Plan Your Visit

Explore the Pittsburgh campus by watching one of our Virtual Tours before your visit to view historic landmarks, award-winning architecture, sustainable design, student housing, research labs, green spaces and more.



Pittsburgh is easy to reach via the city's international airport as well as by car, bus and train. Visit our Interactive Map to navigate the Pittsburgh campus and beyond.

Hotels and Lodging

Several hotels in Pitt's home neighborhood of Oakland provide easy access to campus and the Petersen Events Center. There are also many hotels downtown and in the areas surrounding Oakland. View a list of hotels. (The University makes no guarantees as to the availability of rooms or quality of service at these independently owned facilities.)

Parking and Transportation

Commencement participants and guests can travel to the Petersen Events Center by car, bus, taxi, and ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft as well as on foot, from nearby hotels. Visit the Petersen Events website to become acquaited with parking areas. 

Disabilty and Access

The Petersen Event Center Accessiblity Assistance page is a great resource to become familiar with the venue for those guests needing accomodations.  Ceremony specific accomodations and information can be found here.