Account Activation
Welcome to the University of Pittsburgh Account Activation site.

Before you begin, please have the information needed for account activation ready and complete the activation process within 15 minutes:

  • Username and activation key from your account activation email
  • Other identifying information from your initial University of Pittsburgh application such as:
    • First and Last Name
    • Address: City, State, Country, Zip Code
    • School
    • Campus
    • Term Applied/Admitted
    • School Applied/Admitted
    • Career (Undergraduate, Graduate, Medical School, etc.)
    • Phone Number
    • SSN (if applicable)

Step 1    Activation Key

Please enter your University Account Username and Activation Key to activate your account. This information was included in an initial notification email from the University of Pittsburgh Technology Help Desk which was sent to the email address you provided in your application.

If you cannot find the notification email, please check your spam, junk or other filters. The email was sent by ‘Technology Help Desk’ with the subject line ‘University of Pittsburgh - Activate Your Account’.

If you still cannot find the notification email, please contact the Technology Help Desk at 412-624-HELP [4357].

Make sure to copy and paste key without extra characters at beginning or end.