Student Unions

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

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!

Building Hours

Summer Hours Begin:

April 30th we will be open 8am – 5pm to celebrate graduation! 
 May 1 – May 14:
8am – 5pm Monday through Friday; Closed on Weekends
May 15 – August 1:
8am – 7pm Monday through Friday; Closed on Weekends except Special Events
Floors 2 and 7 will close at 5pm

Academic Year Hours:

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 Vision

The student unions serve all students, faculty, and staff. By providing space for cultural, social, and educational services and programs, our student unions create a welcoming environment that enhances student involvement and their sense of community.



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, instructions can be found on this webpage:

Where can I have parking validated?

Parking is not validated unless prearranged by an event sponsor.

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 all Pitt 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.