WinSCP for Students

Securely transfer files between computers with this SFTP client for Windows.

Web Conferencing and Collaboration


Video conferencing. Desktop sharing. Instant messaging: Skype for Business (Microsoft Lync) is a unified communication tool that makes it easy for students, faculty, and staff to conduct Web conferences, share applications or their desktop, send instant messages, work together on online white boards, view real-time presence indicators for colleagues, and more.

Email: Read My Pitt Email on your phone or tablet

You can set up your smartphone or tablet to access your My Pitt Email. We recommend you connect your mobile device using ActiveSync. ActiveSync is the most commonly used connection method and allows you to access your email, calendar, and contacts.

Installing Office 365 ProPlus


The University's Office 365 licensing agreement with Microsoft also includes installation privileges for Office 2016, the suite of desktop/laptop PC productivity applications that include Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Microsoft markets this access commercially as "Office 365 ProPlus".

Computrace LoJack: Using Computrace LoJack to Protect Your Windows Laptop


This document explains how to use Computrace LoJack for LaptopsĀ® to help in the recovery of your Windows laptop in the event of theft or loss. LoJack is a software application available at no cost to University of Pittsburgh students and allows your laptop to be traced in the event that it is ever lost or stolen. LoJack is available via the Software Download Service at My Pitt.

Update: Network Maintenance during October 22nd Will Be Rescheduled

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 13:36


The maintenance that was scheduled to take place October 22-23 to upgrade the network service in several buildings on the Pittsburgh campus has been postponed. It will be rescheduled for another downtime window. We will update you when the new maintenance date has been determined.

Please contact the Technology Help Desk at 412-624-HELP [4357] if you have any questions regarding this announcement.

WinSCP for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Securely transfer files between computers with this SFTP client for Windows.