Student Unions

Welcome to the William Pitt Union and O’Hara Student Center!

Building Hours:

In observance of MLK Day, WPU and OSC hours are the following:
WPU: 8am – 4pm (floors 2, 5, 7, 8, and 9 will be closed)
Sundays – Thursdays 8 AM – 11 PM
Fridays and Saturdays 8 AM – Midnight

WPU Floor Hours:

Lower, Main, 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 Building Hours
Floors 2 & 7

 Mondays  – Fridays 8 AM – 5 PM

Our Mission

Located in the heart of our bustling campus community, our Student Unions offer you safe, welcoming, and convenient spaces to relax, study, socialize, and more. Whether you’re looking to grab lunch, a quick workout, or some quiet study time, you’ll find what you need at either the William Pitt Union or the O’Hara Student Center. Our goal is to help you feel at home and do what you love.

Welcome to our Student Unions!

Welcome to the Student Unions homepage. Browse around our site to see how to reserve space in our buildings, what services we can provide, what Student Affairs and Academic Departments are housed here, and contact information if you can’t find what you are looking for. We hope to see you in the student unions soon! Hail to Pitt!


Does your building have free wifi?

If you are a current Pitt student, faculty, or staff member you can connect to the Pitt wifi. If you are not a member of the Pitt community, the event host must sponsor wifi by contacting CSSD prior to the event date. CSSD can be reached at 412-624-4357.

Where can I have parking validated?

Parking is not validated unless prearranged by an event sponsor. For Pitt Starts, parking can be validated at Panther Central in Towers lobby.

Where can I get a Port Authority Connect card?

United Check Cashing – 3711 Forbes Avenue. To find other locations, visit

Can I take the bus for free?

Anyone with a Pitt (Oakland) ID can take the bus for free. All Port Authority routes and fees can be found at

I'm looking for a specific building, where can I find it?

To view the campus map, click here.

Where can I go to get food on campus?

Schenley Cafe can be found on the lower level of the William Pitt Union.

You can find more information about our dining services here.

I lost something at an event last week, will it still be there?

For help with lost items, call our Information Desk at 412-648-7815.

Can I use the pianos in the WPU?

The pianos are available Monday through Friday after 5pm and all day on the weekends.  All piano rentals are subject to other events going on in the facility.