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Honors Housing Offers Choice of Communities

The Honors College on-campus community made its home in the Quadrangle, in Law and Taub, for decades. In 2010, incoming Honors students (and many continuing students) moved to the newly built Cougar Village. Starting in the fall of 2014, Honors students may choose to live in the Honors communities in Cougar Village or Cougar Place.

The Honors College housing in Cougar Village will encompass all six "neighborhoods" (neighborhoods are groups of 16 rooms, separated from the other rooms by a lounge or kitchenette) on the 6th and 7th floors. These rooms are configured as two-room suites with a shared bathroom and moveable furniture.

In general, freshmen will make their homes in Cougar Village. Following their freshman year, Honors students may choose to move to Cougar Place, which will be replacing Taub Hall as Honors housing. Taub Hall has enjoyed a long history as home to Honors students but will no longer be available for housing assignments beginning Fall 2014. 

Incoming students or those who do not currently live on-campus can apply for Honors Housing beginning mid-February. To reserve your room or apply for housing, please visit the Residential Life and Housing website at

For questions about Honors housing, contact Gabriella Hauser in the Honors College at or 713.743.9083 or contact Residential Life and Housing at 713.743.6000 (toll-free at 800.247.7184) or