Open House

This online registration form is for individual registration only; high school groups should arrange visits by contacting Freshman Admissions at 412-536-1272 or 1-800-838-4572 at least two-three weeks prior to the event.

Schedule of events

Drop in any time between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. to explore our majors, meet faculty and staff, and learn more about life on campus. The Open House program begins in the Zappala College Center.

This is a previous event schedule. Please check back in early fall for an update.

Time  Activity  
9:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. Bookstore open
Refreshments available in the Ryan Room, Zappala College Center 
10 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Check-in, Zappala College Center Hallway 
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Faculty and Staff Discussion Tables*
10:15 a.m. 
and every hour
Campus Tour departures, Zappala College Center Hallway 
10:15 – 10:45 a.m.Choose from any of the following:
Admissions Presentation 
Student Panel Discussion 
Interior Design Information Session
Management Division Information Session 
 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.Criminal Justice and National Security Studies Session:
Includes CSI lab tour after session
10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.Complimentary Lunch Featuring a Milkshake Bar – Cantellops Dining Hall, Zappala College Center 
11:15 – 11:45 a.m.Choose from any of the following:
Admissions Presentation 
Financial Aid Presentation
Student Panel Discussion 
Education Department Information Session 
Graphic Design Information Session 
STEM Information Session  
12:15 – 12:45 p.m. Choose from any of the following:
Financial Aid Presentation
Communications, Media & Technology/Film, Video & Media Information Session
Science Lab Tour
12:45 – 1 p.m. BioSOLVE: The Biology Research Program

*Faculty and Staff Discussion Tables to feature:
  • Accounting
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Biology Forensics
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry Forensics
  • Child & Family Studies
  • Communications, Media and Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Studies: Literature, and Professional Writing and Journalism
  • Exercise and Sport Science
  • Film, Video & Media
  • Finance
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Science
  • History
  • Information Technology
  • Interior Design
  • International Affairs
  • International Management
  • LEAD
  • LECOM: Pre-Dental, Pre-Osteopathic Medicine and Pre-Pharmacy
  • Liberal Studies
  • Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics and Physics
  • Medical Imaging
  • Modern Languages
  • National Security Studies
  • Nursing
  • Performing Arts (Dance)
  • Political Science
  • Professional Studies
  • Pre-Chiropractic
  • Psychology and Child & Family Studies
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Sociology

Staff Discussion Tables

  • Admissions (Freshman and Transfer)
  • Alumni Representatives 
  • Athletics
  • Campus Ministry/Community Service
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Honors Institute
  • La Roche Experience
  • Residence Life
  • Social Media
  • Study Abroad
  • Student Academic Support Services: Academic Advising, Academic Counseling and Tutoring, Accessibility Services, Career Development, Undeclared

    Details on the Criminal Justice and National Securities Session

    We encourage students who are interested in criminal justice, national security studies, prelaw or criminalistics to attend open house events to learn about career choices, salary information and more during a presentation by our Justice, Law and Security faculty. The presentation will cover the following subjects:  

    1. Understanding the criminal mindset 
    2. Intelligence analysis and investigations in both governmental and corporate domains 
    3. Managing and counseling criminals in correctional settings 
    4. Forensic science and security management 
    5. Career opportunities in national/state criminal justice and national security organizations 
    6. Career opportunities in private industry 
    7. Salary information, both starting and mid-career, related to criminal justice and private security career fields 
    8. Preparing for specialized testing to obtain employment in the criminal justice and national security systems