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Current Students

The College of General Studies recognizes that its students come from various backgrounds, including various life circumstances, different life stages, diverse career backgrounds, and in many cases, multiple higher education experiences. As a CGS student, you will partner with an advisor who will consult with you throughout your tenure with CGS.

Student Responsibilities in the Advising Relationship

  • To acquire the skills needed to assume final responsibility for course scheduling, program planning, and the successful completion of all graduation requirements.
  • Become knowledgeable about the relevant policies, procedures, and rules of the University and academic programs.
  • Be prepared with accurate information when contacting the advisor, whether in an appointment or by phone.
  • Access https://my.pitt.edu for important updates, resources, and course information.
  • Be actively engaged in seeking the academic and career information necessary to meet their educational goals.

Resources for Students

Below are links to some common resources for current students. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact your advisor.

Compass degree exploration

Selecting Your Degree

Calendar

Building Your Schedule

Checklist

Registering for Courses

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Withdrawing from Courses

Graduation hat

Graduating from CGS

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Understanding Your Academic Record

booklet

Academic Standards, Policies, and Integrity

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CGS Career Services

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Academic & Student Success

Group of People

CGS Student Organizations

Schlarship Certificate

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Resources

University Resources

 

Post-Bacc & Guest Students we have a FAQ page for you! On there you will find answers to your admission, class information and enrollment questions.