HOBBY HALL

About the Namesake

Hobby Hall is named after Oveta Culp Hobby and was constructed in 1980. Ms. Hobby had the distinction of serving as our nation’s first Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare under President Eisenhower. As a member of President Eisenhower’s cabinet, Ms. Hobby made great strides in social programs.

Ms. Hobby is well known for her commitments to improving rehab programs for people with disabilities and for requiring employers to pay federal taxes on domestic workers. Ms. Hobby was from Houston, Texas.

Modular Hall

$3,232semester
  • Double Room

Quick Reference

Building AbbreviationHOBBBuilding Capacity240
Building Number0653Built In1980
Residential AreaNorthsideRenovated In
Hall StyleModular HallGenderSingle Gender by Room
Room TypeDouble RoomsLiving Learning ProgramTerry Scholars

Gallery

Get a feel for Hobby Hall has to offer by scrolling through the photo gallery or even taking a virtual tour.

Location

Physical Address:
160 Asbury Street, College Station, TX 77840

Amenities

Fully furnished rooms

Designed for community

  • T.V. lounge
  • Community events and socials
  • Resident advisors
  • Public hallway phones on each floor
  • Community kitchen

Academically-oriented environment

Convenient location

Worry-free features

  • Professional, on-site maintenance
  • 24-hour, on-call staff
  • Card-controlled access
  • Security officer
  • Roommate matching available
  • Bike racks nearby