Message to Prospective Students
The University of Pittsburgh values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and cultural diversity. As such, we prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. We also aim to improve visibility and support for LGBTQIA+ students by further expanding access to and information about university resources that help to improve the lives of LGBTQIA+ students.
This Web site was designed to help current and prospective students by outlining the many ways in which the University provides support and assistance in all areas of the student experience. On this Web site you will find information on how to get involved in student groups on campus, tips on building positive relationships, courses focused on gender and sexuality, and much more. You can also learn more about how the University works to provide students with an open-minded academic atmosphere, a supportive home, and an inclusive health system. Homophobia and bigotry have no place on our campus and the University of Pittsburgh is working tirelessly to provide all students with the environment they need to flourish.
The University of Pittsburgh also has a robust non-discriminatory policy for LGBTQIA+ students. University policy strictly prohibits discrimination, including discrimination based on someone’s sexual orientation, gender or gender identity. For more information about the University’s non-discrimination policy, click here.