2022 Spring Welcome Week




We are so excited to welcome you to Pitt! Spring Welcome Week is January 8 – 9, 2022 for new first-year and transfer students. Required programs take place on the evening of Saturday, January 8 from 6 – 8:15 p.m. (virtually) and on Sunday, January 9 from 3 – 7:30 p.m. (in-person) for all new first-year and transfer students.


Please view below the changes to the Spring Welcome Week schedule due to the university’s recent announcement of a virtual start to the Spring semester. 


Required Welcome Week Events

All required programs were held virtually via Zoom and the recordings are below. 


Becoming a Sexual Citizen


New Student Welcome


Building a Pitt Community


Parents, Get to Know Pitt!


The Tipping Point & Our Health and Safety at Pitt


Postponed Welcome Week Events

  • Virtual Game Night with the FYMs
    • Friday, January 21, 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Student Activities Fair
    • Tuesday, February 1, 1 – 3 p.m., William Pitt Union Main Floor
  • New Student Resource Fair
    • Wednesday, February 2, 3 – 5 p.m., O’Hara Student Center Ballroom
  • Casino Night
    • Friday, February 11, 8:30 – 11 p.m., William Pitt Union Assembly Room
    • Click here to register!

Cancelled Welcome Week Events

  • Meet the First Year Mentors
    • Scheduled for Saturday, January 8
  • Welcome Reception
    • Scheduled for Sunday, January 9
  • Pitt Men’s Basketball Watch Party
    • Scheduled for Tuesday, January 11
  • Karaoke Night
    • Scheduled for Tuesday, January 11

If you have any questions, please reach out to the Office of New Student Programs at – orientation@pitt.edu –or 412-648-2172.