About Thomas H. Eliot Residential College

Thomas H. Eliot Residential College was founded in 2010 and is comprised of Thomas Eliot and Thomas Eliot B houses. It is named after Thomas H. Eliot who once served in the U.S. House of Representatives, and served as the University’s 12th Chancellor.



Thomas Eliot

Colors: Purple and Gold

Mascot: Alligators


Sunday Snack
Each week residents have the opportunity to come together in community and enjoy a snack that is voted on weekly by the residents and hosted by the College Council.

Gator Welcome Week
Gator Welcome Week is a week-long celebration of the Res College. Sponsored by the Resident Advisors, Gator Welcome Week features events every night.

Eliot Lawn Games
Eliot residents celebrate the start of spring with a full day of outdoor festivities on the Eliot Lawn.