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Guest Housing

Hunter Residence Hall Lounge

Short-Term Accomodations for Internships, Conferences, and More

Need temporary housing in the Clear Lake area for internships, summer camps, or conferences? Hunter Residence Hall has you covered!

UHCL's Student Housing and Residential Life offers you safe, convenient, and affordable housing for every type of person and group - from summer interns (NASA, Boeing, and more) to youth camps and adult conferences. Our new, traditional suite-style residence hall is located 2.5 miles from Johnson Space Center and can host both groups and individual guests. From comfortable rooms to a community kitchen and all-inclusive utilities, it is our mission to provide you with a "home away from home" experience.

To reserve space in Hunter Residence Hall, simply click the button below.

Guest Housing Inquiry Form

Below is important information regarding what to expect when staying at Hunter Residence Hall, including rates, amenities, dining, parking, and policies.

Please contact Student Housing and Residential Life at housing@uhcl.edu with any questions or concerns regarding guest housing in Hunter Residence Hall.

What We Do

Guests, interns, camps and groups staying in Hunter Residence Hall will be directly connected to a full-time staff member assigned to manage all of your housing needs. Guests will also interact with Summer Housing Assistants, which are student employees specifically trained in providing exceptional customer service to guests.

Summer Housing Assistants (SHAs) are responsible for guests, intern and camp check-ins and check-outs, assisting with housing concerns, room setup needs, and hands-on front desk operations.

If you need assistance, please visit or call our front desk at 281-283-2615. In the event of an emergency, please contact our Police Department at 281-283-2222. We are here to help you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!

Housing Options

Hunter Residence Hall is a traditional suite-style residence hall made up of four floors, with a mixture of double and single rooms.

At full capacity, Hunter Residence Hall holds up to 294 persons. This includes 118 standard double rooms (236 beds), 46 semi-shared single rooms (46 beds), and 12 single rooms with private baths (12 beds). ADA rooms are available upon request.

Unless otherwise requested or stated in the contract, summer guests, interns, camps and conferences will be housed in standard double or semi-shared single rooms throughout the hall. Our Summer Housing Assistants reside in our private single spaces on each floor, in order to provide a safe environment for all guests.

Services and Amenities

 Hunter Residence Hall is a fully air-conditioned facility with free Wi-Fi throughout the building. Trash, laundry facilities (free of charge), and comfortable lounge spaces are available on each floor. Study rooms are available on the third and fourth floors. The first floor offers a shared community kitchen, large community lounge, patio area, vending area, and our front desk with computer kiosks available for guest use.

Room Furnishings

Each suite room comes furnished with an adjustable height twin XL bed, closet or wardrobe space, desk, and desk chair. Restroom facilities (shower and toilet) are adjacent to each room, inside of each suite.

Linen Service

Guests, interns and summer camps/conferences participants may arrange to have linen services contracted for an additional charge upon prior request via contract as available. Linen packets include a bed sheet, pillow with pillow case, blanket, bath towel and washcloth. For long-term stays, linens are changed out on a weekly basis, unless otherwise requested.

Toiletries

Toilet paper is provided to all guests, interns and summer camp/conference participants. We do not currently provide any other toiletry items for guests.

Guest Housing Rates

Guests must sign and complete a Guest Housing Agreement with Student Housing and Residential Life at least 2 weeks prior to their arrival. Failure to do so will result in a $10 (daily), $20 (weekly), or $50 (monthly) increase to their guest housing rate.

Guest Housing Rates
Number of Nights Rate per Person (with linens) Rate per Person (without linens)
Daily Rate (1 - 6 nights) $50 $40
Weekly Rate
(7+ nights) 
$300 $240
Monthly Rate
(30+ nights)
$900 $720

Policies, Dining and Parking

Important Policies and Procedures

Guests, interns and summer camp and conference participants are expected to follow all University, UH System, and Student Housing and Residential Life policies, as well as details agreed upon in their contract with UHCL.

Things to Note Before Your Stay
  • Youth participants under 17 must be accompanied and escorted by an adult chaperone at all times.
  • Building access and swipe card access will be given to overnight participants, 17 years of age or older. Non-residential participants within your group will not be given swipe access to the building.
  • Lost/stolen ID or swipe access cards should be reported to our front desk immediately. Guests and groups may be held financially responsible for costs associated with replacement card costs and any other damage to property or the facility. Documentation will be provided in such situations.
  • Guests are not permitted to use, distribute, and/or sell alcohol and/or other drugs in Hunter Residence Hall, regardless of age.
  • Guests must evacuate Hunter Residence Hall after the activation of a fire alarm and/or following the directives of University and/or emergency personnel. Guests are instructed to move across the D3 parking lot area, away from Hunter Residence Hall.
  • Open flames and/or other flammable materials are not permitted in Hunter Residence Hall. Some examples include, but are not limited to; candles, candle warmers, incense, smoking, live trees, hot plates, lighter fluid, all forms of grills, and other appliances with an open heat source. 
  • Smoking (including vaping) is not permitted in Hunter Residence Hall, or anywhere on campus. Smoking inside personal vehicles is permitted.
  • Guests are not permitted to bring or house pets in Hunter Residence Hall, with the exception of approved emotional support animals and service animals. Proper documentation will be required and collected.
  • Guests are prohibited to display, possess, use or show intent to use firearms, ammunitions, bows, arrows, swords, explosives, firecrackers, fireworks, smoke bombs, flammable chemicals, combustibles, or other weapons (BB guns, pellet guns, air/CO2 guns, paint or blow guns, martial arts weapons, toy guns, squirt guns, etc.) in Hunter Residence Hall. Culinary knives are available for use in our community shared kitchen, from our front desk.
  • Personal belongings left by guests, interns or summer camp/conference participants that are removed by Student Housing and Residential Life staff will be treated as abandoned property and disposed of accordingly. The University shall not be liable for any damage to, or loss of, such property which occurs during or after the course of the guest's stay.

Dining Needs

Need to have food (breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner) catered for you and/or your group? UHCL can work directly with a Chartwells representative to coordinate catering that fits your needs and budget. Please mention your dining needs in the Guest Housing Inquiry Form.

Parking Information

Guests and summer camp/conference participants may park (for free) in Lot D3, located directly behind Hunter Residence Hall. At check-in, each guest or intern with a vehicle will receive a parking placard to be placed on the windshield of each vehicle. Guests are subject to fines or fees if the placard is not properly placed when parked on campus. Guests are responsible for following all parking policies and regulations at all times.

Contact

  • Student Housing and Residential Life

    Phone: 281-283-2615
    Email: housing@uhcl.edu

    Hunter Hall
    635 Bayou Road
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Office hours:
    Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.