Advising & Registration Overview

Declare or Change a Major/Minor

The process is simple! Complete an Academic Change form [pdf] and submit it to the Office of Academic Affairs. This form also allows you to change your academic advisor.

Having trouble choosing a major? We can help!

Useful Registration Information

Registering for more than 19 credit hours?

Send an email to your academic advisor that includes the following:

  • Fisher ID number
  • Semester for which you are requesting the overload
  • Total number of credit hours requested
  • List of all intended courses (DEPT Course# Credit Hours)
  • Reason for the request
  • A note at the end of the email asking your advisor to forward your email with his or her comments and approval to your school dean.

If approved by your school dean, your credit limit will be raised and you will receive an email notifying you to register for the additional hour(s). Expect to be billed for each credit hour above 19. 

Find Your Advisor on Fish 'R' Net

To find the name of your advisor:

  1. Log into Fish 'R' Net
  2. Select Student Services and Financial Aid
  3. Select Student Records
  4. Select View Advisor Email Address

Important Dates

October 3

  • Last day to withdraw with no academic record

October 31 (week of)

  • Spring course offerings posted
  • Alternate PINs available from academic advisors

November 7

  • Last day to withdraw with grade of "W"

November 8

  • Registration timeslots available in Fish ’R’ Net

November 14

  • Registration for spring classes begins by timeslot

December 12

  • Final exams begin

January 18

  • Spring full term classes begin at 8 a.m.

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