Updates and Announcements
June 29, 2022
Effective July 1, the University of Pittsburgh is removing COVID-related access restrictions for University buildings on all campuses. Accordingly, a Pitt ID or advanced registration will no longer be necessary to gain access into campus facilities. Should the health or safety of our campus communities change significantly, this may be revisited.
June 22, 2022
The COVID-19 Medical Response Office provided an update on fluctuating COVID-19 cases, three recommendations for staying healthy this summer and an update on vaccinations for children. Read more.
June 10, 2022
The CDC has changed Allegheny County’s COVID-19 Community Level from High to Medium. As a result, pursuant to our policy masks are optional on the Pittsburgh campus.
June 10, 2022
The CDC late yesterday moved Crawford County’s COVID-19 community level to medium, which means masks are now optional on the Titusville campus, according to the University’s policy.
June 3, 2022
The CDC COVID-19 community status was changed yesterday evening from high to medium for Westmoreland County. This means that indoor masking is once again optional on campus. We will continue to monitor CDC recommendations and adjust accordingly.
May 27, 2022
Yesterday, the CDC moved Allegheny, Westmoreland, and Crawford counties’ COVID-19 Community Levels to High. In High level, the CDC recommends wearing a mask indoors in public. Consistent with this guidance, masks are required indoors in all Pittsburgh, Greensburg, and Titusville campus facilities until further notice. Masks remain optional on the Johnstown and Bradford campuses. Read the full message.
March 25, 2022
As of March 28, masking is optional on all Pitt campuses. While this represents a return to a semblance of normalcy, we must be thoughtful as we make the transition back to indoor spaces in which many will be unmasked while in close proximity to one another. It is important to recognize that this change will impact members of the Pitt community differently. Read the Teaching Center's suggestions.
March 21, 2022
As each of the communities in which our campuses are located are currently designated by the CDC to be areas of low or medium COVID-19 levels, effective Monday, March 28, 2022, masks will be optional inside University facilities on all campuses. Read the University announcement.