Academic Planning Day, June 19

Business & Enterprise, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Undeclared

June 19, 2017 

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Academic planning days familiarize incoming students with Pitt-Johnstown's campus, faculty, staff, regulations and procedures, and offers first-term advising.

8:15 a.m.-9 a.m. – Check-In, Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center (PPAC)

Doors open at 8:15 a.m.

9 a.m. – Welcome 

Vice-President for Academic Affairs Dr. Janet Grady

Academic Planning 

Interim Assistant VP for Academic Affairs Dr. Kristen L. Majocha

Director Academic Success Center Ms. Kate Stahl-Kinsinger

Student Services Planning Information

Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Shawn Brooks

Registrar, Financial Aid, Business Office -  Mr. Chris Stumpf, Registrar

Information Technology – Dr. Jeff Sernell, Associate Vice President for Information Technology

10:15 a.m. – Break

10:30 a.m. – Engaging Your Discipline (various locations):

  • Business and Enterprise, PPAC Main Theater
  • Humanities, 248 Biddle
  • Social Sciences, Whalley Chapel
  • Undeclared, PPAC, Black Box Studio Theater

11:45-12:15 p.m. – Lunch

1:15-3 p.m. - Student Advising, Scheduling and Training; and Parent Panel



Academic Advising, Fall Schedules, Portal Training

1:15 p.m.

  • Blue Group Heritage Hall, LLC
  • Gold Group to Rooms Below:
    • Business and Enterprise, 141 Biddle
    • Humanities, 248 Biddle
    • Social Sciences, 120 Krebs
    • Undeclared: Academic Success Center

2 p.m.

  • Blue Group to Rooms Above
  • Gold Group Heritage Hall, LLC

Panel for Parents, PPAC Main Theater

1:15 – 3:00 p.m.

An interactive discussion featuring department heads from: Registrar, Financial Aid, Business Office, Health Services, Meal Plan, Housing, Commuter and Residential Life, Campus Police, Real World Program, Library

Text your questions to 1-814-886-1600

Type "ACADEMIC" or "SERVICE", then type out your question.

3 - 4 p.m. – Foreign Language Placement Testing

Students wishing to demonstrate their language skills in French and/or in Spanish should contact the Humanities Division ( to schedule to take the appropriate foreign language placement exam.  This will allow us to place respective students in the appropriate level French or Spanish course during the fall term.   In your email, please include your full name, language exam desired, and the Academic Planning Day that you will attend.

3 - 4 p.m. – Office Fair

Student Union, Cambria Room, Meet representatives from every office, financial aid Q&A, schedule adjustments if necessary

3:30 p.m. - Campus Tours, optional

8 a.m. - 4 p.m. – Photo IDs at the ID Center, Student Union G-61

* Please bring another form of ID with you