undergraduate student advising

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Please refer to the Undergraduate Student Handbook for overall policies and procedures related to the College of Music.

Remote advising for Fall 2020

We are still here for advising and registration help! You can continue to schedule appointments with your Academic Advisor, and all advising appointments will be held via online Zoom meetings or phone through Fall 2020. When you schedule an appointment online, your Zoom link will be in the confirmation email you receive. Remote drop-in hours for advising are also available! Please check Buff Portal for your advisor’s remote drop-in instructions. For further assistance, Academic Services will be open in the new Imig room S111 in a limited capacity during Fall 2020 as well.

The College of Music is making a number of changes for Fall 2020 to keep students, faculty, staff and visitors safe during the coronavirus pandemic. For more information and performances and rehearsals, academic schedules and more, visit the Coronavirus Resources page.

Advisor assignment

Advisor information is located in Buff Portal. If there is no advisor listed, please contact the Undergraduate Studies Office.

Preparing for your advising appointment

  1. View your Enrollment Date in Buff Portal. The enrollment date indicates your specific time to register for classes. Assigned enrollment dates are in November for the spring semester and April for the fall semester. You can view course registration instructions and important academic deadlines on the Registrar’s Office website.
  2. Schedule an appointment with your academic advisor in Buff Portal. Your advisor will review your course selections and verify you’re taking the appropriate classes and reasonable course load.  Allow 30 minutes for the appointment.

  3. Review your degree audit and add your selected courses to your shopping cart. Degree audits show completed coursework and remaining requirements needed for your degree program. If you find an error or have a concern, contact Victoria Ibarra.

  4. Music Education majors only: Complete the Advisor Approval Form once you have met with your advisor. Allow 24 hours for the advising hold to be removed.

    Note: Ensemble selection is determined by degree program and in accordance of the Ensemble Rule.