Fall Welcome Week

Fall 2022 Welcome Week August 20-29!




We are excited to officially welcome you to Pitt! Welcome Week, the traditional time period for all new first-year, transfer, and commuter students to become more familiar with the campus, will be held August 20-29, with First-Year arrival occurring August 20-22. There will be many events to enhance your connection to campus. We encourage you to select events in the schedule that fit your interests. In addition, there are several required programs for students during Welcome Week that cover important topics about health and safety, diversity and inclusion, and the transition into the college environment.


Welcome Week Schedule




Required Events 


Floor + Building Meetings

Tuesday, August 23rd  | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Various Locations 


New Student Convocation (click here to view the event program)

Wednesday, August 24th | 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM | Petersen Event Center 


Panther Safety & Well-Being 

Wednesday, August 24th | 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM | Petersen Event Center


Building a Pitt Community

Thursday, August 25th | 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Petersen Event Center


Becoming a Sexual Citizen

Thursday, August 25th | 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Petersen Event Center


Academic Meetings

Friday, August 26th | 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM | 

9 AM – 1 PM | School of Nursing | Victoria Hall, Room 125

9 AM – 1 PM | Swanson School of Engineering | O’Hara Student Center Ballroom

9 AM – 1 PM | School of Computing and Information | Alumni Hall Connolly Ballroom

10 AM – 11:30 AM | Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences | Virtual (link in your E-Mail!)

10 AM – Noon | School of Public Health | Public Health Building G23

11 AM – 1 PM | College of Business Administration | David Lawrence Hall Room 121


Event Registration Links


Guided Campus Walking Tours | Available Everyday! | Register HERE to sign up for a tour! 

Take a tour aboud campus led by our Admissions team! 


Parents, Get to Know Pitt! Virtual Session | August 25th 1 PM – 2 PM | Register HERE

Parents and family members please join us to learn more about The University of Pittsburgh! This is an opportunity to ask questions and get to know more about Pitt!


SETPoint | August 22 4:30-7pm – August 23 5pm-7:30pm – August 26 4:30pm-7:30pm | Register HERE

Join SETpoint coaches for this high-energy, gender inclusive session where we’ll consider and practice common sense and practical ways to keep yourself and others safe.


Panther Connect Reunion Lunch | August 23rd 11 AM – 2 PM | Register HERE or scan our QR code! 

Ready to reconnect with the friends you made with us this summer? Come and join New Student Programs and the New Student Ambassadors for a Panther Connect Reunion on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 from 11am – 1pm. Space is limited so please register for this event by 12pm on Friday, August 19, 2022 – details have been sent to all Panther Connect participants.








Download Guidebook to access the most up-to-date information about Welcome Week events, including schedules, maps, and much more!


Click HERE for the Fall 2022 Welcome Week Guidebook! 


Android and iOS users:

  • Tap the “Download” button to download the free Guidebook app
  • Open Guidebook and you can find our “Pitt Welcome Week” guide, or scan the QR code below