Parent And Family Resources

Parent and Family Resources

We value the role that you play in your students’ collegiate experience, and we’re committed to keeping you informed about University resources. We invite you to view our webinars, read our newsletters, and become familiar with programs and services by clicking on the menu options on the right side of the page.

This web site is designed to be a major source of information for you—keeping you updated on campus happenings and connecting you to helpful Pitt resources. Be sure to monitor our news and events page to stay current. We also share valuable suggestions and tips in the form of webinars and newsletters to keep you up-to-date with important student issues and opportunities. Sign up to receive Parent and Family emails.

COVID-19 Update

Given the local, state, and federal guidelines regarding community response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of Parent and Family Resources will operate virtually. Staff members are working remotely and ready to assist you. Email if you have any questions. All University information and updates regarding COVID-19 can be found at

List of Resources

Welcome Week 2021

We are excited to welcome students to campus in fall 2021 with a combination of virtual and in-person events. Welcome Week will take place from August 22-29. View the Welcome Week 2021 schedule.

Office of Financial Aid

Fill out the FAFSA, explore types of aid, and much more.Visit the Office of Financial Aid website.

Panther Central

Panther Central is your go-to place for all the essentials of daily living, from transportation to housing to finding a good meal. Visit the Panther Central website.

Student Organizations

Student organizations play a major role in our active and vibrant campus community. With over 600 organizations, your student will find one (or a few) organizations that interest them. Browse the Student Organization Directory.

The Munsch Family, Pitt’s 2019 Family of the Year!