University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh
Writing Style Manual

Appendix 3: School, College, and Campus Abbreviations


College of Business Administration (BUS)
Subsequent reference: CBA
(Note: BUS is to be used only with a degree year)
College of General Studies (CGS)
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA)
Graduate School of Public Health (GSPH)

Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business (BUS)
Subsequent reference: KGSB, Katz School, or Katz
(Note: BUS is to be used only with a degree year, and a G should follow the year to indicate a graduate degree)

Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences (A&S)
Subsequent references: Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, Dietrich School
(Note: A&S is to be used only with a degree year)
School of Dental Medicine (DEN)
School of Education (EDUC)
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SHRS)
School of Information Sciences (SIS)
School of Law (LAW)
School of Medicine (MED)
School of Nursing (NURS)
School of Pharmacy (PHARM)
School of Social Work (SOC WK)
Swanson School of Engineering (ENGR)
Subsequent reference: Swanson School
University Honors College (UHC)

Regional Campuses

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford (UPB)
University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg (UPG)
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown (UPJ)
University of Pittsburgh at Titusville (UPT)

For correct ways to refer to these schools and their students and graduates,
see the Student Terminology section.