Commuting to Duquesne

Commuting students feel right at home on Duquesne's campus.

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Commuter Services

Commuters make up the largest group of students on campus and the Office of Commuter Affairs is here to support this large and diverse population. In addition to providing services and facilities to meet the needs of commuting students, the Office of Commuter Affairs plans activities, provides academic assistance information, assists students in making social connections and much more.

The Commuter Center - Your Home Away from Home

The Commuter Center provides dedicated space and special services for Duquesne’s commuting students.  Spending time in the Commuter Center is a great way to meet other commuters and find out what is happening at Duquesne.  It is also a great place to rest and relax in-between classes.   The Commuter Center has comfortable furniture, two big screen televisions, a refrigerator and microwave ovens.  The Center also offers a quiet study room, computer lab, Commuter Affairs office and Commuter Council office. 

Programs and Services

Our programs and services are designed to help students feel at home and part of the Duquesne family.

  • Every new undergraduate commuter is assigned to a Commuter Assistant. Our Commuter Assistants introduce commuters to other students, plan activities and programs, encourage and help new students become involved in the Duquesne community and provide useful information all commuters would want to know
  • Commuter Pre-Orientation is held the day before the University’s Orientation. Commuter Pre-Orientation is planned to assist new commuting students in getting to know their Commuter Assistant (CA), the Office of Commuter Affairs staff, other commuter students and to become more familiar with campus
  • Weekly events such as PB&J Wednesdays and Doughnut Days and annual events like Thanksgiving and Easter dinners are designed to bring commuters together
  • Information regarding tutoring and academic assistance is provided to commuters

Parking and Public Transportation

Information and assistance regarding parking and public transportation are available to serve your commuting needs.