- Who is my advisor?
- Do I need to be advised every semester?
- How do I contact my advisor?
- When should I go see my advisor?
- Can I change advisors?
- If I want to change my major, how can I find out what courses will transfer to the new program of study?
- How do I change my major?
- How do I apply to the College of Education and Human Services?
- When will I get admitted if I am in the appropriate '2999' course?
- Who decides if I meet '2999' requirements?
- When do I register for the '2999' course and how often do I take it?
- How will I get information from the College of Education and Human Services?
- Does the College of Education and Human Services have an appeals and grievance process?
- Do students work in the Advising Center?
- How do I know what courses transfer to VSU?
- What are the current teacher salaries?
- What do I need to know about mid-term?
- What is the Code of Ethics for teachers?
Your advisor will be assigned after you have attended an orientation session. An email will be sent to your VSU email account with the name and location of your advisor. The name of your advisor will also be posted on Banner Web. Go to the Registration link on the VSU homepage. Log in, and click on the link Student and Financial Aid. Click on Student Records and then Student Information and the name of your advisor will be listed there.
Yes. VSU has a mandatory advising system. Your academic advisor must make you eligible to use the registration system. Advisors want you to make an appointment with them to discuss your academic life at VSU.
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When should I go see my advisor?
Fall Registration - March, July
Spring Registration - October
Summer Registration - March
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Can I change advisors?
Yes. Come to the Advising Center in room 1020 in the Dewar College of Education and speak with a staff member.
If I want to change my major, how can I find out what courses will transfer to the new program of study?
Go to MyVSU, then select Banner Registration on the home page and login. Click on the link Student and Financial Aid, then click on Student Records. Look for DegreeWorks. Select the what-if link on the left and select the major. Please keep in mind that this is a tool to help you, not a guarantee that courses will transfer this way.
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How do I change my major?
If you are a College of Education major, come to the advising center in room 1020 in the Dewar College of Education. Psychology majors should go to the Psychology Department.
If you are not a College of Education major, get a signed major change form and advising folder from your current department and bring to the advising center in room 1020 in the Dewar College of Education.
When will I get admitted if I am in the appropriate 2999 course?
You can be admitted into Teacher Education at any time during the semester once you meet admission criteria and apply via the web application. Admission criteria and the application are available at this webpage.
When do I register for the '2999' course and how often do I take it?
You should register for the appropriate '2999' course after completing 45 hours of credit and every semester after that until satisfactory completion.
How will I get information from the College of Education and Human Services?
Your email account is automatically subscribed to the COESTU list serve if you are an education major. College of Education and Human Services information will be sent to your email account through this list serve. For example: classes opening, deadlines to meet, and other important information.
Does the College of Education and Human Services have an appeals and grievance process?
Yes. If there is something that you need to appeal, you should come to room 1020 in the Dewar College of Education and pick up an appeal form. You can also access the information on the web.
How do I know what courses transfer to VSU?
The Admissions Office will complete a transfer credit summary that will show how the courses transfer into VSU. An advisor will then show you how they fit in our programs of study.
Current teacher salaries can be found at the Georgia Department of Education's website.
Midterm grades will be submitted for all 1000- and 2000-level courses. Grades are available on Banner Web. Students in academic difficulty should contact their instructor and their advisor for guidance and options. Courses dropped by mid-term will not count in your grade point average.
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What is the Code of Ethics for teachers?