Upcoming Events

Saturday, July 2

Primanti Bros' Sandwiches

One of the best known foods from Pittsburgh is the Primanti Bros sandwich.  In this Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article, you can read all about this delicious sandwich shop and get ready to try one when you arrive in Pittsburgh.

Monday, July 4

Learn about Pittsburgh Attractions

Pittsburgh has been recognized as THE place to live and visit by different magazines in the past few years.  This article highlights some of the Pittsburgh attractions that explain why people love to be here!

Friday, July 8

32 Realities International Students Experience

Check out this article from another international student studying in the U.S. about their experience.

Wednesday, July 13

Take a Virtual Tour of the Nationality Rooms

The Nationality Rooms are located on the first and third floors of the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning. The rooms were designed to represent the culture of various ethnic groups that settled in Allegheny County and are supported by these cultural groups and governments. The rooms are also in use as University classrooms.  The Nationality Rooms have recently begun virtual tours so you can enjoy these rooms at any time.  Enjoy visiting these incredible rooms online!

Thursday, July 21

Aerial Tour of Pittsburgh

Here is a cool view of Pittsburgh as we were all safely social distancing at home.  

Sunday, July 24

Visit Cool Pittsburgh!

Pitt has a website for people new to the University of Pittsburgh and its hometown—especially graduate and professional school students, postdocs and new members of the Pittsburgh campus faculty. But undergraduates students are more than welcome to use this resource as well. Cool Pittsburgh is really a guide to moving to Pittsburgh and learning about our beautiful city, its neighborhoods, and its community.

Wednesday, July 27

Watch Movies Filmed in Pittsburgh

Did you know that many movies were filmed in Pittsburgh?  Take a look at this list of movies made in Pittsburgh and "visit" the city before you arrive!

Thursday, August 4

Learn about Pittsburgh Attractions

Pittsburgh has been recognized as THE place to live and visit by different magazines in the past few years.  This article highlights some of the Pittsburgh attractions that explain why people love to be here!

Saturday, August 13

Take a Virtual Tour of the Nationality Rooms

The Nationality Rooms are located on the first and third floors of the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning. The rooms were designed to represent the culture of various ethnic groups that settled in Allegheny County and are supported by these cultural groups and governments. The rooms are also in use as University classrooms.  The Nationality Rooms have recently begun virtual tours so you can enjoy these rooms at any time.  Enjoy visiting these incredible rooms online!

Monday, August 15

New Student Welcome Session - Graduate Students

This required Welcome Session will be for all incoming international students where you will meet the OIS staff and learn the most important aspects of maintaining your status while studying at the University of Pittsburgh.  Hail to Pitt!

2:00pm to 3:30pm
121 Lawrence Hall