The basics on student records and privacy

It's common for your support system to be curious about how you’re doing in college. After all, they are your biggest cheerleaders, and they can be extremely helpful as you transition to the University. Some of you may feel comfortable sharing detailed information about how you’re doing academically, while others may not. It’s a very individual decision, and you’re in the driver’s seat.

Mac or PC: Which computer should I have?

Questions about technology? We've got the answers!

The scoop on placement testing

Orientation will be here soon! Before you come to campus, the CSE Academic Advising team wants to remind you to have your placement exams completed. We've provided answers to the most commonly asked questions about placement exams.

What should I do if my course is full?

You've built your schedule and you're ready to go! You click to submit your registration, and you get the dreaded error message that a section you want is full. Don't panic! Sometimes it happens, and we have some tips to help you manage it.

Future Gophers! Orientation tips and reminders

The class of 2021 is coming! Orientation is a very exciting part of your transition to college. You'll meet other new students, learn about the University of Minnesota, and select the courses you wish to take fall semester. The CSE Academic Advising team has provided some tips for you to keep in mind before and during orientation.

8 things to know about taking summer courses

Thinking about taking summer courses? Summer term can be a great way to stay in the academic mindset, get ahead, catch up, or study subjects you don't have time to explore during the regular academic year. However there are also some important things you should keep in mind prior to taking the plunge.

AP and IB scores - What do I need to know before Orientation?

It may still be cold outside, but we're already thinking about Orientation! If you have taken (or plan on taking) AP or IB exams to earn credit toward degree requirements, there are some important things to keep in mind. Your CSE Academic Advising team has all the information you need to know.