Registration Info for Fall 2019 | 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 August 23 and will be available again for long-term academic planning and career/internship advice, as well as major changes, BEGINNING August 26. NO CHANGE…

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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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Temporary Downtime for Student Information System – Fall 2017

Temporary Downtime for Student Information System – Fall 2017 An upgrade is scheduled for the Student Information System (SIS), which includes Banner and modules that interface with Banner. Affected modules include, but are not limited to, OSCAR, BuzzPort, and Transcript processing. SIS Downtime Schedule: Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 5:00 pm until Monday, November 13, 2017 at approximately 8:00 am. Registration Will Be Paused Although time tickets will be posted for Phase 1 Registration for Spring 2018, the scheduled downtime for the Student Information Systems will pause all registration processes.…

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