Perched on the upper campus, overlooking Oakland, Sutherland Hall houses 737 first-year men and women. The complex is composed of Sutherland West and East, adjoined by a common building. The common area includes the Perch at Sutherland made-to-order restaurant facility, a Quick Zone convenience store, a computer center, the Hill O'Beans coffee cart, and a mail center.
The air-conditioned rooms in Sutherland Hall are mostly doubles with semi-private baths. Laundry facilities and fitness rooms are on the ground floors of both Sutherland East and West.
The living learning communities for Pitt’s College of Business Administration and First-Year Honors College students are located in Sutherland Hall.