Events and Info Sessions-Housing Services — Room Selection - Carnegie Mellon University

Events and Information Sessions

Information Sessions

Jared L. Cohon University Center Information Tables

Come visit us in the Cohon University Center during any of the Information Table sessions.  Information tables are an opportunity for students to ask Room Assignments staff specific questions about the Room Selection process, eligibility for Room Selection, important dates, and anything else that you might be wondering about Room Selection.  Location and time for the Info Tables is the same regardless of the date.

Location: Wean Commons, Jared L. Cohon University Center, First Floor
Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Dates:

  • Monday, March 3
  • Tuesday, March 4
  • Wednesday, March 5
  • More dates to be announced soon!


Events

Oakland Open House - Fairfax, Neville, Shady Oak, Shirley and Webster Apartments

Date: Friday, February 28, 2014
Time: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Fairfax Apartments (Fifth Avenue), Neville Apartments (Neville Street), Shady Oak Apartments (Clyde Street), Webster and Shirley Apartments (North Dithridge Street)

The Oakland Apartments house over 750 upper-class students in Fairfax, Shady Oak , Shirley, Neville, and Webster Apartments. Everyone is invited to attend, but students who are applying for Block Housing should definitely attend these Open Houses. Sample apartments will be shown along with some of the amenities available to each community.  RA staff will conduct the tours and be available to answer questions about living in these areas.  

Residents should enter each building from the street listed above in parenthesis.

Resnik/West Wing Open House

Date: Sunday, February 23, 2014
Time: 12 p.m. (Noon)
Location: Meet in the West Wing Rec Room, ground floor

Henderson and Welch Open House

Date: Monday, February 17, 2014
Time: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: Henderson House Lounge

Henderson House and Welch House are both located in the Hill area of campus. Henderson is the Wellness House and Welch House is a 24-hour quiet living building. These themed communities are great options for students interested in wellness and quiet living.

Morewood Gardens Open House

Date: Thursday, February 20, 2014
Time: 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Location: 1st floor Morewood Gardens TV Lounge

Interested in Morewood Gardens? Meet the RAs in the Morewood Gardens TV Lounge to be taken on a tour where you'll see a variety of the unique rooms that Morewood Gardens has to offer.  Morewood Gardens will have rooms available for Block Housing selection this year, so Block Housing groups who are looking for on-campus accommodations should definitely plan to attend!

The Intersection - Margaret Morrison & Woodlawn Apartments, Roselawn Houses, Spirit House, and Sustainability House - TWO DATES!

Date #1: Sunday, February 23, 2014
Time #1: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location #1: Meet in the Margaret Morrison lounge

The Intersection House community will be hosting an open house tour event on Sunday, February 23 from 1-4pm in the iSection Lounge located on the ground level of Margaret Morrison Plaza.  The event will feature tours of specific room types and RAs along with current residents will be on hand to answer any questions about living in our diverse house community types.  The Intersection Community is comprised of Woodlawn Apartments, Roselawn Terrace, Margaret Morrison Apartments, Spirit House and our new living-learning experience, The Sustainability House.

Date #2: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Time #2: 10 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Location #2: Meet in the Margaret Morrison lounge

The Intersection House community will be hosting an open house event on Wednesday, February 26 from 10-11pm in the iSection Lounge located on the ground level of Margaret Morrison Plaza.  The event will feature connections with residents living in our area, potential tours of specific room types and RAs will be on hand to answer any questions about living in our diverse house community types.  This late night connection will also allow participants to join our staff in our weekly programming event (What’s Up Wednesdays) which on this week will feature a Mardi Gras theme and reflections about important cultural hallmarks/traditions in your family or faith.

The Intersection Community is comprised of Woodlawn Apartments, Roselawn Terrace, Margaret Morrison Apartments, Spirit House and our new living-learning experience, The Sustainability House.

McGill Open House

Date: Monday, February 17
Time: 8 - 9 p.m.
Location: McGill House lounge

Join the McGill House staff for an awesome Open House event involving interested students and current residents! There will be lots of food as well as current residents showing off their McGill rooms and the overall awesomeness that is McGill House. McGill is the only mixed class, all women’s community on campus. It’s a very small, close-knit community.

Doherty Apartments Open House

Date: Monday, February 24
Time: 9:30 - 10:30 p.m.
Location: Main entrance (A Tower - Look for staff waiting by the doors!)

The staff and residents of Doherty welcome you to a pre-Room Selection open house. Doherty is a popular on campus option because of our apartment style living and close proximity to classes, the UC, and athletic venues. Come check us out and you will see several of the various room types available and explore the amenities on the ground floor including the recreational lounge, quiet study room and fitness area. RAs and residents will be on hand to answer your questions. Meet at the Doherty A tower front entrance door.