COVID-19 Information

The College of General Studies welcomes new and returning students for the upcoming 2021 semester. In accordance with university guidelines, we remain committed to the health and well-being of the communities we serve and will continue to provide remote delivery of services and programs throughout the year.

For COVID-19 updates, visit The Power of Pitt.

Contact Us

CGS Front Desk

Leadership

Kathleen Blee
Bettye J. and Ralph E. Bailey Dean of the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences and the College of General Studies

John Twyning
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences and the College of General Studies

Jessica Hatherill
Executive Director, Undergraduate Studies and the College of General Studies

Antonio M. Quarterman
Director, Institute for Professional and Continuing Studies

Office of the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and CGS

Phone: 412-624-6480
Fax: 412-624-8265
Email: cgs@pitt.edu

Admissions, Enrollment, and Student Records

Susan Crain
Director of Student Records and Academic Administration
Email: crain@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-6480

Heather Bastian
Document Coordinator
Email: hlb24@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-6776

Laura Finkle
Academic Administrator
Email: lrf24@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-0932

Lena Zellers
Academic Administrator and Nontraditional Student Specialist
Email: ljz14@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-6201

Academic Programs and Courses

Email the CGS Academic Programs Team: cgsapa@pitt.edu

Boryana Dobreva
Director of Academic Programs
Email: boryana.dobreva@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-6173

Leslie Hilliard
Academic Program Assistant
Email: hilliard@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-6617

Advising and Current Students

Email the CGS Advising Team: CGSAdv@pitt.edu

Derek Fischer
Director of Academic Advising, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences and College of General Studies
Email: djf63@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-6444

Mary Beth Favorite
Temporary Academic Advisor (through April 9, 2021)
Email: mbf33@pitt.edu

Shannon DeMateo
Academic Advisor
Email: sed104@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-7012

Hannah McBean
Academic Advisor
Email: mcbean@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-0664

Krista Stokes
Academic Advisor
Email: kqs1@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-7314

Heidi Thomas
Academic Advisor
Email: hschraud@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-6376