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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.

Acclimate to Campus
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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.

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Online Orientation

The Online Orientation is the initial learning space for new students at Pitt and is required.

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Provost Academy

The Provost Academy is an exclusive opportunity for students to get a head start on the learning environment at Pitt.

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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!

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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.

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Welcome Week 2024

Welcome Week is August 19 – 25. This is your first week on campus to get acclimated and meet your fellow Panthers!