Our offices of Housing Services and Dining Services are committed to helping you make Carnegie Mellon your home away from home during your undergraduate years. From LEED-certified residence halls to the many amazing coffee shops dotting our campus landscape, Carnegie Mellon's campus amenities blend incomparable access to city life with the creature comforts of a traditional, walking campus community!


All first-year students are required to live in university housing. Housing Services guarantees housing for all four years if you remain in the university housing system, which about 65% of students do. There are a variety of housing options with various amenities available, including laundry facilities in some residence halls.

Facts about Carnegie Mellon Housing 

  • Carnegie Mellon offers 26 residence halls and apartments on and off campus
  • Different housing options, like standard, prime suite-style and special interest, are available
  • All resident halls contain wireless internet
  • Greek housing is available for members of the Greek community

All first-year students are also required to have a meal plan. Dining Services offers several meal options to choose from that can be used at various locations both on- and off-campus.

Facts about Carnegie Mellon Dining