Current undergraduate students can find resources and answers to frequently asked questions below:
Undergraduate students with less than 90 credits can find their advisor in the University Advisement Center.
Students with 90 credits or more can schedule to meet with their advisor in the College of the Arts, Office of Academic Assistance.
Students should get a SAP appeal form from the University Enrollment Services Center and schedule to meet with their advisor. Students will need to bring the form with them to their meeting.
Students will need to meet with their advisors to go over their AIP form and have their registration hold removed.
Students are able to register for classes through PAWS during the registration period. Students are each assigned a registration time-ticket that tells them what day they can begin registering. More information on how to register.
Typically, undergraduate students are restricted from taking graduate level courses. There are a few exceptions, such as undergraduates who are in the dual degree program.
Other exceptions are rare, and the student will need to have a grade point average of at least 3.5, and must be within 18 credits of graduation. Students should speak with their advisor about the approval process if interested in taking graduate level courses.
To qualify for financial aid, students must be enrolled in courses that are applicable towards their degree or certificate. Courses outside of a student’s Program of Study will not be covered. For more information on this policy, please see the Course Program of Study Policy page. If you have questions about your program’s course requirements, please contact your academic advisor.
If the course a student needs is full, the student can join the course’s waitlist (if available). A guide on how to join a course’s waitlist.
Yes. In order to take courses at another institution and receive credit at GSU, students will have to make an appointment with their advisor to fill out the Transient Student Request Form.
Yes! The College of the Arts offers Dual Degrees in Art History, Film & Media (with an emphasis on Film & Video Production), and Music. More information about our Dual Degree programs.
Certain courses or course sections are only available to specific student populations. When registering for courses, a student may run into an error message if they:
- Do not meet the course’s requirements
- Have a time conflict with another class on their course schedule
- Are attempting to exceed the maximum number of credit hours allowed in a semester
In order to retake FLME 1010 and/or FLME 2700, students must complete and submit the Film Major Eligibility Requirement Appeal form. If the appeal is approved, the student will be allowed to register to retake the course.
Students seeking permission to register for a course that they are unable to register for should contact the department who is responsible for the course.
Film and Theatre request should go to the Film, Media, and Theatre department.
Art History and Studio Arts requests should go to the Art & Design department.
Music and Music Technology Management requests should go to the Music Department.
Students will have to meet with their advisor to change their major. Students with 90 credit hours or more should call or visit the Office of Academic Assistance to schedule a meeting with their advisor, or come during walk-in hours. Students with less than 90 credits will need to visit their advisor in the University Advisement Center.
Yes! Students are able to declare a minor in Art, Art History, Music, Film & Media, or Theatre. Students interested in adding a minor should schedule an appointment with their advisor to go over the minor program and officially declare their minor.
To be eligible for the Film and Media major or minor, students are required to complete FLME 1010 and FLME 2700 with a minimum grade of C and a combined grade-point average of 2.5 or higher for both classes. Students who do not meet this requirement must complete the Film Major Eligibility Requirement Appeal form in order to request to retake FLME 1010 and/or FLME 2700.
Eligibility and requirements for students interested in the dual degree program in Art History or Film and Media (Production Track) can be found on this application.
Students seeking to deviate from the academic requirements in their program of study must complete and submit the Undergraduate Petition form.
As per the university’s Grade Appeal policy, you should first contact your instructor to see if your concern can be addressed informally. Once you have discussed your grade with your instructor, if you are still dissatisfied you should contact the department chair to inquire about submitting a formal appeal.
Please be aware that a student’s appeal will be granted only if the student can prove with evidence that a decision was arbitrary, discriminatory, or inequitable.
The appeal must be submitted within 10 business days of the beginning of the academic term (fall, spring, or the 7-week summer term) that follows the term in which the final grade was submitted by the instructor.
Students can contact the Enrollment Service Office to get their Enrollment Verification processed.
Please reach out to your professor to discuss options and possible accommodations. You may also contact the Dean of Students’ office regarding Emergency Withdrawals.
If you have a question regarding your financial aid or admissions status, you can contact the Office of Admissions, the Registrar or Student Accounts and Financial Aid by visiting Panther Answer to submit a ticket. You can also live chat with an Enrollment Services Agent or set up an appointment through Panther Answer.
The GSU GPA calculator will allow you to input your grades and course credits to determine your projected GPA.
Students can review frequently asked questions or submit a help-ticket to connect with a representative from GSU’s Technology Help Desk.
The University’s Semester Calendar shows important dates within the semester, such as the registration time period, the withdrawal period, the exam schedule, and when grades are available to students.
Students can apply to graduate through their PAWS account. Students will need to click the ‘Apply to Graduate’ button and follow the step-by-step instructions provided.
Please be aware that a non-refundable graduation application fee of $50 will be required to finish the application process.
Students can contact their advisors to verify their graduation eligibility.
Students seeking to change their graduation date must fill out the Graduation Change Request form.
University Career Services provides students with a wide spectrum of professional development services. Students seeking career counseling should contact University Career Services to speak with a Career Counselor.
Students can utilize the What Can I Do With This Major? online tool to see the different paths they can potentially take with their major.
Students can submit a request to receive their official transcript through the Office of the Registrar. Information on how to submit a request.