Advising Procedures for Continuing Students
- College of Arts and Sciences
- College of Business
- Continuing Studies
- College of Education and Human Development
- Graduate School
- Kent School of Social Work
- School of Music
- School of Nursing
- Speed Scientific School
- Urban and Public Affairs
Some advisors may not be available for for advising during the Continuing Registration period. Please check with your advising unit for available advising times. Please refer to Undergraduate Academic Advising for more advising resources and information.
College of Arts and Sciences
Advising is required for the following students:
- All freshmen with fewer than 24 hours earned
- All first-semester transfer students
- All students with either 45+ earned hours who have not formally applied for and been accepted into a major program.
- All students who have earned fewer than 60 hours and whose cumulative UofL GPA is below 2.0.
- All students on conditional status
- All approved English majors for Spring Semester courses only.
- All approved French majors.
- All approved Mathematics majors
- All approved Philosophy majors
- All approved Theatre Arts majors
How will the registration system know that I have been advised?
Your academic advisor will set the advising code in the computer. Faculty advisors without computer access will refer students who have earned fewer than 24 program hours to the Advising Center to have their advising code set. These students will need to present registration forms signed by their faculty advisor.
Where do I go for advising?
- If you have been accepted into an A&S Major program, you will be advised by that department. Please call the office of your major department for information on their advising schedule.
- All approved majors are strongly encouraged to meet with their departmental advisor at the beginning of the senior year to make sure they are on track for graduation.
- If you are an A&S Honors student (3.35+ g.p.a.) or a student enrolled in honors sections of A&S courses, call 852-6293 for an advising appointment.
- If you are interested in a major in Justice Administration, call 852-6567 for an advising appointment.
- Student not advised in one of the above categories should come to the A&S Advising Center, first floor, Gardiner Hall, to sign up for advising. The Advising Center staff will see students on a first-come, first served, space available basis April 5-8 and April 12-15 for Summer and/or Fall 2010 classes.
Sign-up will take place from 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday during this period. Evening advising will be available only for those students enrolled in evening and weekend courses. Eligible students should plan to sign up for advising between 4:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. (Tuesdays and Wednesdays only).
Advising for the Spring 2011 semester will take place October 25-28 and November 1-4. Students will be seen on a first come, first-served, space available basis. Sign-up will take place from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. Evening advising will be available only for those students enrolled in evening and weekend courses. Eligible students should plan to sign up for advising between 4:00 and 5:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Wednesdays only.
For information concerning advising through the Arts and Sciences Center for Advising and Student Services in Gardiner Hall during non-registration times, please call 852-5502 or 852-6487.
College of Business
The following group of students need to schedule an advising appointment prior to registration. Please call 852-7439 or visit the Reinhardt Academic Center located in the College of Business Building, Room 024.
- Freshmen who have earned fewer than 24 program hours.
- First semester Transfer students
MBA Students: for academic guidance, please contact Jennifer Philpot, (502) 852-7257, or visit the office located in the College of Business Building, Room 074.
CLOSED BUSINESS CLASSES: Waitlist Process only: Go to http://www.louisville.edu, Select Current Students, Registrar's Office, Waitlisting Courses , for more information.
For advising, contact Continuing Studies at 852-6703 or stop by Strickler Hall, Suite 126, to schedule an appointment.
College of Education and Human Development
Graduate Students: contact faculty advisor. Advising is not required if a program is on file and all admission credentials have been received. If you receive a message on the web registration system that informs you that you need to be advised, call 502/852-5597 for assistance.
Undergraduate Students: Students with less than 30 semester hours earned at the time of registration must be advised. In addition, students on academic probation, and first semester transfer students must be advised. Please contact the Education Advising Center at 852-5597 to schedule an appointment with an academic counselor. Current students in good academic standing with more than 60 semester hours earned should contact their faculty advisor if assistance is needed.
School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies
Graduate students must contact their departmental advisor or mentor for advising. Interdisciplinary students should contact their committee chairperson. Questions may be directed to the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies at 502-852-6495 or www.graduate.edu. School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily.
MSSW Students: Advising is not required if a student is in good academic standing. Students should follow their chosen curriculum plan when registering for classes. Curriculum plans are available at http://louisville.edu/kent/programs/masters/MSSWfiles/curriculumplans.pdf . Contact the MSSW Coordinator of Academic Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are unsure which curriculum plan you have chosen.
School of Music
School of Music students are advised by the Academic Counselor until they have been formally admitted to Senior College. Please call 852-0517 or come to the Advising Office (118) to schedule an appointment. After achieving upper division standing, students are encouraged to continue meeting with the Academic Counselor or a faculty mentor.
School of Nursing
Undergraduate Nursing students are required to be advised if in one of the following categories:
- All students with less than 30 hours
- Transfer, first semester admits
- Conditional Admit Status
- Academic Warning
- Academic Probation
Graduate students are required to be advised if in one of the following categories:
- New Admits to Nursing
- Non-degree Admit Status
- Probation Status
- No approval program of study on file
School of Nursing students who need advising should contact the Office of Student Services at 852-1196 to schedule an appointment. Advisors' offices are located at the Health Science Center, and appointments are available on Belknap during registration for continuing undergraduate students. Any student not in one of the above categories is encouraged to schedule an advising appointment if assistance is needed regarding course selection.
J. B. Speed School of Engineering
The general advising requirement for undergraduate Speed School students is that advising is required for all students who have earned fewer than 60 semester hours or have not been admitted to their department. All students are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor prior to registration. Engineering Fundamentals students report to JS 123, and students admitted to departments report to the departmental office for appointments, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Bioengineering Department, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Computer Engineering and Computer Science, and the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department require all of their students to be advised. In these departments, it will be necessary for an academic advisor to set an advising code to clear the student registration.
Newly admitted students to the Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Mechanical Engineering departments are required to meet with an advisor for the semester they are admitted to the department. Students with more than 60 credit hours are not required to meet with an advisor in subsequent terms, but are strongly encouraged to do so.
Students on academic warning or probation are required to see their advisor.
Urban and Public Affairs
Ph.D., MPA, and MUP Students: for academic guidance, contact Yani Vozos at 852-8002, email@example.com or visit the office located at 426 W. Bloom Street in the Urban Studies Institute Building, Room 104.