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Student Affairs Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Located in Forbes Tower on the 4th Floor in Suite 4044

Please refer also to the contact pages for Admissions and Student Services.

Forbes Tower Building Hours

These hours are subject to change as the University COVID posture changes.

Please note: The entrance to Forbes Tower closes at 8 p.m., so any events starting at or after 8 pm would need to have participants arrive prior to that time. Additionally, all rooms in Forbes Tower will be locked promptly at 9 pm by building security, so events must conclude by then.   

Atwood Street Level Entry Access:

Monday – Thursday: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
CLOSED on weekends
A University security guard is present weekdays in Atwood Street lobby. Entrants should have their Pitt or UPMC badge, if asked.

Atwood Elevators and Interior Stairwell Access:

Monday – Thursday: 7 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
CLOSED on weekends - Employees need UPMC ID Badge to enter the building.


These hours will also pertain to Stairwell B at Street Entry located at Sennott Street; access stairwells inside near the Areas of Rescue on floors 4/5/6

  • To use Stairwell B, you will need to use an Access Code: The student's department or program will need to provide them with the security access code for the street level stairwell and this should NOT be shared with anyone.

  • Meyran side stairwells may be used to access floors 4, 5 and 6 only; NO street access. Do not use these stairs to exit the building (exit ONLY in an emergency) because the alarm will be set off.

Learning Resource Center (LRC) and Computer Classroom Lab Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
CLOSED on weekends

Building access during non-peak hours/weekends requires approval from the Department/Dean’s Office. The Office of the Dean will communicate with UPMC Security regarding any off-peak occupancy.

William Pitt Union hours extend until 11 p.m. on weeknights and midnight on weekends.