Carnegie Mellon University Department of Chemistry
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Prospective Student Visits

We will work with you to select a date for an individual visit where you can meet with a few faculty and students in your area(s) of interest. Please contact us approximately two weeks in advance to arrange for a visit.

During your visit, be sure to learn more about some of the advantages of Pittsburgh:

To arrange for your visit, please contact:

Valerie Bridge
Graduate Program Coordinator
(412) 268-3150

Travel & Lodging Links

About the Department

Visitor Information

The Department of Chemistry welcomes many visitors each year as speakers, prospective students, and collaborators on research and educational projects. This information is provided to make those visits as smooth as possible.

Getting around campus and Pittsburgh

This map shows the full Carnegie Mellon campus. The Chemistry Department graduate program is in Mellon Institute on Fifth Avenue between Dithridge and Bellefield in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh. The undergraduate office is located on the first floor of Doherty Hall. In addition, some visitors may find driving directions and parking information here. Several public bus routes, including a bus from the airport, have stops on campus.


The following hotels are frequently used by overnight visitors to the department. Carnegie Mellon’s main website has additional information on lodging.

Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center
100 Lytton Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 682-6200

The University Club of Pittsburgh
123 University Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 621-1890

Shadyside Inn
5405 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232-2255
Toll free: 1-800-767-8483