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After You Arrive

Now that you’ve finished recycling your last #Ship2Pitt box, its time to familiarize yourself with Pitt’s essential student services!  

Welcome Week

Welcome to Pitt, we’re so happy that you’re here! Engage with the Pitt community by participating in Welcome Week activities. 

Pitt Eats

All that moving has worked up an appetite! Check out the Pitt EATS hours for Arrival week. Your meal plan begins on August 20. Learn more about our new meal plans designed to give you flexibility and choice and stay tuned for more information on fall dining at our 50-plus Pitt Eats locations

Student Affairs
Clubs & Organizations

Make the most of your time on campus by learning how you can join a club or organization and connect with your on-campus community.  

Pitt IT
Connect with Pitt IT

Pitt IT offers various tech solutions and services to make Pitt student’s educational and recreational experience easy! Visit Pitt IT’s website for more information about: 

Wi-Fi Access

MyResNet is Pitt’s free high-speed Wi-Fi network in our residence halls. It's capable of accommodating up to seven devices per student, for completing coursework and joining Zoom calls, streaming music and videos, and online gaming. 

Panther Central
Have Questions? Panther Central has Answers!

Panther Central is Pitt’s 24/7 concierge service. Our trained Customer Care Representatives can assist you with your housing and dining inquirers, help you load Panther Funds or replace your Panther Card (Student ID), and answer any other Pitt-related questions that you may have.  

Panther Post
Panther Post

Panther Post is Pitt’s student mailing system. Panther Post is centrally located in the lobby of Litchfield Tower B, with satellite locations in various residence halls across campus. Learn more about shipping and receiving mail and packages to and from your on-campus accommodation.

Pitt Mobility
Pitt Mobility

Pitt Mobility offers Pitt students, faculty, and staff a wide variety of options for safely and conveniently navigating our urban campus. Pitt Mobility makes moving around campus - from complimentary after-hours shuttle service via SafeRider to free transportation on Pittsburgh Regional Transit and Pitt Shuttles to vast bike lanes and free, unlimited access to HealthyRideAtPitt!  

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Pitt Stores

The University of Pittsburgh owns and operates four not-for-profit storesMaggie & Stella’sThe Pitt ShopThe Pitt Shop at the Pete, and the University Store on Fifth. Shop the Quad for back-to-school essentials, course materials, and dorm décor!  

Student Health Center
Student Health Center

Stay healthy with Pitt’s Student Health Center, located on the lower level of Mark A. Nordenberg Hall.  

BHAS Sustainability

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to offering sustainable solutions to everyday problems. As a result, eco-friendly guidelines and practices are ingrained in all facets of student life – from our Green Resident Program to our reusable container options in our dining hallsLearn more about how you can positively impact the environment during your time at Pitt, and beyond!  

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Prepare for Pitt

Prepare for Pitt by viewing our curated list of resources to help you navigate your first-year experience. From locating the Pitt Shuttle schedule to purchasing tickets to the next Pitt Athletics event to finding the perfect student organization for your unique interests, we've got you covered. 

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Required COVID-19 Test

All students living in University housing – regardless of vaccination status – must take a COVID-19 test within 48 hours of arrival.

  • Tests can be found on your bed.
  • Return your completed test to your building’s RA table, which is located in the lobby of your building from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. on August 20, 21 and 22.  If you do not turn in your test by this deadline, you will not be permitted to participate in Welcome Week activities.

If you’ve tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 90 days, complete the exemption form by August 17 to be exempted from the arrival test requirement. This information will be entered into your student health record.

If you are part of an early-arrival group, you must test within 48 hours of arriving on campus. Your test must be dropped off at Panther Central.