Housing Options-Housing Services — Room Selection - Carnegie Mellon University

Housing Options

There are a variety of housing options available to you as a returning student.  The links to the left outline the options available to upper-class students (which includes current first-year students who are selecting a room for their sophomore year.)

For more detailed information about specific buildings, please visit http://www.cmu.edu/housing/residence-types/index.html.  Some residential areas hold Open Houses - visit the Events and Information Sessions page for information on any scheduled Open Houses.

Why live in University housing?

Residents choose to live in university housing for a number of reasons, including:

  • Close proximity to university academic buildings
  • Furnished spaces with a bed, desk, dresser and chair for each resident
  • Cable television in each room/apartment
  • Housing contract for the academic year only
  • Laundry facilities in most buildings
  • Fitness facilities in many buildings
  • High-speed Internet in each room/apartment

First-year Housing

The following buildings will be designated first-year living areas for the 2014–2015 academic year and will not be available during Room Selection:

  • Boss House
  • Donner Hall
  • Hamerschlag House
  • Morewood Gardens E-tower
  • Mudge House
  • Residence on Fifth
  • Scobell House
  • Stever House