Majoring in astronomy, atmospheric and oceanic sciences, biochemistry, chemistry, economics, geology, math, physics or statistics? Take your math placement exam.
Run a degree audit and note areas you need to fulfill.
Create a list of questions to ask your advisor. For example:
I’m an open option major. When do I need to make a decision on a major and how can I explore?
What opportunities are available to me outside of the classroom?
Prepare your fall semester schedule 1-2 weeks before your enrollment window. CU Boulder's class search allows you to directly add courses to your shopping cart, which are stored in Buff Portal. Remember that adding a course to your cart does not reserve your spot in the class.
Officially enroll in classes during your chosen registration window.
First-year students are assigned to their first year academic advisor after they enroll in classes.