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.

Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

GSPIA’s fall orientation will take place on August 26 at the University Club.

Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

PhD program orientation: August 23, 4-8:45 p.m. 

DBA program orientation: August 24-25, 5:30-9 p.m. each night

School of Computing and Information

An in-person school-wide orientation will take place on Thursday, August 25 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (lunch included) in the University Club Ballroom B. However, there are also additional orientation sessions hosted by your department. Additional details cane be found at Newly Admitted Students.

School of Dental Medicine

Within the School of Dental Medicine, each program organizes a program-specific orientation. The School of Dental Medicine will be hosting orientation for the DMD program August 16-19 and orientation for the Oral and Craniofacial Sciences program on August 26. Additional orientation information will be provided to incoming graduate and professional students by their programs.

School of Education

School of Education Orientation: August 25, 2022 (in person), Location: David Lawrence Hall, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

2022 New Student Orientation Day Schedule

School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences

School of Law

School of Medicine

School of Nursing

MSN and DNP students enrolled in the School of Nursing must register for Online NUR 2044 – Graduate Orientation Module and satisfactorily complete the Module. PhD students will have their own orientation either via Zoom or face-to-face and will be notified by the Program Director.

School of Pharmacy

Our PhD/MS Pharmacy Graduate Student Orientation is on Wednesday, August 10 from 9 a.m. to noon on Zoom. Please contact Lori Altenbaugh with questions:

School of Public Health

School of Public Health Graduate Student Orientation: Wednesday, August 24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., University Club/Public Health Building, RSVP for Pitt Public Health Orientation.

School of Social Work

Orientations for MSW and PhD students will be held in-person from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on August 25. Visit the school's Incoming Students webpage for additional resources.

Swanson School of Engineering

Swanson School orientation details can be found at Orientation Agenda.