Location

All Pittsburgh courses will be held at:

LaRoche College
9000 Babcock Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15237           http://www.laroche.edu/about-La-Roche/directions.asp

MAPS are below.

CLASSROOMS at La Roche College

Classrooms have comfortable student seating and utilize “Smart” technology to bring you a state-of-the-art learning experience which you can see here.

DORMITORY ROOMS at La Roche College

Steps away from the classroom building is the dormitory seen here. Air-conditioned, convenient, and modern, each room has its own bath. Refrigerator, microwave, and bed and bath linens are furnished. The linen set provided for each person includes a blanket, two sheets, a pillow, a pillowcase, a towel, bath mat, and a washcloth. The dorm package is for five nights, Sunday afternoon through Friday afternoon and also includes all cafeteria meals from Sunday evening through Friday lunch. Bring an Ethernet cable to access the internet in the dorm as there is no reliable wireless.

A double room dorm package, priced per person for the above amenities, allows two people to share a room which includes two twin beds, two dressers, two closets, and one bathroom, one refrigerator, and one microwave.

A private room dorm package including the above amenities and meals for one person in a dorm room with its own bathroom.

There are a limited number of triple occupancy rooms at the shared rate. Just let us know who is sharing with you.

If you have any mobility or other issues, please email GRIP and we will try to accommodate your needs.

CAFETERIA

Meals are served in an all-you-can-eat buffet style for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They are included in the price of the dorm. Commuters may pay for each meal at the door.

 

Overall view from Duncan Avenue (foreground) looking north. Below is the view looking east from Babcock Blvd.

Lectures are held in the "Classes" building

Registration is held Sunday 3 pm to 5 pm in the Dorm.

HOTELS near La Roche College

For those who wish to stay at a hotel, the nearest hotel is about one mile away: Home2Suites by Hilton, 8630 Duncan Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15237 which was built in 2013. They have only king-bed studio suites with sleeper sofas. Kitchens have apartment sized refridgerator, microwave and dishwasher along with cooking utensils, etc. Although close to La Roche College, the area is not entirely pedestrian-friendly. There is a shuttle by request for trips within 5 miles which is not always reliable. Includes complimentary wireless internet, free breakfast, and an indoor heated saline swimming pool. There is no restaurant on premises.

Three miles from campus is LaQuinta Inn, Pittsburgh North, 4859 McKnight Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15237. Formerly it was a Holiday Inn. As such it had mixed reviews.

Econolodge, 105 V.I.P. Drive, Wexford, PA 15090 is reasonably priced and about 7 miles from campus. It has earned the Choice Gold Hospitality Award given to the top 10% of Choice brand hotels.

Other choices are available both on McKnight Road south of the campus nearer the city of Pittsburgh and north of the campus in Cranberry Township, PA.