New Student Registration Day

Congratulations on your acceptance to Chatham University! And welcome to our New Student Registration (NSR) Support Site. Here we’ve gathered content that will reinforce what you learn in NSR, plus answer questions you may have. We’re excited to help you get ready for your first term at Chatham, and look forward to meeting you soon!

Join Us on Zoom

Our virtual New Student Registration Day will take place on Zoom, a platform that hosts video and audio conferences. Please plan to login from a laptop or iPad that has video capabilities – it will be a great way to be able to virtually meet everyone else involved. 

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Meet with an Academic Advisor

Students will be placed into groups for an advising meeting with their faculty within their academic department. Faculty will welcome you and provide an overview, and then will discuss some basics about course selection within their department.

Explore Undergraduate Degrees

Register for Classes

Our goal in the registration is to answer questions, ensure you have registered full time (minimum of 12 credits) and that you feel confident in knowing who to contact if you have questions. You will register for courses using Chatham's online student portal. The Student Portal is available to all new incoming students in a Deposit status and current Active students. 

Go to the Student Portal

Meet with Financial Aid

We understand that the coronavirus has affected financial situations for many people across the globe. If you have any questions about a change in circumstance, please email the Office of Financial Aid at Braun Hall on the Shadyside Campus or call 412-365-2781. Utilize our virtual calendar to schedule a 1:1 meeting as well.  

Financial Aid FAQs

Meet with Student Accounts

In your meeting with Student Accounts, you'll learn about managing your Chatham student account, tuition payment plan options, and more.

Student Accounts FAQs

Apply for Housing

We’re excited that you’ve decided to join us here in Cougar Country and invite you to take the next step in your journey by applying for on-campus housing.

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Choose Your Dining Meal Plan

All residential students are required to have a meal plan and you will choose this within your housing application. Meal plan options are based on where you live and are managed by Parkhurst Dining. Students can only change their meal plan during the Add/Drop period. Please email meal plan questions to Parkhurst Dining.

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Get Your Student ID

Your Student ID will help you gain access to places around campus, including the fitness center and computer labs, and it also includes a bus pass for the Pittsburgh Port Authority. 

Request ID

New & Transfer Orientation

Orientation is a great way to become acclimated to everything that the Chatham Community has to offer you. This program is designed to provide you with the tools to enhance your experience here and to connect with fellow classmates before school begins. 

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Grab Some Chatham Gear

The Chatham University Bookstore is your official on-campus destination for textbooks, apparel, fan gear, and more!


Campus 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. 

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Student Clubs & Organizations

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

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