College of Science Academic Advising Our goal is to make your UAH experience a success! Due to the current circumstances with COVID-19, all advising appointments are being held by email. New first time freshmen for Fall 2020? The first step is to register for orientation. Within a week after this, you'll receive an email with information regarding courses to register for and registration instructions. New transfer student? Email email@example.com with your name and A#. We will provide you with a list of courses to register for, a long range plan, and registration instructions. Need an override? Complete this form: COS Override Request Form Need a transient letter/letter of good standing? Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, A# and the course(es) you want to take and where you want to take the course(es). We'll sign it and email it back to you. Need a VA form signature? Scan and email VA form to: email@example.com. We will sign it and scan it back to you. We will do our best to accommodate your needs while we work remotely. Thanks for your understanding. Sincerely, COS advising team New Student? Go to www.uah.edu/academic-advising for helpful resources such as: UAH Student Resource Guide (lists campus resources and their locations) UAH New Student Checklist (lists steps new students must complete prior to first semester) Who is my advisor? Where is my advisor located? How do I meet with an advisor? Do advisors respond to email? When do I meet with my advisor? What happens during an advising appointment? Why should I meet with an advisor? Who is my advisor? The College of Science has three academic advisors: Jennifer Bradley Morgan Lewis Matthew Wilson Where is my advisor located? In the Materials Science Building MSB C206 campus map How do I meet with an advisor? Due to the current situation, we are advising students by email, firstname.lastname@example.org. When do I meet with my advisor? You are required to see a College of Science advisor twice a year, once in the Fall and once in the Spring semester to review your academic plans, progress and goals. Fall semester: Get advised in September or October. Spring semester: Get advised in February or March, for Fall & Summer. It’s beneficial to meet with an advisor prior to the start of registration. For the exact dates registration opens, visit www.uah.edu/registrar/calendars. Early advising = greater choice of appointment times. What happens during an advising appointment? During your advising appointment, you and the advisor: Review your choice of major, minor, and concentration (if applicable). Review your Degree Works evaluation, a self-serve advising tool available available at my.uah.edu. Discuss the classes you need to take for the upcoming semester. Create a plan that outlines the remainder of courses you need to take to complete your degree. Discuss factors that might be impacting your academic career. Life outside of UAH can include work, family and financial needs. We can help you identify how to make your degree requirements mesh with your life demands. Identify UAH academic and student affairs resources that you may find helpful, such as meeting with the Pre-Professional Advising or going to the Office of Financial Aid for questions about scholarships. Review CoS opportunities such as: Science Ambassadors, clubs, part-time job opportunities, and identifying how to contact professors to conduct research.