Find Your Home Away From Home

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Our Office of Student Housing and Residence Life at Duquesne offers undergraduate and graduate students eight housing options on campus. By choosing to live on campus, you will get to live with some of the best views of the city of Pittsburgh, while spending your time in a safe, caring, and exciting, living learning community.

Through our Office of Student Housing and Residence Life, you can explore housing options, apply to live on campus, meet hundreds of supportive staff members, and learn about the residential student experience in our Living Learning Centers. We hope you will choose to live in one of our housing options while you spend your time at Duquesne and in the City of Pittsburgh.

Mark Your Calendar

Important Student Housing Dates

Housing Assignments and Roommates Sent July 3
New Student Duquesne FAST  July 9-12
Fridge/Microwave Rental Form Due July 15
International Student Move-In August 14
New Student Move-In August 20
Returning Student Move-In (Towers, Des Places, Vickroy, Assumption) August 23-24


New student move-in time is based on floor assignments.

Time St. Ann Assumption Towers
8 a.m. 6 West & 6 East 2nd Floor 17 ABC
9 a.m. 5 West & 5 East 3rd Floor 15 ABC
10 a.m. 4 West   11 ABC
11 a.m. 1 West & Ground East   8 ABC
12 p.m. 1 East    
1 p.m.   1st floor 7 ABC, 14C
2 p.m. 4 East Ground 6 ABC
3 p.m. 3 West & 3 East S-level 5 ABC
4 p.m. 2 West & 2 East   3 AC, 4B
Thanksgiving Break

Nov 25-30

- Halls close Nov 23 at 9 a.m.

- Halls re-open Dec 1 at 9 a.m.

Christmas Break

Dec 20 

- Halls close Dec 20 at 9 a.m.

Spring Semester Starts

Jan 9

- Halls re-open on Jan 8 at 9 a.m.

Spring Break

Mar 3-8

- Halls close Mar 1 at 9 a.m.

- Halls re-open Mar 9 at 9 a.m.

Easter Break

Apr 17-21

- Halls do not close

End of Semester, Graduation

May 9 

- Halls close May 8 at 9 a.m.


Student Housing Options

Living Learning Centers, also frequently referred to as Residence Halls, are where a majority of our residential students spend their time when they are not in class. We strive to ensure that you have safe environment to call your own and be your authentic self. Learn more about each Living Learning Center featured below.


Assumption is the home of around 300 first-year and upperclass students who are part of the Duquesne University Honors College.

Lumina Properties

With Lumina apartment-style living, you’ll have access to everything you need to make the most out of your collegiate experience. There are three Lumina properties you can choose at Duquesne: Brottier, Forbes and St. Martin

Des Places

Des Places is a housing option for returning students. The building offers upperclass students the opportunity to live in suite style rooms.

Duquesne Towers

Duquesne Towers is home to approximately 1,100 first-year and upperclassmen students. All floors in Towers offer laundry, kitchenettes, and study lounges.

St. Ann

St. Ann, an exclusively first-year Living Learning Center, is a place of many memories for Duquesne students because 550+ members of each first-year class call it home.


Vickroy is a favorite housing option for many sophomore and upperclass students.

Success in the Living Learning Centers

Our Office of Residence Life wants to help you be successful in multiple facets of your college career, and that means in the residence halls as well. To ensure success, it is important to be familiar with our University policies and procedures, which can be found in the Residence Life Handbook.

Duquesne students talking in a dorm room.

Residence Life Handbook

Residence Life Leadership

Anne Lahoda

Anne Lahoda

Assistant Vice President for Residence Life

Charles Forrester

Charles Forrester

Director of Residence Life

Daniel Cangilla

Daniel Cangilla

Associate Director of Housing Operations

Dr. Dan Gittins

Dr. Dan Gittins

Associate Director of Alcohol and Drug Education

Maria Cummings

Maria Cummings

Administrative Assistant

Contact Us

Office of Residence Life

As residence life professionals, we want to help where we can. Call or email to get your housing and residence life questions answered.