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 dpate@sjfc.edu.

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

» Spring 2015 Academic Calendar

Tues., January 13

  • Transfer and readmitted student orientation

Wed., January 14

  • Semester begins at 8am

Tues., January 20

  • Last day to register or add a course

Tues., February 10

  • Last day to withdraw from a course with no academic record

Tues., March 24

  • Last day to withdraw from a course with a "W" grade; withdrawals after this result in grade of "F" or "FA"

Week of April 6

  • Summer and Fall course offerings viewable online; advising appointments and alternate PINs available from advisors

Week of April 13

  • Registration time slots are posted to Fish 'R' Net

Week of April 20

  • Summer and Fall Course Registration beings

Monday, April 27

  • Final exams begin

Monday, May 4

Monday, August 24

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