Shirley Apartments-Housing Services - Carnegie Mellon University

Shirley Apartments

A first-year apartment community in the Oakland area, Shirley has a friendly, committed staff that is passionate about creating a sense of community for their residents with programming and events, including progressive dinners, career-readiness workshops, meditation sessions, and trips off campus to check out the awesome city of Pittsburgh.

Shirley offers one-bedroom triples with the advantage of air conditioning and a large common living space - a living room, kitchen, and bathroom - which is shared just among the apartment's three residents. Each apartment is more than 450 square feet! First-year Mellon College of Science students who will have labs or coursework in the Mellon Institute will find Shirley a very convenient place to live. It's also located just blocks from the main campus.

Shirley Apartments at a Glance


CAPACITY: 54 residents

LOCATION: 133 North Dithridge Street in Oakland

DEMOGRAPHICS: First-year, male, female

AMENITIES: laundry facilities, common area lounge with a TV room, vending machine, air conditioning

Virtual Tours

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Shirley Apartments Double Bedroom

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Shirley Facility Coordinator
Dave Nagy
Part of the CMU community since 1996, Dave manages the daily operations of apartment residences and staff offices.