Academic Planning Day, June 22

All Divisions and Undeclared

June 22, 2017 

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

This session is open to all students who were unable to attend on their regularly scheduled day.

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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, Campus Registrar

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

10:15 a.m. – Break

10:30 a.m. – Engaging Your Discipline

  • Business and Enterprise: Whalley Chapel
  • Education: Heritage Hall, Living and Learning Center
  • Engineering: 240 E&S Building (Saylor Auditorium)
  • Humanities: 248 Biddle Hall
  • Natural Sciences: PPAC Main Theater
  • Nursing and Health: 117 NHS Building
  • Social Sciences: Whalley Chapel
  • Undeclared: PPAC Black Box Studio

Lunch  11:45 Blue Group - 12:15 Gold Group

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 & Enterprise: 123 Krebs Hall
    • Education: 141 Biddle Hall
    • Engineering: 240 ENS Building
    • Humanities: 248 Biddle Hall
    • Natural Sciences: Whalley Chapel
    • Nursing and Health: 117 NHS Building
    • Social Sciences: 123 Krebs Hall
    • Undeclared: Academic Success Center (G-16 Owen Library)

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 question 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) - Leaving from Student Union ground level

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

* Please bring another form of ID with you