Residence Life


  •  What's New in Res Life?

    • Pitt Bradford is home to 1,000 residents in the Fall & 900 in the Spring
    • Winter Break is Saturday, Dec. 16 - Jan. 7.  Res Halls close @ noon, Saturday, Dec. 16. The last meal in the Dining Room is Friday, Dec. 15 for dinner.  The first meal back is Sunday, Jan. 7 for brunch.
    • If you need to stay over the break it is free.  You just need to fill out a simple form in the Housing Office (211 Commons)
    • Be sure you remove all trash & recycling before you leave
    • If you won't be returning this Spring, email Dr. Binder (binder@pitt.edu)
    • We're excited about our newest Residence Hall, Livingston Alexander Hall, opening Fall '18 (this is our 5th new Res Hall in 12 years)
    • To help you this Fall, here's a list of What we provide & What not to bring
    • Here's a Technology Tips sheet from CTM for connecting to the Internet
    • Check out our Housing & Meal Rates. We offer high-quality housing with some of the lowest rates in PA
    • Roommate Living Agreement are due to your RA (everyone in your apartment needs to gather to fill this out)
    • If you need to report a violation, please use this Conduct Referral form and give to Dr. Binder
    • Thanks to the 343 students who filled out the annual Res Life satisfaction survey this past Spring.  We'll use the information to continuously improve our Housing.
    • Need something repaired? Email Dr. Binder (binder@pitt.edu) or text him at 803-566-9051
    • For the latest updates, like our Facebook page


    Mission: Provide a safe, affordable, well-maintained, and inclusive learning environments that develop residents through programs & services

    Vision: Maintain a highly desirable & inclusive residential community which strives to prepare students for life’s challenges and opportunities in an ever changing world


    Resident Advisors

    To help you ease into college life, we employ specially trained students as Resident Advisors. These RAs, who are upper-class students, assist students with their transition to college, welcome back returning students, provide educational programming, and are a "point-of-contact" for any issues. Your RA lives in your section and has all the supplies you will need for your apartment (trash bags, light bulbs, toilet paper, vacuum, etc.).

    For your safety, here are the Alcohol Limits (for those 21 or older) per person:

    • 12 - 12 oz.  beers, or
    • 750 ml of alcohol, or
    • 6 - 12-oz bottles of wine coolers or malt beverages (e.g., Mike’s Hard Lemonade, Smirnoff Ice, etc.); or
    • 750 of wine
    • Empty containers count in the above 

    We also provide:
    • Residence Hall Linens Program You can purchase linens that fit our (36X80) beds and other supplies.
    • USA Today, The New York Times and TheBradford Era newspapers through the Newspaper Readership Program to help you stay informed.
    • RESNET - the university's computer network including wireless in all halls
    • Travel & transportation information to help you get around locally and make your trips home more easy
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    Residence Life Staff