School of Art Registration Instructions

Revised Registration Instructions for Fall 2016

Given that the Faculty Search Committee is only now conducting final interviews, and decisions and hires are still to be determined, it will not be feasible to arrive at a final schedule of studio classes and faculty for approximately 25% of the fall 2016 schedule before the official registration date of April 19.  We realize that in these circumstances, without an accurate and complete schedule of classes and instructors available, it will be difficult for students to plan their fall schedules.  We are therefore delaying registration for School of Art classes until April 28-May 3. We trust that during this two-week delay the remainder of the studio schedule will be clarified.

If you were scheduled to register on

Friday, April 15, please come to the Advisement Office on THURSDAY April 28 New times will be assigned.

Monday, April 18 - please come to the Advisement Office on FRIDAY April 29 at the same time.

Tuesday April 19 - please come to the Advisement Office on MONDAY May 2 at the same time.

Wednesday April 20 - please come to the Advisement Office on TUESDAY May 3 at the same time.

Non-studio Class Registration Only

In order not to be closed out of HSS, HUM, SS, and HTA choices, you should consult the schedules of the School of Art (The SOA schedule to date is available in hard copy and posted on the website) and of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and place several options on your educational plan on the portal prior to the official registration date for your class (that is, by your original registration date).   You may email to us and we will approve these choices on your plan so that you may register for them as follows:

Seniors in Fall 2016 –Tuesday, April 19, starting at 12:01 a.m.

Juniors in Fall 2016Wednesday, April 20, starting at12:01 a.m.

Sophomores in Fall 2016 – Thursday, April 21, starting at 12:01 a.m.

If these choices turn out not to fit your eventual studio schedule, you will be able to change them when we register you for your studio classes.

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