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


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

CGS Staff

All CGS offices are currently working remotely. We continue to retrieve voicemails and emails and are available during regular business hours. Direct your inquiries to the areas below:
General Information

CGS Admissions and Enrollment
Minors and Certificates, Internal Transfers, and Non-Degree Students: Summer/Guest, Post-Baccaulaureates, Pitt Employees

Lena Zellers
Academic Administrator and Nontraditional Student Specialist

Visit: CGS Admissions & Aid | Prospective Students

CGS Academic Programs and CGS Courses

Boryana Dobreva
Director of Academic Programs

Leslie Hilliard
Program Assistant

Visit: CGS Academic Programs | CGS Courses

CGS Advising and Current Students

Shannon DeMateo
Academic Advisor

Krista Stokes
Academic Advisor

Visit: Advising Services | Current Students