The Dietrich School prioritizes our graduate students' health and wellness. Below you will find information about a variety of health services on campus, as well as details about the University of Pittsburgh's fitness facilities and group sports programming.
For more information, please see the guide: Wellness Resources for Graduate and Professional Students
Please also visit the Provost Office's website on graduate and professional student Health/Wellness
COVID-19: University Counseling Center: Virtual Workshops for Graduate Students
Calming Your Thoughts
Mindfulness & Self-Compassion
Stumbling on Happiness
Finding Hope & Meaning
Healthy Coping Skills
Maintaining Emotional Balance
Coping with Anxiety
Managing Financial Stress
Wellness Center on Campus
All graduate and professional students have access to the Student Health Service, the Counseling Center, and the University Pharmacy, which provide a wealth of services including: free flu shots; discounted copayments on prescription drugs for students enrolled in Pitt’s Graduate Student Medical Plan; over-the-counter drugs often priced lower than in commercial drug stores; free wellness programs, including nutritional counseling and stress management, women’s health care and contraceptive care, LGBTQAI+ health care; and other graduate student-only groups.
- Health Insurance website for Graduate Students
- Student Health Center, including Campus Pharmacy
- Counseling Center
- Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
- Lactation Room Locations on Campus
- University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
Mental Health Resources
The University places a priority on supporting the mental health of our graduate students. Learn more from this three-part series:
Therapy Assistance Online (TAO) Self-Help – new and confidential from the University Counseling Center (UCC)
TAO Self-Help will help you to manage your own emotional well-being without the help of a counselor. TAO Self-Help includes modules for developing your ability to bounce back from disappointments and setbacks. Sign up.
Please note that if you are in an emergency situation where danger is imminent and immediate help is required, call 911 or the University of Pittsburgh Police at 412-624-2121. For after-hours support, call UCC Mental Health Crisis Response at 412-648-7930 x1; the Sexual Assault Response at 412-648-7856; or resolve Crisis Network at 1-888-796-8226.
Disability Resources and Services
Fitness and Wellness Services
Coverage while Studying Abroad
Since 2016, Pitt has provided comprehensive health and security coverage to enrolled Pitt graduate students and professional students traveling abroad in pursuit of their scholarship and professional development.