Panther Connect Virtual was designed specifically for you! Panther Connect Virtual provides the opportunity for you to meet other first-year students, and learn about campus resources that will make your first semester at Pitt smooth and successful. Below you can find the events happening throughout the summer!
When attending a Panther Connect Virtual session, we strongly recommend logging in to Zoom through your Pitt Portal (my.pitt.edu). Simply log in to your Pitt Portal, click the Zoom application and sign in.
How to Succeed at Pitt:
Join a live training experience led by your peers! This session will walk you through 5 essential skills for success in college. Through this interactive workshop, you will learn about the specific strategies empirically proven to predict better student outcomes, giving you the competitive advantage you need to succeed in college. All participants must log in to zoom event using Pitt credentials.
- July 14 at 8 a.m. EDT— Register
- July 14 and 2 p.m. EDT— Register
- July 21 at 2 p.m. EDT— Register
- July 28 at 2 p.m. EDT— Register
Ask a Panther Panel:
Live Q&A panel with First Year Mentors and staff across campus. This session provides an opportunity to get your questions answered from experienced student leaders and university staff from offices such as Residence Life, Financial Aid, Cross Cultural Leadership Development, Panther Central, the University Counseling Center, and Student Health. All participants must log in to zoom event using Pitt credentials.
How to Ace Class Scheduling:
Live sessions including First Year Mentors and professional staff discussing how to create a plan for your fall semester all scheduled for 2 p.m. EDT. Each session will focus on a particular school. All participants must log in to zoom event using Pitt credentials.
- June 22— Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences— Register
- June 24— College of Business Administration— Register
- June 29— Swanson School of Engineering— Register
- June 30— School of Computing and Information— Register
- July 8— School of Nursing— Register
- July 13— Detrich School of Arts and Sciences— Register
How to Get Involved on Campus:
Live sessions including First Year Mentors and student leaders from different types of organizations across campus including Fraternity and Sorority Life, service organizations, campus recreation (intramural and club sports), academic clubs, affinity groups, and more. All sessions will be held at 2 p.m. EDT. All participants must log in to zoom event using Pitt credentials.
- July 15— Service and Sustainability— Register
- July 20— Fraternity and Sorority Life— Register
- July 22— Affinity Groups— Register
- July 27— Academic Clubs— Register
- July 29— Campus Recreation— Register
Game Night Wednesday:
Join FYMs and fellow new students for a fun and relaxing game night experience every Wednesday from 8-10 p.m. EDT. All participants must log in to zoom event using Pitt credentials.
- June 23— Register
- June 30— Register
- July 7— Register
- July 21— Register
- July 28— Register
- August 4— Register
Please note that Panther Connect sessions are for students only. Information for parents and families can be found here.