Residence Halls

Ornelas Hall Complex

Built in 2008, the Ornelas Hall Complex is the largest residence hall on campus. It has two, four story building, which houses 430 students. In the A (front) building, the first floor is home to male and female non-affiliated residents, the second floor is coed by wing and reserved for the Presidential Honors program. The third-floor houses males and includes the TJC golf and baseball teams. On the fourth floor are the Apache Belles.

In the B (back) building, the first floor is reserved for non-affiliated male students and the second and third floors are for non-affiliated females. The fourth floor is coed by wing and is home to TJC Apache Band members and other residents in the performing arts.

The halls are managed by an Area Coordinator, a Sr. RA and 12 RAs (Resident Advisor). The Ornelas Hall Complex is located on the east side of campus near the tennis courts and Athletic Field House.

Features/Amenities

  • 4 story, each building (two elevators in each building)
  • 2 person rooms – 3 Quad corner rooms (4 person rooms in A building)
  • Private room style – private full bath in each room, shower and tub
  • Phone and cable
  • Wi-Fi throughout the building
  • Two extra long twin sized beds, two desks with chairs, two dressers and two walk-in closets in each room
  • Convenience store in the main lobby of the A building
  • Resident mailboxes for both buildings on the first floor of the A building
  • Four station computer lounge for both buildings on the first floor of the A building
  • Computers on the second floor lobby of the B building
  • Game Room on the first floor of the A building
  • Main building lobby on the first floor of both buildings
  • Elevator lobbies on the upper level floors of both buildings
  • Two community microwave ovens on every floor of both buildings
  • Laundry facilities on every floor of both buildings -- unlimited laundry use at no charge
  • Outdoor patio areas with tables and chairs
  • Sand Volleyball court next to hall
  • Vending machines on the first floor of both buildings
  • Daily Housekeeping service for public areas
  • Video surveillance cameras in public areas on each floor
  • Reserved Resident Parking