The Department of Housing, located on the first floor of the Student Services Building, coordinates the administration, assignment, and activities of undergraduate and single graduate student residence halls. New students receive housing information with the notification of acceptance sent by the Office of Undergraduate Admission, which can be viewed on BuzzPort. All housing information (room sizes, rates, building type, policies, etc.) is available at www.housing.gatech.edu or by calling 404.894.2470.
The Graduate and Family Housing Office, located in the 10th and Home Apartments, Building A, at 251 10th Street, coordinates the administration and activities for graduate and married student apartments. For more information, call 404.385.6683. Housing also administers the provision of ResNET online Internet services and Georgia Tech Cable Network (GTCN) television services.
Residence Hall Community
Georgia Tech is a residential campus community with approximately half of all full-time students living in residential facilities. One of the most important growth opportunities provided by the Institute is the chance to live in a residential community where students are exposed to lifestyles, beliefs, attitudes, and values often much different from their own. Through interaction among peers, significant issues are questioned, confronted, and investigated. Students are frequently challenged to uphold, clarify, change, and/or build their own system of values and beliefs.
Residence Hall Association (RHA)
RHA is a student-run umbrella organization of all residence hall councils, working to improve residential life at Tech. Through its services, social functions, interactions with the community, and communication with the administration, RHA covers a large spectrum of functions. Made up of representatives from individual hall councils, RHA allows students with diverse interests to become involved with some aspect of residential life at Tech.
Freshman Experience Program
Georgia Tech offers the nationally recognized Freshman Experience Program, designed to create an integrated community for first-year students. New Tech students, who have enjoyed the active support of family and friends, often feel more comfortable living in a new environment with support from peers. This community experience promotes academic achievement, social involvement, networking, and personal success. Benefits of the program include shared freshman housing and dining, tutors in residence halls, peer support, opportunities for social activities, faculty interaction, and leadership development opportunities.