Carnegie Mellon University
Living in Pittsburgh

Living in Pittsburgh

Now that you've set up your university email, found an apartment, and learned to navigate the city, it's time to take care of the little details to make Carnegie Mellon and Pittsburgh feel like home. This section will help you get better acclimated to campus and the city.

First Semester Resources
Here you will find information about what's available to you as a graduate student on campus. Learn about campus food options, where to go for help with your coursework or teaching, medical and physical fitness resources, and graduate student groups.

Everyday Needs
Living on your own means having to stock your refrigerator and prepare for cold and flu season. This page will help you do those everyday things.

Shopping, Entertainment, and Nightlife
Once you've stocked your refrigerator, you'll need a place to sit down and eat (not to mention pots and pans to cook with). Here you can find directions to some of the regions major shopping centers and suggestions for a night out.