Online Learning Services and Resources

Students taking online courses are University of Pittsburgh students in every way, and have access to all the same services and resources. However, some of these resources are particularly helpful for web-based classes.

University Resources for Online Learners

Testing >>

Self-Paced courses and some other CGS Online courses require proctored testing.This is available at the University of Pittsburgh Testing Center located in G-33 Cathedral of Learning, as well as some other facilities. For more information, please call the Testing Center at 412-624-7215. 

Disability Resources >>

The College of General Studies is committed to helping students with disabilities to attain their educational goals. For example, CGS Online courses provide transcripts and summaries to accompany any audio instructor presentations.  Learn more about the services and resources offered to online students through the University’s Office of Disability Services and Resources.  

Policies >>

CGS Online students are expected to follow all the policies and standards of the University of Pittsburgh. Please consult your school’s Student Handbook or Bulletin and make sure to read your instructor’s syllabus and other course materials carefully.