To find your academic advisor go to iROAR, click on the Student tab, then Student Profile.
Frequently Asked Questions
These questions and answers are intended to help you understand the issues associated with undergraduate advising, your responsibilities and the expectations of your instructors. Send additional suggestions for FAQ questions to email@example.com.
1. How do I know who my academic advisor is?
2. Can I change academic advisors?
If your advisor is a faculty member in your home department, contact the department chair to request a different advisor.
3. Do I have to meet with my academic advisor?
Make an appointment with your assigned advisor prior to registration. Your advisor is the only one who can clear you to register for classes! If you have other questions concerning anything else other than registration you may set up an appointment with an advisor through the Academic Advising Center.
4. How do I set up meetings with my academic advisor?
If your advisor is a faculty member in your home department, email your advisor to set up a meeting.
If you are advised through your colleges advising center: appointments are not required outside of the early registration advising period. Students are seen on a walk-in, first come, first served basis. If you have not heard from your advisor, contact him/her to set up an advising meeting prior to registration.
5. Can I register for classes without meeting with my academic advisor?
No, your academic advisor is the only one who can clear you to register.
6. What do I need to do to make the most of my advising session?
Come to all sessions prepared. Review the email you received from your advisor to make sure you have all necessary paperwork.
7. How do I register for classes?
Registration takes place near the end of each semester. To register, go to iROAR; Student; Registration; Add or Drop Classes.
8. Where do I find my class schedule?
Your class schedule can be found on iROAR under Registration.
9. Where do I find my class assignments?
Your instructor should give you a syllabus at the beginning of the semester with a list of assignments and due dates. They can also be found on the syllabus repository.
10. Who do I go to if I'm having trouble with my classes?
First, seek help from your instructor. The syllabus should have office hours available. See what times fit your schedule and set up a meeting with him/her. If you need further help, find a tutor in the Academic Success Center.
11. Do I have to take all of these General Education courses?
Yes, General Education courses are required to graduate.
12. How do I find my GPA? How do I calculate my GPA?
Your GPA can be found on Degree Works, located under “Student Records” in iROAR. Your GPA can be calculated using the GPA calculator. Your GPA can also be found on the transcript: Student > Student Records > Academic Transcript.
13. How do I know that I'm in the right major?
Set up a meeting with your advisor to discuss different options and/or go to the Michelin Career Center to meet with someone to learn about other options.
14. What do I do if I want to change my major?
First, inform your current advisor of this change. Second, follow the steps laid out here:
Enrolled students who wish to change academic programs must process a Request to Change Academic Program form which should be turned into Enrolled Student Services, 104 Sikes Hall. The form must be approved and signed by both the current and new academic departments. Students wishing to change academic programs should talk with an advisor in both departments. Students should gain the acceptance of the new academic program prior to disengaging from the current one.
15. How do I declare a minor?
Students should work with their assigned academic advisor to determine the best minor to meet the student’s career goals. Not every major requires a minor.
16. What scholarships are available for me?
All scholarships available to Clemson students will be given to them; there is no need to apply. For a list of these, go to Financial Aid/Scholarships.
- 17. How do I know if my AP/IB/BC credits transferred?
- 18. I'm a transfer student, how do I know if my credits transferred?
College Advising Websites
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