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Fast and Friendly Technical Support

Our 24/7 IT Help Desk is just a call or click away.

Improve your Tech Know-How with Expert Workshops

Hone your existing skills and develop new ones using Microsoft Office, Online Survey System (Qualtrics), and more. We offer a wide array of Technical Workshops through the University’s Faculty and Staff Development Program.

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Computing Resources

Your University Computing Account allows you to access helpful services, change your password, set email preferences, and manage Pitt Passport devices.

Stay Connected with PittNet

Connect to WIRELESS-PITTNET-FAST or WIRELESS-PITTNET from more than 5,800 hot spots across campus.

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Use your Pitt Email

Have a busy inbox? Set up your Pitt email preferences in ways that are uniquely suited to the way you like to work.

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AskCathy and Get Answers

Find everything you need all in one place. Use My Pitt to find information, update details, and access just about everything you need at Pitt.

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Pitt Passport

Your gateway to secure online services.

Log In Fast, Stay Safe Always

Pitt Passport is the University's secure, single sign-on service for using your University Computing Account credentials to access web-based services like My Pitt, PRISM, Qualtrics, and more. Pitt Passport incorporates multifactor authentication, provided by Duo, to prevent unauthorized access to your information and University data.

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Your Work is Our Work

There’s a lot you want to accomplish, Pitt IT can help you get it done.

Maggie Schneider
Assistant Director, Advising Center
Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

“Pitt IT made our jobs more manageable by pulling information that advisors typically need into one central location, eliminating the need for endless lists.”

Pitt IT offers services—from business intelligence, to desktop computer support, server and network configuration, and more—to faculty, staff, and departments across the University. Are there processes or tasks that make your work difficult? Pitt IT may have a technology solution to make your job a little easier.


Collaborate in the Cloud

Take advantage of nearly unlimited storage space to upload, edit, and share files from any device.

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Enhance Your Expertise with LinkedIn Learning

View thousands of free online courses offered through the University’s partnership with LinkedIn Learning. Take classes on business, technology, creative skills, and more.

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Productivity Tools

Use your favorite Microsoft apps in ways that fit your workflow. Download the apps directly to your desktop with Microsoft Office or access those apps on the cloud with Office 365.

Install Microsoft Office applications for Windows or Mac, at no cost, on up to five devices. Alternately, online versions of Office, file storage, and email are available to staff in University departments that subscribe to the Microsoft Campus Agreement.

Work Smarter, Not Longer

Collect and Present Data

Use the Online Survey System (Qualtrics) to create secure surveys, analyze responses, and present results with professional-quality graphs.

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The New Pitt App Center

Find apps for Blackboard, LinkedIn Learning, Box, Microsoft Office, campus news, career fair preparation, and much more. All your Pitt-related apps, all in one place in AskCathy.

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Install Free Software

Download Microsoft Office, Antivirus (Symantec Endpoint Protection), Anti-Malware (Malwarebytes), and additional software titles available to staff.

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Stay Safe Online

Detect and protect against malware in real-time with Anti-Malware (Malwarebytes). Used in conjunction with Antivirus (Symantec Endpoint Protection), this combination creates a layered approach to securing your computer.

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Follow Pitt IT

Get the latest tech news, service updates, and event notices from Pitt Information Technology.

We're constantly updating our free software offerings and keeping our systems up-to-date and running smoothly. Follow UPittIT on social media to stay current with all of our announcements. Plus, watch our IT Service Status dashboard (you can even sign up to be notified about specific services) and Alerts & Notifications page to stay informed of both scheduled and unplanned outages.