Carnegie Mellon University
Since you've probably already heard about the city's professional sports teams and inclines, we'll direct you to some of the city's (not-so) hidden treasures.

Pittsburgh is food lover's dream. There are fantastic restaurants all over the city, and more and more opening every day. If you're looking for a great place to eat, start with Pittsburgh Magazine's Best of the 'Burgh lists. Of course, you'll never be able to tell anyone that you actually lived in Pittsburgh if you haven't eaten at Primanti Bros. at least once. For a truly unique and delicious dining experience, eat at the Carnegie Mellon-affiliated Conflict Kitchen. Be sure to read about their history and mission before you visit.

Netflix only gets you so far — get out of the house and watch something on the big screen. The Waterfront and SouthSide Works have multiplex cinemas where you can catch the newest releases, but you should also see what's playing at these local favorites:

Thanks to the Arts Pass program, your student ID gets you free (FREE!) admission to Pittsburgh's world-class museums and cultural attractions.