2017 Graduate and Professional Student Orientation

August 22, 2017 - 2:00pm to 7:00pm

Sponsored by the Graduate and Professional Student Government and the Office of the Provost

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum
2-5 p.m

  • Welcome Address:
    Kenyon Bonner, Vice Provost and Dean of Students
    Nathan Urban, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Strategic Initiatives
  • Breakout Sessions:
    Title IX: Students will have the opportunity to learn about current policies and procedures at Pitt regarding Title IX, the US statute against sex discrimination in programs receiving federal financial assistance. Potential situations will be presented.

    Utilizing Resources Panel: Students will participate in a panel discussion with University resource leaders including Student Health, Transportation and Parking, Benefits, and the University Library System.

    Graduate & Professional Student Panel: Students will participate in a panel discussion with current Graduate and Professional students.
  • Resource Fair: 
    Interact with over 30 diverse resources available to Pitt graduate and professional students. Take the opportunity to join cultural organizations.

Picnic and Cookout
Cathedral of Learning log cabin lawn
5-7 p.m. 

  • ​​​​​Games and Raffles
  • Giveaways
  • Food and Music

Location and Address

2-5 p.m.
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum

Cookout and picnic
5-7 p.m. 
Cathedral of Learning log cabin lawn

Event Type

Special Event