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Pearl Eni (’14)

Recent graduate Pearl Eni has been interested in the medical field since she stepped foot on Pitt’s campus. Hear about how she found her path and achieved this goal through CGS' Natural Science major. Read her story.


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May 5: Summer term enrollment period ends and classes begin


May 12: Summer sessions (12-week, 6-week-1, 4-week-1) enrollment period ends and classes begin


May 14: Summer sessions (4-week-1 and 6-week-1) add/drop period ends


May 16: Summer term add/drop period ends


May 19: Summer session (12-week) add/drop period ends


May 26: Memorial Day (University closed)


May 28: Summer session (4-week-1) deadline for
students to submit Monitored Withdrawal forms to dean’s office


Register for Summer Sessions

Summer classes are a great way to complete any final core requirements or to enroll in classes that may fill up quickly during the academic year. It also is an excellent time to explore new areas of interest without the pressure of a full class load. Learn more.

CGS Supplemental Aid Scholarship

The CGS Supplemental Aid Scholarship is for any CGS degree-seeking student with financial need. Many awards are still available. Don't miss your chance. Apply today!

Peer Mentoring Opportunity in CGS

Each year the College of General Studies recruits a number of CGS Students to be Peer Mentors and assist nontraditional first-year and transfer students with their transition to the University of Pittsburgh. If you are interested in participating in this program, please contact Dr. Sherry Miller Brown at sbrown@pitt.edu. Peer mentoring training will take place in June 2014. More information.


McCarl Center Workshop

CGS Quick Start
Thursday, May 22, 12-1:30 p.m.

All new CGS students are encouraged to attend a CGS Quick Start, your one-stop shop to access all the resources you'll need to start the school year stress-free.


CGS is leaving the building.
Stop by to check out CGS clear-out giveaways. Items must go before we relocate to Posvar Hall this summer!


Washington Media Institute Internship

Want to intern this summer with a media organization such as NPR or Sirius-XM Radio? The Washington Media Institute provides an opportunity to gain very practical, hands-on experience while living, taking courses, and interning in Washington D.C.! You can even earn college credit! More information.

Health for America Fellowship

This three-phase program allows fellows a unique opportunity to use the principles of entrepreneurship, innovation, and human-centered design to create the greatest impact on the health of communities. The fellowship will run from September 8, 2014 – July 31, 2015. More information.

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