Mattresses in all residence life areas are 36 by 80 inches, and require TWIN XL (extra long) bedding.
You will receive roommate contact information when you receive your housing assignment. Roommate information will be on the "Prospective Students" tab in your my.letu.edu account.
Your box number and campus phone number will be included with your housing information.
Your physical and delivery (UPS, FedEx, etc.) address will be:
YOUR NAME, CPO #_____
2100 South Mobberly Ave.
Longview, TX 75602
Your mailing (US Postal Service)
YOUR NAME, CPO #_____
PO Box 7001
Longview, TX 75607-7001
Room space is limited, so it is recommended that students wait to bring any additional furniture or large items until they have seen their room with their belongings and their roommate's belongings. Bicycles must be stored outside the residence halls.
Remember that you will likely be sharing the space with a roommate, so you don't need to fill it. But take a look at the suggested packing list that we came up with to get some ideas on what to bring.
We do not allow the construction of lofts or shelving systems. We will allow you to construct a bookcase or small shelving unit that conforms to our guidelines.
This is prohibited in every living area due to the fire hazard.
The university supplies each shower with a curtain.
Refrigerators must not exceed a size of 4.6 cubic feet.
Students are allowed to use microwave ovens, small refrigerators (4.6 cu. ft. or smaller), coffee makers, popcorn poppers, and blenders in their rooms. These items must be plugged directly into the wall outlet. Other appliances such as temperature controlled electric fry pans, counter-top/toaster ovens, slow cookers, and toasters are not allowed in rooms due to electrical wiring and fire hazards. These appliances may only be used in areas designated by the Resident Director. Many of the residence hall lounges have a community refrigerator and microwave.
Other appliances such as hot plates, George Foreman grills, and deep fryers are not permitted for use in any of the residence halls. Window AC units are also not permitted. Questions regarding the use of appliances not specifically mentioned in this section should be directed to the RD.
Irons must have an automatic-off feature. Ironing must not be done on a bed or on the floor without proper protection from the heat. Extension cords are not permitted, except for outlet center/power strip extension cords, which must be UL-rated. If a student’s use of power cords is considered a fire hazard, the Residence Life staff will instruct the student accordingly.
Fish are the only pets permitted.
White plastitac, 3M Brand Command Strips, and Mavalus Brand Dorm or Teachers Tape are our recommended means to hang room decorations. Residents of Gilbert Hall and The Quad may hang room decorations with straight pins.
Residence Halls are locked 24/7. Each residence hall has access control systems in place to allow students to visits other residents. At midnight, access to any hall is limited to the residents of that hall. We recommend that students leave their personal doors locked at all times when they are not on their floor.
Each room, apartment, or suite has telephone and cable TV jacks. The university does not provide telephones or televisions; these are the responsibility of the student.
Cable television (with about 50 channels) is available in each room and lounge. Exterior antennas and satellite systems are not permitted. Students may use small interior television antennas.
Phone service is provided through the LeTourneau University Office of Information Technology. The cost of local and on-campus telephone service is included in housing fees. Long distance calls must be made through a third-party providers via a calling card or other similar means. Students who wish to have a phone in their room must provide their own touch-tone phone. LeTourneau provides voice mail service (that delivers messages to the students' email accounts), so there is no need for an answering machine. In some residence halls, cordless phones may experience reception problems.
Separate data lines are provided for each student. The university also provides an e-mail account for each student. Click here for more details about the data connection.
In general, no. For further info, check out the IT Website on File Sharing.
Bicycle racks can be found outside each residence hall. Bikelids are provided in the Trinities parking lot and may be secured through University Police. The only cost for the bikelids is a deposit for the key.
Upper division students who meet the following requirements are invited to apply for a position in apartment housing: a minimum total of 60 credit hours, a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, and no chapel or disciplinary probation during the previous two semesters.
Laundry facilities are provided for all residents. Gilbert, Thomas, & Davis Halls have laundry facilities provided on the first floor of each building. Tyler Hall has a laundry facility located to the north of the building. For residents of The Quad, Trinity Halls (Pennsylvania, Mabee, and Evelyn LeTourneau Halls), and Honors Apartments, laundry facilities are provided in a large laundromat east of Trinity Halls. Residents of the Married Student Apartments & Honors apartments may use the laundry facilities found in the Village Center, located adjacent to the apartments.
Each load is 75 cents to wash and 75 cents to dry. Change machines are available on campus.