Academic Support

The University of Pittsburgh provides a number of resources to ensure the success of our graduate and professional degree students.

English Language Institute

Since 1964, the English Language Institute (ELI) at the University of Pittsburgh has been teaching English as a second language courses for international students with a variety of language needs. The ELI has a rich assortment of courses to help students reach their educational goals.

Dissertation Bootcamp

The Dissertation Boot Camp offers best practices for the preparation of a large document, including developing a smart production schedule and writing advice from on-site writing consultants.

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity for Graduate Students and Postdocs

The National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) is a nationally recognized, independent organization that provides online career development and mentoring resources not just for faculty but for postdocs, and graduate students as well.

ULS and Library Services

Pitt's University Library System offers support for each step of a graduate student's academic path.