Dean shares timely reminders as University honors the Easter holiday

Dear Students,

Allegheny County COVID-19 infections rose slightly this week, however Pittsburgh remained in the “low” CDC community level category. Details on the “County View” may be found by clicking here.

Please review additional important information for you to know.

New This Week:

Have A Happy Easter Break!

As a reminder, Carlow University will observe Holy Thursday, April 14; Good Friday, April 15; and Easter Monday, April 18. No classes will be held during this time and all offices will be closed.

Class of 2022, missed the Grad Fair? No problem!

If you were unable to attend the grad fair to pick up everything you need for the commencement, do not worry. There is still time!

  • Caps and Gowns can be purchased from the Carlow Bookstore (412-578-6164).
  • Commencement Tickets will be available for pick up at the Student Affairs office on the second floor of the University Commons from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. until the end of day on April 19. All tickets requested will be mailed to the address provided on the student’s Commencement RSVP form.

To learn more about all the festivities for the class of 2022, visit the Carlow Commencement website.

Student Activities

Tuesday, April 19 from 1:30 – 2:15 p.m. @ CAA Tutoring Room: Learning English as Another Language

Is English your second or third language? If yes, then the Center for Academic Achievement (CAA) wants to learn from you! The CAA is providing an opportunity for you to share what strategies you use in order to be successful in your classes. The CAA is also interested in what kinds of difficulties you may have encountered, such as reading or test-taking. Come and talk with us!

Enjoy a discussion regarding surrounding art and poetry in the Carlow Art Gallery.

April 20 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. @ UC 402: Disability Technology Booths

Hands-on exploration opportunity! Learn about cool technology tools that can increase your productivity or improve your academic success. Stop by to enhance your educational journey!

April 20 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. @ 2nd Floor University Commons: Graduate School Fair

Meet with universities, colleges and post graduate service programs to learn about opportunities after graduation. Don’t delay! Learn about application requirements, financial aid and more. FREE and Refreshments are provided. Register on Handshake to see a list of participating institutions. Hosted by the Offices of Admissions and Career Development. Questions? Contact .


NEW – SUMMER STAY Program Available for Undergraduates

Now, Carlow undergraduate students, or guest students from other accredited colleges and universities, have the opportunity to stay on campus for free this summer when registering for six (6) or more credits. Carlow students can schedule summer classes by going to the Self-Service link on our Isadora intranet (log in required). If interested in the Summer Stay free, on-campus housing, contact Erin Boyles in Student Affairs at or 412-578-8774, and let her know you have also registered for six (6) or more credits.

Use your voice: vote for you 2022-2023 Student Government Officers!

Please fill out the form below to vote for the 2022-23 SGA Officers! All the candidates running are phenomenal options and your voice is needed to help chose who you want to see the leaders of next school year be.

To vote for your candidates, go to the ballot form by clicking here by Friday, April 29. The SGA officers will be announced during finals week.

Interested in Residential Living for Summer or Fall 2022?

If you are interested in living on campus in the residence halls this summer or fall, please contact the Office of Student Affairs for more detail at or 412-578-6293.

Help Needed? Submit a Care Report

At the beginning of each semester, students occasionally struggle with affordability, academic adjustments and connecting to the community. If you become concerned about yourself or others, please submit a report and let the Care Team know about any needs, questions or concerns. We are active and will contact you, or those you refer, to help. You may also contact the Student Affairs office at 412-578-6293 or .


Timothy P. Phillips, PhD
Vice President of Student Affairs & Dean of Students

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