The program supports the University’s mission to offer superior educational programs, advance the frontiers of knowledge and creative endeavor, and to share expertise with private, community, and public partners.

We Build Partners Out of Suppliers

Commercial Partnerships provide increased value beyond simple purchasing agreements by leveraging our consolidated spending power across all campuses, plus our athletic, academic, and research strengths and other marketing assets to develop expanded and coordinated opportunities for both the University and its commercial partners. Commercial partners are generally University suppliers and service providers whose affiliations with the University may help to expand their retail or B2B markets.

Learn about partnering with Pitt from the Senior Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer as well as other University leaders:


For Commercial Partners

Foster innovative opportunities to partner with the University of Pittsburgh, a leading public university with 34,500 students and 4,600 full-time faculty across 496 academic degree programs, and 7,300 staff.

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For the Campus Community

Campus units can connect with potential commercial partners who wish to establish meaningful relationships across the University. Our Pitt community benefits from coordinated agreements that can match partner goals with campus assets.

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