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Top 10 Residences at Duquesne University

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Jennie Bachman
29 Oct 2018
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Living on campus is an exciting and challenging part of the college experience. At Duquesne University, about two-thirds of full-time undergraduate students live on campus in residence halls called Living Learning Centers. Below are the top rated residences within the institution.

1. Assumption Hall

Assumption Hall Residence Address: 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15282, USA Assumption Hall is the oldest residence within the institution with approximately 300 residents who live in single and double rooms. The hall is co-ed by floor and houses Honors College and non-Honors College students; freshmen through graduate. The building has study & social lounges and also laundry facilities located on each floor and others on the ground floor.

2. Brottier Hall

Brottier Hall Residence Address: Pittsburgh, PA 15282, USA Brottier Hall puts the advantages of apartment living right on campus. Ideal for graduate and law students, these apartments are also available to junior and senior students. You'll have a quiet atmosphere for studying, just a short walk away from the library and classrooms. Brottier apartments include studio, one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartments (with private bath) are available and all are furnished.  All units have a full kitchen including refrigerator, electric stove and microwave. The two-bedroom apartments have own dishwasher and a second bathroom. All utilities, cable, internet, and laundry are included.

3. Des Places Hall

Des Places Hall Residence Address: 1330 Locust St, Pittsburgh, PA 15282, USA Opened in Fall 2012, Des Places Hall offers 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom suite-style living that house approximately 425 residents of sophomore status and above. The building has semi-private bathrooms, laundry room on each floor, a lounge on each floor, is co-ed by suite, and a storage area for bicycles.

4. St. Ann Hall

St. Ann Hall Residence Address: 1381-1399 Vickroy St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
The hall houses approximately 600 freshmen students. The building is divided into two wings, St. Ann West and St. Ann East. St. Ann West houses female students while St. Ann East houses male students. There are laundry rooms on 1st Floor West and Ground Floor East. There is a recreation room connecting East and West wings, a spacious lobby for socializing with other residents, a study lounge, and a social lounge in each wing.

5. Martin Hall

Martin Hall Residence Address: 1315 Bluff St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
Built in 1961, the Martin Hall is home to approximately 485 residents who are freshmen and about 20 upper-class students. The building has single and double rooms. Shared facilities include a laundry room on each floor, social and study lounge on each floor, exercise room, recreation room, and a computer and printing lab on the ground floor.

6. Duquesne Towers

Duquesne Towers Residence Address: 1345 Vickroy St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA The Duquesne Towers houses approximately 1,100 residents from freshmen through seniors in double and triple rooms which are co-ed by wing. Each residential floor divided into wings A, B & C. The Rev. Sean Hogan Dining Center is located on the 2nd floor while the Spiritan Campus Ministry Center is located on the ground floor. There are large and small multipurpose rooms on the ground floor and lounges and laundry rooms on each wing.

7. Vickroy Hall

Vickroy Hall Residence Address: 1345 Vickroy St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA The Vickroy Hall houses approximately 300 upperclassmen students. The building is co-ed by suite and has one, two and three bedroom suites. There is a large common kitchen for resident use, a study lounge on each floor except the 5th floor, an exercise room on the 5th floor, a laundry room on each floor.

8. The Roosevelt Building

The Roosevelt Building Residence Address: 607 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA The residence offer one-bedroom apartments for rent in downtown Pittsburgh's cultural district. Surrounded by shops and restaurants, the building offers convenience to residents. There is on-site laundry facilities, 24-hour security, and maintenance. The apartments have a living room, a walk-in closet in some units, additional storage space, range/oven, refrigerator, air conditioning, and cable.

9. Carriage Park Apartments

Carriage Park Apartments Residence Address: 300 Chatham Park Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15220 Carriage Park is located in beautiful Scott Township. It has floor plans including quaint studios, 1, 2, and 3 bedroom townhouses. The kitchens have a dishwasher, a refrigerator, and garbage disposal. The building also has laundry facilities with washing machines. Shared amenities include a basketball court, clubhouse,elevator, emergency maintenance, extra storage, fitness center, and a tennis court.

10. Oak Hill Apartments

Oak Hill Apartments Residence Address: 475 Garner Ct, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Oak Hill has a one, two or three bedroom homes that come in either a charming wood-framed townhouse, garden apartment, or mid-rise building on a tree-lined street. The building is steps away from Veterans Hospital, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Children's Hospital, and Presbyterian Hospital. There is plenty of free on-site parking, and public transportation is available on nearly every corner.

Here is your Move-In Day Packing List at Duquesne University  

1. Room Basics

A student Room – Towel – Wastebasket – Closet organizer – Shoe Rack – Desk lamp – Sheets, blankets, comforter and mattress pad – Full-length mirror – Posters – Toiletries – Hangers – Plants

2. Food and Snacks

Food and Snacks – Beverages (coffee, tea, Chocolate) – Juice – Biscuits – East-to-cook food (pasta, spaghetti etc.) – Fruits

3. Tech and Entertainment

Radio –  Bluetooth speakers – Laptop – Game console – Music player – TV – Headphones – Radio

4. School Supplies

Stationary – Notebooks – Exercise books – Pens and Pencils – Sticker notes – Marker pens – Paper clips

5. Cleaning Up and Organizing

A lady cleaning a table – Mop/Broom – Hangers – Storage containers – Bucket – Dustbin

6. Campus Gears

campus gear sweater – Campus branded clothes (T-shirts, shirts, hoodies, and jackets) – Bag pack – Umbrella – Walking shoes – Sunscreen

7. Items You Should Ask First Before Bringing

Ask first – Pets – Furniture – Refrigerators – Halogen lamps – Hoverboard


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