New Student Programs We are responsible for creating a welcoming and engaging community for new students at Pitt. Engage in experiences designed to help you acclimate to campus and connect with your peers. New Student Resources Acclimate to Campus New Student Resources We are excited to welcome you to campus and equip you with the information, resources, and support you will need to be successful. New Student Resources Online Orientation The Online Orientation is the initial learning space for new students at Pitt and is required. Online Orientation Provost Academy The Provost Academy is an exclusive opportunity for students to get a head start on the learning environment at Pitt. Provost Academy Panther Connect Panther Connect provides the opportunity for you to meet other first-year students and learn about campus resources that will make your first semester at Pitt smooth and successful! Learn More New Student Ambassadors New Student Ambassadors (NSAs) are essential in welcoming, guiding, and supporting their new peers and families as they acclimate to life at the University of Pittsburgh. Become an Ambassador Welcome Week 2023 This year's welcome week ran from Monday August 21, 2023 to Sunday August 27, 2023. Welcome Week Helping You Navigate College Life Through New Student Programs, we can help to ease your transition by providing plenty of opportunities for you to forge new friendships and feel at home in your new surroundings.