Constructed in 2009, it is a 103-unit, 429-bed student apartment complex on 7.34 acres immediately southeast, adjacent to the Fort Brown Campus. The new facility was designed for student housing, with a variety of amenities, such as full kitchens, washers and dryers, living rooms and all of the electrical and wireless needs desired by college students today. The property has a swimming pool, sand volleyball and basketball courts, as well as a club house with a movie theater, computer lab and a large multipurpose room. The UT Brownsville student housing is operated by UT Brownsville and will be serving students under the name of “Casa Bella” with in-house resident advisors, professional staff and on-site UTB security.KNOWLEDGE KNOWS NO BOUNDARIES.
Mission StatementThe mission of Residential Life is toprovide a safe and healthy campuscommunity that: is conducive to learning, both in and out of the classroom, personal growth and wellness. fosters a respect for self and others. assists residents in accessing campus services. encourages an active commitment to our environment, our community and our surroundings. aids in the preparation of our students for the future.
Vision StatementThe Office of Residential Life and Student Housing workscooperatively and purposefully with all departments on campus tobenefit our residents academically and in the development ofimportant life skills. Key ValuesIt is the expectation that during the course of work in theResidential Life program at UTB/TSC that all staff will utilizeand portray the following values in their daily work:•Respect•Honesty•Integrity•Personal Responsibility•Citizenship•Caring•Celebrate Diversity
Services Clean, comfortable, affordable, safe, and well maintained facilities Competitively priced student housing in South Texas Developmental, social, and educational programs for professional and personal growth Residential, educational, and workplace communities that reflect and value diversity Support, train, and maintain a working professional staff of the highest caliber Access to information and technology Express care and concern for our students at all times Timely and quick responses to the needs of our students Education of our students with learning communities and positive university experiences
More Than a Place to SleepCasa Bella is more than just a place to eat and sleep: It’s a life-changing experience. A short walk frommost classes, it features luxury amenities in a safe environment, on-site tutorial services, special student-success programs and resident-only social events. Casa Bella is the ideal place to grow and make newfriends as you progress from year to year.
• Luxury apartment • Large-screen TVs for• living Large, fully furnished viewing movies and playing video games Amenities bedrooms • Safe, secure• Private bathrooms environment• Full-featured • Gated parking common kitchens • Live-in staff• Washer and dryer • Campus Police patrol• Cable TV hookups • Video cameras• High-speed Internet • Extremely affordable• Extremely affordable rates rates • Short walk to most• Swimming pool classes• Multipurpose room • Near the Recreation,• Computer lab with Education and Internet Kinesiology (REK) Center• Community rooms
Community LifeEnjoy custom programs at Casa Bella,such as pool parties, movie nights andtournaments. Many of the studentservices provided at the universitycome directly to your living area,helping you succeed while reducingyour stress. You will be matched withother students who have similarinterests. Past students have metlifelong friends in university housing.Many of the Resident Assistants workwith other departments, giving them adeep understanding of the university,which will benefit you and yourstudies.
Single Bedroom(has 1 full size bed)Double Bedroom(has 2 XL-Twin Beds) Kitchen (Appliances included)Living Room(Furniture included)(Decorations NOT Included) Bathroom (Decorations NOT included)