In our first year communities, you will live alongside students and friends working hard to achieve their goals. All students are required to live on campus during their first two years of undergraduate study, fostering environments to learn together, have new experiences and build unique relationships that can last a lifetime. There’s plenty to do on campus, and nearby, so you can balance the demands of classes with the excitement of all that Pittsburgh has to offer. 

New Student Housing 2024

All new students will be able to preference their housing location and roommate

Make Your Deposit:  

The housing application will open February 1 to those who have already committed to Duquesne by submitting their deposit. To submit your deposit and enroll at Duquesne University, please log in to your Duquesne Applicant Portal and to complete your Enrollment Response Form

Complete Your Housing Agreement and Preferences: 

Once you complete your deposit you will receive an email containing a link to the New Student Housing Application. When you complete your housing application, you have the chance to give us your preference about your room type and let us know if you would like to join a Living and Learning Community. You can learn more about the 3 housing options for New Duquesne Students in the second tab to the left of this page. Make sure you check your Duquesne email for the Housing Application!

New students can choose a roommate or we will match you with one

  • Upon the completion of your Housing Application, you will be able to complete the Roommate Questionnaire and begin interacting with your classmates and potential roommates.
  • If you have a roommate already chosen, please select them as a part of the Roommate matching part of your application.
  • Students who do not choose a roommate will be auto -matched based on their completed questionnaire.
  • June 14, 2024: To help the Office of Residence Life staff accommodate your housing and roommate preferences you should complete your housing agreement, preferences, and select your roommate by this date. 
  • Early July 2024: All new Duquesne students will learn about their housing and roommate match in early July. Your assignment and roommate will be shared through your Duquesne email.
  • August 20, 2024: New Student Move In. You will receive more information about New Student Move in and Orientation 2024 soon! 

Students who have not yet achieved junior status or who have not completed the equivalent of four full semesters of academic work are required to reside in University housing.  View the full Campus Residency Policy, as well as the waiver below. 

Campus Residency Policy

Campus Residency Waiver

Not sure what to bring? We have you covered. Use the checklist below to help you pack for life in the residence halls. 

What to Bring

Wondering if items you want to bring are permitted in the residence halls? Review the Residence Life Handbook for guidance. 

Residence Life Handbook

Polarwave Rental

Students may rent a polarwave (minifridge and microwave combination). Polarwaves will be delivered to student's rooms and picked up at the end of the year, making the alleviating the hassle of carrying it during move-in!


New Student Housing

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Towers Living and Learning Center

Towers is home to over 600 first year students, the Greek Housing, and the Global Community

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Assumption Living and Learning Center

Assumption is home to 250 students who are members of the Duquesne Honors College

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St. Ann Living and Learning Center

St. Ann, an exclusively first-year Living Learning Center, was built at two separate times. St. Ann West, the female wing