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You have access to some of the best views in Pittsburgh, set right on our campus! You also have  access to a variety of amenities to help you learn, grow and expand your horizons. 

You have all of the resources of Duquesne's Office of Residence Life to help you choose the best Living Learning Center (LLC) for you. You can connect with professional staff who know how to help you and guide you as you navigate every part of your college experience.

Make it a point to connect with the dedicated team of student and professional staff members who can serve as great mentors and resources. Best of all, knowing what the schedule of a college student is like, you can reach housing staff 24 hours a day.



Living Learning Centers

Living Learning Centers, also frequently referred to as Residence Halls, are where a majority of residential students spend their time when they are not in class. We strive to ensure that every student has a safe environment that they can call their own and be their authentic self. Learn more about each Living Learning Center below.


Assumption is the home of 300 first year and upperclassmen students who are part of the Duquesne Honors College.

Lumina Properties

With Lumina apartment-style living, you’ll have access to everything you need to make the most out of your collegiate experience. There are 3 Lumina properties you can choose at Duquesne.

Des Places

Des Places is a housing option for returning students. The building offers upperclassmen students the opportunity to live in suite style rooms.

Duquesne Towers

The Duquesne Towers is home to 1,100 first year and upperclassmen students. All floors in towers offer, laundry, kitchenettes, and study lounges.

St. Ann

St. Ann LLC is a place of many memories for Duquesne students because 600 members of each first year class call St. Ann home.


Vickroy is a favorite housing option for many sophomore and upperclassmen students.

Success in the Living Learning Centers

The Office of Residence Life wants to help you be successful in multiple facets of your college career, and that means in the residence halls as well. To ensure success, it is important to be familiar with university policies and procedures, which can be found in the Residence Life Handbook.

Involvement and Leadership

Within the Office of Residence Life, there are many different opportunities for you to get involved. Learn more below.

2022 Resident Assistant Staff
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Resident Assistant

Resident Assistants play a vital role in ensuring that our students have an impactful on-campus experience as soon as they move in.

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Residence Hall Association

Each Living Learning Center has a Residence Hall Association where students help create the best residence hall experience possible for their Living and Learning Community

Visit RHA CampusLink
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Students playing rock, paper, scissors during an event.

Living and Learning Experiences

As a Duquesne student who lives on campus, you have the opportunity to join one of our Living and Learning Experiences. These experiences offer specialized housing communities that allow students the opportunity to live with others that want to explore similar academic programs, future careers or specialized interests. These communities include the Honors Program, Global LLC and others.


Residence Life Leadership

Anne Lahoda

Anne Lahoda

Assistant Vice President for Residence Life

Charles Forrester

Charles Forrester

Director of Residence Life

Daniel Cangilla

Daniel Cangilla

Associate Director of Housing Operations

Dr. Dan Gittins

Dr. Dan Gittins

Associate Director of Alcohol and Drug Education

Maria Cummings

Maria Cummings

Administrative Assistant

Contact Us

Office of Residence Life

As residence life professionals, we want to help where we can. Call or email to get your housing and residence life questions answered.