Map and Attractions
Even the most charming and well-equipped home would be nothing without a coveted address. At University Commons, you benefit from living in the heart of historic Oakland, where walkability and urban convenience are at the forefront. Make one of our apartments in Pittsburgh, PA, your new student residence and enjoy all this, plus more.
Apartments near University of Pittsburgh
Get ready to dive into a bustling urban site brimming with opportunities. Pamela’s Diner and Thirsty Scholar Bar & Grille will become your favorite spots to hang out with the squad. For those seeking to clear their mind after an exam, nothing will be more delightful than strolling through Schenley Park’s Phipps Botanical Gardens, especially since they are 4 minutes away from home. Pittsburg Zoo & PPG Aquarium is also there should you want to learn more about the wildlife. Don’t forget to indulge in retail therapy at Craig Center and restock your fridge at ALDI — you’ve earned it.
Reaching any part of the city, including Downtown Pittsburgh, is effortless thanks to the easy access to public transportation and US-30. You can, of course, opt to benefit from our dedicated Walnut shuttle service that will get you to class in no time. And speaking of our thoughtful services, living in one of our three University Commons buildings means being taken care of 24/7 by a dedicated management team. No matter the issue, we are there to help you out with round-the-clock maintenance, on-site laundry facilities, and more.
Coming home to your Oakland apartment after a full day out and about is a treat since fully equipped kitchens, snug bedrooms with large closets, and cable await you there. Sounds good? Stop by for a tour at 308 McKee Place in Pittsburgh, PA 15213. We’d love to meet you!
I’ve been renting with Walnut in South Oakland since August and I’m more than happy to be renewing our lease, as Walnut Capital has extremely competent property management. Maintenance requests are always handled swiftly. A much better college living situation than some of these Oakland “slumlords” who seemingly don’t care about their tenants.- AJ - Google
Although they are a bigger leasing company, I feel as though they treat each client as if they were the only one. I would recommend Walnut Capital to anyone looking for a place to live in Pittsburgh!- Lindsay - Google
They are a very large rental company here in Pittsburgh, but they dont treat you like you would expect. Maintenance is very quick and easy to contact. They are more than just professional, they are friendly and reasonable. They have been great to work with. Thanks!- Andrew - Google
I am a student at Pitt, and have lived in the off campus apartments in South Oakland for the past 2 years. The apartments are beautiful and anytime we have had a problem, maintenance comes either that day or the next morning. Couldn't have asked for a better experience!- Anna - Google
Walnut Capital has been great to work with for my daughter's college apartment. Move-in was smooth and they've been very responsive to the issues that inevitably crop up.- Liz - Google
The management is really responsive, the shuttle service is amazing. Just renewed the lease without any second thoughts!- Vibhor - Google
Spent 2 years living in the University Commons close to Pitt's campus. Had a wonderful experience with the management company, especially their attentiveness to maintenance issues and ability to pay rent online. Made it very convenient for 3 roommates to pay rent separately. Would highly recommend for any Pitt student looking to live off campus.- Max - Google
As a Pitt student living in Oakland, I've been incredibly fortunate to rent from a company that actually takes care of its property. University Commons really stands out among the "college slum" that is Oakland. Walnut Capital has never left me without basic necessities (something many friends of mine sadly cannot say of their Oakland landlords), and they also go out of their way to make living here feel safe and comfortable.- Victoria - Google