University Counseling Center

A woman in a blue dress
The Office of the Provost hosted and compiled a broad range of activities and resources for incoming graduate students to learn about their roles and explore options for connecting to their colleagues and the community.
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It’s a special Pride Month for Pitt—the University has received a Best Colleges for LGBTQ+ Students ranking. Read firsthand how one student found his place at Pitt.
Belkys Torres speaking to students at a reception. Torres is wearing a gray top and skirt.
International students are faced with specialized concerns—like rapidly changing immigration and travel regulations—in addition to the issues faced by the entire University community in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pitt steps in with support, advice and tools to help.
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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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Two clinicians at Pitt are reaching more students by combining group therapy with running. Find out how Running Forward and other campus resources are helping students build community around mental health and well-being.
Jay Darr, the director of the University Counseling Center
Since his installation this February as University Counseling Center director, Jay Darr has hit the ground running, streamlining the center’s intake process and rolling out ThrivingCampus, an online directory connecting Pitt students to outpatient therapy resources.
A new health care model designed to provide students with the services they need more efficiently and at a deeper, more holistic level focuses not only on physical well-being, but also on mental and emotional health — and how the three interconnect.