Carnegie Mellon University

First-Year Housing at CMU

New, incoming first-year students, including international first-year students and College of Fine Arts transfer students, are required to live on campus. Housing assignments for first-year students are based on a randomly generated lottery number order for all students who apply before May 31. After May 31, students will receive lottery numbers at the end of the line in the order that their application is received.

Explore Carnegie Mellon's First-Year Housing Options

Boss House

Boss House

First-Year community on the Hill
Clyde House

Clyde House

Apartment-style community in Oakland
Donner House

Donner House

Big Blue is located on the Hill
E-Tower

E-Tower

A residence hall in the Morewood Corridor
Hamerschlag

Hamerschlag House

First-year community on the Hill
Henderson

Henderson House

First-year community on the Hill
McGill

McGill House

A first-year community on the Hill
Mudge

Mudge

House community in a former mansion in the Morewood Corridor
Residence on Fifth

Residence on Fifth

First-year apartment community in the Oakland neighborhood
Scobell

Scobell

All-female community on the Hill
Stever

Stever

House community in the Morewood Corridor with lots of lounge space
Welch

Welch

First-year community on the Hill
West Wing

West Wing

First-year community in the heart of campus