University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown





Chancellor Gallagher announced that the University of Pittsburgh is shifting exclusively to virtual learning platforms. The following FAQs will provide additional information. We will be updating this list periodically to provide additional information.  

IT Resources for Remote Learning

Pittsburgh Information Technology is offering an equipment loan program for students, faculty and staff during the current COVID-19 crisis.

Johnstown students, faculty and staff without computer and/or internet access may contact the Pitt Information Technology Help Desk at 412-624-HELP.

You will need to provide:

1. User information including name, email, University ID and other demographic information
2. Whether they need to borrow a ChromeBook or HotSpot or Both
3. How long will they need the equipment
4. Shipping address
5. Other information depending on their University affiliation

Requests are being reviewed by the Office of the Provost. If approved, the equipment will be shipped out to the requestor.

The University of Pittsburgh, like so many institutions, has made the difficult decision—out of an abundance of caution—to cancel in-person visits. Pitt believes it is in the best interest of our students, prospective students and your families, and the overall community to help our country mitigate the risks of the spread of this pandemic. For all of Pitt's resources surrounding COVID-19, please visit: 

In the meantime, we continue to be excited about you and your interest in Pitt. We are making plans today to engage you throughout this process and notify you of the opportunities to help you engage with Pitt. While in-person visits are cancelled, the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid continues to be open for business virtually and will be responding and corresponding via email, text, and social/digital media channels. When you're ready to deposit, you can do so anytime by visiting: We will also let you know about our virtual tour opportunities in communications to come. We will be here for you throughout this process.i Please send your questions or concerns to our Admissions .

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