|Average Ceiling Height
|Average Window Size
|4′ x 5′
|Lofted bed; desk with bookshelf and desk chair; wardrobe with drawers and hanging space; waste basket; recycle bin; mirror; towel bar; blinds.
|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.
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.