Commuter Students

Commuting to Pitt-Greensburg

Commuters make up over 60% of the student population here at Pitt-Greensburg.  Our goal is for all commuter students to know the resources that are available and to become active members of the Pitt-Greensburg campus community.

Lockers

Commuter students can sign-up for lockers in the Chambers Hall Locker Rooms. You must provide your own lock. To sign-up for a locker in Chambers Hall, visit the Office of Student Services in 219 Chambers Hall.

Places to Hang Out

There are various places on campus for commuter students to hang out before, after, and in between classes. Here are a few of the most popular hang outs for commuter students:

Chambers Hall Millstein Library
Wagner Marketplace Cassell Hall Computer Center
Bobcat Station Snack Bar Powers Hall Lounge
Gymnasium & Fitness Center Smith Hall Lounge
Bruiser’s Bunker—Game Room

Village Hall

Fireside Lounge

This is our Commuter Lounge. Relax on the comfy couches, watch TV, connect to the wireless network, or study. 

There is even a microfridge provided for you to store or heat your lunch!

Coffee House

Have breakfast, lunch, or a late night snack and listen to live music.

Places to Dine

Wagner Marketplace

Monday—Friday 7:30am—6:30pm
Saturday & Sunday 11:30am—5:30pm

Bobcat Station

Monday—Thursday 7:30am—7:00pm
Friday 7:30am—3:00pm

Coffeehouse

Monday—Thursday 8:00am—1:00pm & 6:00pm—12:00am
Friday—Sunday 8:00pm—12:00am

Cat Cash

Cat Cash is a declining balance account on your student ID card that offers a 10% bonus every time you make a deposit into your account. Cat Cash WILL carry over from the fall to the spring semester. Cat Cash can be purchased at any time in any increment. You can purchase Cat Cash by stopping by 210 Chamber Hall or online.

Commuter Meal Plan 50 Meals/$150 Flex

You will get 50 meals a semester that can be used in Wagner Marketplace and the Bobcat Station. Flex can be used in any dining location.

Commuter Mentoring Program

This program connects first-year and transfer commuter students with upperclassmen commuter students who serve as Commuter Mentors.

Commuter Mentors send weekly emails with helpful information and invite students to attend campus events and meet other Pitt-Greensburg students.

Apply to become a mentor

Benefits of Participating

  • Connect with a Commuter Mentor.
  • Meet new people.
  • Get involved on campus.
  • Receive helpful information and get questions answered

Where do I sign-up?

All new first-year and transfer commuter students will automatically be assigned a Commuter Mentor. You will receive a letter from Student Services and an email from your Commuter Mentor in August. We hope you decide to participate!

Commuter Task Force

The Commuter Task Force is a place for commuter students to discuss concerns and improvements that Pitt-Greensburg can make for commuters. This group also sponsors Commuter events with SGA.

Look for advertisements for meeting times and locations in September!

Parking

Parking permits can be purchased in the Bookstore in Chambers Hall or the Business Office in Millstein Library for $75.00.

There is more than enough parking available for commuter students. The paw print symbol indicates a commuter parking lot.

Severe Weather

Ways to find out if Pitt-Greensburg is closed due to severe weather:

  • Call the Campus Severe Weather Hotline at 724-836-7780
  • Access your University E-mail
  • Access the Pitt-Greensburg Website
  • Watch WTAE-TV, KDKA-TV, WPXI-TV

For more information on Commuter Resources contact:

Leigh Hoffman
Assistant Dean of Student Services
724-836-9954
leigh7@pitt.edu