I have been admitted.. what's next?
- Visit Pitt-Johnstown
If you have not visited the campus or would like to come for a second look, we offer tours Monday through Friday. Call the Admissions Office at 1-855-LIKE-UPJ to schedule a tour.
- Attend Admitted Student Day Programs
Admitted Student Day programs are: Friday, February 23, and Friday, March 16
- Commit to Pitt-Johnstown
The deadline for the tuition deposit is May 1. The deposit is $100. You should submit an Admission Data Form along with the deposit. You can send both of these to the Admissions Office.
I am fully committed to Pitt-Johnstown! When will I receive information about:
- Financial Aid
You can file the FAFSA any day after October 1. We ask that you submit the FAFSA before April 1. Pitt-Johnstown's code for filing the FAFSA is 008815.
- Term Statements
The University does not send paper bills. Students and Authorized Users will receive a balance due notification via email when there are unpaid charges on the account. The email will direct you to PittPAY. The Account Summary page will show the amount due. An itemized term statement can be found under the Account Activity tab. If you have any questions, please contact the Business Office at 814-269-7040.
- Health Forms
All incoming students must complete the Health Form, which can be found at campusservices.upj.pitt.edu. Contact Health Services if you have any additional questions at 814-269-7110.
- Pitt Username
Once you pay your deposit, you will receive a Pitt username and password directly from the University of Pittsburgh. The username will help you register for Placement Exams, Academic Planning Days, and other important parts of this process. The username also serves as your Pitt email address. If you have any questions, please contact Pitt's Information Technology department at 412-624-4357. ALL username and password questions should be directed to that number.
- Placement Exams
Placement exams are required on the Pitt-Johnstown campus. You will receive information in the mail and via email about exam dates; information will also be posted online. You can register for the exams online using your Pitt username.
Academic Planning Days take place over the summer. These sessions provide you with the opportunity to get to know the Pitt-Johnstown campus, faculty, staff, regulations, and procedures, and obtain first semester advising. You can register online using your Pitt username. The 2017 dates are:
June 12 - Education, Engineering, Nursing and Health Science, Undeclared
June 15 - Natural Sciences, Undeclared
June 19 - Business and Enterprise, Humanities, Social Sciences, Undeclared
June 22 - All Divisions
- Fall Schedule
Using your placement exam scores, a class schedule will be generated for you. You will receive your Fall schedule at your Academic Planning Day. You will also have an opportunity to meet with a faculty member to discuss your schedule.
- Campus Housing
If you plan to live on campus, you will receive housing information after the May 1 deadline. The Office of Housing and Residence Life will send you an information packet, which will include a housing contract and a roommate selection form.
- Campus Dining
You will have several different dining options on the Pitt-Johnstown campus. The dining venues offer you a wide variety of choices to choose from. While you are at your Academic Planning day, you will be able to contract a meal plan to satisfy your needs.
Computers and Software
Personal computers are optional on campus. If you do not bring a computer to campus, you will have access to the computer labs located in Blackington Hall and Owen Library. If you choose to bring a computer to campus, you have the option of buying a computer through the university's computer buy program, which will be sent to your home address. You will also be provided with free software.
- Parking Permits
Every student has the option of having a car on campus. You will receive information about parking on campus at your Academic Planning Day. You can also stop in the Public Safefy Office in the Physical Plant Building to obtain a parking permit and information on parking regulations.
- Student IDs
You can have your picture taken for your Student ID anytime after you pay your $100 deposit. Pictures are taken in Student Union G52. You will receive your Student ID during move-in weekend.
What do I need to do before I start at Pitt-Johnstown?
- Final High School Transcripts
Contact your guidance counselor and ask them to send your final transcript to the Admissions Office.
- Advanced Placement Credits
If you have taken or will be taking any Advanced Placement Exams (AP Exams), please be sure to have your scores sent to Pitt-Johnstown.
- College Credits
If you are currently enrolled in courses within the Pitt System, your college credits will automatically become part of your Pitt-Johnstown record. If you are currently enrolled in courses outside of the Pitt-System, it is your responsibility to have your transcripts sent to Pitt-Johnstown. An official transcript, mailed from the college or university, is required for evaluation and transfer of credits. Transcripts can be mailed to:
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Johnstown, PA 15904