Announcements And Updates
Submit your comments on draft policies by Oct. 19
The Intergovernmental Personnel Act Assignments and Management of University Facilities and Grounds policies are available for review and comment.
Get to know the Homewood Community Engagement Center at a Sept. 24 block party
Food, music, art and more await at the free event, which celebrates the next phase of the center’s development.
Attend these October forums to provide feedback on Pitt’s chancellor search
Share your thoughts on Oct. 3 at 9:30 a.m. or Oct. 7 at 4:30 p.m.
Celebrate Africa brings together guests from the continent with Pitt community on Sept. 16-17
The first-ever event — part conference and part celebration — will include lectures, roundtables, performances, crafts and a food market.
Nominations for top faculty honors are due Oct. 14
The call for Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching, Research and Public Service Awards is now open, as is the call for the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring.
Install the most recent version of Zoom now
Pitt IT asks that all members of the University community update their Zoom desktop client and app. Beginning Nov. 5, quarterly updates will be required for all users.
Apply or nominate someone for the Spirit of Pitt award by Sept. 6
Juniors and seniors in good academic standing are eligible. The two students who receive the most votes will win an award and $1,500 in resource funds.
Go ‘All In’ for Pitt students Aug. 21-27
The ACC-led All in for Students effort seeks to raise funds for student programs, initiatives and organizations.
Workshop details are available for the 2022 Diversity Forum
Register today to start planning the sessions you’ll attend. Workshops cover topics ranging from the neurobiology of bias to fatphobia to activist burnout — and much more.
ICYMI: 2023 University budget update
The budget establishes student tuition and housing rates as well as salary pool increases.
Housing assignments for the 2022-23 academic year have been announced
Students should check their Pitt email account for details. Additional information is available on the Pitt Arrival website.
Pitt’s online travel booking tool now shows carbon emissions information for flights
The feature is one of many efforts to improve sustainability and reach carbon neutrality at Pitt.
Register for the first-ever Dickson Prize Day on July 19
Winners of the med school’s highest honor will present alongside Pitt researchers on cutting-edge biomedical topics.
Submit to the Art of Diversity Showcase by July 8
Anyone may submit creative works to the competition. Winners will be announced during the Diversity Forum, July 25-28.
The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management is resuming in-person trainings
Sessions include bloodborne pathogens and chemical hygiene as well as self-defense and active killer trainings.
Annual Staff Performance Appraisal Program ends June 30
All units at Pitt are required to conduct a performance appraisal with each employee.
Data curious but don’t know where to start? This June 8 event is for you.
Data@Pitt is a staff-led event on June 8 featuring talks and workshops. RSVP by June 2.
Understand NIH training grants and how to get one at a June 6 summit
The virtual event is open to anyone who applies for these grants or supports people who do.
Register now for Pitt’s 2022 Diversity Forum
The July 25-28 virtual event’s theme is “Rewiring Our Systems: Transforming the Intersections of Inequity.” Registration is free and open to the public.
The Chancellor’s Annual Staff and Faculty Appreciation Picnic is back
On June 3, enjoy free lunch, games, raffles and more. Register by May 27 to be eligible for prizes.