Litchfield Tower A



3990 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA


  • Houses 664 men and women
  • Ninteen floors
  • All rooms are air-conditioned doubles
  • Communal bathroom/shower facilities on every floor
  • TV/study lounge on every third floor
  • Network connection for each student, including Wireless Internet in all On-Campus accommodations
  • 24/7 Security Coverage
  • Fire safety—alarm and sprinkler system throughout; regularly scheduled fire drills
  • Access to Housekeeping and Maintenance staff 24/7, 365 days a year
  • Access to daily delivery of the Post-gazette, USA today and The Pitt News in select Residence Hall common areas accessible to all students


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, the student mail center, a fitness center, laundry facilities, vending machines, e-mail kiosks, and Common Grounds coffee cart. The Market Central made-to-order dining facility is located on the lower level, as well as Market To-Go (take-out), and Quick Zone.. A skywalk from the lobby spans Forbes Avenue, providing convenient access to the academic buildings south of Forbes.

Tower A houses 664 men and women, most of them first-year students. All rooms are air-conditioned doubles. There are communal bathrooms and showers on each floor. A TV/study lounge is on every third floor.

A resident director,an assistant hall director, a program coordinator, and 17 resident assistants are on staff.

Basic cable television is provided in each room/suite in every residence hall and each bedroom and/or living room in every apartment-style accommodation.

Each residence hall room and apartment-style living bedroom is equipped with an Ethernet connection that links you directly to the University network and the Internet.


Rooms are approximately 17' x 11'. The closets are approximately 4' x 2.5' and have three wire frame shelves that are approximately 2' x 1.25' and one wire shelf that is approximately 3.25' x 1.25'. A space that is sectioned off from the rest of the room serves as closet space. It is open and does not have a door or curtain.

Room Rates per Semester*
Double: $3,200
* Room rates are subject to change.


Floors 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18

Floors 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14, 16, 17, 19



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Did You Know?

Edward Harold 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.