SRD

SRD will be closed/shutdown for Christmas break from 12/13/22 to 1/6/23.
(No tours will be offered during this time)

TAKE A TOUR OF SRD!

Staff Guided Tours: 11am & 2 pm Monday - Sunday
via reservation @ 512-476-9131


Have questions? Call SRD during normal business hours,
Monday - Friday, 8am - 3pm
or
Click HERE to Send Us a Note!

OUR TEXAS ROOTS

In 1920, Samuel P. Cochran recognized a lack of suitable housing for young women who were attending The University of Texas at Austin. With the help of the Scottish Rite Bodies in Texas, Mr. Cochran was able to raise the funds necessary to build SRD.

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Residents of SRD

OUR TEXAS ROOTS

In the early 1900s, very few housing options existed for female students at The University of Texas at Austin. Samuel P. Cochran recognized this problem and enlisted the help of the Scottish Rite Freemasons, a philanthropic fraternity, to build Scottish Rite Dormitory (SRD). Herbert M. Greene was commissioned to design the dormitory which he modeled in the colonial revival style.  Greene's efforts were so successful that he was awarded the title of University Architect.

MISSION

Since 1922, the dorm has aimed "to promote the Spiritual, Mental, and Physical Development of the Residents."

SRD continues to provide a safe and nurturing environment where college women are encouraged to explore, grow and forge life-long friendships.

Residents of SRD
 

LIFE AT SRD

"There is no place I would have rather lived my freshman year - everyone is so sweet, the food is so good, and living here has made the transition to college so much easier!!!"

- Cassidy Kelley (Class of 2020)

"I LOVE the food here! I will wake up early on Fridays just for the waffle bar. Also, the place is beautiful, has amazing amenities and a staff that makes SRD feel like a family, not just a dorm."

- Mary Brinsko (Class of 2020)

LIFE AT SRD

"There is no place I would have rather lived my freshman year - everyone is so sweet, the food is so good, and living here has made the transition to college so much easier!!!"

 

- Cassidy K. (Class of 2020)

"I LOVE the food here! I will wake up early on Fridays just for the waffle bar. Also, the place is beautiful, has amazing amenities and a staff that makes SRD feel like a family, not just a dorm."

 

- Mary B. (Class of 2020)

 

TOUR

SRD will be closed/shutdown for Christmas break from 12/13/22 to 1/6/23.
(No tours will be offered during this time)


Staff Guided Tours: 11am & 2 pm Monday - Sunday
via reservation @ 512-476-9131



Have questions? Call SRD during normal business hours,
Monday through Friday,
8am - 3pm.
 
or c
lick HERE to Send Us a Note!

Front Yard
Front Yard

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Living Room

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Mail Boxes

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Front Yard

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