Ready…Set…Pitt
Tentative Agenda

Several of the time slots offer activities that are available multiple times throughout the day.
Parents and students should feel free to attend separate sessions so they can learn as much as possible.

7:00 a.m. Early Panther Campus Tour
Includes a visit to a residence hall, lecture hall, the Cathedral of Learning, and William Pitt 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 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Check-In And Morning Refreshments
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Welcome Presentation
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. 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 2018, 2019, Or 2020. Pointers will be given by Admissions Counselors on what schools look for in a college essay.
Financial Aid and Living A Student Lifestyle
Learn about financial aid options and how to live like a student to reduce costs.
Campus Tour
Includes a visit to a residence hall, lecture hall, the Cathedral of Learning, and William Pitt 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 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 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
Learn about financial aid options and how to live like a student to reduce costs.
Campus Tour
Includes a visit to a residence hall, lecture hall, the Cathedral of Learning, and William Pitt 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 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. GOLD WRISTBANDS
12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. BLUE WRISTBANDS
Enjoy lunch at our largest on campus dining facility, located in the lower level of the Litchfield Towers.
Academic Marketplace
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. BLUE WRISTBANDS
12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. 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.
1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. 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 2018, 2019, or 2020. Professionals will suggest specific curriculum needed to make you competitive for your chosen field of study.
Financial Aid and Living A Student Lifestyle
Learn about financial aid options and how to live like a student to reduce costs.
Campus Tour
Includes a visit to a residence hall, lecture hall, the Cathedral of Learning, and William Pitt 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.
2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Campus Tour
Includes a visit to a residence hall, lecture hall, the Cathedral of Learning, and William Pitt Union.
Upper Campus Tour
Includes a stop at the Petersen Events Center and a residence hall. Guests will walk back to Alumni Hall.
3:15 p.m. Survey Drop Off
Drop off your completed survey to receive your free Pitt tshirt!