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Lawrence Hall, originally built as the Keystone Athletic Club and later converted to the Sherwyn Hotel, houses approximately 450 students on the ninth through 20th floors. Each floor is coed. The building also houses our main dining hall on the third floor, the Point Café on the second floor, a commuter student lounge on the fourth floor and a student lounge on the second floor. Single, double and triple rooms are available.

How is my room outfitted?

Your room will have carpeting and a private bathroom. Each room has one ethernet connection per person in each room, all free as part of your housing contract. We also offer free, campus-wide WiFi access for all students.

Furniture includes (per person):

  • Twin bed
  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Dresser
  • Closet


  • Ethernet
  • Carpeting
  • Private Bathrooms
  • Furniture
  • Free laundry facilities on 8th floor 
  • Cleaning: Common areas
  • Meal plan: Required


  • Keycard for floor access
  • Key for room

Room sizes

  • Singles: Approximately 175 sq. feet
  • Doubles: Approximately 199 sq. feet
  • Triples: Approximately 302 sq. feet

You are welcome to bring things to make your space your own. Here's a list of some things you can bring, and some things you cannot bring.

Photo gallery: Lawrence Hall double room

Lawrence Hall Double Room, Point Park University
Photos by Victoria A. Mikula, junior mass communication major

Meet Lawrence Hall resident Gabrielle Dixon

Video by Kelsey Sylvester and Damian Winterbottom, cinema and digital arts majors

What else is in Lawrence?

Lawrence Hall is also home to Pioneer Pantry, Bison Exchange thrift store, Culinart food services office, the bookstore, mailroom and ballroom.

University offices in Lawrence include University Counseling Center, Marketing and Communications, Community and Summer Education, Conservatory of the Performing Arts, the Department of Literature, Culture and Society, and other academic and administrative offices.