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, MA
Associate Dean
Admissions and Student Affairs
(212) 305-3890
(212) 305-1034 (fax)

Dr. Dennis A. Mitchell
Senior Associate Dean
Diversity Affairs
(212) 342-3714

Sandra Garcia, MA
Assistant Dean
Admissions and Student Affairs
(212) 342-1697

Diana Lugo
Admissions Coordinator
(212) 305-3478

Beverly Cummings
Administrative Aide
(212) 342-3714

Jajaira A. Patrocinio
Student Affairs Coordinator
(212) 305-3890

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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