Chatham University

Undergraduate Housing

Chatham Apartments

Chatham Apartments

Chatham Apartments is located at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Maryland Avenue adjacent to campus. Chatham Apartments feature 36 apartments for upperclass undergraduate. Upperclass undergraduate students may reside in one of Chatham Apartments' four towers. Each tower features two-bedroom apartments that accommodate three students.

2016-2017 Cost per Student per Semester:
$2,340.00 (per occupant in triple)

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Fickes Hall

Fickes Hall

Fickes Hall, a historic mansion, was built in 1927 and renovated into a residence hall for Chatham University in 1946. Situated on the picturesque southeast rise of campus, Fickes houses over 100 residents in a renovated mansion. Fickes is a vibrant hub of activity. The first floor includes quiet study space among the built in bookshelves of the dining room, a comfortable television room and a great outdoor courtyard. A baby grand piano and traditional furniture fill the living room with places to study and have rich conversation. Fickes also provides apartment living for upperclass students with the convenience of being close to academic and administrative buildings on campus. Fickes Hall will be newly co-ed for the 2016-2017 academic year.

2016-2017 Cost per Student per Semester:
Single Room: $2,555.00
Multiple Occupancy Room (Double, Triple, Quad): $2,790.00 (per occupant)

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Julia and James Rea House

Rea House

The Julia and James Rea House was donated to Chatham University in the late 1960s, but was built in 1912 by James C. Rea. With its rich wooden paneling and many fireplaces, the 23 room brick home is similar in model to a large English country house reflective of the early twentieth century time period. Rea House accommodates 28 first year and upperclass students and provides a living/television room, dining room, kitchen area and laundry facilities. Rea House is co-ed by floor and houses students in single, double, and triple occupancy rooms.

2016-2017 Cost per Student per Semester:
Single Room: $3,100.00
Multiple Occupancy Room (Double, Triple, Quad): $2,825.00 (per occupant)

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Marjory Rea Laughlin House

Laughlin House

Marjory Rea Laughlin House, built in 1912, was originally home to James Laughlin, the president of the University's first Board of Trustees. In 1967 the residence was donated to the University and became a home for 32 students. The architectural features are true to the time period it was originally built, including a beautiful entrance hall, wooden staircases, and leaded stain glass windows.

Laughlin House is Chatham's women-only dorm, as well as the new home to the Women's Leadership Living Community. This housing option is open to all students who are interested in learning about and actively participating in women's studies and female empowerment. The goal of this community is to foster a strong community among like-minded individuals. Students, faculty, and staff collaborate to plan activities that will expose the residents to fundamental experiences and new developments in women's leadership. All students who wish to live in Laughlin House must apply to be part of the Living Community. New students can apply when completing the roommate questionnaire after depositing. Laughlin houses students in single, double, triple, and quad occupancy rooms.

2016-2017 Cost per Student per Semester:
Single Room: $3,100.00
Multiple Occupancy Room (Double, Triple, Quad): $2,825.00 (per occupant)

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Pelletreau Apartments

Pelletreau Apartments

Pelletreau Apartments comprises six buildings split by a courtyard and surrounded by a spectacular mix of human engineering and nature. Recently renovated to include several metallic balconies and marked by two solar-powered light pillars, Pelletreau provides residents with furnished and unfurnished two-bedroom apartments that accommodates three students and are just a short five-minute walk to the Upper Shadyside Campus.

2016-2017 Cost per Student per Semester:
$2,340.00 (per occupant in triple)

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Woodland Hall

Woodland Hall

Situated in the heart of campus, Woodland Hall was constructed in 1909. Woodland houses over 100 student residents in single, double, and triple occupancy rooms. This residence hall is located at the edge of the academic quad, and directly across from the library. The Woodland sun porch is the beautiful and comfortable lounge area that is the heart of the building. Woodland has fully accessible facilities and is the only residence area on campus to include an elevator.

Beginning in Fall 2016, Woodland Hall will be home to both the Rachel Carson Environmental & Sustainability Living Community as well as the Global Citizen Living Community, and will be co-ed by floor. This housing option is open to all students who are interested in becoming more culturally and globally aware, as well as those who are interested in becoming more environmentally aware. Students, faculty, and staff collaborate to plan activities that will expose the residents to the differences and similarities that exist among cultures, and focus on different aspects of living a green lifestyle.

2016-2017 Cost per Student per Semester:
Single Room: $2,555.00
Multiple Occupancy Room (Double): $2,790.00 (per occupant)

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