The College of General Studies is home to a talented group of experienced and dedicated academic advisors, happy to help you navigate through the University and achieve your academic goals. All degree-seeking and certificate students in the College of General Studies are assigned an advisor to work with throughout their time at the University. Your advisor is your individual and personal connection to the University of Pittsburgh—your guide, advocate, and a key member of your support team.
Contact your advisor if you have a question or need information about any of the following and more:
- Academic/Advising Holds
- Add/Drop Decisions
- Career Choices
- Course Selection
- Curriculum Requirements
- Graduation Review
- Personal Issues
- Problems with Major/Minor
- Study Abroad Opportunities/Service Learning Experiences
- University Policies/Procedures
- Withdrawal/Resignation Decisions
Make an Appointment
To schedule an appointment, call 412-624-6600 or stop by our office, located on the first floor of Wesley W. Posvar Hall. Regular business hours are Monday-Thursday from 8:30 AM–6 PM, and Friday from 8:30 AM–5 PM during the fall and spring terms. Regular office hours are from 8:30 AM to 5 PM during the summer term.
Academic Advising Walk-In Appointments for Fall 2018 (2191) Term
CGS & Pitt Students:
A College of General Studies advisor is available daily for walk-in academic advising sessions. These appointments are typically between ten and fifteen minutes and are first-come, first-serve. Note: You cannot have your advising hold lifted during a walk-in appointment.
|August 20-September 7||Monday||11-3 PM|
|September 10-December 14|
Non-Pitt (Prospective) Students:
These sessions are good for anyone seeking reinstatement, possible transfer students, or students from another school wanting to inquire about our degree programs.