When educational experiences and activities are designed around each student's individual needs and interests, students learn more.

Through the Forge Your Own Path strategy, an evolution of Pitt’s Personalized Education Initiative, the University aims to prepare students for lives of impact through educational experiences tailored to the specific goals and needs of each student.

Forge Your Own Path Components

The University of Pittsburgh aspires to integrate the rich expertise and network of the Pitt community with new and emerging technologies to provide customized, meaningful collaborations, connections, and experiences that will prepare and empower our students to lead lives of self-determined impact.

This vision rests on the integration and interdependency of four core components:

We are developing the people, the technologies, and the systems that will allow students to access the resources needed to build the foundation for a successful, meaningful, engaged life.

Welcome to the next great adventure in education, designed specifically for you.

Meet the Team

Find out more about who makes up the Academic Innovation team.

Personalized Education Projects

View projects that have been designed to help students thrive at the University of Pittsburgh.


These videos provide a detailed overview of how we approach personalizing education at Pitt.


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