The Medical Arts Building houses a variety of Pitt and UPMC offices. Pitt's Student Health Service, a primary care facility that features a comprehensive health care clinic, pharmacy, and health education program, is located on the fifth floor. An example of Art Deco architectural style, the building was constructed in 1932.
This residence hall is close to UMPC medical buildings, Falk Clinic, and the School of Nursing. Lothrop is a coed-by-floor residence hall that is available to both freshmen and upperclassmen. It has mostly single rooms with a few doubles. Most rooms are equipped with a sink, and each wing has a communal bathroom and shower on each floor.
Because of its proximity to the medical center, Lothrop Hall contains the Nursing Living Learning Community. It also houses a student fitness center.
The log cabin near the Cathedral of Learning symbolizes Pitt’s origins as a frontier academy of higher learning. Estimated to date from the 1820s or 1830s, the cabin was reconstructed on campus for the University’s bicentennial in 1987. University Trustee Charles Fagan III bought the cabin and donated it to Pitt in honor of his wife, Ann Ebbert Fagan, who graduated from the University in 1962.
The largest housing complex on campus, Litchfield Towers is home to many of Pitt’s freshmen students. Towers A, B, and C are coed and house approximately 1,800 students.
A startling and award-winning example of modern architecture designed by Harrison and Abramovitz, the unique Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC) building slopes against an upper-campus hillside at a 45-degree angle. LRDC leads the country in education and psychological research, and its scholars have contributed substantially to knowledge about human cognition, learning, and effective schooling and training.
A classic example of brutalist architecture, the Barco Law Building houses Pitt’s School of Law. Among the building’s special features is the oak-paneled Teplitz Memorial Moot Courtroom, which includes a seven-seat judges’ bench, jury and press boxes, counselors’ tables, judges’ chambers, jury room, and a striking 24x36-foot mosaic created by Pitt’s Virgil Cantini (1919-2009).
The School of Computing and Information (SCI) educates students for a wide range of specializations in computing and information professions. The school offers five bachelor's, five master's, and five doctoral degree programs as well as four certificates of advanced study.
The Humanities Center, housed in the refurbished Darlington Library in the Cathedral of Learning, fosters advanced research in the humanities by Pitt faculty members as well as leading scholars from around the world, who visit as long- and short-term fellows. The center offers a regular colloquium series, conference and seminars, and supports collaborative research projects.
Focused primarily on the humanities and social sciences, the five-floor Hillman Library contains approximately 1.5 million volumes, more than 200 computers, study capacity for 1,500 users, service points, a media center, specialized collections, and more. It’s the largest of the 17 libraries on the Pittsburgh campus.
Open to campus religious groups of all denominations, as well as the public, Heinz Memorial Chapel is a popular site for religious and memorial services, concerts, guided tours, and weddings.