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Mandatory Advising Program (MAP)

First Year Milestone Advising

Because interacting with an academic advisor early in your university career leads to college success and completion, we require that new first year students meet with an advisor before they register for the spring 2022 semester. This meeting will connect you to tools to M.A.P. out your unique degree experience. Get started by following the steps below!

BONUS: Meet with your advisor by Monday, November 8th to get early registration for 1000 and 2000 level courses for Spring 2022!

Step 1: Schedule Your Advising Appointment

To remove your MAP First Year registration hold, meet with an academic advisor for Mandatory Advising. Use the MAP App to find your academic advisor.

Honors: Students in the Honors College are required to meet with their major advisor OR major exploration advisor AND an honors advisor.

 

Step 2: Prepare for your appointment

Academic advising is a learning process and partnership between the student and advisor. So that you can participate in this learning experience, take the below steps to prepare for your advising appointment.

1. Run a Degree Audit

Learn more about degree audits

Degree Audit Website

How To Run a Degree Audit Video

2. Bring Ideas for your Class Schedule

The Spring 2021 Class Schedule will be published on October 12th.

Class Schedule

3. Compile a List of your Questions

Prepare for Your Appointment

 

 RESOURCES AND VIDEO GUIDES

Use the below “how-to” guides and resources to review remaining graduation requirements and plan a Spring 2021 class schedule.

Review Your Degree Audit

Degree Audit Website

Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements Worksheet

Class Schedule

Class Schedules

Register For Classes

Schedule Builder

Taking a Leave of Absence

If you are planning to take a leave of absence, you need to meet with an advisor before you leave to prevent complications upon your return.  

Learn more by clicking the button below and talking to your advisor.

Leave of Absence Information

AP, IB Concurrent Enrollment

Admitted students must submit final high school and/or college transcripts to the Office of Admissions as soon as they are available.

  • AP Courses: students must send official scores from the College Board
  • IB Courses: students must send official scores from the IB Program, and fill out an evaluation form to have the scores posted to their record
  • Concurrent enrollment: students must send official transcript from the college where credit was earned

More Post Credit Information

Major Exploration

Ways to Explore Majors as a First-Year Student

  • Take an introductory course in a major that interests you
  • Explore majors/minors available at the U

    EXPLORE MAJORS/MINORS

  • Get involved in a student club or organization

    GET INVOLVED

 

  • Begin mapping out possibilities with each major

    MAJOR MAPS

  • Discover your interests, values, and abilities through registering for UGS 1050: Major Exploration
  • Meet with a career coach to learn more about potential career possibilities for each major

    MEET WITH A CAREER COACH

Schedule an Advising Appointment

Last Updated: 7/27/21