The University of Pittsburgh’s libraries and collections are administered through the University Library System, the Health Sciences Library System and the Barco Law Library. The University Library System includes the following libraries and collections: Hillman Library (which in addition to its main collection, consists of: African American, Buhl [social work], East Asian, Special Collections, and Government Documents), Allegheny Observatory, Archives Service Center, Center for American Music, Chemistry, Computer Science, Darlington Memorial (American history), Engineering (Bevier Library), Frick Fine Arts, Information Sciences, Katz Graduate School of Business, Langley (biological sciences and behavioral neuroscience), Mathematics, Music, Physics, Public and International Affairs/Economics, and the libraries that are located at each of the University’s four regional campuses. The Health Sciences Library System provides collections and services to meet the information needs of the educational, clinical, and research programs of the School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, School of Pharmacy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, School of Nursing, and the Graduate School of Public Health, as well as the hospitals of the UPMC Health System. The Health Sciences Library System includes: the Children’s Hospital Library, Falk Library, UPMC Shadyside Libraries, and the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC) Library. PITTCAT is the University of Pittsburgh’s on-line library catalog. PITTCAT and the other databases are available through the University Library System website at www.library.pitt.edu.
Stephen Foster Memorial (a theatre performance hall); John M. and Gertrude E. Petersen Events Center (opened in 2003, this venue is designed for Pitt’s NCAA-Division I basketball, commencement, and concert events); the Pittsburgh Campus is adjacent to Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museums and Library; the 42-story Cathedral of Learning is one of the tallest academic buildings in the world, and features the Nationality Rooms which are functional classrooms representing the heritages of the region’s many ethnic groups.
nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
math, writing, study skills
minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological
on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited