Get some help to improve your walking or biking around campus

If you need a little guidance on where to walk on the Oakland campus or how to navigate the bike lanes, you’ve come to the right place.

University of Pittsburgh Walk Day

Join onsite health coaches for a group walk from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Oct. 15. Two group walks will take place:

  • Leave from the lobby of the Medical Arts Building, 3708 Fifth Ave.

  • Leave from the lobby of Craig Hall, 200 S. Craig St.

Wear comfortable socks and shoes and be prepared for whatever the weather may be. The walks will leave promptly at 10:30 a.m. Walking maps will be provided at each walk. There is no registration, but participants will have to sign a waiver at the start of the walk.

If you have any questions, please contact Ashley Boykin, wellness specialist in the Office of Human Resources.

Cycling class

Current Pitt students, faculty and staff can learn how to confidently navigate city streets by bike for free with licensed cycling instructor Carrie Tippen on Oct. 12.

The class, from 1 to 4 p.m., starts and ends at the Pitt Bike Cave located on the side of Posvar Hall facing David Lawrence Hall.

Attendees can use their own bike or borrow a bike for free from Healthy Ride bike share. Classes are free to current Pitt, Carnegie Mellon and Chatham students, faculty, and staff (please use your .edu email address to register).

The class is limited to 15 people and is intended for those who know how to ride a bike but are not confident riding in the city. Please bring a helmet and water.

Sign up at here.  Questions? Email