Events Calendar

26 Mar
Pitt Day in Harrisburg
Event Type

Meetings & Conferences, Special Events


Campus & Community, Governance

Target Audience

Undergraduate Students, Staff, Alumni, Faculty, Graduate Students

OCC Goal Areas

Sense of Self




University Unit
Office of Community and Governmental Relations


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Pitt Day in Harrisburg

Pennsylvania continues to face budget challenges and we need your help. It is critical that our elected officials hear from you about the importance of public higher education and supporting Pitt.

Pitt Day gives you the chance to meet with your elected officials and make a lasting impact on them. Join alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends of Pitt to urge legislators to make Pitt a budget priority.

Pitt Day in Harrisburg 
Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

  • 6:30 am: Registration, check-in, and breakfast at WPU
  • 7:00 am: Transportation departs from the Oakland campus for Harrisburg.
  • 10:30 am: Registration and check-in at the Captiol.  
  • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm: Break into groups and meet with legislators to share your Pitt story; optional tours of the Capitol; student career chat; lunch with fellow advocates.
  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Legislative reception with Chancellor Gallagher
  • 4:15 pm: Depart Harrisburg for Oakland campus.

We will brief you on talking with your legislators and provide information about Pitt's impact, but you already have all you need to participate: a passion for Pitt! 

Meeting with your elected officials lets you connect with them on a personal level and it’s fun to advocate with other people who love Pitt as much as you do! Pitt Day is a time to come together as a community and make our voices heard.

Registration has closed. Please email Cassie Hayt at to sign-up.

Share the day with us on Facebook and Twitter using #PittDay

This event is hosted by Pitt Advocates, the Pitt Alumni Association, and the Office of Community and Governmental Relations.

Tuesday, March 26 at 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.