-in hall director and resident assistants. Wireless internet and cable television are available for the residents. Social lounges and study areas are conveniently located on each floor. A laundry room is available for the student’s convenience.
Blinn College Park Apartments, located at 405 Saeger Street, offers 338 students a more independent style of living. The Housing Department, in addition to a live-in resident manager, assistant managers and student resident assistants, manages the complex.The apartment complex consists of the Arthur Ehrig Commons Building, which has a TV area and management staff offices, and seven two-story buildings with laundry facilities in each building. The four single bedroom and two bath apartments include a small living-dining area and kitchen. The two single bedroom and one-bath apartments include a small living-dining area and an efficiency kitchen. The apartments are furnished. Residents must purchase a minimum $450 meal plan. Optional meal plans are available. Internet, cable television, and a phone line with free local service are provided in each room. During the contract period, students may remain in the apartments provided they present written evidence of the need to remain.
The Housing Office is located on the second floor of the Administration Building, office 226.
For additional information, call 979-830-4461 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blinn College Bryan Campus does not offer on campus housing. For housing within the Bryan/College Station area please refer to the TAMU student life website.