Advisor Toolbox

The Advisor Toolbox provides resources and referral information for undergraduate advisors and students.

Advising Certification and Training Program

The University of Pittsburgh Advising Certification and Training Program is a suite of online onboarding and training materials designed for faculty and staff at Pitt who work with students in an advising and mentoring capacity. Learn more »

Mentoring and Advising Workshop Series

Join the Office of the Provost as we bring together mentors and advisors around the University in a series of workshops and opportunities to learn about relevant issues and guide meaningful conversations. Learn more »


The Office of the Provost leads the Pathways initiative, a collaborative effort to support undergraduate students from enrollment to graduation. By combining technology, best practices, and analytics, Pathways helps Pitt leverage data and manage advising and academic support resources to increase retention and graduation. Learn more about the Pathways initiative »

Pitt Commons

Pitt Commons is the University’s networking and mentoring platform, available exclusively to the Pitt community. Advisors can use the platform to assist students in finding a mentor, connecting them to alumni in their chosen field, and developing students’ professional networks. Email for access to the "admin intro tool" – a great resource for advisors to introduce students to alumni who can provide career guidance and support.