For many individuals, a first-time visit to Pitt-Johnstown can be love at first sight. Brochures and websites offer a glimpse of the Pitt-Johnstown experience, but nothing beats being here in person.
The Admissions Welcome Center benefits from the effort of a group of dedicated student tour guides, the STARs (Student Tourguide and Admissions Representatives). These students are the real experts on campus. They live, eat, and go to class here, and in most cases are only a few years older than the student visitors. They are very often the single best source of campus information. The Pitt-Johnstown STARs, along with the Admissions’ Staff invite you and your family to visit our beautiful campus.
Weekday campus visits provide the best opportunity for personalizing your campus visit. A student guide will take you on a campus tour, giving you a first hand look at what Pitt-Johnstown has to offer. The Admissions Welcome Center offers student guided tours throughout the week. In addition to the tour, you may also schedule an Admissions interview. This is an informal meeting between an Admissions Counselor and the student and his or her family. These meetings are designed as a way for the families to ask questions and gather information about Pitt-Johnstown. We want to ensure that a staff member and tour guide are available, so we ask that you call ahead to schedule your visit.
As a future Pitt-Johnstown student, we invite you to attend a special program designed for admitted students only. You can Get Ready for the Real World at Pitt-Johnstown’s Admitted Students’ Reception Program.
The morning begins with an information session followed by an office/activities fair where you will be able to talk with faculty and staff, visit campus offices, and learn more about student activities offered at Pitt-Johnstown!
The programs take place in February, March, and April and typically follow this agenda::
Representatives from academic divisions, campus offices, and student organizations will be on-hand to provide information regarding services available to Pitt-Johnstown students. This segment of the program is designed to be flexible and interactive based on your interests.
Full campus tours will be available after the program. These tours will depart from the Admissions Office in Blackington Hall.
The tours provide an excellent opportunity to chat informally with a current Pitt-Johnstown student as you stroll the campus grounds.