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Getting Started

Advising:
Who can help?
Meet the Deans:
Who has the answers.
Degree Requirements:
What does every student need to do?
Majors & Minors:
How to declare a major
Forms & Policies:
What are the rules?

The goal of advising is to provide students information to take full advantage of all the resources of the University (including course selection, declaring a major and general academic questions). Your Association Dean is a key source of help.

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To facilitate academic advising, every student is placed in an “Association.” Your Association Dean’s primary responsibility is to advise you on academic matters and refer you to the various agencies and offices the University has established to assist you.

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In order to earn a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) degree and graduate, all University of Virginia College of Arts & Sciences students must meet certain Degree, Competency and Area Requirements.

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View a list of all the available undergraduate degree programs offered by the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Virginia, including majors, minors and Distinguished Majors Programs.

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Find information and links to policies, forms and suggestions, all part of the accumulated insights and experiences by the deans and advisors who spend their time working with University of Virginia College of Arts & Sciences undergraduate students.

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Walk-In Advising with the “Dean of the Day”

Beginning with the first day of classes "Dean of the Day" (walk-in advising) hours will be from 2:30-4:00 each day in Monroe Hall.

News & Announcements

Connecting College to Career: Advice from the Deans

As you begin your career in the College of Arts and Sciences, the academic deans take this occasion not only to welcome you but also to assist you in planning your time in the College and beyond. The first step involves seeking out advising and collecting advisors. But what, exactly, is advising and how does it work? Read more here.

Welcome New First-Year Students!

First-Year Students: Be sure to read the first-year letter you received in the mail on June 4; you can find it here. Also be sure to complete your Student Information Form by the June 27 deadline; the link to the form is https://cacsprd.web.virginia.edu/ASAdvise. If you missed the deadline you can still complete the form. The powerpoint presentation used at the Dean's talk on the first day of orientation can be found here.

Advising News, Fall 2014

Read the lastest Advising News, Fall 2014.

Degree Programs

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Dates & Deadlines

August 25 Deadline to file for Leave of Absence in fall (online in SIS)
August 26 Fall 2014 Classes Begin
September 9 Last Day to Add; Change to/from CR/NC; select Audit option
September 10 Last Day to Drop a Class

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