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LiveHere - CommunitiesAndrews (AND) - Co-ed Residence Hall

Andrews Residence Hall is part of Honors Housing in the Whitis Area Community at the University. Located in the heart of the UT campus, Andrews guarantees many opportunities for lively conversation and assures a stimulating living and learning environment.

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Andrews Residence Hall
2401 Whitis Ave
Austin, TX 78705

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Hall Features

  • Rooms with community baths
  • Hardwood floors
  • Individual climate control
  • Beautiful courtyard (The Quad), with grills, large grassy areas, and trees... perfect for cookouts, playing ultimate or football, reading, sunbathing, studying outdoors
  • The Q, a rec room in the Andrews basement, with a ping-pong table, pool table, and home theater system
  • Computer lab in Carothers right next door
  • Grand piano in the living room
  • Two sundecks: one on the third floor and one between Andrews and Blanton
  • Hotel-style ice machine
  • Vending machines
  • Laundry rooms on each floor and in the basement
  • One block from Kinsolving's All-You-Care-To-Eat Dining Center and Kins Market
  • Across the courtyard from Littlefield Patio Cafe
  • One block from the shops and restaurants on The Drag (Guadalupe Street)

A Bit of History

Andrews was named for Jessie Andrews or "Miss Jessie" as she was called on the campus. Jessie was the first woman to graduate from UT (1886 - German Studies) and when she did the other male graduates gave her a gold medal with the five point star and seal of Texas. Jessie also became UT's first female Texas-Ex and the first female instructor at UT. Andrews Residence Hall was the third dormitory built for women on-campus. It opened in September 1936 to house approximately 118 of the University's women students. The building is of Spanish Renaissance style architecture with cream bricks and a red tile roof. In the Fall of 1993, Andrews became a coed building and a part of the Honors Residence Halls.

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