Pittsburgh's tapestry of neighborhoods, many located within minutes of campus, offer a wide range of options—from the rich cultural amenities of Oakland, where Pitt is located, to quiet city and suburban neighborhoods that are ideal places to raise a family.

Explore your options for off-campus living and learn more about the city and its communities through the following resources.

University Resources

University-Owned Housing: Check out some of the housing options that Pitt has available. Mike Barker, Leasing Coordinator, Business, Hospitality, and Auxiliary Services, can answer questions about open spaces.

Office of Off-Campus Living: The hub for living off-campus that includes leasing resources, safety tips, the code of conduct, etc.

Cool Pittsburgh: Find information about Pittsburgh neighborhoods and the many local places to live, eat, find entertainment, shop, and more.

Disability Resources and Services: Explore resources for students who need disability-related housing and/or dining accommodations.

Office of International Services (OIS): OIS provides immigration-related services (travel, visa information, etc.), outreach, and events. Contact OIS at ois@pitt.edu or +1-412-624-7120. 

Popular Non-University Resources

Please note that these tools are not affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh and, as such, you should ask many questions and carefully examine these rentals and rental agreements associated with them.

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary (PTS) Student Housing: Many students from Pitt and other local universities reside in affordable housing offered by PTS.

These national sites can be used to explore apartment rentals in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and beyond:

Panel Session

Watch a recording of the 2023 Graduate Student Off-Campus Housing Panel: 

Watch on YouTube