About the Namesake

Aston Hall is named after James W. Aston ‘33 and was constructed in 1975. He served as the chairman of the board and CEO of the Republic of Texas Corporation, and vice chairman of the board and associate director of the Republic National Bank of Dallas.

Mr. Aston was president of the Former Students Association in 1961 and inducted in the Texas A&M Athletic Hall of Fame in 1968. He was captain and fullback of the A&M football team his senior year and was named to the Sports Illustrated Silver Anniversary All American Football Team in 1957.

Commons Hall

  • Double Room

Quick Reference

Building AbbreviationASTOBuilding Capacity460
Building Number0447Built In1975
Residential AreaSouthsideRenovated In
Hall StyleCommons HallGenderSingle Gender by Suite
Room TypeDouble RoomsLiving Learning CommunityEngineering Village


Get a feel for all that Aston Hall has to offer by scrolling through the photo gallery. If you prefer, check it for yourself and join us for a tour.


Physical Address:
655 Mosher Lane, College Station, TX 77840

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Fully furnished rooms

Designed for community

  • T.V. lounge

  • Community events and socials

  • Resident advisors

  • Public hallway phones on each floor

  • Access to Commons Lobby – convenience store, multipurpose rooms, 24-hour desk

Academically-oriented environment

Convenient location

  • Walk or bike to class

  • Near parking lot 40 and Southside Garage

  • Easy access to dining

Worry-free features

  • Professional, on-site maintenance

  • 24-hour, on-call staff

  • Card-controlled access

  • Security officer

  • Roommate matching available

  • Bike racks nearby