About the Namesake

Lechner Hall is named after Walter W. Lechner ’16 and was constructed in 1989. Mr. Lechner, formerly of Dallas, Texas, died in 1979.

Mr. Lechner was one of the principal discoverers of the north portion of the East Texas oil field during the 1920’s. The hall that bears his name houses participants in the University’s Honors Program.

2021 – 2022 Rates

Modular Hall

  • Double Room

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


Get a feel for all that Lechner 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:
232 Houston Street, 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
  • 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

Building Abbreviation: LECH
Building Number: 294
Housing Area:
Hall Gender:
Single Gender by Room
Number of Hall Staff: 4 RAs, 1 GHD
Year Constructed: 1989
Style of Building: Modular
Style of Bathroom: Private
Number of Floors: 4
Total Number of Rooms: 101

Building Capacity (not including overflow): 200
Number of Overflow Spaces: 0
Number of ADA Modified Rooms*: 3
Rooms: 133, 134, 135
Remote Control Doors: Exterior and Modified Rooms
*ADA Modified rooms have automatic door openers, roll-in shower with shower curtain and strobe fire alarm device.

Recent Renovations
2021: Complete heating, ventilation and air-conditioning system replacement, LED lighting upgrade; Renovation of 1st flr lounge to include a community kitchen; Renovated ADA rooms to include roll-in shower, and other ADA compliant upgrades.
2016: LED lighting upgrade in hallways and commons areas, new laundry room flooring.
2014: New solid surface sinks and countertops and new vinyl wood plank flooring in student rooms. Replaced carpet in hallways and common areas.

Room Flooring: Vinyl Wood Plank
Hallway Flooring: Carpet
Furniture Style: Mobile
Bed Style: Loftable
Mattress Size: 36″x 77″
Bed Size: 36″ W x 80″ L

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: (2) 24″ W x 10″ D x 30″ H,  (2) 24″ W x 24″ D x 30″ H

Closet Size (4): (2) 24″ x 57.5″ x 84″  –  (2) 25.5″ x 45.5″ x 99.5″

Number of Windows & Size with blinds: 1

Room Dimensions
Living Area: 11′-10.5″ x 19′
Entry Area: 11′ x 3.5′  –  46.5″ x 99″
Ceiling Height: 8′-4″

Bathroom Dimensions
Toilet area: 3′-3″ x 4′-7″
Vanity area: 4′ x 6.5′
Counter Space: 23.75″ x 46.75″
Clearance under vanity: 22″
Shower Type: Shower Enclosure w/ Shower Door

Hall Features
Honors Hall, AC individually controlled, vending machines, TV lounge, laundry room with 6 washers/6 dryers and ice machine (all on 1st floor), conference/seminar room
Residents may not paint or use contact paper, wallpaper or adhesive tile to alter or make modifications to the residence hall room or apartment.