First-Year Accommodations

Bruce Hall

Part of the Schenley Quad, Bruce Hall houses 192 first-year students in four and six-person suites. Each suite features a kitchenette with refrigerator and one or more private bathrooms. Laundry facilities are available on all floors, and residents have access to the Brackenridge Hall Fitness Center. Bruce Hall is home to the Pitt Business First-Year Living Learning Community.

Forbes Street Market and the UPS Store are on the lowest level of Bruce Hall and are accessible from Forbes Avenue.

A Resident Director and nine Resident Assistants are on staff.

Forbes Hall

Located on Forbes Avenue, Forbes Hall houses 232 first-year students in air-conditioned double rooms. 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 First-Year Engineering Living Learning Community is located in Forbes Hall. Each wing of Forbes Hall has a study room. A large recreation room with fitness equipment is on the second floor, and a rooftop patio overlooks Forbes Avenue. 

A Resident Director and eight Resident Assistants are on staff.

Holland Hall

Part of Schenley Quad, Holland Hall houses 600 first-year students in single, double, triple, and quadruple accommodations. There is a kitchenette on each floor as well as communal bathrooms and showers. The penthouse features a lounge, study area, and laundry facility, and residents have access to the Brackenridge Hall Fitness Center. 

The University Store on Fifth is on the ground floor of Holland Hall, accessible from either Schenley Quad or from Fifth Avenue.

A Resident Director and 18 Resident Assistants are on staff.

Litchfield Tower A

Litchfield Tower A houses 664 first-year students in air-conditioned doubles. There are communal bathrooms and showers on each floor. A TV/study lounge is on every third floor. 

A Resident Director and 18 Resident Assistants are on staff.

Litchfield Tower B

The largest of the three Litchfield Towers, Tower B houses 769 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 and 21 Resident Assistants are on staff.

Litchfield Tower C

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

A Resident Director and 15 Resident Assistants are on staff.

Lothrop Hall

Located in the heart of the renowned University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Lothrop Hall houses 723 first-year students in single and double rooms. Most rooms are equipped with a sink, and each wing has a communal bathroom and shower on each floor. There is a lounge on every floor in Lothrop Hall, as well as a community kitchen, fitness center, laundry room, and mail center on the lobby level. 

A Resident Director and 15 Resident Assistants are on staff.

Mark A. Nordenberg Hall

Mark A. Nordenberg Hall houses 559 first-year students in air-conditioned doubles and triples. Each floor offers a large lounge area, smaller study lounges, communal bathrooms, and a laundry room. Special building features include a fitness center and two music practice rooms. The Health and Wellness Center, consisting of the Student Health Service and the University Counseling Center, is located on the second floor of the building, and is accessible from University Place. The University Pharmacy, a PNC bank, and an AT&T store are located on the first floor, which is accessible from Fifth Avenue.

A Resident Director and 16 Resident Assistants are on staff. 

Sutherland Hall

Adjacent to the Petersen Events Center, Sutherland Hall houses 740 first-year students in air-conditioned doubles with semi-private bathrooms. There is a TV or study lounge on every floor. The east and west wings of Sutherland Hall share a newly renovated lobby comprising the Perch at Sutherland dining facility, Campus Coffee & Tea Co, a newly renovated convenience store, a computer center, and student mail center. There is also a fitness center, community kitchen, laundry facility, and a meeting room on the ground floor of each wing. An additional Panther Central office, Panther Central Express, is located in the lobby and services students Monday through Friday from 10:00am - 6:00pm. 

Sutherland Hall is home to the First-Year University Honors College Living Learning Community. 

A Resident Director and 16 Resident Assistants are on staff.