The CMU Housing Model At Carnegie Mellon, there are fifteen housing communities total. Within these communities, student leaders and dedicated staff members live alongside their residents to foster welcoming, tight-knit environments. Each house includes a Housefellow, a Community Advisor (CA), and a staff of Resident Assistants (RAs). First Year housing is required and guaranteed for … Continue reading Want to Be Involved in Your Community? Consider Becoming a Resident Assistant!
With finals approaching, it’s hard to avoid tunnel-vision and the looming anxieties about exams and culminating projects. A psychology study at the University of Illinois, however, showed that participants who took occasional breaks from their task had an improved sense of focus and memory-retention, versus those who took no breaks. Giving your brain a break … Continue reading It’s Time for a Study Break! Six Ways to Unwind this Finals Season
Here at Carnegie Mellon University, we are lucky to have many distinguished veterans who have joined our community as students, staff and faculty.
Zack Masciopinto is a soccer player for the Carnegie Mellon Men’s Soccer team and a mechanical engineering major. Growing up in Chicago, Zack played club soccer as a child, continued the sport for all four years of high school and is now playing his fourth consecutive season as a senior at CMU. His schedule is … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Student Athlete: Zack Masciopinto
Each department within CMU Student Affairs took a moment to celebrate this momentous day with a video to the university's 10th president. Stay connected throughout the event with inauguration photos, stories and videos. Check out #CMUFarnam on Instagram and Twitter!
The House Model at Carnegie Mellon University is built around close-knit communities, professional staff, exceptional student leaders and engaged residents. Community Advisors (CAs) provide a vision for how daily life can be run in each of the housing communities. They make every resident feel at home, foster positivity and inclusiveness in the halls and lead … Continue reading Being a Community Advisor: A Major Leadership Opportunity
Check out the 12 tips from Housing Services to get you prepared for move-in day and the exciting year ahead!