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Academic Advising

Academic advising is an important partnership between the academic advisor and the student. In this partnership, issues regarding personal, professional, and education goals are examined. Students are expected to take the initiative in developing the advisor-advisee relationship and assume an increasing role in developing their own goals.

Spring 2018 Advising

Advising for the Spring 2018 semester begins on Monday, October 30, 2017.  Work through the Advising Checklist to prepare for your appointment.

Review the list of classes offered in the spring semester applicable to the Energy Resource Management and Development program by clicking here.


Advising and Registration Order

Students are advised and register based on class standing or priority groups.

  • Priority Registration - Varsity athletes, second bachelors candidates, Honors Program, Veterans
  • Seniors
  • Freshmen
  • Juniors
  • Sophomores

Advising Check List

Use this check list to prepare for your advising appointment.

  • Do you have a hold that will prevent you from registering?
    • Click Student Records > Holds. Take care of removing registration holds prior to your registration date.
  • Do you know which catalog year you are in and classes you need to take?
    • Click Student Records > Degree Evaluation. Click here to learn how to read your degree evaluation.
  • Do you know your registration date?
    • Click Registration > Prepare for Registration. Complete the following items so you are ready to register.
      • Health Insurance Coverage
      • UW Alert Cell Phone
      • Addresses and Phone Numbers
      • Student Financial Responsibility Agreement
  • Use the 4 year degree plans to help you determine which courses you should take.
  • Use WyoWeb to review the class schedule.
    • Registration > Browse Classes
  • Use the Plan Ahead feature in Registration to make a list of classes you want to take prior to your advising appointment.
  • Check prerequisites. The College of Business administratively drops students who do not meet the prerequisites. The College of Engineering and Applied Science blocks students from registering for a class if they have not completed the prerequisites.
  • Make an appointment with your advisor using the online appointment scheduler.
  • You will receive your PERC number from your advisor during your advising appointment.
  • Bring a copy of your current resume if you have one. We will be discussing resumes and cover letters.
  • We will be discussing financial aid including completion of the UW general application and FAFSA.
  • Be prepared to discuss your participation in an RSO.

Tips for Scheduling Classes

  • Focus on completing USP and prerequisites
  • Use the 4 year degree plan for your concentration to help you
  • Check prerequisites
  • Schedule classes with one section first
  • Take a maximum of two high-difficulty courses each semester
  • Take a minimum of 12 credit hours to be full-time
  • A normal load is 14 to 17 credit hours
  • Reduce your credit hours if you are working more than 15 to 20 hours per week
  • Sophomores and juniors should schedule alternate sections in popular classes such as Biology, Chemistry and Math

Environment and Natural Resources Majors

Students concurrently majoring in the Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) program should take one class each semester that applies to the ENR program. Check with your ENR advisor if you have any questions about the classes you should take.

Minors, Honors Program and ROTC

Check your degree evaluation and contact your minor or ROTC advisor to be sure that you are taking classes that apply to your program. Take one class each semester to fulfill the program requirements. Consider adding a minor to your program to add depth in your area of interest.


Advising Resources

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Office of the Registrar

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Registration & Walitlist Information

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Class Schedules

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University Catalog

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Credit Available to Undergraduates

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Math Placement Exam

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Student Forms

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School of Energy Resources

Pam Henderson

Coordinator, Student Advising

Dept 3012 1000 E University Ave

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6879

Fax: 307-766-6701

Email: pamelah@uwyo.edu

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