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Panther Central

Panther Central is your go-to place for all the essentials of daily living, from transportation to housing to finding a good meal.

Whether you have a question about a contract, you need to find a bus home, or you are locked out of your room at 3 a.m., Panther Central can help.

We are dedicated to providing friendly, courteous service to current and prospective students, faculty, and staff 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Our Location

Stop by our office in the main lobby of Litchfield Towers, call
412-648-1100, or contact us online. We're at your service!

Take a Tour

Look inside several of our housing locations by visiting our interactive tour. Click here.

Questions, Suggestions, & Feedback

Have a question, comment or suggestion?
Please drop us a line and let us know how we can help you. We'd especially love to know if you have comments or suggestions about how we can improve our services for you.

Place a Maintenance Request

Housing Maintenance
To report a maintenance issue, please submit a request online. For emergency repairs, call Panther Central at 412-648-1100.

Laundry Machine Maintenance
Submit a laundry maintenance request online with Mac Gray.

Important Dates

Academic Year 2017-2018

  • August 21, 2017 - Residence Halls Open
  • Septermber 8, 2017 - End of Add/Drop and Meal Plan Change deadline.
  • December 17, 2017 - Residence Halls Close
  • January 6, 2018 - Residence Halls Open
  • January 19, 2018 - End of Add/Drop and Meal Plan Change deadline.
  • April 29, 2018 - Residence Halls Close

Please reference the Academic Calendar for a complete listing of important dates for the University.

 

Newsworthy

Do you need additional Dining Dollars?

You can purchase additional Dining Dollars to supplement your meal plan! Purchase additional Dining Dollars by completing this form and submitting it to Panther Central.

Panther Central Express is now open!

Panther Central now has two locations to better serve you. Panther Central Express is open on upper campus in the lobby of Sutherland Hall Monday through Friday from 10AM - 6PM.

Apply for Housing: 2017-2018 Applications Available!

If you are a returning student and are interested in living on campus next school year, please follow these instructions to complete your application today!

Gender Neutral Housing

Gender Neutral Housing will be offered again for the 2017-2018 school year. Gender Neutral housing is available for freshmen and upper-class students who wish to live together regardless of sex, gender, gender identity, or expression. Read more here!

Panther Card Self Service

Your Panther Card (Pitt ID) is the one tool that every student, faculty and staff member needs to have on their first day. Submit your photo to us in advance and allow us to preprint your Pitt ID!

Princeton Review names Pitt one of the most 'Environmentally Responsible Colleges.'

Princeton Review names Pitt one of the most 'Environmentally Responsible Colleges.' Visit the Department of Housing and Dining Services and Panther Central's sustainability page to view the many positive things happening on our campus in the way of sustainability.

 

 

Featured Dining

The Oakland Bakery and Market is open and accepting orders for all occasions!

Featured Dining

The Oakland Bakery and Market is located on the first floor of Amos Hall with an entrance on Fifth Avenue. The Oakland Bakery and Market features items consisting of, but not limited to, donuts, pastries, bread, cookies and more. As a take-out facility, The Oakland Bakery and Market accepts standard meal plan dining dollars along with Panther Funds, cash and credit cards. Stop by or call The Oakland Bakery and Market to place your order at 412-383-7072!

 

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Publications and Forms

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For quick access to important Housing and Dining documents as well as frequently used forms, please visit the publications page!

 

Questions, Suggestions and Feedback

Question, comment or suggestion? Please drop us a line and let us know how we can help you. We'd especially love to know if you have comments or suggestions about how we can improve our services for you.

 

 

Meet your Housing and Panther Central Team

Get to know your Housing and PC Team. Our entire team is full time staff and many of us are Pitt graduates.