Upcoming Events

Friday, September 24

Scholar Orientation

Attendance at orientation is required for all new J-1 scholars and interns. Scholars and interns will learn basic immigration regulations relevant to their status, and general information for adjustment to Pittsburgh and the surrounding community, and will also receive informational packets for future reference during their stay. Please bring passport, visa, I-94 and DS-2019 with you to the orientation.

10:30am to 12:00pm
Online - Register Below

Friday, September 24

Homecoming Beat Series

Join the Pitt Alumni Student Network and the Pitt Alumni Association for festival activities for students, alumni, and children to celebrate Homecoming! Make sure to check in at the registration tent while you're in the area. (Family Friendly event)
 

 

 

2:00pm to 6:00pm
William Pitt Union Plaza

Tuesday, September 28

Money Moves: Budgeting & Saving

Hail to Pitt! Hail to Earning Money and Keeping It!

Online shopping, mall runs, and impromtu spending. It’s very easy to overspend when you do not have a plan. Join the Financial Wellness Program for tips on building a budget and sticking to it for your financial and overall well-being.

3:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual Event

Friday, October 1

Scholar Orientation

Attendance at orientation is required for all new J-1 scholars and interns. Scholars and interns will learn basic immigration regulations relevant to their status, and general information for adjustment to Pittsburgh and the surrounding community, and will also receive informational packets for future reference during their stay. Please bring passport, visa, I-94 and DS-2019 with you to the orientation.

10:30am to 12:00pm
Online - Register Below

Saturday, October 2

Festival: 40th Annual Latin American & Caribbean Festival

he Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Pittsburgh has celebrated Latin American and Caribbean cultures with a full-day festival on our Oakland campus since 1979. On Saturday, October 2, 2021, we will celebrate the 40th Annual Latin American & Caribbean Festival!
The event features well-known Latin American musicians, authentic artists and craft makers, delicious Latin American and Caribbean cuisine, traditional dance performances, and activities for children. Admission is free! The festival is the largest gathering of the Latin American and Latinx communities in Western Pennsylvania, attracting more than 3,000 students, community members, and local businesses.

3:00pm to 9:00pm
WESLEY POSVAR HALL GALLERIA

Friday, October 8

OIS Symposium

The Symposium is open to all department administrators, faculty, and staff who work with OIS.  This year’s Symposium will cover topics including:  green card options and policies, employment options in academia, #YouAreWelcomeHere, and more.

Click here for more information.

10:00am to 12:30pm
Online - Register Below

Friday, October 8

Scholar Orientation

Attendance at orientation is required for all new J-1 scholars and interns. Scholars and interns will learn basic immigration regulations relevant to their status, and general information for adjustment to Pittsburgh and the surrounding community, and will also receive informational packets for future reference during their stay. Please bring passport, visa, I-94 and DS-2019 with you to the orientation.

10:30am to 12:00pm
Online - Register Below

Sunday, October 10

Neighborhood Flea

Neighborhood Flea is a vibrant, pop up urban marketplace offering an inspired shopping experience in Pittsburgh's Strip District.  For more information, visit the Neighborhood Flea website.

10:00am to 3:00pm
27th and Railroad Streets

Tuesday, October 12

Money Moves: Understanding Credit

Credit. What is that? How does it work? Why is it important?

Credit is the ability to borrow money or access goods or services with the understanding that you'll repay later. Join the Financial Wellness Program to learn the answers to these questions and understand consumer credit.

3:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual Event

Friday, October 15

Scholar Orientation

Attendance at orientation is required for all new J-1 scholars and interns. Scholars and interns will learn basic immigration regulations relevant to their status, and general information for adjustment to Pittsburgh and the surrounding community, and will also receive informational packets for future reference during their stay. Please bring passport, visa, I-94 and DS-2019 with you to the orientation.

10:30am to 12:00pm
Online - Register Below