Counselors - Admissions | University of Pittsburgh


School Counselors

You serve as an important link between prospective Pitt students and the University. Helping students make the right college choice is complicated, we thank you for supporting future Pitt Panthers and for your partnership with Pitt.

Check out the update on the Fall 2022 application and review process.

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About the Advisory Board

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Pitt

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to fostering diversity and inclusion—in classrooms, offices, residence halls, laboratories, and every other place where people work, research, and learn. The Pitt community is rich in diversity, which is an essential component of its excellence.

At Pitt, students are connected with new experiences, supportive mentors, and a vibrant community. Learn more about the various resources and organizations that will be available to you and read up on the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion’s efforts to make our campus a more equitable and safe community.

Counselor Relations at Pitt

Very few universities devote an entire team to counselors, but we do because we value what you do for your students, their families, and us. We are dedicated to getting to know your prospective Pitt students throughout the search, application, and decision-making process.

You bring important insight into our holistic review of applicants, and we appreciate and value your advocacy for your students. We encourage and look forward to your emails and phone calls.

Counselor Relations Team:

  • Barry Duerr, Associate Director of Admissions
  • Steven Zyra, Assistant Director of Admissions
  • Jane Byus, Enrollment Services Manager
  • Selena Walsh, Enrollment Services Manager
  • Lyndee Feick, Enrollment Services Manager

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