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First Year Housing

The Robert Morris University residence hall community includes traditional style, apartment, and suite-style rooms and buildings. Check out our residence halls to learn specific information regarding our community of scholars and residence hall amenities.

Residence Hall Amenities

Cable Television

Students who live in the residence halls at Robert Morris have cable television service installed in their rooms. Students must provide their own television and cable cord. The Office of Residence Life does not provide any cable cords. Any malfunction or other difficulties with cable service should be reported to the ResTech at 412-397-2299 or restech@rmu.edu. Click here for the cable channel line-up at RMU.

Computer Connections

Each residence hall room on campus is wired with fiber-optic cable that enables students to have a direct connection from the computer in their room to their Robert Morris e-mail account and the Internet. Additionally, laptop computer users can take advantage of the many wireless hot spots on campus. For computing or technical problems contact the Help desk at help@rmu.edu or 412-397-2211.

Emergency Telephones

Emergency telephones, identifiable by a blue light, have been placed throughout campus to promote student safety. These telephones allow students to connect directly to Campus Police. Emergency telephone locations include:

  • Braddock Residence Hall
  • Sewall Center Drive
  • Lower Sewall Lot
  • Behind Concord Residence Hall
  • Colonial Village
  • Upper Massey Lot
  • Nicholson Center Lot
  • Lower John Jay Lot
  • North Athletic Complex
  • Adjacent to Patrick Henry

Laundry

Laundry facilities are available free of charge for all residents. All students are solely responsible for their own property. Please be mindful of your laundry.

Any mechanical difficulties should be promptly reported to the Colonial Central at 412-397-4343 or via email at colonialcentral@rmu.edu.

Room Furnishings

The residence hall rooms are furnished with single beds, some of which can be bunked, closets, study desks, chairs, dressers, draperies or mini-blinds and mattresses. Blankets, pillows, bedspreads, sheets, pillowcases and towels are to be furnished by the student.