Student Life

Home > Student Life > Bringle Lake Village > Why Live on Campus

Why Live on Campus

Why live on campus?

It's Cheaper - You will not be able to find an all inclusive suite in Texarkana for the price that we offer. Our rooms are fully furnished, all utilities are included, and we provide cable, and Internet service.

Convenience - You are minutes away from your classes, the library, the University Center, the Fitness Center in the hall, the bookstore, and lots of other places that are right on campus. No having to waste money on gas, maintenance, or time driving to and from your apartment to campus.

Academic Success - Research shows that students who live on campus excel more academically and graduate swifter than those who live off campus.

Programs - Programs that are offered within the Residence Hall, and on campus are at your fingertips. The Residence Hall administers programs that focus on academic success, student development, appreciation of diversity, multiculturalism, and social growth. Attend a program today!

Safety - We have Resident Assistants and a professional staff member on call every night of the year. Lastly the Texas A&M University - Texarkana Police Department do community rounds in the building as well. We promote safety, and realize that safety is a basic need for students.

Get Involved - Student organizations, and leadership opportunities are at your fingertips. Organizations such as the Residence Hall Association, Campus Activities Board, and Student Government welcome your participation. Also feel free to organize your own student organization.

Make Friends - Your classmates are down the hall, and on the floor above and below you. Organize a study group! Watch television together, participate in intramural sports, or host a video game tournament! Your peers have never been so convenient and easily accessible.

No Monthly Bill - Students pay for the housing on a semester basis. There is no need to save up for a monthly rent, high speed Internet access, electricity, furniture, water, and cable. You do not have to worry about escalating utilities costs during the seasons.

College Experience - Live and learn here! After completing their college career, students reflect upon their residence hall experience. The late night study group, taking quick trips to Taco Bell, late night talks, and positive relationships made all can be experienced here at Bringle Lake Village.

Living on Campus vs. Off Campus (Monthly Estimate*)

Expenses On Campus Off Campus
Housing $435 - $570 $700 - $1,800
Utilities Included $50
Cable Included $35
High Speed Internet Included $40
Food $372** $425
Transportation ⁄Gas $0 $200
Tutoring On Campus $200
Estimated Total (Monthly) $807 - $942 $1,635 - $2,763

Cost savings per month living on campus: $828 - $1,821

Cost savings per year living on campus: $9,936-$21,852

Priceless benefits of living on campus

  1. Easy access to academic resources
  2. Specially trained staff members to help with your transition
  3. Security and staff on duty each day and night
  4. Employment opportunities on campus
  5. Peace of mind for you and your family

Please Note:

* This list is based on accommodations for first year students in Bringle Lake Village during the 2014 - 2015 academic year.

** Meal plan for students that includes 3 meals a day and brunch on the weekend (17 meals a week).