Brackenridge Hall

3990 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 | View Map
Brackenridge Hall
Student Population: First Year
Room Type: Suite
Housing Type: On Campus Housing, First Year Housing, Gender Inclusive Housing


​About this Community:

Type: Residence Hall
Address: 3990 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213 
General Location:  Schenley Quad  
Capacity: Houses 205 students across 12 floors  
Who Lives Here:  First Year Students   (2024-2025 AY)
Mail: Tower B Mailroom
Meal Plan Options:  Choose a Meal Plan Here
Community Type: Single Gender or Gender Inclusive Housing by Suite








Map showing Brackenridge Hall location with a star


Room Types and Information:

Room Types: Four- and five-person suites OR three-person rooms that are not a suite. 
Air Conditioning: No 
Window Coverings: Window blinds
Bathroom Type: Semi-Private bathrooms by Suite or Room.  Basic shower curtain included. 

What’s Included (*subject to change based on room):

  • Twin Bed (XL)
  • Dresser
  • Desk
  • Desk Chair
  • *Wardrobe/Closet
  • Trash and Recycling Receptacle
  • *Sofa 
  • *Love seat 
  • *Coffee table 
  • *End table 


Laundry facilities in the penthouse.
Microfridge in each suite
Fitness center is in Brackenridge Hall and available to all Schenley Quad residents.

Launch Schenley Quad – Housing


Brackenridge Hall is part of the Schenley Quadrangle. It houses 205 primarily first-year students in four- and five-person suites. Each suite features a MicroFridge and a private bathroom. There are also a few single and double rooms that do not include a MicroFridge. Laundry facilities are located in the penthouse. A resident director and nine resident assistants are on staff for the Schenley Quadrangle. The Schenley Quadrangle Fitness Center is located in Brackenridge Hall and available to all Schenley Quadrangle residents. The Pitt Shop is on the lowest level of Brackenridge, accessible from Forbes Avenue.

Room Information

Floor Plan

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