Academic Resources

Returning to the classroom after a few or several years can be intimidating. The College of General Studies (CGS) offers a wide variety of one-on-one, peer, and group-tutoring options as well as skills-building workshops to help you succeed in your courses and meet your academic goals. As a CGS student, you have free and full access to Pitt resources and services, including the University's excellent Math Assistance Center and Writing Center.

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Tutoring Hours for the Summer 2018 Term (2187)


Math Tutoring with Carol Reece 

Mondays and Thursdays: 11 AM - 4 PM


English/Writing with Libby Ferda

Mondays (online only): 6 PM - 9 PM
Wednesdays (on campus): 8:30 AM - 1 PM
Thursdays (online only) 12:20 PM - 3 PM

To schedule an appointment with Libby, go to and select "CGS," or email her directly at