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Connect and Get Going

In the classroom or your residence hall, PittNet Wi-Fi provides fast and secure internet access from thousands of access points across campus.

IT Starts Here

Welcome to your technological resource center at the University of Pittsburgh. Get help, find software, and come back any time you need to get answers for your tech questions. Need help? You've come to the right place.

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Game On

The PittNet Gaming Network provides network access for gaming consoles and smart TVs that are unable to store a username and password.

Register Your Device

Connect Your Guests to Pitt's Network

It's easy to give your parents, siblings, or friends access to Pitt's Wi-Fi network while they're on campus.

Create a Guest Account

Your Passport to Everything Pitt IT

Pitt Passport is the University’s single sign-on service that is used to grant access to web-based services such as My Pitt, CourseWeb (Blackboard Learn), the Student Information System (PeopleSoft), PRISM, PittSource, and many others.

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All the Technology

You have a lot to do, so we'll help you do it a little faster. Get software, stay protected, and be more productive than ever with the perks you get with Pitt IT. 

Microsoft Office

Free access to the world's most powerful productivity suite. 

Install Office for Windows or Mac at no cost on up to five devices–including Office Mobile for Android and iPhone. That's a lot of pwer wherever you go. Now get to work.

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Collaborate in the Cloud

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

Go to the Cloud

Discounts on Apple and Dell

Save money on your choice of select Apple or Dell products. Get a great price on your perfect computer today.

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Learn with Lynda

Take your pick from thousands of free online courses offered through the University’s partnership with Learn software development, design, photography, and more. 

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Pitt Mobile

Access dozens of Pitt resources, events, news, your academics, athletics, and so much more. It's your full Pitt experience in your pocket. 

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Stay Safe

Pitt IT makes sure that University networks adhere to the latest security standards to help keep you protected when you’re connected.

We Keep Your Info, Yours

The security team at Pitt protects you from thousands of phishing and scamming attacks every single day. With your help in using responsible online practices, we can make sure that your information, research, and data remains yours, and only yours.  

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You're Protected with DUO Multifactor Authentication

Multifactor authentication, provided by Duo Security, adds another layer of security to your online accounts when using Pitt Passport by requiring two “factors” to verify your identity when you log in to a service: something you know (such as your password) and something only you have (such as your mobile phone, on which you will receive a login confirmation notice).

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You Need to Get Things Done

We have the software to help you do it. 

We're Happy to Serve You

Pitt IT offers more than 100 convenient services
to keep you and your tech up and running. 

Manage Classes from Your Phone

Download the Pitt PS Mobile app or try the web version to add or drop classes, view schedules, and check grades.

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Organize Your Academic Life

Keep up-to-date on assignments, join virtual classes, and collaborate on projects with CourseWeb (Blackboard Learn).

Get Courseweb

Personalize Your Pitt Email Address

Want to customize your email address? No problem. Just create an email alias. We'll show you how to do it.

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Find a Lab Near You

There are eight Student Computing Labs, Computer Kiosks, and Pitt Print Stations located throughout the Pittsburgh campus close to residence halls and classrooms. Access a wide range of software tools, print via your mobile device, purchase additional print quota, and charge your devices quickly and conveniently.

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Print Anywhere on Campus

No matter where you are---or the device that you're using---easily print to any of more than 70 Pitt Print stations across campus. 

Learn How

Help When You Need It

Enjoy fast and friendly technical support how and when you want it,
24/7—including holidays. 

AskCathy and Get Answers

AskCathy is your one-stop shop for all Pitt-related searches. It’s your personal assistant for finding grades, news, apps, tasks, and more.

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Get the Tools to Get to Work

Pitt IT provides a variety of software titles and tools to you through the University's agreements with software vendors. Take a look at the options that are available to you today.

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Create PDF files, work with graphics and images, build webpages, edit video, and much more.

Get Adobe

Produce 3D CAD designs, drafts, models, architectural drawings, and engineering plans.

Get AutoCAD

Develop algorithms, visualize data, analyze data, and perform numeric computations.


Use this powerful computational tool as the engine in an infrastructure, or integrated into a standalone application.

Get Mathematica

Model experimental structures, build novel ones, and expand your research with this molecular builder and visualizer.


Obtain and manipulate data. Explore, visualize, model and create amazing reports with this data science solution.

Get Stata