Academics

Advising at a Glance

Fall Semester-First Year Students

  • Early September: First group advising session (What is Academic Advising?).
  • Early-September to Mid-October: First individual meeting between students and Academic Advisors.
  • Late October: Mid-Term Grades and Second group advising meeting (How to register for courses).
  • Mid-October to Early November: Second individual meeting to review spring course choices.
  • Early November: Spring semester course registration and last day to Withdraw from courses with a “W”.
  • Mid-November to Mid-December: Individual meetings as needed and final exams.

Fall Semester-Sophomore Students

  • Late September: Sophomore group advising meeting (How to Declare your Major).
  • September to December: Meet with Academic Advisor as needed until declaration of major.

Spring Semester-First Year Students

  • Mid-January: Spring semester begins and individual appointments as necessary.
  • Mid-February: Third group advising session (Four- Year Academic Plan process and Degree Audit).
  • Mid-February to Mid- April: Individual meeting to create Four-Year Academic Plans &/or choose fall semester courses.
  • Late-March: Mid-Semester grades.
  • Late April: Fall course registration.
  • Late March to Early May: Individual meetings to update/continue creating Four-Year Academic Plan.
  • May: Final exams and end of semester.

Spring Semester-Sophomore Students

  • Mid-January to Late February: Individual appointment to declare major.
  • March 1st: Deadline to declaration major.

For information specific information and exact dates, please refer to the Academic Calendar.