Get ahead by preparing for the spring career fair

Of course, we want you to enjoy your well-earned vacation. But did you know that winter break is the perfect time to prepare for the Spring 2016 Science and Engineering Career Fair? Read on for some helpful hints and tips to make sure you're ready.

Repeating courses - What you need to know

Fall grades are posting! If you earned any grade lower than a C- in a course, adjustments might need to be made to your spring semester schedule. Find out what steps you need to take to repeat a course.

Strategies for conquering final exams

Congratulations! You've survived (and hopefully thrived) another semester of your academic career! The advising team has a few tips to help you stay on top of your game as we approach final exams.

Using your one-time-only late withdrawal (OTO)

You’ve given it your best shot, but unfortunately, it appears as though you are not going to pass a course. The semester withdrawal deadline has passed. What options do you have?

Spring registration tips and resources

It’s difficult to believe that we’re talking about spring registration already! As you get ready to build your schedules, we thought you might appreciate a few helpful tips and resources.

Quick tips for major exploration


As you plan for spring registration, we know that many of you are still exploring majors. This is normal, and we want you to feel supported in the process. 

Managing mid-semester stress

Midterms! Major and career exploration! Registration! Campus engagement! As a college student, you are asked to constantly balance competing priorities. We recognize that this might feel a bit frantic at times, resulting in tension and stress. That's why we've put together a list of resources to help you manage it all.

Thriving in CSE core courses

We recognize that the combination of physics, math, and chemistry classes might feel tough to manage as a first-year student. It’s normal to feel overwhelmed, which is why we’ve compiled a list of the most frequently used resources to help you feel more confident as you navigate these CSE core courses.

Considering studying abroad? Start planning today!

Did you know that some study abroad programs require you to have your application materials submitted as early as the first week of October? Fear not! We have some suggestions to help you get started.

Start of Fall semester information and resources

Welcome back to campus! We know that you have a lot on your mind, and that is why we wanted to remind you of a few important deadlines, policies, and resources to help you start the semester off right.

Welcome Week – Are you ready?

Get that CSE t-shirt ready for convocation, because you’re in for an exciting time! The College of Science and Engineering is thrilled to welcome the class of 2019 to campus. We recognize that there is going to be a lot of information to absorb this week, so we thought we would give you a few tips ahead of time to help you feel ready.

The essentials of student records and privacy

It's common for family members to be curious about how you’re doing in college. After all, they are your biggest cheerleaders, and your family can be an extremely helpful support system 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.

Pursuing additional majors and minors

It's not unusual for students to want to pursue a double major or add a minor. You can certainly do that, but it's important to explore your motivations and understand what's involved.

Placement exams: A must before orientation

Orientation is here! 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.

Visit the Career Center!

While spring classes are winding down, the CSE Career Center is still open for business! Career counselors can help you polish your resume, find summer work experience, or figure out your career goals.

What you need to know about "The Upgrade"

You've probably heard your academic advisor mention "The Upgrade" during your recent advising appointment. The CSE Academic Advising team has put together a few helpful pieces of information for you to know before, during, and after the upgrade.

"Spring" into action and apply for admission to your major

Being admitted to your major is a big milestone in your academic career. To help you through the process, the CSE Academic Advising team has put together some of the most commonly asked questions about applying to your major.

Fall 2015 registration: Reminders and tips

Registration for Fall 2015 begins Monday, March 23! Your CSE Academic Advising team has put together a few reminders to help ensure things go as smoothly as possible.

MDR, OA, and DS Holds

We are just a few weeks away from Fall 2015 registration! You might have noticed that a hold was recently placed on your record. It's important to know what type of hold you have, as well as the steps you need to take to have it removed.

Graduating this spring? It's time to review your APAS!

Graduation is coming up for many of you, which means now is the time to review your APAS report. Your CSE Academic Advising team has compiled a list of some of the most common reasons degrees don't get cleared and the steps you can take to address these issues.

The value of engagement

Getting involved (or "engaging") on campus offers opportunities to explore your interests, develop leadership skills, build your resume, and meet students outside of the classroom. To help you get started, the CSE Academic Advising team has put together a list of engagement related resources.

The skinny on scholarships

Scholarships are an excellent way to help fund your education! But understanding how scholarships work can be a bit daunting. Your CSE Academic Advising team has compiled a list of frequently asked questions we get regarding scholarships.

Research as an undergrad? Yes you can!

Finding research opportunities might seem overwhelming at first, but don't give up! You could find an opportunity that complements your academic work and helps you explore a career in research. The CSE Academic Advising team has suggestions to get you started.

Quick tips for starting spring semester off right

Welcome back for the new semester! Your CSE Academic Advising team has put together some handy tips to help you get off to an awesome start this spring semester.

The ins and outs of admission to your major

Admission to your major is an exciting milestone in your CSE academic career. Decisions will be emailed to you this week, and the CSE Academic Advising team is here to make sure you have all the information you need to have a smooth transition.

Academic probation: What you need to know

Learning you've been placed on academic probation can feel overwhelming and even a bit scary. Don't worry! CSE academic advisors are here to help navigate the process. Find out what you need to do to evaluate your situation and take action.