Health Sciences Diversity

Undergrad Resources & Support

Undergraduate students have many resources at their fingertips at the University of Pittsburgh. These include:

  • The Academic Resource Center (ARC) is a student’s one-stop shop for the most comprehensive set of academic services available at Pitt. ARC hosts study skills workshops and tutoring in a great environment that includes study space as well as access to the PittNet wireless network.
  • The Career Services Office offers specialized career consultants to assist you with applying to graduate and professional schools. These consultants can explain the application process, direct you to relevant resources, guide you in preparing your personal statement, and suggest appropriate undergraduate courses.
  • The Division of Student Affairs supports student learning and development through myriad experiential learning opportunities. Working in partnership with other members of Pitt's community, Student Affairs provides a rich array of programs and services that add considerable value to the outstanding learning experience emanating from the classroom. Thus, Student Affairs facilitates student involvement in a vibrant campus learning community that prepares students to function effectively in a scientific, technological, and diverse world.
  • Facilitating Opportunity and Climate for Underrepresented Students (FOCUS) is the University’s banner peer-mentoring program for incoming freshmen. FOCUS is designed to promote the academic success of participating students by offering a number of academic, social, professional/career, and cultural activities. Contact FOCUS via e-mail for more information.

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