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

Global living learning 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
Fifth Neville

Fifth Neville Apartments

An apartment in the Oakland neighborhood
Morewood Gardens

Gender Inclusive and All Gender Housing

Hamerschlag

Hamerschlag House

First-year community on the Hill
Henderson

Henderson House

Wellness and substance-free community on the Hill
Margaret Morrison Apartments

Margaret Morrison Apartments

First-year and upper-class community on the Hill
McGill

McGill House

All-women, first-year community on the Hill
Morewood Gardens

Morewood Gardens

Largest mixed class hall on campus in Morewood Corridor
Mudge

Mudge

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

Residence on Fifth

First-year community in the Oakland neighborhood
Scobell

Scobell

All-male community on the Hill
Stever

Stever

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

Themed Living

Varied themed communities
Welch

Welch

Mixed class, quiet living community on the Hill
West Wing

West Wing

First-year and upper-class community in the heart of campus