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Butler Hall


500 North Edward Gary • 512/245-2216 Hall Rates Map  • Hall Staff

Butler is located on the south part of central campus adjacent to the park-like Concho Mall area which is a popular spot for residents to relax or throw a football when the weather is nice. Residents also have the opportunity to spend more time outdoors at nearby Sewell Park. The hall is a traditional coed facility.

History of Butler

Butler hall received it's name from Mary Stuart Butler, a vocal music teacher at Southwest Texas State Normal School from 1903 to 1942.  When Mary Butler began her career, the music department only offered three courses consisting of the knowledge of the major and minor scales along with sight reading exercises. For seventeen years, Mary Butler exclusively taught the classes offered by the music program and directed an opera which brought together the music and speech departments.

 

Hall Details and Amenities Room Details
238 residents ethernet connections desks (2)
three floors pool table desk chairs (2)
air conditioned tv and study lounges standard twin beds (2)
vending machines laundry room dressers (2)
24-hour visitation kitchen facilities with microwave night stands (1)
floor plans   lofting kits not provided
    room size: 10x13*
    window size: 75x54

*Due to the uniqueness of all of our residence hall rooms, the sample dimensions given are not uniform for every room. Room sizes and layouts may vary.


Butler Hall Images (click to enlarge)