A cheat sheet
Below is the list of the most frequently asked questions that the Office of Academic Advising receives. They are linked to pages containing the answers, not necessarily to the specific answer itself.
- I would like to know how many of my AP/IB credits transferred over. How do I find out?
- I would like to go over the 18 credit limit. How do I get permission?
- I want to take classes at a college/university near home. How can I do that?
- Where can I find my exam schedule?
Declaring A Major/Questions About Major
- When can I declare my major?
- How do I change my major?
- How does the “make your own major” track work?
- What are holds on my record and how do I remove them?
- When I went to register for a class I got an error saying “major restriction.” What does that mean, and why can’t I register?
- How do I get an override into a class?
- How do I withdraw from a class?
- Can I take this class as a Pass/Fail class? How do I do that?
- What are the requirements for graduation?
- Are there any requirements for freshman year?
- What is a GER?
- Is there a website that lists all of the courses that will satisfy GERs?
- What are the foreign language requirements?
- What do I need to do to get into vet school or any other specialty med school?
Your Pre-Major Advisor
- What is a pre-major advisor?
- Can I choose my pre-major advisor?
- Can I change my pre-major advisor?
- What if my pre-major advisor can no longer work with me?
- How often do I meet with my pre-major advisor?
- My pre-major advisor is in a completely different department than I want to pursue. Is this ok?
- When can I meet with my pre-major advisor?
- How do I get in contact with my pre-major advisor?
- What should I bring to my meeting with my pre-major faculty advisor?
- What should I talk with my pre-major advisor about?
- What is the purpose of a PIN number?
- How do I find my advisor’s office or my professors’ offices?