University of Pittsburgh
Student Life

First Year Experience

Orientation Information

New and Transfer Student Orientation – December 18, 2014

Are starting at Pitt (Oakland) this spring?  Join us for this one-day (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.) orientation experience designed to help you prepare for next semester.  During this day you will learn about opportunities provided by the Division of Students Affairs, receive information on computer services, career development, student health and more.  You will also be able to take a tour of campus and get to know other new students. 
We also recommend contacting your advisor to make an appointment with them sometime between 1-5p.m. A full schedule of events will be available soon.  Parents and family members are welcome to attend.

Registration is not required, but highly recommended.  Register TODAY.

Spring Welcome Week – January 4-10, 2015

Join us for events this week to celebrate the beginning of the semester.  There are a few information, required and social events.  Please take note of the required events below. 

Required Events during Spring Welcome Week:

  • January 4, 2015 3-5pm – Welcome Reception and What You Need to Know Program
  • Multiple Sessions TBD – Sexual Assault Bystander Intervention Training 




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