Why Live On Campus?-Housing Services - Carnegie Mellon University

Why Live on Campus?

Living in university housing facilitates involvement and integration into the university community and is a big factor in helping new students make a successful transition to the university.

Benefits of campus living:
  • Close proximity to university academic buildings
  • Furnished spaces with a bed, desk, dresser and chair for each resident
  • Cable television service in each room/apartment
  • Housing License Agreement for the academic year only
  • Laundry facilities in most buildings
  • Fitness facilities in many buildings
  • High-speed Internet in each room/apartment
  • Housing and dining plan accommodations can be made for students with special needs related to a health concern
  • Great place to meet other students with diverse cultures
  • No need to cook as we have over 30 unique dining locations throughout the CMU campus