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Virtual Advising Guide

Stay Connected

Swenson College of Science and Engineering values connecting with our students, especially during a time that requires social-distancing and the suspension of in-person contact. 

COVID-19 Related Changes

Swenson College of Science and Engineering welcomes you to VIRTUAL ADVISING appointments
By phone, chat, or by virtual appointments through G-Suite hangouts or Zoom... we are ready to advise!

Phone calls will continue to be answered at +1 218-726-7585
For general advising questions, email:

Review Registration Dates & Deadlines for Fall 20

Scheduling Appointments

Faculty Advised SCSE students: 

Watch for information from your advisor or department for the best way to connect.

Students considering a change in major or college may schedule an appointment with:

Michele Hatcher (Director): mhatcher.appointment calendar  

Swenson College students assigned to an SCSE Professional Advisor may schedule an appointment with:

Kate Meisner (Advisor):
Anna-Marie Zaidi (Advisor):

Registration Steps

Preparing for Registration

Review Pre-Advising slides aligned with your department


Help us help you! 

Review key student resources:

APAS (Academic Progress Audit System): Review your degree audit before and after registration. 

  • Generate a "What if" APAS to view minor or major options in any college
    When generated for your own major; APAS shows the updated program requirements.

SCSE Petition: Internal academic request for SCSE majors and minors

UMD Catalog Search: View major and minor requirements according to the catalog year shown in your APAS.

Two for One Grid: SCSE major/minor courses that also satisfy UMD Liberal Education requirements

Reference the Class Schedule when planning your degree. 

Your course textbooks, how to:

Enrollment References 

UMD's How to Guides and Registration Guidelines

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Please check back regularly as we will continue to update this page with valuable resources and information. Thanks!

UPDATED for Fall 2020 Registration