How do I find out who my advisor is?

Find Instructions here.

How can I change my major?

Changing your major, or plan, is an application process. Each major has established its own acceptance criteria. The Program Director and/or a committee of faculty in the major make acceptance decisions. The paper application is available at the Advisement Center, 11 Bowman Hall.

How do I declare a minor or concentration?

Declare a minor using the online form available on the Advisement Center's home page. Additional steps on paper may be required depending on the minor you are declaring. Click here to view the application.

How do I drop a class?

Before the semester begins: Online through Access Stout or on paper with a drop card at the Registration and Records Office (109 Bowman Hall).

After classes have begun: Only with a drop card signed by the instructor, taken to the Registration and Records Office for processing.

How do I enroll in classes?

Find instructions on the Registration and Records webpage here.

How do I find my enrollment date and time?

Find instructions on the Registration and Records webpage here. The number of credits you have earned, or completed, determines your enrollment date each semester.

How do I add and drop classes after the semester begins?

Find instructions on the Registration and Records webpage here.

I don't have a major yet so I just want to work on my generals - what should I take?

Each major has specific courses identified to satisfy general education requirements. It’s important to meet with your advisor to review major options and specific general education courses required for each major.

How do I know if the class I'm taking (or want to add) is going to count in my major?

Always discuss course selection concerns with your advisor. Review the Program Plan for your major to see course requirements.

What is Advisement Day?  What am I supposed to do on Advisement Day?

Advisement Day is a day set aside each semester to enable advisors and students to meet and discuss plans for the following semester. No classes are scheduled on Advisement Day to ensure that students and advisors are free of other obligations. Check with your advisor or Program Director to find out about your Advisement Day requirements.

When do I register?

The number of credits you have earned, or finished, determines your registration date.Students with more completed credits register sooner than students with a fewer credits.Find your enrollment date on your Student Center page.

What does it mean to have a 'hold' on my record?

A hold is a condition that prevents you from registering for classes for a future term. For instructions on identifying holds, click here.

How do I find my current GPA?

Find instructions on the Registration and Records webpage here.

I want help finding a major. What should I do?

Contact the Advisement Center, 11 Bowman Hall, 715-232-1465, to meet with an advisor who will help you explore major and career options. Additional UW-Stout career exploration information and resources can be found here.