2612 Guadalupe St. Austin, TX 78705

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Why Taos?

Taos is a truly special community, located right on the Drag!

Taos houses 117 members ranging from freshmen to faculty with many members hailing from international universities. At Taos, you will have the opportunity to meet friends and learn about different cultures from around the world. In addition to Taos diverse membership, the building itself offers opportunities for diverse activities.

The five-story building boasts views of the UT Tower and the Capitol dome, as well as easy access to restaurants and shops on the Drag. Taos is equipped with a computer lab, a workout room, a game room with a pool table and arcade games, a TV room and a sundeck. While double and single rooms occupancy suites that are separated by suite bathrooms.

Although Taos is more than just a building, Taos is a community of people who take care of each other. Taos is a safe place to grow and change as a person. You will laugh, cry, learn, teach, share, and change.

Like other College Houses facilities, Taos offers its members meals cooked in its community-run kitchen. Taos members also enjoy many educational and leisure time activities including intramural sports, co-op baseball (Taos is the home of the Mighty Corndogs Baseball Team) and camping.

The Ideal Taosian

The ideal Taosian is anyone who will respect other members and do their labor. Taos as a house is proud to accept most applications that come before us, without an interview. Do you want to be a part of a community that cares about each other? You can! Do you just need an affordable place to live and never want to talk to anyone? You can! At Taos we accept all sorts of people! So apply today!

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Note: All College Houses communities have modified their operation to promote health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read about our COVID-19 Response >

Main Amenities

  • Furnished rooms which includes a desk, bed, chair, built in dresser, and book case
  • High-speed wireless Internet in each room
  • Meal plan
  • TV lounge
  • Multi-functional common space with stage
  • Study lounge
  • Computer room
  • Sun deck on 4th floor
  • Workout Room
  • On-site laundry facilities

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