First Year

First Year: (0-29 Completed Units)

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Step One
  • Finalize your schedule before the last day to add and last day to drop a class. (Mark these dates on your calendar, they are super important and can affect housing, scholarships, or your degree progress!)
    • See an advisor during Gateway Walk-In hours for help with this.  No appointment necessary.
Step Two
  • Attend all your classes!
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Step Five
  • Use ResourceConnect to find campus resources about academics, health wellness, or student life.
Step Six
  • When you receive your early enrollment advising email, open it and 
  • Sign up for an Early Enrollment Advising appointment to prepare for enrolling in next term’s classes.  This is required in order to remove your Academic Advising Hold, and you cannot enroll until that hold is cleared.
    • Review your Advising Report in LOUIE before going to your appointment. Learn How to Interpret your Academic Requirements
    • Hint: don’t confuse this with an Early Enrollment appointment…that is when you actually enroll for next term…more on that below!
Step Seven
  • Check and clear any holds in LOUIE before enrolling for next term.
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Step Nine
  • Undeclared? Get busy exploring your options!
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