So much more
than a floor.

House Details

Floor # 7
Capacity 55
Room Types Double
Gender Male
Average Ceiling Height 9′
Average Window Size 4′ x 5′
A/C Yes
Furnishings Lofted bed; desk with bookshelf and desk chair; wardrobe with drawers and hanging space; waste basket; recycle bin; mirror; towel bar; blinds.
More Details Cavazos House has a den that has tables and chairs for studying, playing game or a quiet place to stretch out and relax. Each house has two bathrooms. Sinks are in one area with fully-enclosed toilet rooms and fully-enclosed individual shower rooms that have a place for changing. A water bottle refill station promotes the Department of Residence’s green initiatives.

House History

Named for Lauro Cavazos. Cavazos earned a Ph.D. in physiology from Iowa State in 1954. As a democrat Cavazos served as Secretary of Education during the Reagan and George H. W. Bush Republican administrations. He was named President of Texas Tech in 1980 – a position he held for eight years – where he was both the first alumnus and the first Hispanic to serve as Texas Tech president.