Pitt Responds: COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pitt community is doing its part to protect public health while forging ahead with the University’s missions of education, research and community impact.

Campus Updates

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Pitt to Virtually Celebrate Class of 2020 on April 26

In-person commencement ceremonies have been postponed, but Pitt will offer a unique celebration honoring the achievements of the Class of 2020 virtually on Sunday, April 26.
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Live from Anywhere, It’s Pitt!

Introducing Pittwire Live, an online hub where you can participate in virtual events like fitness classes and workshops, find volunteer opportunities and join communities of common interest.
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Making It Work While Working from Home

Working from home is the new norm for many employees. University of Pittsburgh experts share their advice for creating a more ergonomic work space, making time for exercise and more.
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Screen Time: How to Lessen the Challenges of Remote Learning

Tinukwa Boulder, director of innovative technologies and online learning in Pitt’s School of Education, says that emphasizing mindfulness and establishing a social presence in the virtual classroom are key to making online learning easier.
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Prospective Students Commit to Pitt During Virtual Admitted Student Day

Travel restrictions may have put the brakes on admitted student campus visits, but a team at Pitt admissions created an innovative way of bringing campus to students wherever they are.
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Dispatches from the First Week of Online Learning

The rapid transition from in-person to online courses went smoothly, though there were a few bumps in the road. Hear what Pitt faculty members have to say about the transition to a remote academic landscape.
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Pitt-Bradford’s Preparation for Online Teaching

Faculty members at all University of Pittsburgh campuses have worked tirelessly to transition to online learning in the wake of COVID-19. Here, instructors from Pitt-Bradford share how they prepared.

Expert Offers Tips for Teaching Online

Cynthia Golden, associate vice provost and executive director of Pitt’s Center for Teaching and Learning, has advice for faculty members as they shift their courses online.

COVID-19: What You Need to Know

All University of Pittsburgh campuses will shift classes to remote learning approaches beginning on March 23.
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From University Times: Inside the University’s Emergency Operations Center

With COVID-19 looming as a public health threat, people from throughout the University are looking at all the different issues Pitt could encounter if the disease spreads near or on its campuses. Peek behind the scenes at the Emergency Operations Center.