Transfer Students

Transfer Student Programs

Welcome to the University of Pittsburgh! As a transfer student, you are among the estimated 4,000 Pitt undergraduate students that have transferred to Pitt. We realize there are many different factors leading to your decision to transfer and we are ready to meet your needs as you prepare for this transition.

We offer a wide range of opportunities for Pitt transfer students to get involved and experience campus.

New & Transfer Student Orientation

Transfer students are invited to participate fully in New Student Orientation which begins with events on Monday, August 20th and continues through Sunday, August 26thTransfer Day is designed specifically to help transfer students find resources, get involved at Pitt, and connect with other new and current transfer students.


For on-going updates regarding New & Transfer Orientation visit us at

Transfer Day

Register for Transfer Day!

Transfer Day Option 1*

Monday, August 20th 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. William Pitt Union, Main Floor
*Attending this option will allow students to also attend the University Resource Fair from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Transfer Day Option 2

Friday, August 24 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. William Pitt Union, Main Floor

Attendance at Transfer Day is not required; however, it is strongly recommended and students that participate report they are better prepared to begin their 1st semester at Pitt. Students also report attending other Transfer Student Orientation events and opportunities helped them connect with other students and find campus resources. Transfer students can register for either Transfer Day session here.

Transfer Student Programs

We want you to have the best transition to campus. We know the more connected and involved you are at Pitt will directly relate to your success. Throughout the fall and spring semester the First Year Mentors and Office of First Year Experience will plan and promote events and opportunities for transfer students. Stay connected to us by joining our Facebook groups and checking your Pitt email for our regular updates.


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