Spring 2020 Commencement – Early Participation Policy for Summer 2020 Degree Candidates

Undergraduate and graduate (Masters) summer 2020 degree candidates who have two or fewer classes remaining to complete degree requirements after the spring 2020 term will be eligible to request participation in the spring 2020 ceremony.  Applicants must be in GOOD ACADEMIC STANDING and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 for Bachelors, and 2.7  for Masters. Extenuating personal and family circumstances or issues related to the proximity of the student’s home to Atlanta will also be taken into consideration. Summer 2020 degree candidates who do not meet these requirements will…

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Registration Info for Spring 2020 | Phase II

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 January 10 and will be available again for long-term academic planning and career/internship advice, as well as major changes, BEGINNING January 13. NO CHANGE…

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Advising hours change for Mondays

Effective immediately, advising hours for International Affairs are changing on Mondays. Beginning Monday, November 4, 2019, Stephanie Jackson will be working remotely. Office hours will be held virtually. This is noted for all her Monday appointments in GradesFirst, and contact information is provided.  If you prefer to meet in person, please choose an appointment for another day during the week.  

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Changes Regarding Pre-Graduate, Pre-Law and Fellowships Advising

Changes in Pre-Graduate and Pre-Professional Advising (PGPP) As of July 1, 2019, the following changes will occur in PGPP in pre-graduate, pre-teaching, and prestigious fellowships. Pre-health does not have any changes to report at this time. Pre-Law Advising Susan Belmonte will no long serve as the GT pre-law advisor. She will remain at Georgia Tech in her role as the pre-teaching advisor and also now be the pre-graduate school advisor. Students and alumni who wish to make an appointment with Susan may still do so through GradesFirst or by emailing…

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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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Spring 2019 Commencement Participation for Summer 2019 Degree Candidates

Undergraduate and graduate (Masters) summer 2019 degree candidates who have two or fewer classes remaining to complete degree requirements after the spring 2019 term will be eligible to request participation in the spring 2019 ceremony. Applicants must be in GOOD ACADEMIC STANDING and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 for Bachelors, 2.7 for Masters. Extenuating personal and family circumstances or issues related to the proximity of the student’s home to Atlanta will also be taken into consideration. Summer students will receive the same ticket allotment as a spring student.…

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