College of General Studies

Overview of the College of General Studies

We help students reach their academic and personal goals so they are prepared for the next stages of their life and career.

The College of General Studies offers pre-professional, interdisciplinary and flexible degree and certificate programs, as well as continuing and lifelong learning opportunities designed to meet the ambition of the adult learner. The College invests in the success of its students by providing excellent educational opportunities, outstanding personalized services and specialized career and support programs, as well as access to the faculty, resources and alumni network of a large research university. Our educational programs provide students, in our credit and non-credit programs, the knowledge and skills needed to achieve and advance their personal and professional goals.

NEW CGS Degree Seeking Students: Final Steps!

Here are your next and final steps:

  1. Pay your $200 tuition depositmust pay before scheduling appointment
  2. Visit New Student Information Web site to complete the following
  • College Student Inventory
  • New Student Tutorial 

Once these steps have been completed and you have received an e-mail from your advisor, call 412-624-6600 and schedule your first advising appointment and enroll in classes!

Advisors will begin meeting with new Fall 2017 degree seeking students after open enrollment period begins, April 10, 2017.

News & Events

Dean's Stars and Dean's List for Spring 2017 Term
Congratulations to the College of General Studies' Dean's Stars and those who made the Dean's List for the spring 2017 term!
Algebra Workshops for Finals Week - December 11th and December 13th 2017
Wednesday, December 13
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
McCarl Center Tutoring Room - 1424 W.Posvar Hall
Donna Rosenberger will facilitate Algebra tutoring on Monday, December 11th 2017 and Wednesday, December 13th 2017 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and then from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. There will also be a review session on Wednesday, December 13th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
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Dean's Stars and Dean's List for Fall 2016 term
Congratulations to the College of General Studies' Dean's Stars and those who made the Dean's List for the fall 2016 term!