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September 13, 2022

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Love Your Crosswalk

Learning the traffic flow of a new city can be tough. Last week, Love Your Crosswalk stickers were installed throughout Oakland along busy intersections to help test your pedestrian safety knowledge and learn some new safety tips. Scan the QR code on the stickers to take our Love Your Crosswalk quizzes and compete with other users in real-time!

Click here to get a behind-the-scenes look on TikTok!
  • Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Celebration

  • Panther Card Reminders & Tips

  • Be A Good Neighbor Block Parties

  • Healthy U Fair

  • Civic Action Week

  • Start Here 

  • Group Fitness Classes

  • Jumpstart Recruitment

  • Pitt Votes Ambassador Program

  • Your Guide to Civic Engagement

  • Upcoming Events

  • Wellness Resources

Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Celebration

Join us on Thursday, September 29 for yard games, giveaways, and light refreshments to celebrate the construction of the new Campus Recreation and Wellness Center! Set to open in fall of 2024, this building will be a total health and wellness center for students, staff, faculty, and the Pitt community. Click here to learn more about the celebration.

To learn more about the new Campus Recreation and Wellness Center, click here.

Panther Card Reminders & Tips

Your Panther Card helps you do a lot of things around campus. From building access to riding the bus - this card goes with you everywhere. So what happens if you lose it? Panther Central put together a list of reminders and tips to help you get the most out of your card and how to replace it if it's lost. Click here to check it out.

Be A Good Neighbor Block Parties

Join the Office of Engagement and Community Affairs at one (or all) of their annual block parties! Get to know Oakland residents and campus and community partners in an informal environment. Stop by to enjoy food, games, music, prizes, and more!

Click here for more information!

Healthy U Fair

The Healthy U Fair is an annual event intended to provide students at Pitt with resources and information to promote and enhance well-being. Join us tomorrow to get a free flu shot with your Pitt ID, meet therapy dogs, and learn more about wellness programs at Pitt! Click here for more information.

Civic Action Week

Save the date—Civic Action Week is approaching quickly! This October 17-22, students, faculty, staff, and the community are invited to take part in creating a path to joy and liberation. The goal of this year's Civic Action Week is to take action and reclaim joy as a form of radical self and community care. For more information, click here.

Start Here

Attending programs early in the semester is a great way to kickstart your involvement at Pitt. Not sure where to start? Start here! Click here to learn more about programs during your first six weeks on campus.

Group Fitness Classes

Start healthy habits this semester with Campus Recreation! Group fitness classes are available for FREE for Pitt students all semester long. Click here to view a full schedule and sign up.

Jumpstart Recruitment

Get involved and have some fun with Jumpstart! Jumpstart is a national AmeriCorps program that recruits and trains college students to serve in preschool classroom throught the region.

Click here to apply today!

Pitt Votes Ambassador Program

The Office of PittServes is looking for students who possess an interest in civic and community engagement to be Pitt Votes Voter Ambassadors! In this role, you will help us encourage voter participation and civic engagement across campus by tabling, registering students to vote, sharing voter info with your peers, and participating in civic engagement events.

Sound like you? Click here to apply.

Your Guide to Civic Engagement

Get involved in Civic Engagement this year with PittServes! Explore Civic Engagement in the classroom and earn your Civic Learning Transcript Distinction. Explore all Civic Engagement Opportunities here!

Upcoming Events

Healthy U Fair 

William Pitt Union Lawn and Plaza
Wednesday, September 14
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Learn about how to stay healthy at Pitt and beyond. Receive a free Flu Shot with your Pitt ID Card, and enter the raffle for fun prizes. Click here to learn more.

Be A Good Neighbor Block Party: Oakcliffe (South Oakland)  

Oakcliffe Community Playground
Wednesday, September 14
5 - 7 p.m.

The Office of Engagement and Community Affairs is excited to offer Be a Good Neighbor Block Parties throughout Oakland. These parties encourage students and long-term Oakland residents to get to know one another in an informal environment. Click here to learn more.


200 WPU
Thursday, September 22
10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

In preparation for the Fall Career Fair, you can meet with Career Center consultants and employers who will review your resume. Click here for more info.

All Angles with Dr. Arthur C. Brooks  

Alumni Hall, Connelly Ballroom
Thursday, September 22
4 - 5 p.m.

Join us for the next event in the University of Pittsburgh's All Angles series, an immersive experience that features expert speakers with perspectives across today’s political spectrum. Click here for more info.

Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Groundbreaking

Benedum Hall
Thursday, September 29
4:30 - 6 p.m.

Celebrate the construction of the new Campus Recreation and Wellness Center! Set to open in fall of 2024, this building will encompass all aspects of health and wellness, taking a holistic approach to support and enrich the student experience. Click here for more info.

Wellness Resources

Thrive @ Pitt offers useful tips and resources to help you improve and maintain your well-being while at Pitt so you can build a foundation to help you thrive and become your best self!

Therapy Assistance Online (TAO) is a confidential and interactive library of modules that will help you learn life skills and manage your transition to Pitt.

Learn more about resources available through the University Counseling Center.

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