The University sincerely thanks its veterans, who can be found among our students, faculty and staff, for their service to our country.  The qualities honed during military service, leadership, responsibility, dedication, among others, enrich the University community.  Pitt’s commitment to meeting the educational needs of military service members is very important to our success. 

Military Friendly School

We’re proud to announce that our university has earned the 2019 Military Friendly® GOLD LEVEL award and was ranked as a Top 10 military friendly school. Learn more and see why we received this year’s award. 

Disclose Your Veteran Status

The University of Pittsburgh aspires to make diversity and inclusion among its defining characteristics.  Consistent with our values, our strategic plan, and most importantly, to better serve our community, we need to know who we are!  If you are a current faculty or staff member, please take a moment to complete your veteran status.  Disclosing this information is voluntary and will not be used against you in any way.

Office of Veterans Services

Designed to support veteran students with a keen understanding of unique needs of veterans and their family members, the Office of Veterans Services is proud to offer academic, career, and support workshops to assist veteran students during their time at the University.

The (OVS) assists with:

  • Admission preference perks
  • Assistance understanding military education benefits
  • Career guidance
  • Orientation specific for new veterans and dependent students
  • Pre-admission counseling session

Veterans Affinity Group

The Veterans Affinity Group facilitates the inclusion of veterans, military members, and their families into the University Community by supporting recruitment, retention, comradery, and ongoing success in collaboration with like minded organizations.

External Resources

These organizations support individuals who have served in the military and help in the transition back to civilian life.