The Career Center offers career readiness workshops and resources on such topics like LinkedIn, resume-writing, and more.
Cool Pittsburgh is a website designed by Pitt to feature some great aspects of the City of Pittsburgh. The website features where to live, eat, play, shop and go. It is a comprehensive tool for those who are interested in events or places of interests off-campus.
The English Language Institute (ELI) is an affiliated entity of the University of Pittsburgh. Since 1964, ELI has been teaching English as a second language (ESL) courses for international students who wish to improve their general ability in English or are already academically admitted to Pitt and need some additional development of their language skills. The courses taken at ELI are non-credit bearing and fees are paid directly to the ELI.
The Global Compass is a guide for international students at the University of Pittsburgh. It includes a wealth of information about everyday life to academic resources. To download a copy of the guide, visit the Global Ties page here. Students may also retrieve a printed copy of the guide at the Global Ties office on the 6th floor of the William Pitt Union.
Global Ties is a part of Student Affairs and is responsible for creating programming designed for international students. There are many social events that they offer international students to connect with local students.
The Math Assistance Center (MAC) provides a walk-in service; no appointments are scheduled or needed. If there is a particular teaching assistant you prefer to work with, their hours are listed in the schedules below. However, all graduate teaching assistants present at any time have the capacity to aid in any undergraduate mathematics course. Undergraduate teaching assistants are there to provide assistance in sub-calculus classes.
Off-Campus Living is web resource put together by Pitt to inform students about options for living off-campus in non-university housing. The website provides information on renting, neighborhoods and roommates. Students considering off-campus living arrangements should consult the information provided on OCL.
The Office of International Services (OIS) provides immigration-related advice and documents for international visitors, students, faculty, researchers, and staff at the University of Pittsburgh.
OvECS Homestay has been providing quality homestays for international students since 1998. OvECS works with several universities across the United States to place international students.
Panther Central serves as the go-to place for the essentials of daily living, from transportation to housing to finding a good meal. Their services include the Panther Card (Pitt ID card), on-campus housing, dining and more. Panther Central will help with needs from when the housing application is initiated to being locked out of your room at 3 a.m. Conveniently located in the main lobby of Litchfield Towers, current and prospective students may reach out to Panther Central 24 hours a day, seven days a week.