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Advising is mandatory each semester for all current UHM engineering students.

Advising Guide for FAQ and more detailed information.

 

Mandatory Advising starts: March 8, 2021

Holds placed: April 8 (complete advising to avoid or to have hold removed after)

 

Registration timetable

Registration times begin April 12 and your exact start time/date will be shown in STAR GPS.

 

Class availability viewable on March 23.

 

If a student does NOT complete advising by the start of registration a HOLD will be placed preventing registration of courses. To have hold removed please complete mandatory advising and allow 1 business day to have your major dept. office remove your hold.

CoE Advising Website:  https://apply.eng.hawaii.edu/advising/

 

Who is my Advisor?

Your Faculty Advisor’s name and email address are provided on the CoE Advising Website once you’ve logged in.

  • They may post instructions there about how to set up an advising meeting.
  • Otherwise, you can email them about how to set up an advising meeting.

 

Things to discuss with your faculty advisor:

  • Your current courses and next semester’s courses
  • Prerequisites and Fall/Spring only courses
  • Discrepancies on your records (list them in discrepancies box)
  • Design project courses
  • Declaring a track (only Civil Engineering and Electrical Engineering)
  • Career and Research interests/questions

 

Curriculum Check Sheets (How to plan your next courses)

  • View your major check sheet for the four year plans that include all requirements to graduate. Most of these courses are laid out in prerequisite order on the check sheet.
    • Declared Engineering students see your check sheet on the CoE advising website.
    • Pre-Engineering students please see the check sheets for all of the different curricula. View the one you are interested in pursuing.
  • Check the Prereq
    • Course prerequisites are listed in the course descriptions available in the UHM Catalog.

 

Steps to Complete Mandatory Advising

  1. Login to the CoE Advising Website.
  2. Click on Edit current advising form to generate a new form for the Fall 2021 semester.
  3. Fill out the advising form with your current courses. And fill out the courses you think you may take next semester and list their prereqs.
  4. If needed: Select track (depending on major and class standing), select graduation date (if ready to grad within next two semesters), enter discrepancies you see in your record.
  5. Hit submit to save your form.
  6. Discuss/Meet with your assigned advisor and have them approve your form to complete advising.

 

Steps to Complete Mandatory Advising if changing majors within Engineering

  1. Login to the CoE Advising Website.
  2. Click on Edit current advising form to generate a new form for the Fall 2021 semester.
  3. Fill out the advising form with your current courses. And fill out the courses you think you may take next semester and list their prereqs.
  4. Hit submit to save your form.
  5. Discuss/Meet with Jill Nakatsu, Director of Academic Affairs, to change your major and go over your new curriculum/course schedule. Appointment [link https://uhcoe_jill.youcanbook.me/ ]

 

Steps to Complete Mandatory Advising if changing majors outside of Engineering

  1. Find the contact for your new major’s advising office.
  2. Meet an advisor from your new major to fill out that college’s major change form and talk about which courses you should be taking next.
  3. Email Jill Nakatsu at jillkoba@hawaii.edu after you have met or scheduled your meeting with your new major advisor.
  4. If you would like to discuss staying in engineering or changing to another engineering major then feel free to schedule an appointment with Jill Nakatsu, Director of Academic Affairs.
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