Panther Central

Panther Central

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Panther Central is your go-to place for all the essentials of daily living here at Pitt, from ID cards to transportation to housing to finding a good meal. Whether you’ve lost your ID, 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.

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Here's your opportunity!

Saxbys is looking for their next Student CEO.

Use the link below to fill out your application! ☕


Panthers! Finals week is right around the corner! Be sure to get a boost while studying and stop by any of our on-campus Saxbys locations!


Join us at Café 1923 every Friday from 1 P.M.-2 P.M. for a 'Clear the Case' happy hour where ALL perishable items are 50% off! From salads to sandwiches, baked goods to side dishes - we've got it all! Open to the entire University Community - no membership required. Let's reduce food waste and savor delicious deals together. See you there!


Join us for our next Winter Market! Tomorrow, from 11:30 am - 2 pm, the Pitt Winter Market will be in the Gallagher Plaza outside of the William Pitt Union! Be sure to bundle up and bring your reusable bags with you. See you there! (The next Winter Market will be in January, so don't miss out on bringing home some local goodies with you during the winter recess!)
Pitt Farmers Market


The Office of Business, Hospitality and Auxiliary Services is collecting donations to the Pitt United Way Campaign from now through Dec. 19!

The “Stuff the Shuttle” drive will accept donations of toiletries, cleaning supplies and baby care items. These include toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, diapers, baby wipes, dish and body soap, and disinfecting wipes or spray. Donations will benefit Life Builders in the South Hills of Pittsburgh.

You can drop off donations at the University Club Hospitality Desk, Soldiers and Sailors garage elevators near cashiers office, and Posvar garage on the G1 elevator lobby.


You're invited! Come and celebrate Heinz Memorial Chapel's 85th Anniversary on Saturday, December 9. The festivities include visitor hours, a docent-led tour, group vow renewals, and an evening concert. Make sure to RSVP and order your tickets today for any of the activities you want to attend! Find more info here:

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Find your new home away from home for the next academic year by attending our upcoming Pitt Housing 2024-2025 Zoom Info Session on Wednesday, November 29, at 4 PM! 🏘️

Swipe to scan the barcode to register or click the link here: #/registration

Once registered, you will receive an email with a Zoom link and login information on the day of the event.

If you can’t attend this session, don’t worry! We’ll offer other opportunities in the near future, and all sessions will also be recorded and posted to

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Panthers! Thanksgiving Break is quickly approaching! If you are planning to stick around campus, we've got plenty of dining options still available to you during the break. Swipe through this post to see the hours of operation for all Pitt Eats locations, LiveFresh in the University Store on Fifth, and Saxbys!


Pitt in the fall just wouldn't be the same without the Pitt Farmers Market 💙 Don't miss the last market of the season! Stop by tomorrow from 10:30 A.M - 2 P.M. Take a leisurely stroll and savor the local delights as we bid farewell to another wonderful season. See you there!


Get your GLOW on at the 2nd annual celebration! Visit from November 20 through January 2 to experience the interactive light installations, public art, and free events awaiting you. Follow Oakland412 for more details and info! You can also find more on their website at

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There are only TWO more Pitt Farmers Markets left this season! Stop by the Gallagher Plaza tomorrow between 10:30 A.M. and 2 P.M. Stock up on Pitt Farmers Market foods, flowers, merch and more. See you there!

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Happy Halloween from your boo-tiful team at Panther Central! We hope that everyone has a fun and safe Halloween this year. As always, we are here for you. Stop by our office, check out our website, or message us!


Join us for the Pitt Farmers Market Fall Festival today!


TEMPORARY SHUTTLE STOP CHANGE: The Hillman & Cathedral shuttle stop will be temporarily relocated to upper Bigelow by the Oaklander Hotel until 6pm.


It’s Pitt Farmers Market day!! Be sure to stop by the Gallagher Plaza today between 10:30 A.M. and 2 P.M. 💙💛💚


IMPORTANT: Due to homecoming and other events on campus today, the Hillman & Cathedral shuttle stop will be relocated to upper Bigelow by the Oaklander Hotel.


It's officially Homecoming Weekend at The University of Pittsburgh! We are thrilled to have our Alumni back on campus for this weekend. Check out to find more details about daily events and activities! See you around campus, Panthers! And, as always, H2P! 💛💙🐾


Fall is officially here! The Pitt Farmers Market will still be running from this week through November 16th, so be sure to stop by this Thursday to stock up on the Pitt Farmers Market foods, flowers, merch and more. See you there! Pitt Farmers Market


We've loved seeing everyone on campus enjoy the Pitt Farmers Market this semester! If you haven't had the chance to stop by, don't worry! The market is here through the end of November, every Thursday from 10:30 A.M. and 2 P.M. Kick off the start of October with the Pitt Farmers Market


The Farmer's Market is back this week! Be sure to stop by the Gallagher Plaza in front of the William Pitt Union tomorrow between 10:30 A.M. and 2 P.M. All vendors accept Dining Dollars, Pitt Ca$h, Panther Funds, cash, credit, and debit. See you there! Pitt Farmers Market


Students and families who participated in Arrival 2023 are encouraged to complete our post-arrival survey! You can find a link to the survey in your email. Your feedback is very important to us and helps us improve the Arrival experience each year. This survey will take less than 10 minutes and must be submitted by September 30. As a thank you for your time, you will receive a coupon for $5 off your next purchase of $20 or more at any of the University Stores.


Panthers! You only have until next Friday, September 29, to submit your photos for the Show Us Your Room Contest! Get those pics in and show off your style! 💛💙 When you submit, you'll be entered for a chance to win prizes provided by Grubhub. Go to the link in our bio to submit today!


Did you have a busy or stressful weekend? Need some time to unwind and relax? This semester, Heinz Chapel has FREE 15-20 minute guided meditation classes every Monday at 12:15 p.m. The chapel will also have quiet hours from 4 - 6 p.m. every Monday. Take advantage of this time to study, reflect, or reset to start your week off right. See you there, Panthers!

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JOIN US TOMORROW in the WPU Plaza for the 2023 Backyard Brawl Watch Party!! The party starts at 7:00 p.m., and kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. All Pitt students are invited to bring their favorite tailgate chair or blanket and cheer on the Panthers as they take on WVU! There will be FREE food, beverages and games. H2P! 💛💙🏈


The Pitt Farmers Market is back and better than ever! Stop by Gallagher Plaza in front of the William Pitt Union today between 10:30 am - 2:00 pm to check out the fantastic local vendors selling everything from fresh produce to baked goods! Follow Pitt Farmers Market to stay up to date. See you there!

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SCAM ALERT: Students - be aware that there may be fake Instagram accounts that are disguised as Pitt-affiliated accounts attempting to scam you. Do not respond to or interact with these suspicious accounts. We will only notify winners of giveaways and raffles through a direct DM from our official accounts. We will never ask for personal or private information. If you suspect a scam, let us know and report & block the account. Swipe to see an example of a recent scam account.


Remember how excited you were to shop for and decorate your room or apartment? Well, now’s the time to show off your decorating and organizing talents. Upload your photos using the form at the link in our bio by midnight on Friday, Sept. 29 to register to win one of our Grubhub digital gift cards.

Winners will be chosen randomly from all entries. We will consolidate the photos and share them with next year’s students to spark their decorating ideas.

We can’t wait to see what you created!


STUDENT REMINDER! 🗣️ When using the elevators, do not overcrowd or exceed the weight limit. Weight limits for each elevator can be found posted inside the elevator on a placard under the buttons or etched into one of the front sides of the elevator. Stay tuned for future reminders about staying safe on campus.

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It's BIKE TO CAMPUS WEEK at the University of Pittsburgh! 🚲 This year, during bike to campus week (9/11 - 9/15), you can enter for a chance to win various prizes, including:
*Brand new Titan Bike, Helmet and Lock
*New Bike Helmet and Lock
*New Bike Helmet

Here's how to enter: Follow Pitt Mobility PittEats and . Then, tag your biking buddy in the comments below! That's it!

Happy biking, Panthers! 💛💙


TRAFFIC ALERT: Beginning at 5 a.m. Monday, September 11, the ramp that carries traffic from northbound (inbound) Boulevard of the Allies to westbound (inbound) Parkway East will close to traffic around the clock through 5 a.m. Monday, September 25. Details: link in bio

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