Policies and Resources

For Faculty

School of Medicine faculty interested in training graduate students are required to become members of the University Graduate Faculty. Applications are reviewed by the School of Medicine Graduate Council, at meetings that are held the last Monday of January, April, August, and October of each year. All application materials should be submitted at least 3 weeks prior to this meeting. Please read the guidelines in the link below.

Nomination Guidelines for School of Medicine Faculty to the University Graduate Faculty


For Graduate Students

The University of Pittsburgh reinforces its commitment to graduate students through policies and regulations that ensure open communication among faculty and students as well as fair and equitable treatment.

Regulations Governing Graduate Studies at the University of Pittsburgh

Professional Resources

University Counseling Center
Office of Disability Resources & Services
Office of Academic Career Development, Health Sciences
Office of Health Sciences Diversity
Office of International Services
Vice-Provost for Graduate Studies
University of Pittsburgh Graduate Student Resources
Graduate Student Parental Accomodation Guidelines

Living Resources

Campus Map
Buses & Shuttle Information
Exercise & Fitness
Off-Campus Living
Student Health Service
Health Insurance
Tax information

Travel Awards

For information about travel awards, please look here: under Admissions and Finanical Aid > Travel Awards