2020 School-level Orientations

*Check back for updated information on 2021 school-level orientations

Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Within the Dietrich School, each department will organize a program-specific orientation for graduate students.

asgraduate.pitt.edu


Graduate School of Public Health

For important information regarding the upcoming academic year for new students, visit GSPH's Orientation webpage.

publichealth.pitt.edu


Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

GSPIA will be emailing students orientation videos daily from August 10 through August 13.

A live orientation via Zoom will also be held on August 14.

Links to these videos and the Zoom event will be available in August.

gspia.pitt.edu


Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

The Katz MS and MBA online orientation activities run August 10 through 14. View the MS Orientation Schedule and the MBA Orientation Schedule.

Virtual orientation for new Katz PhD students: 8–11a.m., Saturday, August 8.

katz.business.pitt.edu


School of Computing and Information

Stay up to date with SCI graduate orientation details via the link below. Dates and times will be posted as they become available.

https://www.sci.pitt.edu/student-resources/newly-admitted-students


School of Dental Medicine

The School of Dental Medicine will hold its new student orientation August 11–14, 2020.

The majority of the presentations will be conducted virtually this year with the exception of Wednesday, August 12, when students will participate in Basic Life Support training as well as “get to know you activities” on campus.

dental.pitt.edu


School of Education

The School of Education will host its Fall 2020 Virtual New Student Orientation on Monday, August 17, 2020, 9 a.m.–noon. Visit the Welcome Admitted Students page for information on the virtual orientation, resources, and more.

education.pitt.edu


School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences

A school-wide online orientation is held for all incoming SHRS students; a link to the orientation website will have been provided in your admission letter. Additionally, each department will hold its own orientation via Zoom, and link for that will be provided by the program director.  

Visit the Orientation webpage for more information.

shrs.pitt.edu


School of Law

The School of Law will host its orientation Tuesday, August 17, 2021  through Friday, August 20, 2021. Visit the Incoming Student Orientation for the daily schedule and more information.

law.pitt.edu


School of Medicine

Within the School of Medicine, each program will organize a program-specific orientation for graduate students.

medschool.pitt.edu


School of Nursing

MSN and DNP students enrolled in the School of Nursing must satisfactorily complete an online orientation module.

Please ensure that you are registered for NUR 2044 Graduate Orientation.

Questions? Contact Jennifer Thompson, Student Services Administrator/Ombudsperson, Office of Student Affairs, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine

nursing.pitt.edu


School of Pharmacy

The School of Pharmacy Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences will be holding an orientation on Wednesday Aug. 13 from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. EST. The program will also be recorded.

All incoming students will be contacted individually via email with information on the orientation and all required training for Title IX, lab practice and safety, TA orientation, etc.

Questions? Contact Maggie Folan or Lori Altenbaugh.

pharmacy.pitt.edu


School of Social Work

Orientations for MSW and PhD students will be available on-demand. Visit the school's Incoming Students webpage for additional resources.

socialwork.pitt.edu


Swanson School of Engineering

Graduate Orientation 2020 will be held virtually on August 18, 2020. Visit the SSOE Grad Orientation webpage for more information.

engineering.pitt.edu