Pitt students begin moving in
Students started moving in Monday for the fall semester at the University of Pittsburgh.
Pitt spokesman Kevin Zwick said 7,800 students, including 3,800 “first-years,” will be moving into on-campus housing this week. The first day of classes is Aug. 26.
The university received 32,000 freshman applications and offered admission to 18,000. Of those, 4,150 accepted, Zwick said.
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The following roads will be closed while students are moving in:
• Bigelow Boulevard from Forbes to Fifth — Closed Monday to Thursday.
• University Place from Fifth to O’Hara — Closed Monday to Friday.
• Lothrop Street from Fifth to Victoria — Closed Monday to Saturday.
• North Bouquet Street from 5th to O’Hara — Closed Monday to Wednesday.
• Thackeray Street from 5th to O’Hara — Closed Monday to Wednesday.
• University Drive from Allequippa to Drive C — Closed Monday to Wednesday.
Those driving throughout Oakland are advised to plan accordingly and allow for extra travel time.
Brian C. Rittmeyer is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Brian at 724-226-4701, [email protected] or via Twitter .