Ready…Set…Pitt

Tentative Agenda

7:00 am

EARLY PANTHER CAMPUS TOUR

Includes a visit to a residence hall, lecture hall,
the Cathedral of Learning, and William Pitt Student Union.

 

DISCOVER PITTSBURGH BUS TOUR

Includes a stop at the Mt. Washington overlook.

 

UPPER CAMPUS TOUR

Includes a stop at the Petersen Events Center and a residence hall.
Guests will walk back to Alumni Hall.

 
8:00 am – 8:30 am

CHECK-IN AND MORNING REFRESHMENTS

 
8:30 am – 9:00 am

WELCOME PRESENTATION

 

The following activities are available several times throughout the day.

Parents and students should feel free to attend separate sessions so they can learn as much as possible during the day.

 
9:15 am – 10:15 am

INTRODUCTION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH

Learn about the six primary factors of why you should choose Pitt.

 

AN INSIDE LOOK AT PITT ADMISSIONS

Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about the admissions process.
Parents and students will have an opportunity to ask their own questions.

 

ACADEMIC MAJORS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Learn about available academic programs, study abroad, internships,
research and other experiential learning opportunities within each school.

 

HOW TO WRITE A COLLEGE ESSAY
ESPECIALLY FOR STUDENTS GRADUATING IN 2017, 2018, OR 2019

Pointers will be given by Admissions Counselors on what schools look for in a college essay.

 

FINANCIAL AID AND LIVING A STUDENT LIFESTYLE
ESPECIALLY FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS

Learn about financial aid options and how to live like a student in order to reduce costs.

 

CAMPUS TOUR

Includes a visit to a residence hall, lecture hall,
the Cathedral of Learning, and William Pitt Student Union.

 

UPPER CAMPUS TOUR

Includes a stop at the Petersen Events Center and a residence hall.
Guests will walk back to Alumni Hall.

 

DISCOVER PITTSBURGH BUS TOUR

Includes a stop at the Mt. Washington overlook.

 
10:30 am – 11:30 am

INTRODUCTION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH

Learn about the six primary factors of why you should choose Pitt.

 

AN INSIDE LOOK AT PITT ADMISSIONS

Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about the admissions process.
Parents and students will have an opportunity to ask their own questions.

 

ACADEMIC MAJORS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Learn about available academic programs, study abroad, internships,
research and other experiential learning opportunities within each school.

 

COLLEGE SELECTION PROCESS
ESPECIALLY FOR STUDENTS GRADUATING IN 2017, 2018, OR 2019

Learn more about the factors which help you in the college selection
process: size, reputation, programs, location, academic fit, and cost.

 

FINANCIAL AID AND LIVING A STUDENT LIFESTYLE
ESPECIALLY FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS

Learn about financial aid options and how to live like a student
in order to reduce costs.

 

CAMPUS TOUR

Includes a visit to a residence hall, lecture hall,
the Cathedral of Learning, and William Pitt Student Union.

 

UPPER CAMPUS TOUR

Includes a stop at the Petersen Events Center and a residence hall.
Guests will walk back to Alumni Hall.

 

DISCOVER PITTSBURGH BUS TOUR

Includes a stop at the Mt. Washington overlook.

 

11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Lunch – 11:30 – 12:30 GOLD WRISTBANDS; 12:30 – 1:30 BLUE WRISTBANDS

Enjoy lunch at our largest on campus dining facility,
located in the lower level of the Litchfield Towers.

 

Academic MarketPlace – 11:30 – 12:30 BLUE WRISTBANDS; 12:30 – 1:30 GOLD WRISTBANDS

Meet and ask questions of academic and student service representatives
who will share their expertise. Representatives will provide handouts and brochures about their areas.

 

1:45 pm -2:45 pm

INTRODUCTION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH

Learn about the six primary factors of why you should choose Pitt.

 

AN INSIDE LOOK AT PITT ADMISSIONS

Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about the admissions process.
Parents and students will have an opportunity to ask their own questions.

 

ACADEMIC MAJORS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Learn about available academic programs, study abroad, internships,
research and other experiential learning opportunities within each school.

 

GETTING FROM HERE TO THERE
ESPECIALLY FOR STUDENTS GRADUATING IN 2017, 2018, OR 2019

Professionals will suggest specific curriculum needed to make you competitive
for your chosen field of study.

 

FINANCIAL AID AND LIVING A STUDENT LIFESTYLE
ESPECIALLY FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS

Learn about financial aid options and how to live like a student
in order to reduce costs.

 

CAMPUS TOUR

Includes a visit to a residence hall, lecture hall,
the Cathedral of Learning, and William Pitt Student Union.

 

UPPER CAMPUS TOUR

Includes a stop at the Petersen Events Center and a residence hall.
Guests will walk back to Alumni Hall.

 

DISCOVER PITTSBURGH BUS TOUR

Includes a stop at the Mt. Washington overlook.

 

2:45 pm

CAMPUS TOUR

Includes a visit to a residence hall, lecture hall,
the Cathedral of Learning, and William Pitt Student Union.

 

Drop off your completed survey in Alumni Hall at the end of the program to receive your free Pitt T-shirt!