Mentoring & Advising
The Office of the Provost provides professional development and training opportunities for mentors and advisors across the University of Pittsburgh and at our regional campuses.
We also lead efforts in collaborating with mentors, advisors, and administrators to discuss best practices and share information.
Advising Certification and Training (PITT ACT)
The University of Pittsburgh Advising Certification and Training program (Pitt ACT) 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 to help standardize the practice of advising and mentoring across Pitt.
Pitt Mentoring and Advising Community Circles
With the Pitt Mentoring and Advising Community Circles (PMACCs), mentors and advisors across Pitt can build professional networks, communities, and knowledge around a common interest or experience in advising and mentoring undergraduate students. Learn more about these groups and meeting dates.
Networked Improvement Community
The Pitt Advising and Student Success Networked Improvement Community comprises 10 teams of volunteers working to strengthen advising practices within and across undergraduate units at the University.
University Undergraduate Advising Committee (UUAC)
The University Undergraduate Advising Committee (UUAC) aims to enhance the practice of advising and mentoring at the University of Pittsburgh by sharing ideas, best practices, and information for undergraduate academic advisors and mentors.
Provost’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising
This award recognizes Pitt advisors who have engaged students in a collaborative and holistic process of advising by preparing students for lives of impact through educational experiences tailored to their specific goals and needs.