Welcome to the University of Pittsburgh! Pittsburgh is a small city with a lot to offer, from educational and cultural events to sports, parks, and other outdoor activities. We hope that you enjoy your new home and take advantage of your time here, whether you’re here for a few months, a few years, or longer.

We’re sure you have many questions and concerns about life in Pittsburgh. Please use these pages and OIS as a resource to assist you as you get settled in. The information provided in the links to the right is by no means exhaustive, but it will hopefully get you started as you begin to make your plans and familiarize yourself with Pitt and the city.

If you have ideas for additions or improvements to these pages, we welcome your input. Please contact us at ois@pitt.edu with your suggestions.

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