Traveling to the University

Map & Directions

Office of Admissions & Financial Aid
S520 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Please note:The University of Pittsburgh is headquartered in the Oakland area of Pittsburgh and there are two educational buildings with the name of Scaife Hall – the School of Medicine is located at 3550 Terrace Street (across from Salk Hall and the Petersen Events Center) on the Upper Campus of the University of Pittsburgh. The other Scaife Hall is located off Frew Street on Carnegie Mellon University's campus.

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From the East

Cars traveling from the east via the PA Turnpike (I-76) should take Exit 57 to I-376 West. From I-376, take Exit 3B, Oakland (University of Pittsburgh). Turn slightly right onto Bates Street. Stay on Bates Street through the first traffic light and through the bend. Turn left onto McKee Place. Stay on McKee Place, which turns into Darragh Street when crossing Forbes Avenue. Follow Darragh Street up the hill several blocks. Turn right on Terrace Street. Follow Terrace Street 1.5 blocks. Scaife Hall is located on the right side of street across from the Petersen Event Center.

From the West

Cars traveling from the west via the PA Turnpike (I-76) should take Exit 28 and follow I-79 South to I-279 South. (You'll exit to the left off I-79.) Follow I-279 toward the city, to the I-376 Monroeville Exit. Follow I-376 to the Forbes Avenue/Oakland Exit. Forbes Avenue leads right into the Pitt campus. From Forbes Avenue, turn left on Oakland Avenue (Gus Miller Newsstand on left). Oakland Avenue turns into DeSoto Street. Follow DeSoto Street to the top of the hill; Scaife Hall is on the left side of hill, past UPMC Presbyterian Hospital's emergency entrance.

From the North

Take I-79 South to I-279 South. (You'll exit to the left off I-79.) Follow I-279 to I-579, to the I-376 Monroeville Exit. Follow I-376 to the Forbes Avenue/Oakland Exit. Forbes Avenue leads right into the Pitt campus. From Forbes Avenue, turn left on Oakland Avenue (Gus Miller Newsstand on left). Oakland Avenue turns into DeSoto Street. Follow DeSoto Street to the top of the hill; Scaife Hall is on the left side of hill, past UPMC Presbyterian Hospital's emergency entrance.

From the South, including Pittsburgh International Airport

Merge onto PA 60S toward Pittsburgh 16 miles to I-279 North. Follow I-279 through the Fort Pitt Tunnels and across the bridge to the I-376 Monroeville Exit (first exit on the right). Follow I-376 to the Forbes Avenue/Oakland Exit. Forbes Avenue leads right into the Pitt campus. From Forbes Avenue, turn left on Oakland Avenue (Gus Miller Newsstand on left). Oakland Avenue turns into DeSoto Street. Follow DeSoto Street to the top of the hill; Scaife Hall is on the left side of hill, past UPMC Presbyterian Hospital's emergency entrance.