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.

2021 – 2022 Rates

Commons Hall

  • Double Room

Visit our rates page to see the proposed rates for 22-23.


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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

Building Abbreviation: ASTO
Building Number: 447
Hall Gender:
Single Gender by Suite
Housing Area: South
Number of Hall Staff: 8 RAs, 1 CD
Year Constructed: 1975
Style of Building: Commons
Style of Bathroom: Suite
Number of Floors: 4
Total Number of Rooms: 246
Building Capacity: 460
Number of Overflow Spaces: 24
Number of ADA Modified Rooms: 117/119, 138/140, 160/162, 189/191, 193/195, 309, 335, 362, 389, 409, 435, 462, 489 (not including overflow)
Study Rooms: 4
Remote Control Doors: Exterior & Modified Rooms

*ADA Modified Rooms (117/119, 160/162) have automatic door openers, bathroom is accessible and has roll-in shower w/shower curtain, 162 only has doorbell with room annunciation system and audio/visual signal fire alarm; (138/140, 189/191, 193/195) have automatic door openers, bathroom is accessible and has transfer shower w/shower curtain, (189/191) only have emergency backup electrical power and 189 only has doorbell with room annunciation system and audio/visual signal fire alarm device; (309, 335, 362, 389, 409, 435, 462 & 489) has doorbell with room annunciation system and audio/visual signal fire alarm device

Recent Renovations
2020: Renovated student rooms, bathrooms, common areas & study rooms (3rd/4th floors), Complete building exterior restoration.
2019: Complete heating, ventilation and air-conditioning system replacement, LED lighting upgrade, Addition of 1st and 3rd floor community kitchens.”

Room Flooring
3rd/4th Fl Vinyl Wood Plank
1st/2nd Fl Vinyl Composite Tile

Furniture Style: Mobile
Bed Style: Loftable
Mattress Size: 36″ x 77″
Bed Size: 36″ W x 80″ L

All Bathrooms – Ceramic Tile
Hallway & Study Rooms – Carpet

Desk and Pedestal Size (2) chairs included
Desk: 32″ W x 24″ D x 30″ H
Pedestal: 18″ W x 24″ D x 30″ H
Clearance under Desk: 28.5″ H

Dresser Size (2):
30″ W x 24″ D x 30″ H
3 drawers
Bookshelves (4)
(2) 24″ W x 10″ D x 30″ H
(2) 24″ W x 24″ D x 30″ H

Number of Windows & Size with blinds: 1st, 2nd & 3rd floor rooms – (1) 30.5″ x 94″, 4th floor rooms – (2) 18.5″ x 94″
Room Dimensions: 12.5′ x 12.5′, 4′ x 8′ entry to room
Ceiling Height: 8′-2″
Closet Size (2): 47″ x 23″

Bathroom Dimensions: 4′ x 13′
Counter Space: 24″ x 70″ w/ 2 sinks (Cabinets under sinks)
Shower Type: Shower Enclosure w/ Shower Door

Hall Features
AC individually controlled, 2 lounges per floor (2 w/ TV), vending machine on 1st floor, 15 study rooms, 4 washers/dryers per floor, Inner courtyard w/ tables and BBQ grills. Community kitchen on the 1st & 3rd floors. Residents may not paint or use contact paper, wallpaper or adhesive tile to alter or make modifications to the residence hall room or apartment.”