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Academic Advising

Attention entering Freshmen, transfer students, students with graduation audit questions, students interested in obtaining internships and those interested in Hunter's MA program in Computer Science, Discipline-specific academic advising will be available to students. Read on ...

In addition to general academic advising, handled by the Office of Student Services, the Computer Science Department offers discipline-specific advising dealing with academic matters largely particular to Computer Science and the administration of the Department.


Ms. Emely Peguero is the advisor for information regarding applicable courses, pre-requisites, over-tallying and other matters pertaining to registration and departmental rules and regulations. She can answer questions about CS courses, the CS department, general Hunter core requirements, and other matters pertaining to registration and Hunter rules and regulations. Entering Freshmen or students newly transferred from other academic institutions (CUNY and non-CUNY) are advised to schedule an appointment with her. Appointments may be scheduled here:

Her contact info is:
Phone: 212-772-5214

Ms. Peguero has drop-in advising hours every Tuesday from 2-4pm, STARTING 21 SEPTEMBER to 21 DECEMBER. You can join her on Zoom here:


Mr. Justin Tojeira is the official CS advisor for students affiliated with the CUNY 2-X Grant and students who are taking CSCI-23500 and higher. Appointments must be scheduled through

His contact info is:
Phone: 212-396-6613
Office: Hunter North 1009


Dr. Pavel Shostak is the CSCI advisor for students who have completed CSCI-33500. Appointments can be scheduled via email.

His contact info is:
Phone: 212-396-6133
Office: Hunter North 520F

Mr. Eric Schweitzer provides guidance for students in their senior year and also determines elegibility for course equivalencies. Likewise, appointments for advising can be made on Navigate. He will accept general academic advising appointments which must be booked through

His contact info is:
Phone: (212) 772-4349
Office: Hunter North 1000-E


Students interested in the concentration offered in Quantitative Biology should see Associate Professor Saad Mneimneh to declare their major/concentration in QuBI.

Individuals interested in the Masters Program in Computer Science should schedule an appointment with Associate Professor Subash Shankar.

Undergraduate applicants interested in Honors Programs shuld consult:

Updated 06/01/21