Themed Living Communities-Housing Services - Carnegie Mellon University

Themed Living Communities

Themed Living provides residents with the opportunity to live in a community based on a common theme or interest, surrounded by other residents who share the same passion. Themed Living communities are filled through an application process through The Bridge.  The deadline to complete the complete the Bridge application for the communities listed below is February 12, 2017.

Henderson House - Wellness

Henderson Wellness House is a  living community designed to promote holistic health and well-being within a traditional residence hall setting. Residents of Henderson House agree to maintain a substance free lifestyle (which includes no alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs) for both themselves and their guests as part of a healthy lifestyle and are expected to participate in health education initiatives provided within Henderson House and the campus community.

Clyde House - Global Living-Learning

Located at 624 Clyde Street in Oakland, Clyde House offers 24 students the opportunity to be part of a Global Living Learning community. Students who are curious about the world and other cultures, who actively engage in their responsibilities as global citizens, and who are committed to deepening their intercultural competency … these are the students we invite to apply to Clyde House.

Carnegie Mellon’s Global Living Learning Community inspires students with intercultural interests to explore their roles as global citizens along with their peers. Exchange students are encouraged to apply to live in Clyde. The hope is to achieve a living-learning environment where students feel connected, engaged, and inspired to each other and the world around them.

Spirit House

Spirit House is located on Roselawn Terrace, a private street in the "Hill" area. Spirit is a Themed Living community designated for members of the SPIRIT Student Organization. Spirit House has five bedrooms, a private bathroom, kitchen, large living room and dining room. Spirit House is co-ed and can accommodate six students.

Gender Inclusive House (GIH)

Carnegie Mellon University strives to make on-campus housing a safe, inclusive, and welcoming space for all students. The Gender Inclusive Housing (GIH) option allows students to live in the same room with any other student regardless of sex, biological gender, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation. GIH is a voluntary option and is open to any student, but specifically designed for students who are LGBTQ, non-binary, those exploring gender identity, and allies. GIH is available for upperclass students who are eligible to live in campus housing as well as incoming first year students. For 2017-2018, this Gender Inclusive Housing community will reside in Morewood Gardens.

Upper-class BXA Community

The Upperclass BXA Community in Resnik House is an opportunity for upperclass students in the BXA program to live and learn together. Residents in the community have the opportunity to work together in interdisciplinary ways that contribute to their growth and development as learners and scholars. The BXA community in Resnik also gives these students the opportunity to share their work with members of the Carnegie Mellon community at-large. This community will be located in Resnik 580 suite.

Questions? Please contact the Student Life Office.