Should I use my one-time-only late withdrawal?

Choosing to withdraw from a course can be a difficult decision to make.

Tips for navigating spring registration

It’s hard to believe that spring registration is coming up! As you build your schedule, we thought you might appreciate a few helpful tips and resources.

How to find courses that fulfill lib eds on Schedule Builder

You have reviewed your APAS to find what remaining liberal education requirements you need. Now, how do you find classes that fulfill those requirements?

What should I do if a course is full? (i.e. course access and permission numbers)

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.

Who removes my advising hold?

Registration comes up very quickly in a semester! You will likely have a hold on your record as we get closer to registration that will prevent you from enrolling in courses. 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 semester? Make sure to check your APAS!

Graduation is coming up at the end of this semester for some 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.

Find help funding your UofM experience

Scholarships are an excellent way to help fund your education. However, 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.

Navigating Academic Probation

Learning you've been placed on academic probation can feel overwhelming and even a bit scary. That's why CSE Academic Advisors are here to help navigate the process. Find out what you need to do to evaluate your situation and take action to get back on track.

Common questions from new-to-CSE students



As an new incoming student, we know you probably have many questions about your upcoming experience in CSE. We answer many common questions here for you.

Welcome Week is Almost Here!

Get that CSE t-shirt ready! The College of Science and Engineering is thrilled to welcome the class of 2023 and new-to-the-U transfer students to campus. We recognize that there is going to be a lot of information to absorb during Welcome Week, so we want to give you a few tips ahead of time to help you feel ready.

Important things to know before repeating a course

Spring grades have posted! If you earned any grade lower than a C- in a course, adjustments might need to be made to your fall semester schedule. Find out what steps you need to take to repeat a course.

Future Gophers: Orientation tips and reminders

Welcome, CSE Class of 2023 and transfer students! Orientation is an exciting part of your transition to college. You'll meet other new students, learn about the University of Minnesota, and select the courses you will take fall semester. The CSE Academic Advising team has provided some tips to help you be prepared for and make the most of your orientation experience.

Tips for navigating fall registration

Fall registration is coming up quickly! Putting together your schedule doesn't have to be a chore. Use these tips, and you'll feel confident as you get ready to plan your courses.

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

Summer is coming soon, and we're 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.

Everything you need to know about placement testing and learning modules for placement

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

What Brand of Computer Should You Bring to the U?

Questions about what technology you should purchase for school? We've got the answers!

The basics on student records and privacy

It's common for your communities of care 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.

Inter-college transfer helpful information

Welcome to CSE, new inter-college transfer students! Although you have been at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities campus for at least a semester, we know there are things in CSE that are different from the college you are transferring from, and want to provide you with helpful information to make your transition as smooth as possible.

Eight things to know before registering for summer classes

Thinking about taking summer courses? A summer course 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 important things to keep in mind should you choose to register for a summer course.