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University Housing and Residence Life

Residence Halls

Bishop Hall

About Bishop Hall

Built in 1972, Bishop Hall is a 3-story residence hall which houses up to 342 female students. Facilities available to Bishop Hall residents include a lobby with a big screen television, courtyard with a volleyball court and grill, a kitchen, three laundry rooms, and a study room.

Unless granted a private room, residents in Bishop Hall share their room with one roommate. Furniture in the rooms include: two beds, two drawer chests and two closets. All rooms come with local telephone service, and high-speed internet access. To live in Bishop Hall, residents must be current TAMUK students.


Amenities available to residents of Bishop Hall include:

  • Lobby
  • Study Room
  • Kitchen
  • Three Laundry Rooms
  • Courtyard with Volleyball Court and Bar-B-Que Grill
  • Ice Machine
  • Vending Machines
  • Weekly Newspapers available at Front Desk
  • High-Speed Internet Access


Free tutoring is offered to all on campus residents at various residence halls.


Living and Learning Communities

Fitness & Wellness

Hall: Bishop, Martin


This new Living Learning Community will provide space in Bishop Hall for women and in Martin Hall for men. There will be a workout room and a kitchen provided for each of these Living Learning Communities. This community will also provide activities for outdoor enthusiasts and those who are interested in a healthy lifestyle.


Hall: Turner, Bishop


Whether you are in the marching band or a garage band, if music is your passion then the Music community is for you. On this floor, your roommate might play the piano, and your neighbor might play the guitar. Regardless, residents share music as a common interest. On these floors you will commonly find residents practicing, writing songs, or performing. There are sound proof practice rooms in each hall