News and Events

News and Events

Commencement Update

Graduate student University Commencement will be held on Saturday, April 29 and the undergraduate University Commencement ceremony will be held on Sunday, April 30, 2017.  For details, please go to the Commencement Web site.  Click on 511PA to check current traffic conditions before you travel to Oakland!


Student Career Networking
Are you in a position to hire new employees or offer job shadow or internship opportunities?  If so, please share your career expertise with Pitt students as they begin to navigate their own career options.  Networking events are held on campus many times per academic year.  For more information write to .

Family Weekend 2017!

Family Weekend is October 27 and 28, 2017!  PLEASE NOTE that  Atlantic Coast Conference officials determine game time and make that announcement approximately 7-10 days before the event.  Some scheduled on-campus events may overlap with game time, so keep that in mind when making your plans.  Monitor for updates.

STUDENTS!  Family of the Year Essay Contest nomination forms can be found here. Nomination form and essay submission deadline is May 17 at 5 p.m. eastern time to

All webinars are recorded and available here  Details and webinar registration will be announced in the monthly parent e-newsletters and/or emailed announcements.  If you currently do not receive these communications, you can sign up here.

Parent Calendars
Keep informed and up to date with a Pitt Parent Calendar to confirm school breaks, housing information, and receive important tips.  Calendars for the 2017-2018 academic year are in process now.  Electronic and hard copies will be available later this summer.