Frequently Asked Questions
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- Alarm clock
- The University Commons residence halls have Twin XL beds
- Canyon Creek Heights North has Twin XL beds
- Canyon Creek Heights South has full-sized beds
- Cleaning supplies (toilet cleaner, laundry detergent, dish detergent, etc.)
- Computer or laptop
- First aid kit
- Shower curtain/liner
- Small tool kit (screwdriver, hammer, a selection of nails and screws, etc.)
- Toilet paper
University Village and Canyon Creek Heights apartment residents should bring kitchen supplies (pots, pans, plates, utensils, can openers, grocery and pantry items, etc.)
University Village apartment residents should also bring furniture (bed, couch, dining table, etc.)
Living on Campus
Please contact a Peer Advisor, one of the Peer Advisors on call, or one of University Commons' 24-hour front desks.
If a student wants/needs help with any kind of emotional distress after hours, they can call the Counseling Center's after hours helpline, "UTD TALK" at 972-883-8255.
Yes, residents have access to all clubhouses, pools and study centers in the housing community.
Visit UT Dallas Dining Services for information about dining on campus.
UT Dallas Police provide frequent patrols throughout University Housing. University Housing management does not assume any legal obligations for personal injury, loss or damage to personal property. You and/or your parents are encouraged to carry appropriate insurance to cover such losses.
Anyone with a cell phone can register via Galaxy to receive text alerts in the event of an emergency or disruption to normal university operations.
For sexual assault emergencies after business hours, please call the 24-hour rape crisis hotline at 972-641-7273. You will be connected with a sexual assault advocate from the Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center.
The purpose of this policy is to establish procedures for the university's response to reports of missing residential students as required by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008. This policy applies to all students who live in University Housing. Download the Missing Residential Student Form (pdf).
Living with a Roommate
Talk to your roomate about the issues you are experiencing. If nothing is resolved after speaking to your roommate face-to-face, speak with your Peer Advisor.
A roommate agreement is a document all members of the apartment/suite/room abide by during their time living in the space. Contents of the agreement are determined by the roommates and cover multiple areas, including cleaning tasks, taking out the trash and guest policies.
At the beginning of each academic year, Peer Advisors will coordinate with residents to complete a roommate agreement for the apartment/suite/room. If a new resident moves in, Peer Advisors will work with the student to set up or reevaluate the roommate agreement as necessary.
UT Dallas provides reasonable housing accommodations for students with documented disabilities or medical conditions. If you have a disability and want to request housing accommodations, please visit the Office of Student AccessAbility website.
Students may reserve a room in the residence hall in which they reside. Contact Caitlin Wright to make the reservation.