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Your academic journey begins here.

This summer, we'll get you ready to register for classes and begin your studies in August.

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The Academic Advising Process

The summer academic advising process is broken down into four steps, culminating in course registration in early August. Follow the steps below to share your academic interest(s) with the advising team, prepare to connect with your advisor(s), and get ready to register for classes.

1Complete your Academic Interests Form.

Early May to Wednesday, June 15

Complete this mandatory form to share your academic goals with the advising team.

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2Prepare for your advising discussions.

Late June to Mid-July

Get ready to connect with your academic advisor(s) by completing the required Course Planning Form.

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3Connect with your academic advisor(s).

Early July to Early August

Your academic advisor(s) will begin reaching out to you after the Independence Day (July 4) holiday.

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4Register for your fall semester classes.

Monday, August 10 and Tuesday, August 11

Review tutorials and resources to make sure you're ready to register in early August.

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Review the academic advising timeline to see what to expect as you prepare to register for classes in early August.

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