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Student Life

Pitt programs and initiatives support a strong graduate and professional student community. Safety, wellness and community resources are listed below, as well as information on student organizations and campus life. 

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Pitt is committed to fostering diversity, equity and inclusion throughout its five campuses—in classrooms, offices, residence halls, laboratories, and every other place where people work, research, and learn.

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Resources for Pregnant and Parenting Students

Consistent with its efforts to be inclusive and to support a healthy academic-personal life balance, Pitt helps graduate and professional students who are parents to fulfill their family responsibilities while making progress toward their degrees.

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Resources for International Students

While the University is committed to supporting all graduate and professional students, we recognize that international students face unique challenges in the pursuit of their education.

As part of the University’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive environment and to the well-being of every student, we will continue to do everything we can to support our international students and create an environment in which everyone is respected.  

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Health and Wellness

From generous health insurance to programs that promote physical and mental fitness, Pitt encourages students to be strong in both mind and body. Explore the health and wellness resources available to you. 

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As part of providing all students with a safe and secure learning environment, a variety of safety resources are available both on and off campus.

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Pitt programs and initiatives support a strong graduate/professional student community in and outside of the academic environment.

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Student Organizations

Graduate and professional students play a role in Pitt shared governance through a number of University-wide organizations as well as student groups at the school level.

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Campus Resources

Find out about even more campus resources available to Pitt graduate and professional students.

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Explore the Pitt buses and shuttle schedules, learn about SafeRider, DisAbility Shuttles, and buy a bus ticket home via our Buses Home for the Holidays program. Apply for parking permits, find garages, and learn about traffic and parking ordinances. Learn more at Parking, Transportation and Services.

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Explore your options for off-campus living and learn more about the city and its communities through the following resources.

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News Sources

Get news and information about what's happening at Pitt and in the surrounding area via a variety of news sources.