Films and Events

Experience Pittsburgh - Spring 2017

Most of the learning we do in our lives happens outside of the classroom. During each term, First-Year Programs arranges three or four free events that include academic content but are delivered in a relaxed setting.

Celebrate the Academy Awards with First-Year Programs Film Night
Friday, February 3, 2017
Free admission, drink, popcorn, and transportation to AMC Loews Waterfront provided by First-Year Programs.
The bus will leave from the William Pitt Union at 5:30 p.m. and return around 10:00 p.m.
Please come to 320 Thackeray Hall on Monday, January 30 starting at 9:00 AM to sign up.
A $10.00 refundable deposit is required at sign up.

See the Pittsburgh Penguins play the Winnipeg Jets
Thursday, February 16, 2017
The bus will leave from the William Pitt Union at 5:30 p.m. and return around 10:30 p.m.
Free ticket and transportation provided by First-Year Programs.
Please come to 320 Thackeray Hall on Monday, February 13 starting at 9:00 AM to sign up.
A $10.00 refundable deposit is required at sign up.

Explore issues of diversity with a screening of Zootopia, winner of the 2017 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film!
Friday, March 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Free admission, hot chocolate, and donuts provided by First-Year Programs. 
Please come to 320 Thackeray Hall on Monday, March 13 starting at 9:00 AM to sign up.
A $5.00 refundable deposit is required at sign up.

Next Year's FAFSA Available Now

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) became available on October 1, 2016 for the 2017-18 academic year. This is the most important form to complete in order to qualify for almost all types of financial aid. Visit the Federal Student Aid Web site to access the online application and find many helpful tips.