First Year Experience

Welcome to First Year Experience

Our goal in the Office of the First Year Experience is to ensure that all new Pitt students find a welcoming and engaging community when they arrive on campus. Through our extensive programs and services, we can help to ease your transition by providing plenty of opportunities for you to forge new friendships and feel at home in your new surroundings.


FYE Highlights

Click on the links below to learn more about what we do for new students!

First Year Mentors

New Student Orientation Programs

Transfer Student Programs

Commuter Student Programs

First Year Success Series


2019 First Year Mentor Application (updated 2.19.19, Panther Connect Dates)

Join our TEAM and become a First Year Mentor for Summer 2019! (see update application above)

First Year Mentor: Info Session

Join us to learn more about First Year Mentor position and Office of First Year Experience!

Friday, 2/1 3-4pm, WPU Dining Room B