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Chatham University

Pittsburgh, PA
Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

Woodland Road

Pittsburgh, PA 15232

United States

Phone: 412-365-1825

Fax: 412-365-1609


Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:Amy Becher
Title:Vice President for Enrollment Management
Admissions Office Address:Berry
Woodland Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Admissions Office Phone:800-837-1290
Admissions Office Fax:412-365-1139
Admissions Office Email:admissions@chatham.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:New coffee shop and art gallery
Athletic and Fitness Center
Art and Design Center
Science Complex
Campus Arboretum
Many of the campus residence halls are renovated historic mansions. The campus also features an outdoor meditation labyrinth, the largest in Pittsburgh. The Shadyside Campus on Woodland Road is a registered arboretum, with over 120 distinct tree species. In addition to the Shadyside (Pittsburgh) campus, Chatham University offers the Eden Hall Campus, the first campus in the world build specifically for the study of Sustainability. With a new residence hall and Commons Building opening in Fall 2015, this campus offers over 380 acres for students interested in sustainability and a unique living learning environment.
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Carnegie Museums (Art, Natural Hist, Science)
Concerts, Theater, Dance- Cultural Dist.
Pirates, Steelers, Penguins (pro sports teams)
Kennywood Amusement Park
Botanical Gardens; Zoo and Aquarium; National Aviary
Students have access to an incredible variety of cultural amenities in Pittsburgh, many of which provide discounted tickets to university students. From concerts to symphony performances and from traditional to contemporary art, Pittsburgh offers more to see than most major cities.

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:Yes
     Hours:Monday-Friday; Saturday by appointment
9am-5pm M-F, 9am,11am, 2pm Sat by appointment
Phone Number:800-837-1290
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:Yes
     Tour Dates:Year-round
     Times:Mon-Fri 9-5 , Saturdays and others by Appt
Average Length:1 hour
Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:admissions@chatham.edu

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:Yes
Start Date for High School Juniors:Any time; summer of junior year is encouraged
Appointment Required:Preferred
Average Length of Interview:45 min.
Information Sessions:Available
Times:Throughout the year.
Email Address to Sign-Up:admissions@chatham.edu

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Year-round
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Advance Notice:1 week
Contact Email Address for Faculty Visit:admissions@chatham.edu
Contact Email Address for Coach Visit:admissions@chatham.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:Available
Advance Notice:2 weeks
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Any Limitations:Bring sleeping bag and pillow.

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Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
Greater Pittsburgh International Airport is 20 miles from campus. Buses and limousines available for the trip from the airport to campus. Amtrak trains and Greyhound buses serve Pittsburgh. The Port Authority Transit (PAT) operates the city's public transit system (buses, subway, and light rail line). Contact admissions for further details.
Driving Instructions to Campus:
From the Pennsylvania Tpke., take Exit 6 (Pittsburgh) to I-376 W. Follow I-376 (the Pkwy.) W. toward the city. Continue on the Pkwy. through the Squirrel Hill Tunnel; stay in the right lane and exit immediately after the tunnel at Squirrel Hill (Exit 8). Follow the exit ramp and make the first left onto Forward Ave. At the first traffic light, bear left on Murray Ave.; stay on Murray to the dead end. Turn right on Wilkins Ave., and within half a block turn left on Woodland Rd., which leads directly into the college. The entrance is marked on each side by a red brick wall. The distance from the Tpke.'s Exit 6 to the campus is 12 miles.
Local Accommodations: Near By:
Chatham's own Gate House, a restored historic residence on campus is available for overnight accomodations and breakfast for a fee (Call the Admissions Office at 1-800-837-1290 to reserve). Shadyside Bed-and-Breakfast (5516 Fifth Ave., 412-683-6501) is a stone manor house built by a steel magnate at the turn of the century. The Shadyside Inn (5405 Fifth Ave., 412-441-4444), about a mile away, is a complex of several all-suite buildings designed for short-term apartment stays. Other hotels located nearby include: The Courtyard Marriot(5308 Liberty Avenue, 412-683-3113); The Best Western (875 Greentree Road, 1-800-245-4444); Holiday Inn University Center (100 Lytton Avenue, 412-682-6200); Hampton Inn (3315 Hamlet Street, 412-681-1000).

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
  • Berry
    Woodland Rd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15232
    Phone: 800-837-1290
    Fax: 412-365-1139
    Email: admissions@chatham.edu
  • Visiting Center:
  • Campus Tours:
  • On Campus Interviews:
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
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