Founded in 1997, the Muslim Student Association is an organization dedicated to serving Muslim students on the campus of The University of Pittsburgh and educating the campus community about Islam and Muslims. We carry out Islamic activities, sponsor community service, and charity events, and strengthen relations and understanding between Muslims and people of other faiths.
What does MSA at Pitt provide?
MSA at Pitt provides a sense of community for the both the Muslims here as well as the greater student population in a number of ways. These include social events, mentorship programs, scholarships, Friday prayers, and Islamic education
MSA at Pitt provides outreach both within the University of Pittsburgh and throughout the greater Pittsburgh area in a number of ways. This outreach includes building bridges with local Mosques, hosting events which are available for anyone and everyone, facilitating the extension of academic Islamic Theology, as well as by using MSA to support the larger Muslim Ummah
MSA at Pitt breaks stereotypes and provides information, increasing awareness about Islam through a number of projects. These include both community and Dawah events, including Hala-A-Palooza