Mandatory International Orientation

All new (first-year and transfer) international students, regardless of what enrollment option they choose (Pitt on Location, CAPA, Flex@Pitt, on or off campus) must attend Mandatory International Orientation. The session will be conducted virtually over Zoom, a video meeting platform. If you haven’t already downloaded Zoom, you’ll want to do so now, as most virtual Pitt activities use Zoom.  


You may select one session from the dates below: 


  • Monday, August 3, 8am – 10am ET 
  • Tuesday, August 4, 1pm – 3pm ET 
  • Wednesday, August 5, 8am-10am ET 
  • Thursday, August 6, 8pm-10pm ET 
  • Friday, August 7, 8am-10am ET 
  • Saturday, August 8, 8am-10am ET 


Please fill out this form to RSVP for your selected date 


At International Orientation, you will get to meet some of the Global Ties Mentors ( as they share important information about international student life at the University of Pittsburgh. We will have time for you to ask questions.