About Block22

Block22 is located at 4th and Broadway and consists of four historic buildings that were completely renovated to provide a unique living experience for upperclassmen at Pittsburg State University. Call Block22 home and join a creative community of other engaged and motivated students striving to do more. University Housing is excited to bring this new housing opportunity for our students.  These apartments are unique in their character and offer a variety of living styles to select from.

• Enjoy the benefits of campus operated housing in an off-campus setting located Downtown Pittsburg in four unique and historic properties

• Approximately 97 apartments

• Single unit apartments

     • 4 Styles: Suite, Flat, Studio, Loft

• Fully furnished (full-sized beds!)*

• Full kitchens that include all appliances (Including dishwasher and garbage disposal. No meal plan is required)* 

• Washer/dryer combo in every unit*

• All utilities are included – water, sewer, electricity, trash, high-speed internet

• Access to outside patio, lounges and study spaces

• Participation in special activities at the Foundry and opportunities for use of a new hacker-maker facility

• Close proximity to downtown businesses

*Furnishings and appliances may vary.


Application process for living at Block22:

First consideration - returning students who currently reside at Block22, notification will be first early part of February.

Second consideration - returning students who currently reside in University Housing and have completed a housing contract for AY 22/23, notification will be the beginning of March.  Please note when filling out application put Block22 as first preference and then pick a room on campus in case Block22 apartments are full.

Third consideration - all new students (excluding Freshman) who have completed a housing contract for AY 22/23, notification will be end of March/beginning of April.  Please note when filling out application put Block22 as first preference and then pick a room on campus in case Block22 apartments are full.  If Block22 apartments are full you will be placed on a waitlist.

Room layouts
Layouts are representative of room type and may not be specific to each location. Size, features and fixtures may vary by unit.


P.A.C.T. Bus Information

Spring 2023 Move-In Guide

Guide to Residence Living

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How much will it cost?

Cost to live in Block22 ranges from $600 - $675 per month, depending on apartment style, location and size. Rates include all utilities.

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Limited Rental Rate Discounts Available to Qualifying Students

The Block22 project includes a focus on providing affordable housing options to students.  Students who qualify may receive a $50 discount per month off of published room rental price during the specific lease year period for which the discount was awarded.  Consideration for award will be based on responses to initial qualifying questions in the on-line housing contract application process and subsequent verification of income through submission of federal tax return transcript.


Unique Characteristics

Each space is unique with lots of historic character and special features, such as murphy and loft beds, spiral staircases, built-in desks and shelves, fireplace mantles, etc. Each apartment is individualized. Apartments will be similar but not exactly the same.

Who can live at Block22?

Eligibility for occupancy in Block22 is contingent upon the student being a full-time PSU student for each semester (fall/spring) living in the apartment. A full-time student is defined as those students enrolled in ten or more hours (seven for Graduate students) and paying full tuition and fees.

To be eligible to live in Block22 a student must meet at least one of the following requirements:

  • Have lived for two or more academic semesters in a Pitt State residence hall;
  • Be 21 years of age or older on or before the first day of occupancy of Block22;
  • Be a transferring student from another institution with 24 hours or more of course credit earned or have earned sufficient credits to be of sophomore academic standing (30 hours of course credit earned) at the university (concurrent enrollment credits earned prior to student's high school graduation do not qualify);
  • And/or have at least one year of active military service.

I'd like to live here!

Contracting will be begin online in December 2022 for new PSU students. Returning students will select their apartments in February 2023. 

Block22 contracts will be 12 month contracts (August - July). Contracts will run until July 31, 2022. Contracting will be offered to those with existing residence hall contracts first and then will be open to all eligible students.