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Accepted Applicants

Congratulations on your acceptance to Pitt!

If you’ve been accepted to Pitt Public Health but aren’t sure whether or not this is the place for you, visit on March 29, 2019, and see for yourself!

Take advantage of this chance to meet some of your future classmates and instructors while learning more about your program, the University, and life in Pittsburgh!

Tentative Agenda

8:15 a.m.
8:30 a.m.
Registration and Refreshments

Certificate Information Sessions
Learn about our various certificate programs that you can complete during your time here at Pitt.
9 a.m.
Welcome and Overview
Public Health Auditorium (G23)
Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Cindy Bryce - What's going on at Pitt Public Health? A presentation with student affairs staff will follow.
10 a.m.


Information Marketplace
Public Health Commons (First floor)
Talk to representatives from student affairs, certificate programs, research and practice centers, and student organizations. Learn about University and city resources.

Student Loan Information Session
Public Health Auditorium (G23)
Learn about student loan options to help fund your degree. 

11 a.m.



Master's Student Panel
Public Health Auditorium (G23)
Hear all about student life and what excites our students about their programs.

Doctoral Student Panel
A312 Public Health
Hear all about life as a doctoral student and what opportunities exist for our different programs.

Parents, Partners & Guests Session
3121C Public Health
For parents and partners to learn about resources at Pitt and in the Pittsburgh community.

11:45 a.m.
Department Information Sessions
(See specific location for each department)
Eat lunch with departmental faculty, staff, students, and alumni while learning more about your program.
1:15 p.m.
Alumni Panel
Public Health Auditorium (G23)
Learn what our alumni are doing today and how Pitt Public Health helped them get there.  
2 p.m.
2:15 p.m.
City Trolley Tours
Fifth-Avenue lobby
Leaving from the Fifth-Avenue lobby, these guided tours provide a glimpse into life in Pittsburgh as you enjoy a fun and informative trolley ride around the city.  

3:30 p.m.


Campus Walking Tour
Fifth-Avenue lobby
An interactive walking campus tour will depart from the Fifth-Avenue lobby.

Minority Student Organization Session
Public Health 1149, Foster Conference Room
Meet students involved in Pitt Public Health's Minority Student Organization (MSO) and learn about how you can become involved.

4 p.m.

Public Health Commons (First floor)
Interact with current students over refreshments and learn about student experiences, including how they--and their families or partners--enjoy and adjust to living city.

AAD invite SRS size pre-reg


Contact Renee Hill for more information.

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