University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

Live On Campus

Students Who Live on Campus Enjoy Many Advantages

I choose to stay on campus because I want to be close to my friends and peers, while also being able to take a 10-minute walk to get to my class from my room." 

— Madison Neill, Class of 2020

"Choosing to reside on campus, rather than commuting every day, was a no-brainer. Living in conjunction with my peers has allowed me to forge rewarding friendships and join a community bursting with opportunities for professional, social, and personal growth."

 — Aaron Miller, Class of 2019

Beyond convenience, living on Pitt-Johnstown's scenic campus is a chance to develop strong social ties and become involved in a campus community.

When a student decides to Live On Campus, they increase their chance to gain educational and personal growth in a safe, supportive environment. 

Pitt-Johnstown offers guaranteed housing throughout a student's college career, and presents returning students with the following advantages:

According to the American Council on Education, studies indicate that students living on campus are more likely to:

  • Complete college in four years
  • Earn a higher grade point average
  • Become involved in academic and non-academic activities
  • Are more satisfied with their college experience
  • Benefit from faculty-student mentorship opportunities

Upper Class Students

Students who return to campus after their first year have several housing options. There are a variety of settings, from apartment and suite-style to more traditional double rooms.


Office of Student Housing
130 Student Union 
450 Schoolhouse Rd
Johnstown, PA 15904