About Us

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About Our Department

University Housing and Dining (UHD) oversees 15 on-campus residence halls, 2400 Nueces, Dobie Twenty21, University Apartments, and many dining and retail venues. By creating transformative living and learning communities, the staff fosters student engagement, growth and success. UHD operates its own residence life, dining, facilities, business services, human resource and information systems units, is self-supporting (without state or university funds) and employs approximately 1,600 full-time, part-time and student staff.


To create transformative living and learning environments where students feel safe, involved and inspired to change the world.


To cultivate learning communities that foster student engagement, growth and success.


Learning — A caring community, all of us students, helping one another grow.
Discovery Expanding knowledge and human understanding.
Freedom To seek the truth and express it.
Leadership The will to excel with integrity and the spirit that nothing is impossible.
Individual Opportunity Many options, diverse people and ideas, one university.
Responsibility To serve as a catalyst for positive change in Texas and beyond.

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Contact Us

Find out how to email, call or visit us for information and assistance.

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Meet Our Leadership

Meet the senior team who ensure our students have the tools, resources and opportunities to change the world.

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Organizational Charts

View our departmental structure and team members across all units.

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Commitment to Safety

We are committed to providing an environment for students, staff and visitors free of unsafe or hazardous conditions.