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Retama Hall

Retama Hall Exterior

A portion of Retama Hall is dedicated to the Acting Community, Musical Theatre Community, Science Pipeline Community, and Sound Recording Technology Community. Residents accepted into these programs are assigned to various sections of Retama Hall, and benefit from frequent study groups and special events associated with their declared majors. 

Retama Hall is a Traditional Hall where rooms share a hallway bathroom.

  Hall Staff

  611 N. LBJ Dr.
    San Marcos, TX 78666
  Opened 1956

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  129 Beds
   Single Gender by Floor
  3 Floors
  Multiple LLCs
  WiFi Throughout
  Elevator Access

 Located Near

 The Quad
 Commons Dining Hall
 Evans Auditorium


Provided Furniture

Extra-Long Twin Bed (80" Mattress)

Desk and Desk Chair

Lockable Pedestal


Loftable Bed



Pool and Ping-Pong Tables

Lobby and Study Lounge

Updated Full Community Kitchen

WiFi Internet Connection in Room

Elevator Access

Laundry Room


Room Specs

Bedroom Size: 11' x 13'

Window Size: 73" x 63"

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of Floor Plan



L: 80"
W: 35"
D: 6"
Loftable at Highest: 59"
Loftable at Lowest: 29"


H: 87"
W: 41"
D: 24"
From Hanging Rod to Floor: 69"


3 Drawers
H: 30"
W: 29.5"
D: 24"


3 Power Outlets (per student)
1 Ethernet Port


H: 30"
W: 26"
D: 24"



3 Vanities
2 Toilets
4 Showers

Lockable Pedestal

H: 30"
W: 17"
D: 24"


History of Retama

Retama Hall is named after a species of plant, with beautiful white or yellow blooms, that are native to North Africa and Southern Europe.


Exterior photo of Retama Hall