Carnegie Mellon University

Residence Hall Options

Residence halls provide rooms with either a community or semi-private bathroom and are during the following phases of Room Selection: Retain Your Current Room (upper-class students only), Room with a Retainer, and General Room Selection. All buildings are subject to availability - some buildings fill during the early phases of Room Selection and become unavailable during later phases such as General Room Selection.

  • Boss House

    Residents who select Boss can expect globally focused programming. Residents of Boss House will also have access to the common spaces and programming available in McGill, Henderson, and Welch as members of the WaHBaM community.

  • Henderson House
    Residents who select Henderson can expect wellness-themed programming and must commit to a substance-free environment. It will be retainable and retaining residents can pull in roommates. Remaining spaces will be filled through General Room Selection.  Residents of Henderson House will also have access to the common spaces and programming available in Boss, McGill, and Welch as members of the WaHBaM community.
  • Morewood Gardens (also available for Block Housing)
  • McGill House

    Residents who select McGill can expect an all-female living experience. Spaces will be filled through General Room Selection. Residents of McGill House will also have access to the common spaces and programming available in Boss, Henderson, and Welch as members of the WaHBaM community.

  • Resnik House
  • West Wing
  • Welch House

    Residents who select Welch can expect a peaceful living experience and must commit to 24/7 quiet hours. Residents of Welch House will also have access to the common spaces and programming available in Boss, McGill, and Henderson as members of the WaHBaM community.

Apartment Options

Housing Services offers a variety of options for apartment-style living, including efficiency, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom options.

The following on-campus apartment buildings are available to students during the following phases of Room Selection: Retain Your Current Room (upper-class students only), Room with a Retainer (Pull-ins), and General Room Selection.

Doherty Apartments (Doherty will only be available for occupancy for the fall 2019 semester, as it will close in December 2019 for future new construction plans. If you are graduating in December 2019, Doherty will be your only housing opton during Room Selection this year. If you know you are studying abroad for spring 2020, we encourage you to apply for Doherty. Additionally, the capacity of Doherty will decrease for the Fall 2019 semester.  Apartment Triples will be converted to Apartment Doubles, and some Studio Doubles will be converted to Student Singles.)

The following Oakland apartment buildings are available for Block Housing.

Gender Inclusive Housing

Gender inclusive housing provides upper-class students (inclusive of all genders, gender identities, and gender expressions) the opportunity to reside in the same room. Gender inclusive housing is not a separate phase of Room Selection, but rather an option that can be selected through various phases. Gender inclusive housing is anticipated to be available the following apartments:

Residents opting for gender inclusive/co-ed housing must submit the Financial Responsibility Agreement.

Themed Living Options

Join a community with a cause or theme.

Special Accommodations

Housing Services is able to accommodate students with special needs who participate in the Room Selection process. LEARN MORE

Additional Housing Options

GREEK HOUSING

OFF-CAMPUS HOUSING