We're at Your Service
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.
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
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.
Academic Year 2016-2017
- August 22, 2016 - Residence Halls Open
- Septermber 9, 2016 - End of Add/Drop and Meal Plan Change deadline.
- December 18, 2016 - Residence Halls Close
- January 2, 2017 - Residence Halls Open
- January 18, 2017 - End of Add/Drop and Meal Plan Change deadline.
- February 1, 2017 - Housing Application Deadline for Returning Upperclassmen.
- April 30, 2017 - Residence Halls Close
Please reference the Academic Calendar for a complete listing of important dates for the University.
Spring Move-out Guide
Another school year is coming to an end! Please refer to the move-out guide for all the necessary information for your departure.
Click here for the Spring Move-out Guide.
2017 Summer Housing Applications Available!
Interested in living on campus with us this summer? Our Summer Housing and Summer Recess applications are now live! Apply today!
Click here for Summer Housing Application Instructions.
Click here for Summer Recess Housing Application Instructions.
Please contact Panther Central if you are new to living on campus at The University of Pittsburgh and need assistance with our application process.
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!
Featured Business of the Week
The Panther Funds Featured Business of the Week Program and is an opportunity for you to receive weekly discounts at your favorite off campus merchants! Check out the spring schedule and don't miss an opportunity to save 25%!
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.