Campus Experience

With its residential campus on 230 scenic suburban acres, RMU is a dynamic living and learning environment.

A rich variety of clubs, organizations, and other activities help students to thrive in and out of the classroom. Major construction projects have transformed the campus over the last decade, adding new academic centers, suite-style residence halls, a student recreation center, and the UPMC Events Center.

Green Campus

Students still walk through the woods to class on the former grounds of the Pine Hill Manor estate.

Scaife Hall

Shiny and New

Three new academic buildings have opened since 2012, with fully equipped classrooms and labs.

Resident Hall

More than half of all students — and more than 85% of freshmen — live in campus housing.

Fitness Center

The new student recreation and fitness center has exercise machines for every kind of workout.


Clubs and Activities

With more than 100 clubs and activities to choose from, students can always find something to do.

Greek Life

Greek Life

Socialize, build your networks, and work for a good cause in one of RMU’s sororities and fraternities.

RMU Bands

RMU bands keep spirits high at Colonials sports events, concerts, and parades.

Performing Arts

Performing Arts

See a show by the award-winning Colonial Theatre — or get courageous and audition.

Rooney Scholar

Visiting international Rooney Scholars live on campus and welcome students to visit and share stories.

Respecting Diversity

A rich variety of programs and organizations support and value students from minority backgrounds.

Career Fair

From personal coaching to internships and job fairs, the Career Center helps students find great jobs.


Tasty and Nutritious

Dining options include three cafes, a food court main dining area, and grab-and-go sandwiches.


Starbucks Served

Take a wake-up break between classes with Starbucks coffee and fresh-baked treats.

Colonial Crazy

Cheer on the Colonials on the field, on the court, or on the ice.

Island Sports Center skating

Take some ice time on the indoor or outdoor rinks at RMU Island Sports Center.


The brand new UPMC Events Center features the Peoples Court for Colonials basketball and volleyball.

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