Top 10 Dorms at Baylor University

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There are several options when choosing a place to stay while schooling at Baylor University. Students have the opportunity to select the residential hall that best fits them financially and is convenient for them. Here are some of the top rated residential areas at the institution.

1. Collins Hall

Collins Hall

Residence Address: 1310 S. 8th St Waco, TX 76706

It is home to over 600 first-year female students of all majors. Residents enjoy a conducive environment that allows them to interact with others, connect to campus life, and grow their faith and cultural competence. The available room types are double rooms that include a bed, a chair, desk, dresser and closet for each student and a triple room with the same add-ons. However, residents share community bathrooms that are on each wing of every floor.

2. Martin Hall

Martin Hall

Residence Address: 1101 S. 5th St Waco, TX 76706

This is a men-only residence hall with a little over 250 first-year men. There are two types of rooms; double and triple room that come with a bed, chair, desk, dresser and closet for each student. Residents, however, share community bathrooms on each wing of every floor. Residents will be able to develop strong relationships and explore their interests and callings alongside their neighbors.

3. Penland Hall

Penland Hall

Residence Address: 1110 S. 5th Street Waco, TX 76706

The residence is home to more than 400 first year male and female residents of all majors including members of the Outdoor Adventure LLC. The hall is equipped with modern equipment and facilities to that provide the residents with a comfortable environment.

4. Kokernot hall

Kokernot hall

Residence Address: 1110 S. 7th St Waco, TX 76706 254-292-7012

It is home to 200 first-year female students of all majors. It has well furnished single and double rooms  that have a desk, bed, chair, dresser, and closets. There are shared bathrooms on every floor.

5. Texana House

Texana house

Residence Address: 1201 S. University Parks B Waco, TX 76706 254-292-7032

This is one of the three houses that are located in the north village. It houses more than 150 upper-division and first-year female residents of all majors. It has 4 different room types, they include a single room, double room (shared bathrooms), and apartment single gold and apartment double gold (last two have private bathrooms and kitchens)

6. University House

University House

Residence Address: 1201 S. University Parks D Waco, TX 76706 254-292-7026

Located in the North Village, the University house houses more than 150 upper division and first-year male residents of all majors. The house has 4 types of rooms; single room, double room, apartment single gold and apartment double gold. Every room has a desk, bed, chair, dresser, and closet.

7. Arbors


Residence Address: 1825 S. 3rd St Waco, TX 76706 254-297-5500

The Arbors house is home to over 200 male and female on-campus residents of all majors. It is located near the East Village. The residence has two types of rooms that students could choose from: apartment single green and apartment double green. The rooms have private bathrooms, a living room space, and a full kitchen

8. University Parks

university parks

Residence Address: 2201 S. University Parks Dr. Waco, TX 76706 254-710.2772

University Parks is home to over 500 on-campus residents of all majors, including members of the Transfer Year Experience LLC. The residence has two types of rooms: apartment single green and apartment UP single. The difference between the two is the bathrooms. Single green apartment has private bathrooms while the UP single apartments have a shared bathroom.

9. Brooks Flat

Brooks flat

Residence Address: 1212 S. 7th St Waco, TX 76706 254-292-7008

The Brooks flat is located near Pat Neff Hall.  It houses more than 300 male and female residents of all classifications including members of the business and innovation LLC.  There are two room types to choose from; Apartment single gold and double gold.

10. Fairmont Apartments


Residence Address:1600 S. 5th St Waco, TX 76706 254-297-5500

Fairmont is located near the Foster Campus for business and innovation. It houses 45 female residents of all majors. Residents can choose from two room types; Apartment single green and single gold.

Here is your Move-In Day Packing List at Baylor University

1. Room Basics

A student room

  • Towel
  • Wastebasket
  • Closet organizer
  • Shoe Rack
  • Desk lamp
  • Sheets, blankets, comforter and mattress pad
  • Full-length mirror
  • Posters
  • Toiletries
  • Hangers
  • Plants

2. Food and Snacks


  • Beverages (coffee, tea, Chocolate)
  • Juice
  • Biscuits
  • East-to-cook food (pasta, spaghetti etc.)
  • Fruits

3. Tech and Entertainment

Bluetooth Speakers

  • Laptop
  • Game console
  • Music player
  • TV
  • Headphones

4. School Supplies

books, pencils, stapler, pair of scissors

  • Notebooks
  • Exercise books
  • Pens and Pencils
  • Sticker notes
  • Marker pens
  • Paper clips

5. Cleaning Up and Organizing

Clothes in the closet

  • Mop/broom
  • Hangers
  • Storage containers
  • Bucket
  • Dustbin

6. Campus Gears

A Baylor-branded sweater

  • Campus branded clothes (T-shirts, shirts, hoodies, and jackets)
  • Bag pack
  • Umbrella
  • Walking shoes
  • Sunscreen

7. Items You Should Ask First Before Bringing

Ask first sign post

  • Pets
  • Furniture
  • Refrigerators
  • Halogen lamps
  • Hoverboard

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