The resources below should be helpful for faculty advisors in working with their advisees. If you or your advisee have any larger questions or complex issues, please call the Office of Academic Programs at 860-486-2919 for assistance.
Resources on academic planning:
- University Advising Center
- Plans of Study
- Semester sequences (for departments who provide one)
- All registration forms: including (Excess credit, Dual (additional) degree, Double major, Adding/dropping courses, Substitutions, Independent study)
- Course Enrollment Information (including common registration problems, permission numbers, wait lists)
- Notes Regarding Pass/Fail Enrollment:
- A student must have earned at least 24 credits to place a class on pass/fail.
- A pass/fail course can affect eligibility for Dean's List and Latin Honors.
- A student can only put a maximum of 12 credits (3 courses) on pass/fail during their undergraduate career.
- A Ratcliffe Hicks student can place 1 course on pass/fail during their entire career (which will not transfer to the 4-year program).
- Notes Regarding Pass/Fail Enrollment:
- Changing majors or programs
- Exploring majors and/or careers
Resources for student support services:
- Academic Achievement Center
- Center for Students with Disabilities
- Counseling and Mental Health Services
- Dean of Students Office
- Study Groups at UConn
- The Q Center
- Tutoring for quantitative (Q) courses
- UConn Connects
- Intervention program for student academics
- World Language Tutoring
- The Writing Center
- Aids students with writing intensive (W) courses
- How to reach a desired cumulative GPA calculator
Probation, Dismissal, and Graduation Procedures:
- University bylaws on probation and dismissal
Students are on scholastic probation for the next semester in which they are enrolled if their academic performance is such that they are included in any of the following conditions:
- Students who have earned 0-11 credits who have earned less than a 1.8 semester grade point average.
- Students who have earned 12-23 credits who have earned less than a 1.8 semester grade point average.
- Students who have earned 24 credits or more and who have earned less than a 2.0 semester grade point average or cumulative grade point average.
A student who fails to meet these minimum scholastic standards for two consecutively registered semesters is subject to dismissal. However, no student with at least a 2.3 semester grade point average after completing all courses for which he or she is registered at the end of a semester shall be subject to dismissal.
- Academic Probation Information: stipulations:
- 14 credit maximum, complete Academic Recovery and Engagement Plan (AREP)
- Meeting with assigned faculty advisor (or designee if necessary)
- To view the AREP form, access portal instructions from Academic Programs
- Faculty will email firstname.lastname@example.org after meeting to lift probation hold which prevents registration
- Dismissal Information
- Readmission policies and information
To see short descriptions of many student opportunities, visit the Student Opportunities webpage.
- Education Abroad
- CAHNR clubs and organizations
- College Ambassadors
- Community Outreach
- Healthcare student organizations
- Honors Program
- Leadership Office
- McNair Scholars Program
- Office of Undergraduate Research
- College Scholarships
- STEM student organizations
- Student Activities
Diversity & Inclusion Resources:
- "Now What? Strategic Path to Inclusive Higher Education" - A Talk by Shannon Archibeque-Engle
- As of February 5, 2019, undergraduate students will be required to complete an online training program aimed at decreasing interpersonal violence entitled “Not Anymore." Registration and transcript holds may be placed on student accounts until the training has been completed.
Counseling and Mental Health Services
- Why are there so many students approved for accommodations in my classes and what do I do about the accommodations? - by Elizabeth Cracco
Department of Educational Leadership
- Engage Students' Diversity to Enhance Students' Learning - by Milagros Castillo-Montoya
Center for Students with Disabilities
- Why are there so many students approved for accommodations in my classes and what do I do about the accommodations? - by Donna Korbel and Kimberly McKeown
Dean of Students
- Partnering with Faculty & Staff to Help Students Succeed - by Maureen Armstrong
Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
- Programs that Support Faculty and Student Success - by Peter Diplock and Desmond McCaffrey
Office of the Vice President for Research
- Research at UConn - Radenka Maric and Michelle Williams
Technology Commercialization Services
Transform Lab Research into Products for Public Benefit - by Vaibhav Saini