FAQs: Housing


Q: Is there an application for housing at the UTEP Miner Village?

A: Yes. The application form will be provided to you via e-mail in early June 2019.


Q: When is the deadline for submitting my application for housing?

A: The deadline is June 20, 2019.


Q.  Has the housing location been identified already, or is it too soon to know?

A:  The housing site is likely to be Miner Canyon, which was our residence in July 2019 for our inaugural Summer Institute.

However, there is another residence named Miner Village that can be assigned or any other site assigned UTEP Housing and Residence Life, Division of Student Life.


Q: How much is housing at Miner Canyon?

A: Lodging at the UTEP Miner Canyon, which is located at 3490 Sun Bowl Drive, El Paso, TX 79902, will cost about $35.00 a night. With our calculation, $35 per night X 14 nights = $490.00.


Q: Am I required to apply for UTEP housing for the duration of the 2019 Summer Institute?

A: No. You may, if you choose, seek alternate accommodations such as Airbnb or a local hotel.


Q: Will I have a roommate?

A: Yes. All apartments are designed to house two individuals and up to six. Each apartment has two to four separate bedrooms, a shared bathroom, kitchen, and living area.  There may be a limited number of single-occupancy units.


Q: Can I request a single apartment?

A: This may be a possibility. Include this in your UTEP Department of Housing and Residence Life application.


Q: What is included in my stay?

A: It will be a furnished apartment with the following (beverages, meals, utensils, and cooking items are not included, so plan on bringing or purchasing these) as noted on the UTEP Housing and Residence Life website:

  1. Furnished Apartment
  2. UTEP Wi-Fi access
  3. Full Kitchen (without cooking ware and flatware)
  4. Semi-private Bath
  5. Refrigerated Air Conditioning
  6. Basic linen set (bed sheets, blanket, pillow, towel) at $20 a set
  7. Free laundry machines are available on the property.
  8. A parking permit available upon request.