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Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA
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Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

600 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15282

United States

Phone: 412-396-6222

Fax: 412-396-6223


Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:Robbyn Snyder
Title:Scheduling Administrator
Admissions Office Address:Office of Admissions
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Admissions Office Phone:412-396-6222
Admissions Office Fax:412-396-1107
Admissions Office Email:admissions@duq.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:Power Recreation Center
The Red Ring
Academic Walk
The Nite Spot
The Power Recreation Center is a state-of-the-art recreation and fitness facility that also houses a Barnes and Noble bookstore and a Freshens frozen yogurt, smoothie, and crepe café. Starbucks is a popular coffeehouse located in the Union. The Red Ring is a full service restaurant/bar with weekly entertainment. Academic Walk is the main walkway through campus where many activities are held and students congregate. The Nite Spot is located on the first floor of the Duquesne Union. This newly renovated venue offers late night activities, a TV lounge, pool, and ping-pong tables. The Hogan Dining Center is a newly renovated dining facility offering a late night menu. The Culinary Cab is a new late-night mobile food truck.
Most Popular Places Off Campus:The South Side
North Shore
Station Square
The South Side is a short walk from campus, offers the City Theatre, unique shops, art galleries, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Oakland - The Carnegie Museums and Library, Cathedral Nationality Rooms, and a diverse array of restaurants. North Shore - Heinz Field, PNC Park, Warhol Museum, and Stage AE concert venue. Downtown - Heinz Hall, Benedum Center, Cultural District, Consol Energy Center, Market Square, and many shops and restaurants. Station Square - a river front entertainment complex featuring restaurants and shopping areas within walking distance of campus.

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:Yes
     Hours:Monday - Friday
8:30 - 4:30
Phone Number:412-396-6222
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:Yes
     Tour Dates:Year-round
Average Length:1 hour
Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:admissions@duq.edu

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:Yes
Start Date for High School Juniors:Anytime
Appointment Required:Preferred
Average Length of Interview:45 min.
Information Sessions:Available
Times:Selected dates throughout the yr. Refer to website
Email Address to Sign-Up:admissions@duq.edu

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Year-round
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Advance Notice:2 weeks
Contact Email Address for Faculty Visit:admissions@duq.edu
Contact Email Address for Coach Visit:admissions@duq.edu

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Not Available

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Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
Pittsburgh International Airport, ranked as one of the nation’s busiest and best, is about 30 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh. All major car rental agencies are represented. Cab service from the airport into Pittsburgh is approximately $40. Duquesne is a 10-15 minute walk or a $4 - $5 cab ride from major downtown hotels. Amtrak provides train service to major cities and the nation. The station is located in downtown Pittsburgh at 1100 Liberty Avenue. Bus service to Pittsburgh is available through Greyhound. The station is at 55 11th St, close to Duquesne.
Driving Instructions to Campus:
Please visit http://www.duq.edu/about/campus/map-and-directions Scroll down to the second map and click on “Directions”.
Local Accommodations: Near By:
The following are hotels in the Pittsburgh area: Marriott Pittsburgh City Center* 112 Washington Place Pittsburgh, PA 15219 (412).471.4000 5 minute walk to campus Cambria Suites Downtown Pittsburgh @ CONSOL Energy Center 1320 Centre Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15219 (412).381.6687 5 minute walk to campus Omni William Penn* 530 William Penn Place Pittsburgh, PA 15219 (412).281.7100 10 minute walk to campus Fairmont Pittsburgh 510 Market St. Pittsburgh, PA 15222 800.441.1414 10 minute walk to campus Doubletree by Hilton Hotel & Suites* One Bigelow Square Pittsburgh, PA 15219 (412).281.5800 or 800.222.8733 15 minute walk to campus The Westin Pittsburgh Convention Center 1000 Penn Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15222 (412).281.3700 15 minute walk to campus Courtyard by Marriott* 945 Penn Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15222 (412).434.5551 or 800.321.2211 20 minute walk to campus Holiday Inn Express South Side* 20 South Tenth St Pittsburgh, PA 15203 (412).488.1130 or 1.800.HOLIDAY ½ mile drive to campus, free shuttle bus HYATT House Pittsburgh South Side 2795 South Water St Pittsburgh, PA 15203 412.390.2477 ½ mile drive to campus Sheraton Station Square (Pittsburgh) 7 Station Square Dr Pittsburgh, PA 15219 (412).261.2000 Short drive Quality Inn University Center (Oakland)* 3401 Blvd of the Allies Pittsburgh, PA 15213 (412).683.6100 Short Drive Wyndam Pittsburgh University Center (Oakland)* Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place (Oakland)* 3454 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213 (412).683.2040 Short Drive *Hotels with an asterisk offer preferred rates for Duquesne visitors. Rates are based on availability and may not always be offered.
Local Accommodations: Far Away:
The following are hotels near the airport: Courtyard Pittsburgh Airport Hyatt Place Pittsburgh Airport* Pittsburgh Airport Marriott* Embassy Suites Pittsburgh- International Airport Double Tree by Hilton Pittsburgh Green Tree* *Hotels with an asterisk offer preferred rates for Duquesne visitors. Rates are based on availability and may not always be offered.

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
  • Office of Admissions
    600 Forbes Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15282
    Phone: 412-396-6222
    Fax: 412-396-1107
    Email: admissions@duq.edu
  • Visiting Center:
  • Campus Tours:
  • On Campus Interviews:
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
    Not Available
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