Ruskin Hall

127 N Bellefield Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 | View Map
Ruskin Hall
Student Population: Upperclass
Room Type: Single, Double
Housing Type: On Campus Housing, Gender Inclusive Housing, Apartment Style Housing


  • Central air conditioning
  • Fully furnished
  • Private baths and kitchens
  • Basic cable in all living areas and bedrooms
  • Both wired and wireless Internet connection in all apartments
  • Fully sprinklered
  • Twenty-four-hour emergency service
  • Convenient access to University shuttles and public transportation
  • 24/7 Security Coverage
  • 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
  • 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


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 apartments and single-person efficiency apartments. The air-conditioned, furnished apartments include private baths and kitchens with a refrigerator, stove, microwave, and dishwasher. Ruskin Hall offers basic cable television hookups in each living area and bedroom, and an internet connection in each bedroom. Common areas will also offer wireless Internet access. Each unit and all common areas are equipped with sprinklers and regularly scheduled fire drills are conducted. No student parking is available. 

Room Information

Room Dimensions

BEDROOM - 16.3 X 10.2 = 160 sq. ft.
LIVING ROOM - 19 X 10 = 190 sq. ft.
KITCHEN - 9 X 10 = 90 sq. ft
BATHROOM - 7.5 X 8 = 64 sq. ft.

A- BEDROOM - 9.3 X 11 = 100 sq. ft.
B- BEDROOM - 14.3 X 19 = 270 sq. ft.
BATHROOM -9 X 8 = 72 sq. ft. 
LIVING ROOM - 19 X 9 = 81 sq. ft.
KITCHEN - 9 X 7 = 63 sq. ft. 

KITCHEN/LIVING ROOM - 10 X 21 = 210 sq. ft.
BEDROOM - 11 X 13.5 = 154 sq. ft.
BATHROOM - 6 X 10 = 60 sq. ft.


Room Rates* per Semester
Apartment: $4,300 - $4,100
Studio: $4,200
* Room rates are subject to change.

Floor Plan

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