The FAST Program is designed to help you transition from high school to college. 

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Freshman Advisement Summer Transition (FAST)

We hope you are enjoying the rest of your school year and preparing to join us on the Bluff in a few short months! FAST is an optional four day program to help you transition to your time as a student here at Duquesne. Each school has two days to pick from.  

Please feel free to contact us with any remaining questions or concerns you may have.

Upcoming FAST Dates:

July 7 or 9: Biomedical Engineering, Business, Education, Health Sciences, and Natural & Environmental Sciences

July 8 or 10: Liberal Arts, Music, Nursing, and Pharmacy

Additional Important Dates:

August 18: Freshman Move In

August 19-23: New Student Orientation

October 23-25: Family Weekend

The FAST Program Can Help:

  • Meet your academic advisor
  • Learn about health services, financial aid, tuition deferment, safety, security and student activities.
  • Get your student ID
  • Set up your student bank account
  • Order or purchase books and computer. 
  • Connect with future classmates
  • Take language placement exams (required for Liberal Arts & International Business majors)
For any question regarding the FAST program please contact FAST Coordinator Adam Wasilko at or by phone at 412.396.6657.
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