2019 Graduate and Professional Student Orientation

August 20, 2019
2 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Alumni Hall and Posvar Patio

Program Schedule*

2:00–2:30 p.m.   

Welcome & Introductions
7th Floor Auditorium, Alumni Hall
Nathan Urban, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies
Kenyon Bonner, Vice Provost and Dean of Students
Yashar Aucie, Vice President of Finance, Graduate & Professional Student Government

2:30–3:20 p.m.    

Information Sessions
7th Floor Auditorium, Alumni Hall

2:30–2:45 p.m.    
Title IX
Katie Pope, Title IX Coordinator

2:45–3:00 p.m.    
University Counseling Center
Jay Darr, Director

3:00–3:20 p.m.    
Mentoring Panel
Sharon Mickens - Career Center
Lisa Belczyk - PittCommons
Malena Hirsch - Graduate Student, Public Health and Katz Graduate School of Business
Sam Poloyac - School of Pharmacy
Trevor Sleight - Graduate Student, Swanson School of Engineering

3:00–4:30 p.m.    

Resource Fair
Connolly Ballroom, Alumni Hall

Visit 50+ tables of University resources, including FREE headshot photos and a variety of Pitt swag.

For those in need, an Immunization Clinic will be running simultaneous to the Resource Fair at the Student Health Service in the Nordenberg Hall – Wellness Center, 119 University Place. Pre-registration for immunizations is required

4:30–6:30 p.m.

Picnic & Student Organizations
Posvar Hall Patio (facing Mervis Hall)

Make new friends at the picnic on the Posvar Patio immediately following the Resource Fair. Get to know fellow graduate students and graduate student organizations over dinner or lawn games, and embrace your Pitt spirit when Roc the Panther stops by for a visit.

* Additional details will be posted as they become available.