Student computing labs are available on the 8th Floor of the IS Building.


Hours of Operation


9 a.m.–10 p.m.


9 a.m.–10 p.m.


9 a.m.–10 p.m.


9 a.m.–10 p.m.


9 a.m.–6 p.m.


noon to 5 p.m.


Student center portal – The address for the student portal to all things Pitt is This is the gateway to your course schedule, registration, your academic record, financial information, and to University resources such as the University Library System. You will need your official Pitt user information to access this portal.

Computer Accounts -- After you accepted your offer of admission to the University of Pittsburgh, the Computer Services & Systems Development (CSSD) office sent an email to the address you submitted on your application. This email will contain information regarding your Pitt computing account (username and password) as well as a link to an identification verification website. You can expect this email anywhere between 1-4 weeks after accepting your offer of admission into the University. If you have not received this email, please call the Technology Help Desk at 1-412-624-4357 or email them at to let them know you have not yet received your computing account information. You may need to fax to them two forms of photo ID and provide a telephone number where you can be reached to confirm the process. Once you have a Pitt computer account established, please visit for complete instructions on using Pitt’s technology resources, information about special software and discounts for students, and how to access your e-mail or documents from a remote location.

How to Access the Wireless at Pitt --

Please note that Pitt has policies regarding the responsible use of computing access and resource, which are located at

E-mail -- The University and the iSchool communicate with all students through e-mail to official University e-mail addresses (  Even if you use other email services, you are responsible for checking (or forwarding) your official Pitt e-mail. Critical information about courses, your academic and financial status, and university or school events is transmitted through list servs sent to the official Pitt address of students. No official communication will be sent to a non-Pitt e-mail address.