Advising & Registration Overview

Declare or Change a Major/Minor

The process is simple! Complete an Academic Change form [pdf] and submit it to the Office of Academic Affairs. This form also allows you to change your academic advisor.

Having trouble choosing a major? We can help!

Useful Registration Information

Registering for more than 19 credit hours?

Send an email to your academic advisor that includes the following:

  • Fisher ID number
  • Semester for which you are requesting the overload
  • Total number of credit hours requested
  • List of all intended courses (DEPT Course# Credit Hours)
  • Reason for the request
  • A note at the end of the email asking your advisor to forward your email with his or her comments and approval to Dr. David Pate

If approved by Dr. Pate, your credit limit will be raised and you will receive an email notifying you to register for the additional hour(s).

Find Your Advisor on Fish 'R' Net

To find the name of your advisor:

  1. Log into Fish 'R' Net
  2. Select Student Services and Financial Aid
  3. Select Student Records
  4. Select View Advisor Email Address

Important Fall Dates

» Fall 2014 Academic Calendar

Mon., August 25

Tuesday, September 2

  • Classes begin at 8am

Mon., September 8

  • Last day to add a course on Fish 'R' Net

Mon., September 29

  • Last day to withdraw from a course without academic record

Tues., September 30

  • "W" grades begin for course withdrawals

Mon., November 3

  • Last day to withdraw from a course with a "W" grade

Mon., November 17

  • Spring course registration begins by assigned times

Mon., December 8

  • Final exams begin

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