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The Graduate Studies staff in the Office of the Provost works to ensure high-quality academic programming and provide resources to the University’s graduate and professional students and postdocs. Explore the website to learn more about available resources and support.

Office of the Provost Graduate Studies Team
Meet the Team

Find contact information for the Graduate Studies team and reach out with any questions. Each staff member's area of expertise is listed after their title. If you are not sure who can answer your question, email and someone from the team will get back to you.

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Guiding Principles

Get to know more about the core principles of the Graduate Studies team in Pitt's Office of the Provost through its mission and vision statements, guiding values, and 2022-2027 Graduate Studies Strategic Plan.

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Key Accomplishments

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to supporting Pitt graduate and professional students holistically. Browse a recent history of some of the improvements we've implemented in concert with our graduate and professional students.  

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Office Hours

Sign up for time time to meet Vice Provost Amanda Godley during her monthly office hours for graduate and professional students and postdocs.

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Graduate Associate Deans

Find the graduate associate dean for your specific University of Pittsburgh graduate program.

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School Ombudspersons

An ombudsperson assists Pitt graduate students and postdocs in resolving academic-related conflicts and issues. Learn more and locate the designated ombudsperson for each school at Pitt.

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Student Policies and Regulations

Access the variety of policies and regulations pertaining to graduate and professional students at Pitt.

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Shared Governance and Building Community

The University works with graduate student groups on campus, including Graduate & Professional Student Government (GPSG), to continually enhance the services and resources available to Pitt graduate students.

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Postdoctoral Training at Pitt

The Office of the Provost - Graduate Studies team also provides oversight and support for postdocs from Pitt's Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business, Computing and Information, Education, Engineering, Law, Public and International Affairs, and Social Work. Get an introduction here or go directly to the Postdoctoral Training website to learn more.

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University Council on Graduate Study (UCGS)

UCGS is the body that develops basic standards, regulations, and policies applicable to all fields for Pitt graduate instruction and research.