Experience Chatham (Virtually)

Everyone at Chatham is here to support you virtually! Whether you're an admitted student or still weighing your options, this page has all the resources and stories you'll need to learn more about life at Chatham University.
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Connect with a Chatham Student

Talking to a current student can be a big help in learning more about Chatham University. That’s why our student ambassadors are available to answer your questions via a virtual visit, giving you their honest insights about academics, student life, and what makes Chatham special.

Schedule a Session : Checkerboard 1 - Connect with a Chatham Student
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Register for Classes

Congratulations on your acceptance to Chatham University! At a (Virtual) New Student Registration Day, you'll meet with faculty advisors to create your class schedule. Representatives from financial aid, residential life, admissions and others will also help answer questions and get you started on becoming part of the Chatham community. To sign up for a Registration Day, please visit our events page.

Learn More : Checkerboard 4 - Register for Classes
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Talk to Our Financial Aid Office

We offer extensive scholarships, need-based aid and guidance that can help make a Chatham education more affordable. If your financial situation has been impacted by the Coronavirus—and no matter where you are in your decision-making process—we are here to help. Schedule an appointment with one of our financial aid representatives today.

Email the Office of Financial Aid : Checkerboard 5 - Talk to Our Financial Aid Office
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Academics & Faculty

Wherever you are in thinking about your future course of study, at Chatham you’ll find a wide, deep range of fascinating classes that will challenge and inspire you taught by a strong team of faculty members invested in you and your future. Follow your passion, pick up a side interest, make yourself stand out from the crowd—it’s all right here.

Explore Undergraduate Programs : Checkerboard 9 - Academics & Faculty

Student Life

College is a time to learn, explore, and grow. At Chatham we believe that life outside of the classroom is just as educational and rewarding as time in it, and so we work to provide the opportunities, resources, and services that will achieve that. 

Learn About Student Life : Checkerboard 10 - Student Life

Student Involvement

Students at Chatham have a multitude of ways to get involved such as leadership retreats and service opportunitiesevents and traditions, joining one or more of the over 50 student organizations on campus, or taking advantage of events happening in the greater Pittsburgh area.

Learn More : Checkerboard 11 - Student Involvement

Housing & Dining

Housed in renovated, historic mansions on Upper Campus; apartments conveniently located along Fifth Avenue; and an energy-neutral, LEED-certified building on Eden Hall Campus, our residence halls are focused on community integration and making the most of your college experience. Together, Residence Life and Parkhurst Dining engage and support undergraduate and graduate students throughout their University experience.

Learn More : Checkerboard 12 - Housing & Dining
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Mission & Values

Chatham University prepares its students to build lives of purpose, value, and fulfilling work. To this end, our work in and out of the classroom prizes our core values of sustainability; women's leadership and gender equity; community engagement; and diversity and inclusion.

Learn More : Checkerboard 13 - Mission & Values
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Global Citizenship

At Chatham, we uphold the value of global citizenship and community. Our award-winning Global Focus Program leads a campus-wide initiative focused on a specific country or region of the world over the course of an academic year—through curriculum, films, lectures, performances, and cuisine. We also encourage all students to study abroad and, to support undergraduate students in doing so, Chatham offers a one-time $1,200 study abroad voucher. To learn more about our extensive list of international programs, click the link below.

Learn More : Checkerboard 14 - Global Citizenship