Tyler Junior College

What to Expect

To view our Resident Hall Handbook, click here.

Hall Amenities

  • Basic Cable service in each room and the Public Lobby Areas
  • Hard wired (Ethernet Cord) Internet service in each room, except Crossroads Hall
  • Wireless Internet service in Crossroads Hall and in lobby areas of Ornelas Complex
  • Telephone land line in each room, except Crossroads Hall
  • Computer Labs and Student Lounges in each Hall
  • Unlimited use laundry facilities in each Hall
  • Assigned Mailboxes for each resident
  • Community Microwaves in each Hall
  • Public area housekeeping
  • 24-hour Maintenance Service
  • Secure card access to the Residence Hall and assigned room
  • Campus Police on duty 24/7
  • Video Surveillance Cameras located in the Public Areas in each Hall

Items in the Room

  • 2 Twin Beds and mattresses (extra long twin beds in Crossroads Hall, Holley Hall, the Ornelas Complex and some in Claridge Hall)
  • 2 dressers, 2 desks and chairs, 2 closets (built-in dressers in Hudnall Hall)
  • Window Blinds
  • 2 Cable and 2 Internet ports in each room in Crossroads Hall and Ornelas Complex
  • 1 Cable and 2 Internet ports in each room in the other halls

Suggested Items to Bring

  • Ethernet Cords for Internet Connection
  • Bed Linens (pillow, sheets, bedspread)
  • Bath Linens (towels, bath mat)
  • Shower Curtain and Rings
  • Toilet Paper
  • Command Hooks or Poster Putty to hang art work
  • Small Area Rug
  • Power Strip (surge protector)
  • Small Trashcan and Desk Lamp
  • Small Refrigerator
  • Computer, Television, DVD player, Radio/Stereo and HEADPHONES
  • Alarm Clock
  • Laundry Basket or Bag
  • Hangers
  • Cleaning Supplies/Trash Bags
  • Coffee Pot, Blender

Items to Leave at Home

  • Weapons
  • Drugs and Drug Paraphernalia
  • Alcohol and Alcohol Containers
  • Fireworks and Explosives
  • Wireless Routers
  • Sub-Woofers or Bass systems
  • Pets of all Kinds
  • Candles/Incense burners - no open flames
  • Halogen Lamps
  • Microwave Ovens, Hot Pots/Crock Pots, Toasters/Toaster Ovens, Hot Plate/Electric Skillet
  • Extension cords (power strips are OK)
  • Weight Lifting Equipment

Dining Locations on Campus (all accept "Apache Bux" meal plan)

  • APACHE JUNCTION (main cafeteria in Rogers Student Center)
  • CHICK-FIL-A located in Crossroads Hall
  • SUBWAY located in Pirtle Hall
  • STARBUCKS located in Vaughn Library
  • C-STORE (convenience store) in Ornelas Complex


Phone: 903-510-2345
Fax: 903-510-3267

Address: 1415 S. Baxter Ave.
Tyler, TX 75701

Email: housing@tjc.edu