Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business // Policies


You become a part of the vibrant and diverse Pitt community when you join the Katz Graduate School of Business. With this opportunity comes responsibilities, you are obligated to demonstrate respect for one another. The policies and practices of the university outline these expectations.


The University of Pittsburgh has policies and procedures in place to protect students, faculty, and staff. As an educational institution and as an employer, the University does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or gender identity and expression in its programs and activities.

The University does not tolerate discrimination, harassment or retaliation on these bases and takes steps to ensure that students, employees and third parties are not subject to a hostile environment in University programs or activities.

For complete policy details, please visit Policies we encourage you to review include: Non- Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action PolicySexual Misconduct and Title IX.

Academic Policies

There are several policies that govern the academic experience at Katz. Being a member of the University of Pittsburgh community is a privilege. This privilege comes with the responsibility to act in accordance with all institutional rules and policies. The Code of Conduct, Computer Access & Use and Copyright & Intellectual Property policies outline honest and moral behavioral expectations.

The Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business holds students to additional academic and behavioral policies which are accessible to actively enrolled students.

Student Privacy

Students have the right to inspect and review their Education Records. The Buckley Amendment: Privacy of Student Records provides details on how to access and release your student records.


Information on reporting resources are located on the policy documents.

Ask a question or report a concern using Pitt Concern Connection.

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, please contact the Pitt Police at 412-624-2121 or dial 911.


I chose Katz because of the world-class faculty and students: the professors here are well-versed in their fields, passionate about teaching, and want to see their students succeed academically and professionally; the students are dedicated to excellence and form an excellent professional network. 

Tyler Wilson

MBA '19

I chose Katz for the course offerings. I knew I could build on my strengths through the strong core curriculum with specific classes that would help me learn invaluable tactics and strategies for my career. The international community at Katz is eye-opening. Learning from individuals who come from all over the world is a valuable experience in and of itself.

Robert Innis

MBA '18