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2021 Cohort


Program Dates

Introductory Institute (for new i3 Scholars)
  • Please stay tuned for more information.
Concluding Institute (for returning 2019 i3 Scholars)
  • Please stay tuned for more information.

Arrival and departure dates are open days with no formal activities scheduled. To provide maximum flexibility for travel arrangements, students are not required to arrive or depart by a specific time on those days. If flying, students are advised to plan travel arrangements around daytime hours in order to utilize public transportation to/from the airport.

Packing & Prohibited Items

Students are encouraged to consult the Packing and Prohibited Items check list before their trip to Pittsburgh.

Traveling to Pittsburgh

Travel expenses to and from Pittsburgh are paid for by the i3 program.

Flying (Pittsburgh International Airport)

Students flying to Pittsburgh must contact University of Pittsburgh travel agency vendor, Anthony Travel, to make their flight arrangements. Students will be required to provide the following information:

  • Request ID number (to be provided by i3)
  • Dates of travel
  • Departure city
  • Name as it appears on government issued ID
  • Cell phone number
  • Date of birth
  • Email address

Airfare is paid directly by i3; baggage fees are not paid for or reimbursed.

i3 Scholars who are flying to Pittsburgh are encouraged to take the (TBA) from the airport and disembark at the (TBD) bus stop on campus to check in at Panther Central and check in with campus housing. Bus fare from the airport to campus is ($TBA). Riders paying with cash should use exact change as the operators will not make change. See here for more information about the Port Authority transit system.

SuperShuttle, Uber, Lyft, and taxis are also available from Pittsburgh International Airport. Students should arrive at Panther Central to check in with campus housing.

Bus or Train

Students taking a bus or train to Pittsburgh will need to make their own travel arrangements. MegaBus, Greyhound, and Amtrak all provide service to Pittsburgh. Students arriving by bus or train are encouraged to take a taxi, Uber, or Lyft to campus — there is no direct Port Authority bus line from the stations to campus. Transit expenses, including from the bus or train station to campus, will be reimbursed by i3.

Driving & Parking or Getting Dropped Off

Students traveling by car should check in at Panther Central (located in the lobby of Litchfield Towers) to pick up a room key and then go to (TBD). Street parking is available (TBA). Students will be reimbursed for the mileage from their home to the University of Pittsburgh.

Students parking a car on campus for the duration of the Institute must request a parking pass at least two weeks prior to arrival. Parking passes will be distributed at (TBD) and are paid for by i3.

Checking In & Campus Housing

Once on campus, students must check in at Panther Central (located in the lobby of the Litchfield Towers) to pick up a room key. Students should then go to TBD.

Panther Central (check-in)
3990 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Located in the lobby of the Litchfield Towers

For help navigating campus, please refer to the University of Pittsburgh Campus Map.

Stay tuned for more information!