FSEM – Week 5 Updates


Advising Updates

Spring 2020 Advising Begins This Week!

Monday, February 3rd
Academic advising and registration period begins and alternate pins are ready for deletion (not sure what this means? register for our advising & registration refresher above!). All undergraduate students should be advised and cleared to register by Friday, February 21st.

Friday, February 21st
Early registration for Athletes and Students with early registration as an approved accommodation

Monday, February 24th
Registration for Spring 2020 opens for undergraduate students

Academic Advising and Pin Deletion

ALL First- year students should meet with their FSEM mentor to review their schedule and to have their alternate PIN deleted.

All Undeclared second-year students should meet with a staff academic advisor in the Academic Advising Office for advising and pin deletion. (303-871-2455; advising@du.edu)

All declared majors meet with their departmental advisor for advising and pin deletion.

Business students or those intending to apply for Secondary Admissions to Daniels should attend a group advising sessions and/or meet with a Daniels Undergrad Programs Academic Advisor (303-871-6910, DCBundergrad@du.edu).


Registration & billing deadlines


Sunday, February 16th:
Last day to drop (W Assigned) without instructor’s signature via PioneerWeb

Monday, March 2:
Last day to drop courses with instructor approval

Monday, November 4:
Last day to drop courses with an instructor’s signature on an add/drop form

IF students have extenuating circumstances that prevented them from dropping a course by Monday, March 2nd  then they can submit an academic exception petition to request a late drop.  Students should speak with an academic advisor prior to submitting their petition.  Students can go online to schedule an appointment or call the front desk staff in the Academic Advising Office to schedule an academic advising meeting, 303-871-2455 Driscoll South, suite 30 (below the bookstore).


2020-21 FSEM Request for Proposals: due March 1st

Academic Programs is now accepting proposals for First-Year Seminars for the 2020-21 academic year. All information about program eligibility, responsibilities, and proposal submission can be found in the official Request for Proposals (RFP) below. Proposals are due March 1, 2020.

Please note that returning FSEM faculty are also required to fill out the proposal Qualtrics (link to be found at the end of the RFP).

For questions about this process, please contact firstsem@du.edu.


Register Now: “Reboot Your FSEM” Winter Workshop

We are excited to announce the winter professional development opportunity for FSEM faculty. Please save the date for this interactive workshop, focused on fine-tuning course content and making room for mentoring.

Date:Friday, February 14, 2020
Time:2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location:Anderson Commons, room 301
Stipend:$100 for participation
RSVP:Register here

Registration for Spring Interterm 2020 is now open!

Spring interterm courses are great for students who are looking to take advantage of spring break between winter and spring quarters. Students may choose from a variety of course types (travel, on campus and online courses) and course schedules.

Contact uap@du.edu or visit the Interterm website for more information.


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Email Leah at leah.ogrady@du.edu to share your announcement, update, or event with the FSEM community!

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