College of General Studies

Types of Advising Appointments

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Advising Walk In Appointments for Fall (2181) Term

Academic Advising for CGS Students Only:

August 21st to September 1st  - Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. *Please note that walk-ins will not be available on Friday, August 25th 2017 (by appointment only).                                   

September 5th to December 15th - Monday through Friday from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

A College of General Studies advisor is available daily for walk-in sessions or phone inquiries.  These appointments are typically between 10-15 minutes.    

Note: You cannot have your advising hold lifted during a walk-in appointment. 


Non-CGS (Potential) Students Only:

August 21st to September 1st - Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

September 5th to December 15th - Monday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

These 15 minute appointments are first come, first serve. These sessions are good for quick reviews of academic progress, brief program questions or for students from another school wanting to inquire about a major or certificate. 


Individual Advising Appointments

Make an individual appointment with an advisor if you have questions pertaining to the following issues: major or minor issues, internships, academic holds, personal issues, add/drop/withdraw/resignation decisions, graduation review, career planning .

To get more information about communicating with your advisor and advising appointments see the Advising Syllabus.

To schedule an appointment, call 412-624-6600 or stop by the first floor of Wesley W. Posvar Hall.

Regular business hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., and Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.