NEW Grade Substitution Policy – Effective Summer 2019

The Academic Senate has voted to approve changes to the Grade Substitution policy.  Note that now all Tech students (those who matriculated as first-time first-years as well as transfer students) will be able to use Grade Substitution, and that it is not limited to courses taken in the first two academic terms of enrollment (so we will no longer use the phrase “freshman forgiveness”).  The policy is not retroactive.  Students—all students—who take courses in Summer 2019 and onward and who earn grades of D or F may repeat them and…

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Public Policy Programs!

Law, Science, and Technology Program: the Pre-Law program for students at Georgia Tech interested in law school or interested more generally in law – also an academic and programming hub for the exploration of issues at the intersection of law, science, and technology.  Public Policy offers both a Law, Science, and Technology Minor, and a Pre-Law Certificate for undergraduates.  They provide support to Georgia Tech’s nationally ranked Mock Trial Team, as well as advice to students interested in pursuing the minor or certificate, pursuing law school, or otherwise interested in law. …

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Summer with International Affairs — in ATLANTA!

Summer 2019 – International Affairs Courses in Atlanta INTA 1050 – The World Today (ss) INTA 1200 – American Government (ss, c/h) INTA 2100 – Great Power Relations (ss, minor) INTA 3110 – US Foreign Policy (ss, minor) Earn Social Science (ss), Constitution/History (c/h) or International Affairs Minor credit. Classes are not restricted and are available in early short, late short, and full summer session. Click the links above for course descriptions, CRNs, and dates/times.    

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April 2019 Wellness and Stress Management

04/02/19  11AM – Assertiveness Skills for Effective Communication This workshop teaches skills for communicating thoughts, feelings, and preferences successfully to others, while avoiding the extremes of aggressive or passive communication. Learn various ways of being assertive as you interact with others. 04/09/19  11AM – Don’t Believe Everything You Think: Using Logic to Overcome Stress Learn how to recognize and change thought patterns that cause unnecessary stress. The skills taught in this workshop are based on the principles of cognitive therapy, which have been shown to be effective in reducing stress…

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Pre-Grad Advising Info Session, April 17

Are you interested in attending graduate school, but not sure where to start? Do you want to learn more about the graduate application process at Georgia Tech and elsewhere? Are you curious about resources for GT students who want to go to graduate school? If so, please join Pre-Graduate Advising for an upcoming information session: Pre-Grad Advising Info Session Wednesday, April 17, 5:00-6:00 Bill Moore Student Success Center, President’s Suite C   This session will feature a panel of current grad students and undergrads who have successfully applied to graduate school. …

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Become a Career Peer Advisor with C2D2!

Want to hone your communication skills, refine your leadership abilities, help other students find jobs, and get paid? Become a Career Peer Advisor with the Center for Career Discovery and Development, where you’ll find out even more about employers and careers. To qualify, you’ll need to have worked at least one term as intern or co-op. Your basic job duties will be to represent us at professional student meetings and/or class workshops. You’ll help us acquaint students with how work works, and explain how to go about getting that first…

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Fall 2019 Mini-Mester Pilot Program

In Fall 2019, SGA’s Academic Affairs board will launch the Mini-Mesters pilot program. Mini-Mesters are 1 credit hour, 5-week long course offerings that will occur during the normal academic semester with the goal of introducing students to non-traditional classroom material. Students will be able to explore different passions and interests outside of their major to gain a greater breadth of knowledge across academic disciplines. With the goal of making Tech’s curriculum more personalizable, the semester will be broken up into three terms of Mini-Mesters, allowing students to sign up for…

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Registration Info for Summer and Fall 2019 | Phase I

Dear Student, I am in the office, but due to the large volume of students coming in for advisement at this time, I am not able to answer email quickly. If you have a registration question, please read the info below. If your question is not answered below, I will respond as soon as possible. Please note that I will only be addressing registration issues until April 10, and will be available again for long-term academic planning and career/internship advice, as well as major changes, BEGINNING APRIL 11. NO CHANGE…

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March 2019 Wellness and Stress Management

03/05/19  11AM – Stress Management 101 This workshop covers the basics of stress management, including identifying your current stress levels, recognizing common stressors, and learning useful tools to reduce your stress. 03/12/19  11AM – Mindfulness and Meditation Mindful meditation is an effective way to reduce stress, increase self-awareness, enhance emotional intelligence, and effectively handle painful thoughts and feelings. Learn how mindfulness meditation can improve your overall health and reconnect your body, mind, and emotions. 03/26/19  11AM – Managing Stress for Ethnic Minority Students This interactive workshop will identify stressors and…

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