First Year Parent Welcome Week Schedule


Welcome New Pitt Families!! As we prepare to welcome your students to our campus next week we want to make sure you know of the different sessions and events that are open to Pitt Families as well! This last week we held informational sessions for new parents and families, and you can find the recordings below. Along with these recordings we want to list some great resources and contact info if you need to look for more information further on.


Academic Success, featuring panelists from Hillman Library, Faculty Advisors, the University Registrar and Undergraduate Advising and Mentoring


Campus Life 101, featuring panelists from Panther Central, the Office of Cross Cultural and Leadership Development, and Pitt Police


Learn more about the University’s current pandemic plan, including postures, campus life and health and safety.

Information about the University Bookstore. Contact for more information.

Information for Flex@Pitt and Undergraduate Studies. Contact for more information.

Pitt Police: Emergency Notification System (ENS), Crime Alerts, and RAVE Guardian App. Contact for more information, or by phone 412.624.2121. Safety Magazine information can be found here.

Mailing Services: Find out how to properly address student mail.

Residence Hall Options

Library Services


Throughout August 13-16 there will also be Welcome Week sessions open to new Pitt parents and family members. Here is a list of these sessions:

Thursday, August 13, 2020

10:00 am- Dependents of Veterans Orientation

11:00 am- Hillel Jewish University Center: Q&A for Students and Families (Recorded August 13, 2020)

1:00 pm- Be Global Ready (recorded on August 13, 2020)

2:00 pm- Get to Know the Office of Interfaith Dialogue and Engagement (recorded on August 13, 2020)


Friday, August 14, 2020

10:00 am- Be Global Ready

11:00 am- Study Abroad and Study Away Basics

12:00 pm- Your Leadership Journey

2:00 pm- CCLD Block Party


And finally, our New Student Welcome will be open to students, faculty, staff, and Pitt families! This event will feature remarks from Chancellor Gallagher, Provost Cudd, Dean Bonner and numerous student leaders all over campus. Following this we will have “Why We Hail: A Guide To Pitt Traditions” so that when you come to campus again you will be able to fit right in! This event will be found here.