Account Activation
Welcome to the University of Pittsburgh Computing Account activation portal.

Please have the following information ready before you start, as the activation process must be completed within 15 minutes of clicking the Begin button below.

  • Username and Activation Key*
  • 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)
  • Username and Activation Key*
  • SSN (if applicable)
  • Zip Code
  • Phone Number
  • Date of Birth

*Your username and activation key can be found in the initial email sent to the email address used in your application. If you cannot find the notification email, please check your spam, junk, or other folders. The email was sent by “Pitt Information Technology” ( with the subject line, “Activate Your University of Pittsburgh Computing Account”.

If you still cannot find the notification email, please contact the 24/7 IT Help Desk at +1-412-624-HELP (4357).