News and Events

News and Events

Commencement Updates

Check out an overview of December, 2017 Recognition Ceremonies here.  Graduates are receiving additional details so parents/families should always check with the graduate for detailed information.

Spring Undergraduate University Commencement will be held on Sunday, April 29, 2018.  For details, please go to the Commencement Web site.  Click on 511PA to check current traffic conditions before you travel to Oakland!   Hail to Pitt!


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!

It’s a wrap!  Thank you to all of the families who joined us for a great weekend!  Special recognition to those who participated in the Family Weekend photo mosaic and a big should out to the Legatzke Family, Pitt’s 2017 Family of the Year!

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.  A few printed 2017-2018 are still available in the William Pitt Union Suite 130.  Your student can pick one up while supplies last.  Sorry – mailing is cost-prohibitive so we do not mail these calendars.  Electronic versions are available under the Parent Resources tab.