Housing Options-Housing Services - Carnegie Mellon University

University Housing Options

Carnegie Mellon University offers a variety of housing options for returning residents. The links to the left outline the options available to upper-class students, including current first-year students who are selecting a room for their sophomore year.

For more detailed information about specific buildings, visit the Housing Services website. We also encourage you to attend an Open House for residence halls and aparmartments you are interested in.

Why Choose University Housing?

The college residential experience significantly contributes to academic success, graduating on time, and the positive development of the whole student. Living on Carnegie Mellon's campus provides:

  • A 24/7 community of support
  • A place where safety is a top priority
  • A residential experience that fosters personal development, meaningful engagement, and life-long relationships
  • Convenience to all academic buildings, the university center, and 34 dining locations
  • Fully furnished rooms and spaces
  • All-inclusive living, including housing, utilities, cable, and Internet

First-Year Housing

The following buildings are designated first-year living areas for the 2017–2018 academic year and are not available during Room Selection:

  • Boss House
  • Donner Hall
  • Hamerschlag House
  • Morewood E-tower
  • Mudge House
  • Residence on Fifth
  • Scobell House
  • Shirley Apartments (to be determined)
  • Stever House