Office of Student Affairs

The Admissions and Student Affairs staff addresses all issues pertinent to student predoctoral admissions, financial aid emergencies, academic progress & support, personal advisement, career planning and postdoctoral placement.


If you are a graduate of the College of Dental Medicine and in need of letters for post graduate programs or licensing requirements, please send an email to: for degree verification, visit:


Contact any member of the staff if you are unsure as to whom you should address your questions.


Laureen Zubiaurre Bitzer, DMD, M.S.
Associate Dean
Admissions and Student Affairs
(212) 305-3890
(212) 305-1034 (fax)

Diana Lugo
Admissions Coordinator
(212) 305-3478

Sandra Garcia, M.A.
Assistant Dean
Admissions and Student Affairs
(212) 342-1697

Jajaira Patrocinio
Associate Director for Student Activities
(212) 305-3890

Yolanda De Leon
Postdoctoral Program Manager
(212) 305-4986

Beverly Cummings
Administrative Aide
(212) 342-3714

Alicia Garcia
Postdoctoral Program Coordinator
(212) 305-5259




The Office of Admissions and Student Affairs is located in room 3-452 of the P&S Building. Office hours are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM every day.

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