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 fall 2021 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 Tuesday, April 13th to get early registration for
1000 and 2000 level courses for Fall 2021!
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.
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
2. Bring Ideas For Your Class Schedule
The Spring 2021 Class Schedule will be published on October 12th.
Class Schedule Ideas
- Math and/or Writing: If you did not get these courses in the fall or need to take additional math or writing classes
- Remaining general education requirements
- Course for your intended major or minor
- Course for a major or minor you are exploring
- Course for a learning community you are a part of
3. Compile a List of Your Questions
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
Register For Classes
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.
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
Ways to Explore Majors as a First-Year Student