COVID Event Request Form

As all University buildings are generally closed to the public under all Operational Postures, University members are strongly encouraged to hold Meetings, Conferences and Events remotely to the maximum extent possible, even when all participants are on-campus. However, during Pitt's Guarded Posture, some exceptions for in-person meetings/events/programs may be approved. Please complete this form to seek approval by the UCIS Director of Administration and UCIS Director. This form is intended to request permission for each session at a given place and time. Grouped events (i.e. conferences) require a separate form submission for each session/element.

To request a special exception to hold on-campus, in-person event sessions, you must do the following:

  1. Download the PDF request form
    • Merely opening the file in your browser may prevent the form from operating properly. You may need to right-click on the link above and choose "Download" or "Save Link As" to save the file to your computer.
  2. Complete the form in either Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader
  3. Save the form
  4. Email the form to Director of Administration Steve Ludovico at

The form will then be assessed and, if the event is recommended to be held as proposed, it will be forwarded to Dr. Armony for his approval. Steve will contact the requester if the event has been approved.