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May 27, 2021

High School and Transfer Students Invited to La Roche University’s Summer Nights

PITTSBURGH, May 27, 2021 — Throughout June and July, La Roche University will host Summer Nights for high school students, transfer students and their families to explore campus.

Summer Nights will feature a campus tour, an overview of more than 50 career-focused majors, and an opportunity for visitors to learn about financial aid, study abroad, and student clubs and activities.

The University will host Summer Nights from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Fisher Multipurpose Room of the Wright Library. Visit to register for one of the following dates:

  • Tuesday, June 8
  • Thursday, June 24
  • Tuesday, July 13
  • Wednesday, July 21
  • Thursday, July 29

Hope Schiffgens, executive director for enrollment at La Roche, said, “Seeing campus in person is an opportunity to imagine yourself as part of the La Roche community. Visitors at Summer Nights will receive all the information they need to know about majors and career paths, student life, merit-based scholarships and unique study abroad experiences.”

Ms. Schiffgens added that it is not too late for those looking to start this fall. Financial aid, scholarships and housing are available. Campus operations and face-to-face instruction will resume at full capacity for the fall 2021 semester on Aug. 23.

La Roche adheres to COVID-19 safety measures that align with guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and the Allegheny County Health Department. Temperature screenings and face coverings while indoors are required. 

For more information contact Freshman Admissions at 412-536-1272 or Transfer students should call 412-536-1260 or email

About La Roche University: A private liberal arts university in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, La Roche University offers 66 undergraduate programs of study, six master’s degrees and one doctoral degree, with particular strengths in education, business, criminal justice, psychology, and health and medical sciences as well as interior design and graphic design. This residential university provides a vibrant campus community for nearly 1,300 men and women enjoying 30-plus student organizations and an exciting NCAA Div. III athletics program. Founded by the Sisters of Divine Providence in 1963, La Roche University embraces its Catholic heritage while welcoming people of all faiths and backgrounds. With a legacy of social justice and a commitment to international exchange, La Roche University educates students to be lifelong learners and achievers in an increasingly diverse and global society.