University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

Admitted Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown!

The next few months may seem overwhelming, but we're here to help.

We are here to offer our support and guidance every step of the way. Our dedicated staff is ready to assist you with any questions or concerns, from academics to student life and everything in between.

Your Next Steps

CELEBRATE! Let the world know you’re #pittjohnstownbound!

LOG INTO my.PITT.edu Using the credentials sent to you by Pitt IT, log into the University’s portal and search for and bookmark the Johnstown Campus Resource Center.

APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID All eligible students are encouraged Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (Our code is 008815) online at fasfa.gov.

COMPLETE YOUR ADMITTED STUDENT PROFILE Help your Enrollment Counselor get to know you better.

EXPERIENCE PITT-JOHNSTOWN Visit upj.pitt.edu/visit to connect with admission staff and faculty, and tour the campus!

COMMIT TO PITT Make it official! Secure your seat by submitting your $100 tuition deposit at upj.pitt.edu/tuitiondeposit.

***IMPORTANT*** ACTIVATE YOUR PITT.EDU EMAIL ADDRESS Forty-eight hours after your tuition deposit has been processed you will receive instructions on activating your PITT.edu email address. From this point forward, all University emails will be sent to this address.

Senior Academic Division Days

Come and discover what sets Pitt-Johnstown apart! Meet our outstanding faculty and current students, get a taste of what it's like to be in our classrooms by sitting in on simulations and presentations that showcase our academic strengths and unique programs, and learn how our graduates are prepared for success in the real world.

Academic Planning Days

Academic Planning Days (APDs) are a Pitt-Johnstown tradition. Meet faculty, staff, and other current and future Mountain Cats. Your APD will include information on academic, social, and personal resources and the opportunity to review and discuss your fall class schedule.

FAQs

How do I commit to Pitt-Johnstown and submit my $100 tuition deposit?

A $100 check or money order along with your Intent to Enroll form can be mailed to the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. Go to johnstown.pitt.edu/Commit2Pitt to learn how to pay online.

When will I receive my Pitt email account?

Your email account will be created within 48 hours after you submit your tuition deposit. Activation instructions will be sent to the email address provided on your application for admission.

What placement assessments do I need to complete?

All new students will need to complete the ALKES Math Placement Assessment as part of their academic onboarding. The assessment assists in preparing your academic schedule. Exemptions can be issued by your Academic Division based upon AP exam scores or college math credit transferred in.

How do I receive credit for a college in high school course or from an AP exam?

To transfer college credit, please request an official transcript be sent to the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. Please request that your AP exam scores be sent to the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.

How do I commit to Pitt-Johnstown and submit my $100 tuition deposit?

A $100 check or money order along with your Intent to Enroll form can be mailed to the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. Go to johnstown.pitt.edu/Commit2Pitt to learn how to pay online.

When will I receive my schedule of classes?

Students can expect to receive their schedule of classes at the Academic Planning Day during the summer.

When should I schedule an appointment as a new student to see my academic advisor?

Our advisor will be one of the most influential people during your college career. New students will have the opportunity to meet with faculty advisors during one of the summer Academic Planning Days. Once you start the fall term, you should meet with your advisor within the first three weeks of the semester. Academic advising is an ongoing process, and your advisor will help define your academic or career goals and help you choose courses.

Am I required to live on campus?

The university requires full-time first-year students to live on campus for four consecutive semesters. Student who reside with parent(s) or legal guardian, and live within a commuting distance of 50 miles from Pitt-Johnstown are exempt. Additional exemptions can be found on the Residency Requirement page.

Can I bring a vehicle to campus?

Yes, students can bring a vehicle to campus. All vehicles must be registered with the Office of Campus Police.