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Orientation 2021 Instagram Contest

As you make your way to Pittsburgh this summer to begin your studies at Heinz College, bring our beloved Scotty Dog mascot with you as your traveling companion!

We’re excited to welcome you to our Pittsburgh campus to begin classes this fall. Whether you’re traveling from near or far, you can show your Tartan pride by bringing our Scotty Dog mascot along as your travel buddy. Share your journey via Instagram Stories, and you will be eligible to win some cool Heinz College prizes.

Whether you’re boarding a plane or renting a moving truck; relaxing at an airport layover or stopping for a bite to eat at your favorite roadside dining spot; moving into your apartment or visiting campus for the first time, bring Scotty along every step of the way! Chronicle your journey from your hometown to your final destination via photos and videos with Scotty. Post as many times as you would like, be creative, and have fun! Be sure to tag @heinzcollege and use the hashtag #CMUHeinzKickoff on all of your public posts to be eligible for the contest.

How to Participate

Take the following steps to access the Scotty stickers and share them via your Instagram Stories to participate in the contest. If you have any questions or are unable to access the stickers, please contact Michael Cunningham, Associate Director of Marketing, at