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Panther
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               Residence Hall
               Living
          Contents
                       .
          Introduction.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 2

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          Residence.Hall.Services..  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 3

          Residence.Halls
          .      Amos.Hall . .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 5
          .      Brackenridge.Hall. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 6
          .      Bruce.Hall . .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 7
          .      Forbes.Hall. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 8
          .      Holland.Hall. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 9
          .      Litchfield.Tower.A. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 10
          .      Litchfield.Tower.B. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 11
          .      Litchfield.Tower.C. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 12
          .      Lothrop.Hall. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 13
          .      McCormick.Hall. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 14
          .      Panther.Hall. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 15
          .      Pennsylvania.Hall. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 16
          .                      .
                 Sutherland.Hall.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 17

          Apartment-style.Accommodations. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 18
          .      Bouquet.Gardens. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 18
          .      Centre.Plaza.Apartments. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 19
          .      Forbes.Craig.Apartments . .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 19
          .                         .
                 Oakwood.Apartments.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 20
          .                  .
                 Ruskin.Hall.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 20

          The.Housing.Application.Process. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 21

          Residence.Hall.Features.Grid.and.Map . .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 22

          Pack.Your.Bags. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 24




                                                                                                         We’re at your service.
Panther
Central
The.University.of.Pittsburgh’s.Oakland.campus.
provides.housing.to.more.than.7,000.under-
graduate.students ..Our.students.come.from.a.
variety.of.backgrounds.and.lifestyles,.and.they.
make.a.major.contribution.to.the.multicultural.
richness.and.diversity.of.the.University.community ..
The.“out-of-classroom”.experiences.that.come.with.
living.on.our.urban.campus.are.an.important.part.
of.the.education.students.receive.at.Pitt .


Residence Halls
This.brochure.provides.a.snapshot.of.each.of.the.
University’s.13.residence.halls.and.an.overview.of.the.
services.we.provide.to.the.students.living.in.them ..We.
equip.every.room.in.each.of.our.13.residence.halls.with.
the.fundamental.amenities.of.contemporary.student.life,.
from.furniture.to.telephone,.cable.TV,.and.online.network.
access ..We.have.created.many.special.Living.Communities.
to.provide.appropriate.residential.environments.for.
students.who.share.special.academic.or.personal.
interests ..Resident.directors.and.resident.assistants.
provide.guidance.and.services.to.the.students.living.in.
each.residence.hall ..Students.can.also.call,.stop.in,.or.
log.on.to.Panther.Central.at.www .pc .pitt .edu.any.time.
of.the.day.or.night.for.answers.to.their.questions.about.
on-campus.living ..

Apartment-style Accommodations
Upperclass.students.also.can.choose.to.live.in.apartment-
style.accommodations ..The.University.has.five.apartment-
style.living.facilities:.Bouquet.Gardens,.Centre.Plaza.
Apartments,.Forbes.Craig.Apartments,.Oakwood.Apartments,.
and.newly.renovated.Ruskin.Hall ..Accommodating.one.to.
four.students,.apartment-style.configurations.include.
combined.dining.and.living.areas.and.kitchens ..
                  For more detailed information on the University’s
       2          residential services and policies, please refer to the
                  Residential Handbook or visit www.pc.pitt.edu.
Residence Hall Services

Furnishings and Maintenance
The.University.furnishes.each.residence.hall.room.with.carpeting,.a.twin-size.bed,.
mattress,.desk,.chair,.dresser,.wardrobe.or.closet,.telephone,.and.window.
curtains.or.blinds ..Students.will.need.to.provide.their.own.desk.lamps.and..
bed.linens .

We.also.equip.each.residence.hall.bedroom.with.telephone.service,.cable.
TV.service,.and.individual.Ethernet.connections.that.link.directly.to.the.University.
network ..Telephone.service.includes.voice.mail.and.call.waiting.at.no.cost.to.you,..
and.unlimited.local.on-campus.calling ..Cable.TV.service.includes.basic.channels ..

Students.are.responsible.for.cleaning.their.own.rooms.and.private.bathrooms ..Our.
housekeeping.staff.cleans.communal.bathrooms,.lounges,.hallways,.and.stairwells .

For.emergency.repairs.and.maintenance.problems,.students.should.call.Panther.Central.
immediately ..For.routine.maintenance,.simply.fill.out.an.online.maintenance.request.at.the.
Panther.Central.Community.at.my .pitt .edu ..Students.also.can.submit.an.online.request.
at.www .pc .pitt .edu .

                    Laundry
                    Each.residence.hall.has.washers.and.dryers.that.operate.with.
                    Panther.Funds.and.there.are.a.few.residence.halls.that.have.
                    machines.that.operate.with.coins.as.well .

                    Resident Directors and Resident Assistants
                    A.resident.director.(RD).is.on.staff.in.each.residence.hall.to.assist.
students.with.educational,.recreational,.and.disciplinary.issues ..In.addition,.resident.
assistants.(RAs).also.live.on.most.floors.in.the.residence.halls ..RAs.are.upperclass.
students.eager.to.help.by.sharing.their.knowledge.and.experience .

Resident Student Association
The.Resident.Student.Association.(RSA).is.the.governing.body.of.students.who.live.in.
the.residence.halls ..The.RSA.provides.input.to.the.University.on.any.and.all.aspects.of.
on-campus.life .

Security
Each.residence.hall.has.a.security.desk.staffed.around.the.clock ..When.entering.their.
residence.halls,.students.must.have.the.desk.attendant.swipe.their.Panther.Cards.
through.a.card.reader.to.verify.their.residence.in.that.building ..Your.Panther.Card.is.
programmed.to.provide.access.only.to.your.own.residence.hall ..Residence.hall.visitors.
also.must.present.a.photo.ID ..The.security.staff.in.each.residence.hall.enforces.the.
University’s.visitation.and.alcohol.policies ..You.can.find.these.policies.spelled.out.in.the.
Residential Handbook ..The.handbook.is.available.to.download.and.print.at.www .pc .pitt
 .edu/publications .html .




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Special Living Communities
Within.several.residence.halls,.we.have.designated.floors.as.special.Living.Communities ..These.
floors.are.for.students.who.wish.to.live.with.others.who.share.a.special.academic.or.personal.
interest ..In.most.cases.there.are.women’s.floors.and.men’s.floors.available ..You.can.choose.from.
the.following.communities:
.   Civic.Engagement.and.Community.Service.Living.Learning.Community
    College.of.Business.Administration.Living.Learning.Community.(designated.for.first-year.students)
    Engineering.Living.Learning.Community.(SPACE:.Students.Pursuing.Academics.and.Careers.in.
    Engineering;.designated.for.first-year.students)
    Entrepreneurial.Living.Learning.Community
    French.Language.and.Culture.Living.Learning.Community
.   Global.Village.Living.Learning.Community.(designated.for.first-year.students)
    Health.Sciences.Living.Learning.Community.(there.will.be.both.a.first-year.and.upper-class.
    community)
    Italian.Language.and.Culture.Living.Learning.Community
.   Leadership.Living.Learning.Community
.   Multicultural.Affairs.Living.Learning.Community
.   Natural.Science.Researchers.Living.Learning.Community..
.   (designated.for.sophomore.students)
    Nursing.Living.Learning.Community

.   Pre-Law.Living.Learning.Community
    Quiet.Living.Communities
.   Social.Science.Research.Living.Learning.Community
    University.Honors.College.Living.Learning.Community
    Upper-class.Engineering.Living.Learning.Community

The Office of Residence Life
The.Office.of.Residence.Life.in.William.Pitt.Union.provides.information.and.programs.that.support.
your.academic.goals.and.contribute.to.your.personal.growth.and.development.while.you.are.at.Pitt ..

Transportation
The.University’s.bus.and.shuttle.system.serves.each.residence.hall.seven.days.a.week,.24.hours.
a.day ..Our.SafeRider.services.provide.on-request.drop-offs.and.on-call.van.transportation.in.the.
evening.and.early.morning ..

Other Amenities
As.you’ll.see.on.the.following.pages,.several.of.our.residence.halls.offer.a.variety.of.other.
convenient.services.and.amenities,.including.recreational.facilities,.fitness.centers,.computer.
centers,.e-mail.kiosks,.coffee.carts,.and.dining.facilities .

Visit.www .pc .pitt .edu/housing/index .html.for.floor.plans,.room.rates,.and.additional.information.
about.each.residence.option .

.                                                  4
Amos Hall




                                           Amos.Hall.is.part.of.the.Schenley.Quadrangle.and.houses.
                                           nine.sororities ..The.135.upperclass.women.residents.live.in.
                                           suites.featuring.a.kitchen,.private.bathrooms,.living.rooms.
                                           and.chapter.room ..Laundry.facilities.are.located.on.each.
                                           floor ..Amos.Hall.also.features.a.fitness.center.that.is.avail-
                                           able.to.all.residents.of.the.Schenley.Quadrangle ..A.PNC.Bank.
                                           branch.on.the.street.level.offers.student.banking.services.
                                           and.a.convenient.ATM.that.is.available.around.the.clock .

                                           Amos.Hall.is.supported.by.the.resident.director.and.resident.
                                           assistants.residing.in.Holland.Hall .



Thyrsa Wealtheow Amos served as the
first dean of women at the University of
Pittsburgh from 1919 to 1941.




                                                     5
Brackenridge Hall




                                          Brackenridge.Hall.is.part.of.the.Schenley.Quadrangle ..It.houses.
                                          210.mostly.upperclass.men.and.women.in.four-.and.five-person.
                                          suites;.there.is.limited.availability.for.first-year.students ..Each.
                                          suite.features.a.MicroFridge.and.a.private.bathroom ..There.are.
                                          also.a.few.single.and.double.rooms.in.Brackenridge.Hall.that.
                                          do.not.include.a.MicroFridge ..Laundry.facilities.are.located..
                                          in.the.penthouse ..The.Pitt.Shop.is.on.the.lowest.level.of.
                                          Brackenridge,.accessible.from.Forbes.Avenue .

                                          A.resident.director.and.program.coordinator.and.9.resident.
                                          assistants.are.on.staff.for.the.Schenley.Quadrangle .
In 1787 Hugh Henry Brackenridge
founded the Pittsburgh Academy,
which later evolved into the University
of Pittsburgh. The academy was the
first institution of learning west of
the Alleghenies chartered by the
Pennsylvania Legislature.
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Bruce Hall




                                       Bruce.Hall.is.part.of.the.Schenley.Quadrangle ..It.houses.212.
                                       mostly.upperclass.men.and.women.in.four-.and.six-person.
                                       suites ..Each.suite.features.a.kitchenette.with.refrigerator.
                                       and.one.or.more.private.bathrooms ..Laundry.facilities.are.on.
                                       all.floors ..The.UPS.Store.and.a.7-11.convenience.store.are.on.
                                       the.lowest.level.of.Bruce.Hall,.accessible.from.Forbes.Avenue .

                                       A.resident.director.and.program.coordinator.and.9.resident.
                                       assistants.are.on.staff.for.the.Schenley.Quadrangle .

                                       .

The Reverend Robert Bruce served       .
from 1822 to 1835 as the first
chancellor of the Western University
of Pennsylvania, which later became
the University of Pittsburgh.

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Forbes Hall




                                 Forbes.Hall.is.a.pleasant.residence.hall.located.on.Forbes.
                                 Avenue.about.four.blocks.from.the.Litchfield.Towers.complex ..
                                 It.houses.232.primarily.first-year.students.in.air-conditioned.
                                 doubles ..Some.of.the.doubles.have.adjoining.semi-private.
                                 powder.rooms ..There.are.communal.showers,.a.kitchenette,.and.
                                 a.laundry.area.on.each.floor ..There.are.Internet.e-mail.kiosks.
                                 and.a.student.mail.center.in.the.lobby.of.Forbes.Hall ..The.
                                 Health.Book.Center.is.located.on.the.lowest.level,.accessible.
                                 from.Forbes.Avenue .

                                 Each.wing.of.Forbes.Hall.has.a.study.room ..A.large.recreation.
In 1758 General John Forbes      hall.is.on.the.second.floor,.and.a.rooftop.patio.overlooks..
defeated the French at Fort      Forbes.Avenue ..Forbes.Hall.houses.the.University.Honors.
Duquesne and renamed the         College.Living.Learning.Community.for.first-year.students ..A.
settlement Pittsburgh in honor   resident.director,.a.program.coordinator,.and.four.resident.
of English Prime Minister        assistants.are.on.staff .
William Pitt.

                                           8
Holland Hall




                                    Holland.Hall.is.part.of.the.Schenley.Quadrangle ..The..
                                    hall.is.divided.into.two.wings—North.and.South—and.
                                    houses.600.mostly.first-year.women.in.single,.double,.
                                    triple,.and.quad.accommodations ..There.is.a.kitchenette.
                                    on.each.floor.as.well.as.communal.bathrooms.and.showers ..
                                    The.penthouse.features.a.lounge,.study.area,.and.laundry.
                                    facilities ..The.University.Book.Center.is.on.the.ground.
                                    floor.of.Holland.Hall,.accessible.from.either.the.Schenley.
                                    Quadrangle.or.from.Fifth.Avenue .

                                    A.resident.director,.a.program.coordinator,.and.17.resident.
William Jacob Holland served as     assistants.are.on.staff ..
chancellor of the University of
Pittsburgh from 1891 to 1901.
During his tenure the institution
developed into a true university,
offering advanced degrees in a
range of academic fields.
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Edward A. Litchfield Towers
The.Litchfield.Towers.comprise.
the.largest.residential.complex.on.
the.Pitt.campus ..The.three.towers.
accommodate.1,868.men.and.
women.in.air-conditioned.singles.
and.doubles ..The.lobby.of.the.three.
towers.houses.a.variety.of.offices.and.
facilities.including.Panther.Central,.a.
student.mail.center,.a.fitness.center,.
laundry.facilities,.vending.machines,.
e-mail.kiosks,.and.Common.Grounds.         Litchfield Tower A
coffee.cart ..The.Market.Central.          Tower.A.houses.664.men.and.women,.mostly.first-year.students ..
dining.facility.is.located.on.the.lower.   All.rooms.are.air-conditioned.doubles ..There.are.communal.
level,.as.well.as.a.Taco.Bell.and.Quick.   bathrooms.and.showers.on.each.floor ..A.TV/study.lounge.is.on.
Zone.convenience.store ..A.skywalk.        every.third.floor .
from.the.lobby.spans.Forbes.Avenue,.
providing.convenient.access.to.the.        The.Engineering.Living.Learning.Community.for.first-year.
academic.buildings.south.of.Forbes .       men.and.women.is.in.Tower.A ..A.resident.director,.a.program.
                                           coordinator,.and.17.resident.assistants.are.on.staff .

Edward Litchfield served from
1956 to 1965 as the 12th
chancellor of the University of
Pittsburgh. He was recognized
for enhancing the University’s
graduate and research faculty.

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Litchfield Tower B




                     Tower.B.is.the.largest.of.the.three.Litchfield.Towers ..It.houses.
                     769.men.and.women,.primarily.first-year.students,.in.air-
                     conditioned.double.rooms ..There.are.communal.bathrooms.and.
                     showers.on.each.floor ..A.TV/study.lounge.is.on.every.third.floor .

                     A.resident.director,.a.program.coordinator,.and.20.resident.
                     assistants.are.on.staff .




                              11
Litchfield Tower C




                     Tower.C.houses.435.men.and.women,.both.first-year.and.
                     upperclass.students,.in.air-conditioned.single.rooms ..There.are.
                     communal.bathrooms.and.showers.on.each.floor ..A.TV/study.
                     lounge.is.on.every.third.floor .

                     Tower.C.has.Quiet.Living.floors.for.women.and.men ..A.resident.
                     director,.a.program.coordinator,.and.14.resident.assistants.are.
                     on.staff .




                              12
Lothrop Hall




                                   Lothrop.Hall.is.a.unique.residence.facility.in.the.heart.of.the.
                                   University.of.Pittsburgh’s.renowned.medical.center,.about.three.
                                   blocks.from.the.Litchfield.Towers ..Lothrop.Hall.houses.723.men.
                                   and.women,.both.first-year.and.upperclass.students,.mostly.in.
                                   singles.and.a.few.doubles ..Most.rooms.are.equipped.with.a..
                                   sink,.and.each.wing.has.a.communal.bathroom.and.shower..
                                   on.each.floor ..

                                   Lothrop.Hall.contains.the.Nursing.Living.Learning.Community.
                                   and.the.Health.Sciences.Living.Learning.Community.(one.for.
                                   first-year.students,.one.for.upper-class.students) ..A.skywalk.
Sylvanus Lothrop was a prominent   connects.Lothrop.to.the.School.of.Nursing.in.the.Victoria.Building.
engineer and businessman who       and.adjoining.University.of.Pittsburgh.Medical.Center.facilities ..
constructed the first locks and    A.resident.director,.a.program.coordinator,.and.15.resident.
several major bridges on the       assistants.are.on.staff .
Monongahela River in the 1830s
and 1840s.

                                            13
McCormick Hall




                                         McCormick.Hall,.located.in.the.Schenley.Quadrangle,.houses.
                                         132.mostly.upperclass.men.and.women.in.three-,.six-,.and.
                                         seven-person.suites ..Each.suite.features.a.kitchenette.with.
                                         a.microwave.and.refrigerator.as.well.as.one.or.more.private.
                                         bathrooms ..Laundry.facilities.are.in.the.penthouse ..Adjoining.
                                         McCormick.Hall.is.the.William.Pitt.Union .

                                         A.resident.director.and.program.coordinator.and.9.resident.
                                         assistants.are.on.staff.for.the.Schenley.Quadrangle .

                                         .
Samuel Black McCormick served as
the ninth chancellor of the University
from 1904 to 1920. During his tenure
the University bought 43 acres in
Oakland and moved to the site of the
current campus.

                                                  14
Panther Hall




                                       The.newest.residence.hall,.offering.amazing.views.of.the.campus.
                                       and.surrounding.areas,.is.Panther.Hall,.located.on.the.upper.
                                       campus.and.housing.511.men.and.women,.primarily.upperclass.
                                       students ..These.air-conditioned.rooms.are.a.combination.of.three-
                                       person.and.five-person.suites,.and.doubles.with.private.baths ..
                                       There.is.an.open.lounge,.a.study.area,.and.laundry.facilities.on.
                                       every.floor ..The.commons.area.contains.the.Thirst.&.10.coffee.cart,.
                                       a.meeting.room,.fitness.room,.and.student.mail.center ..

                                       This.building.houses.six.Living.Learning.Communities:.Civic.
                                       Engagement.and.Community.Service,.Entrepreneurial,.Multicultural.
Panther Hall was constructed on        Affairs,.Natural.Science.Researchers,.Social.Science.Research,.
the site of the former Pitt Stadium.   and.Upper-class.Engineering ..A.resident.director,.a.program.
The site is now home to the            coordinator,.and.10.resident.assistants.are.on.staff .
Petersen Events Center, two newly
constructed residence halls, and
green space for student use.

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.




    Pennsylvania Hall




                                              Pennsylvania.Hall,.located.on.the.upper.campus.adjacent.to.
                                              the.Petersen.Events.Center,.offers.striking.views.of.Oakland ..
                                              Pennsylvania.Hall.houses.420.men.and.women,.primarily.
                                              upperclass.students,.in.air-conditioned.four-person.suites.
                                              and.doubles.with.private.baths ..An.open.lounge.and.laundry.
                                              facilities.are.on.every.floor,.and.the.commons.area.contains.The.
                                              Pennsylvania.Perk.coffee.cart,.a.fitness.center,.meeting.room,.
                                              and.student.mail.center .

                                              Pennsylvania.Hall.houses.four.Living.Learning.Communities:..
                                              French.Language.and.Culture,.Italian.Language.and.Culture,.
    The original Pennsylvania Hall,           Leadership,.and.Pre-Law ..A.resident.director,.a.program.
    formerly on this site, was built in       coordinator,.and.seven.resident.assistants.are.on.staff .
    1911 as a School of Medicine class-
    room building. Pitt’s medical school,
    where Jonas Salk developed his
    miraculous polio vaccine, is considered
    to be one of the best in the country.
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.




     Sutherland Hall




                                       Sutherland.Hall.is.located.adjacent.to.the.Petersen.Events.Center.
                                       on.the.upper.campus,.next.to.the.major.athletic.facilities,.and.
                                       provides.a.view.of.the.entire.University ..Sutherland.Hall.houses.
                                       737.men.and.women,.primarily.first-year.students ..The.air-
                                       conditioned.rooms.are.mostly.doubles.with.semi-private.baths ..
                                       There.is.a.TV.lounge.or.study.room.on.each.floor ..The.East.and.
                                       West.wings.of.Sutherland.Hall.share.a.commons.area.comprising.
                                       The.Perch.at.Sutherland.dining.facility,.Hill.O’Beans.coffee.cart,.
                                       Quick.Zone.convenience.store,.a.computer.center,.and.a.student.
                                       mail.center ..There.is.a.fitness.center,.laundry.facility,.and.meeting.
                                       rooms.on.the.ground.floor.of.each.wing .
    From 1924 to 1939 John Bain
    “Jock” Sutherland was the          The.College.of.Business.Administration.and.Global.Village.Living.
    University of Pittsburgh’s head    Learning.Communities.are.located.in.Sutherland.Hall ..A.resident.
    football coach and arguably the    director,.an.assistant.hall.director,.a.program.coordinator,.and..
    best football coach of his time.   15.resident.assistants.are.on.staff .


                                                17
     Apartment-style Accommodations

     Upperclass.students.can.choose.apartment-style.accommoda-
     tions,.which.offer.a.more.independent.living.environment.with.
     modified.services.and.amenities ..Accommodating.one.to.four.
     students,.apartment-style.configurations.include.combined..
     dining.and.living.areas.and.kitchens ..The.University.furnishes.
     each.apartment.and.provides.telephone,.cable.TV,.and.online.
     network.access .

     Visit.www .pc .pitt .edu.for.floor.plans,.room.rates,.and.
     additional.information.about.each.residence.option .




                                                  www.pc.pitt.edu

Bouquet Gardens


                                                                        Located.a.few.blocks.from.the.heart.
                                                                        of.campus,.Bouquet.Gardens.accom-
                                                                        modates.496.students.in.124.units.in.
                                                                        eight.buildings ..Each.air-conditioned.
                                                                        unit.is.furnished.and.includes.four.
                                                                        single.bedrooms,.a.kitchen,.living.
                                                                        room.and.dining.area,.and.two.bath-
                                                                        rooms ..Parking.is.not.available.at.
                                                                        Bouquet.Gardens .




                                                            18
                                                Centre Plaza Apartments




Located.in.North.Oakland,.the..
67.units.in.the.Centre.Plaza.
Apartments.house.197.students ...
The.air-conditioned,.furnished.
apartments.each.house.from.one.to..
three.students ..The.kitchens.include.
microwaves,.disposals,.and.dinettes,.
as.well.as.refrigerators,.stoves,.and.
dishwashers ..High.speed.internet.is.
now.available.in.every.apartment ..
Some.student.parking.is.available .




                                                                          Apartment-style.Accommodations
                                                Forbes Craig Apartments




Located.across.from.the.Carnegie.
Museum.of.Art,.the.Forbes.Craig.
Apartments.house.the.University.
Honors.College.community ..The.39.
furnished.apartments.accommodate.
102.upperclass.students.in.single..
and.double.bedrooms ..One.University.
Honors.College.staff.member.resides.
in.the.building ..You.can.learn.more.
about.the.honors.college.at.
www .honorscollege .pitt .edu ..Limited.
student.parking.is.available .
                                           19
                                 Oakwood Apartments



                                                           The.Oakwood.Apartments.are.located.
                                                           between.Oakland.Avenue.and.Atwood.
                                                           Street,.only.a.few.blocks.from.the.
                                                           center.of.campus ..The.18.furnished.
                                                           units.house.40.students.in.single.
                                                           and.double.bedrooms ..Some.student.
                                                           parking.is.available .
Apartment-style.Accommodations




                                 Ruskin Hall


                                                           Ruskin.Hall.is.located.near.the.
                                                           Cathedral.of.Learning.on.the.eastern.
                                                           edge.of.campus ..Newly.renovated,.
                                                           Ruskin.Hall.houses.416.students.in.
                                                           one-,.two-,.and.three-person.apart-
                                                           ments.and.single-person.efficiency.
                                                           apartments ..The.air-conditioned,.
                                                           furnished.apartments.include.private.
                                                           baths.and.kitchens.with.a.refrigerator,.
                                                           stove,.microwave,.and.dishwasher ...
                                                           Parking.is.not.available.at.Ruskin.Hall .




                                                      20
          The Housing Application Process

          Guaranteed Residence Hall Living
          The.University.guarantees.housing.for.three.years.to.all.qualified.first-
          year,.prospective.freshmen.who.are.admitted.for.the.fall.term.and.pay.
          their.$300.enrollment.fee.by.May.1st.and.their.$325.housing.deposit.by.
          their.corresponding.assigned.deadline ..This.guarantee.is.good.for.three.
          years.provided.that.all.housing.application.and.deposit.deadlines.in.each.
          subsequent.year.are.met .

          First-year.students.who.pay.their.deposits.after.the.deadline.will.lose.their.
          housing.guarantee.and.will.be.assigned.rooms.as.they.become.available .

          Choosing Your Room and Roommate
          When.you.complete.your.Housing/Dining.Services.contract,.you.can..
          indicate.the.type.of.accommodation.you.desire ..Although.we.will.make..
          a.sincere.effort.to.satisfy.your.request,.we.are.not.always.able.to.grant..
          your.first.preference .

          If.you.wish.to.request.a.particular.roommate,.you.must.both.list.each.
          other.on.your.applications ..If.we.do.not.receive.your.applications.within.
          a.reasonable.period.of.time,.we.cannot.guarantee.that.we.will.be.able.
          to.honor.your.roommate.preference ..Also,.your.participation.in.a.Living.
          Community.may.preclude.your.choosing.a.roommate .

          You.can.find.more.specific.information.regarding.the.terms.of.your.Housing/
          Dining.Services.contract.in.the.Housing/Dining.Services.information.packet.
          that.accompanies.your.contract,.as.well.as.in.the.Residential Handbook.or.
          online.at.www .pc .pitt .edu .




www.pc.pitt.edu



                                      21
Residence Hall Features
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Gender.                                  W.         M.&.W.                    M.&.W.      M.&.W.           W.        M.&.W.           M.&.W.            M.&.W.              M.&.W.       M.&.W.
Resident.Classes . 1
                                      Upper.        .Upper.                   Upper.       First.         First.      First.            First.      Upper/First. Upper/First.            Upper.
Residence.Life.Staff .  2
                                      RD,.PC,.      RD,.PC,.              RD,.PC,.        RD,.PC,.       RD,.PC,.    RD,.PC,.         RD,.PC,.         RD,.PC,.            RD,.PC,.      RD,.PC,.
.. .                                   8.RAs.        9.RAs.                9.RAs.          4.RAs.        17.RAs.     17.RAs.          20.RAs.          14.RAs.             15.RAs.        9.RAs.
Room.Types.                           Suites.       Suites,..                 Suites.     Doubles. Sgls,.Dbls,. Doubles.             Doubles.          Singles.            Singles,.     Suites.
.. .                                     .         Sgls,.Dbls.                   .           .     Trpls,.Quads.   .                    .                 .                Doubles.         .
Private/Semi-private.Baths.              X.               X.                    X.            .             X.           .                 .                .                   .           X.
Communal.Baths/Showers.                   .                .                     .            X.            X.          X.                X.                X.                  X.          .
Laundry3.                            All.Floors.    Select.           All.Floors. All.Floors.            Select.     Lobby.           Lobby.            Lobby.              Lobby.       Select.
Air-conditioned.                          .                .                     .            X.            .           X.                X.                X.                  .           .
Phone/Cable/Network.                     X.               X.                    X.            X.            X.          X.                X.                X.                  X.          X.
TV/Study.Room/Lounge.                    X.                .                     .            X.            X.          X.                X.                X.                  X.          X.
Recreation.Room.                          .                .                     .            X.            .            .                 .                .                   X.          .
Fitness.Center.                          X.                .                     .            .             .           X.                X.                X.                  X.          .
Dining.Options.                           .                .                     .            .             .           X.                X.                X.                  .           .
Secured.Entrance.                        X.               X.                    X.            X.            X.          X.                X.                X.                  X.          X.
Special.Living.Communities4
. Quiet.Living.                           .                .                     .            .             .            .                 .            M.&.W.                  .           .
. Sorority.                              W.                .              W.
.. .                                      .                .         Select.Floors.           .             .            .                 .                .                   .           .
. Civic.Engagement.and.                   .                .                     .            .             .            .                 .                .                   .           .
. Community.Service.LLC.                  .                .                     .            .             .            .                 .                .                   .           .
. College.of.Business..
. Administration.LLC.                     .                .                     .            .             .            .                 .                .                   .           .
. Engineering.LLC.                        .                .                     .            .             .        M.&.W.                .                ..                  .           .
. Entrepreneurial.LLC.                    .                .                     .            .             .            .                 .                .                   .           .
. French.Language.and..
. Culture.LLC.                            .                .                     .            .             .            .                 .                .                   .           .
. Global.Village.LLC.                     .                .                     .            .             .            .                 .                .                   .           .
. Health.Sciences.LLC.                    .                .                     .            .             .            .                 .                .               M.&.W.          .
. Italian.Language.and..
. Culture.LLC.                            .                .                     .            .             .            .                 .                .                   .           .
. Leadership.LLC.                         .                .                     .            .             .            .                 .                .                   .           .
. Multicultural.Affairs.LLC.              .                .                     .            .             .            .                 .                .                   .           .
. Natural.Science.Researchers.LLC.        .                .                     .            .             .            .                 .                .                   .           .
. Nursing.LLC.                            .                .                     .            .             .            .                 .                .               M.&.W.          .
. Pre-Law.LLC.                            .                .                     .            .             .            .                 .                .                   .           .
. Social.Science.Research.LLC.            .                .                     .            .             .            .                 .                .                   ..          .
. University.Honors.College.LLC,.         .                .                     .        M.&.W.            .            .                 .                .                   .           .
. Upper-class.Engineering.LLC.            .                .                     .            .             .            .                 .                .                   .           .
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  M.&.W.          M.&.W.              M.&.W
  Upper.          Upper.             ..First
 RD,.PC,.        RD,.PC,.            RD,.AHD,
 10.RAs..         7.RAs.            PC,.15.RAs
 Suites,.        Suites,.            Suites,
 Doubles..       Doubles.            Doubles
    X.               X.                  X


All.Floors..    All.Floors.           Lobby
    X.               X.                  X
    X.               X.                  X
    X.               X.                  X


    X.               X.                  X
Coffee.Cart. Coffee.Cart.                X
    X.               X.                  X


     .                .

     .                .                   .              1
                                                          .Primary.class(es).living.in.hall ..
       .              .                                    Upper.=.upperclass.students;..
  M.&.W
     .                .                   .                First.=.first-year.students .
                                                         2
                                                          .RD.=.Resident.Director,.RA.=.
                                      M.&.W                Resident.Assistant,.PC.=.Program.
     .                .                    .               Coordinator,.and.AHD.=.Assistant.
     ..               .                                    Hall.Director .
                                                         3
                                                          .Laundry.facilities.located.on.select.
  M.&.W.              .                                    floors,.all.floors,.or.in.lobby .
                                                         4
                                                          .Separate.special.Living.Community.
                  M.&.W                                    floors.designated.for.both.men..
     .
                                                           and.women.(M.&.W).or.for.women.
     .                .               M.&.W                alone.(W) .
     .

                  M.&.W
     .
     .            M.&.W.
  M.&.W


                                                                           www.pc.pitt.edu/housing
  M.&.W.              .
     .                .
     .            M.&.W
  M.&.W.
     .                .                                                               23
  M.&.W
.

        After completing the helpful checklist below, tear it out along the perforation and take
        it along when you move in to your residence hall.



        Pack Your Bags
        Beauty and Grooming         attire.for.job.fairs.and.        Study Items                  surge.protector
    .   Aftershave                  interviews                   .   Book.bag                 .   Reading.material
    .   Body.lotion             .   Evening/formal.attire        .   Desk.lamp                .   Refrigerator.
    .   Comb                        for.special.events           .   Folders                      (4 .2.cubic.feet..
    .   Contact.lens.solution   .   Winter.boots,.coat,          .   Glue                         or.smaller)
    .   Cotton.balls                hat,.gloves                  .   Masking.tape             .   Safety.pins
    .   Dental.floss                                             .   Message.board            .   Sewing.kit
                                    Have on Hand
    .   Deodorant                                                .   Notebook                 .   Silverware
                                .   Cash
    .   Electric.shaver                                          .   Paper.clips              .   Sports.equipment
                                .   Checkbook
    .   Facial.tissues                                           .   Paper.punch              .   Stationery
                                .   Credit.card(s)
    .   Hairbrush                                                .   Pens/pencils             .   Stereo
                                .   Extra.eyeglasses/
    .   Hair.clips                                               .   Pencil.sharpener         .   Sunglasses
                                    contact.lenses.
    .   Hair.conditioner                                         .   Personal.computer        .   Television
                                    or.a.copy.of.the.
    .   Hair.dryer                                               .   Poster.putty                 (17”.or.smaller)
                                    prescription
    .   Hairstyling.tools                                        .   Reference.books          .   Umbrella
                                .   Panther.Card
    .   Hairspray                                                .   Rubber.bands
                                .   Physician’s.note                                              What Not to Bring
    .   Jewelry                                                  .   Ruler
                                .   Wallet                                                    .   Air.conditioner
    .   Makeup                                                   .   Scissors
                                                                                              .   Coffeemaker
    .   Manicure.items              Laundry                      .   Stapler/staples
                                                                                              .   Cup.warmer
    .   Moist.towelettes        .   Detergent                    .   Thumbtacks
                                                                                              .   Exterior.TV/
    .   Mouthwash               .   Drying.rack                  .   Transparent.tape
                                                                                                  radio.aerial
    .   Perfume/cologne         .   Fabric.softener/             .   Printer.paper
                                                                                              .   Extension.cord
    .   Razor.blades                dryer.sheets                 .   Wall.calendar
                                                                                                  (power.strip
    .   Shampoo                 .   Iron
                                                                     Useful Everyday              with.surge.protector
    .   Shaving.kit             .   Laundry.basket/bag
                                                                     Items                        permitted)
    .   Shower.cap                  Personal/Medical             .   Batteries                .   Furniture.
    .   Shower.thongs           .   Adhesive.bandages            .   Cell.phone/charger           (including.loft.beds
    .   Shower.tote             .   Antihistamine                .   Clock.radio                  and.waterbeds)
    .   Soap                    .   Antiseptic.cleanser          .   Digital.camera           .   Gas.grill
    .   Toothbrush              .   Calamine.lotion              .   Dishes                   .   Halogen,.high-
    .   Toothpaste              .   Cotton.swabs                 .   Drinking.glasses             intensity.quartz,..
    .   Towels                  .   Eye.drops                    .   DVD.player                   and.torchiere.light
    .   Tweezers                .   Foot.powder                  .   Flashlight               .   Hot.plate
        Bedtime                 .   Ice.bag                      .   Hangers                  .   Indoor.grill
    .   Backrest.for.studying   .   Indigestion.remedy           .   Key.ring                 .   Open-flame.
    .   Bedspread               .   Measuring.spoons             .   Lamp                         cooking.device.or
    .   Blanket(s)              .   Nasal.spray                  .   Microwave.                   heating.unit
    .   Pillow(s)               .   Pain.reliever                    (800.watts.or.smaller)   .   Pets
    .   Sheets(extra.long.      .   Personal.hygiene.            .   mp3.player               .   Space.heater
        twin.size)              .   Prescription.medicine        .   Mug                      .   Steamer
                                    taken.regularly              .   Playing.cards            .   Toaster/toaster.oven
        Clothing/Apparel
                                .   Sanitary.needs               .   Postage.stamps
    .   Bathing.suit
                                .   Thermometer                  .   Posters
    .   Bathrobe
                                .   Vitamins                     .   Power.strip.with
    .   Business/professional

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