Friday, February 22, 2013

Weekly Preview: February 26 - March 1

The Mid-Semeter W Drop and Pass/Fail deadline is Thursday, March 7!  We'll be posting much more information about this next week.
There will be an information session for students interested in declaring Resource Economics on Friday, March 1 at 11:15am in Stockbridge 303.  Students must attend an information session and complete the Online Statement of Interest BEFORE being invited to schedule an advising appointment to complete the change of major process. This process assists students in examining whether ResEc is a good fit for them and designing a plan for academic success.  Your Statement of Interest is due by Wednesday April 24 in order to register for Fall 2013 courses as a ResEc major. 

Friday, March 1: Deadline Day for Computer Science and Public Health!
If you are planning on applying to Computer Science, you must have your application in before 5:00pm on FridayVisit their website for more information.  Click here for the application and stop by the CS Undergrad Advising Center (ACE) in the USpace, 144 CS Bldg for more help.

Applications for Public Health are due by 5:00pm on Friday in the Peer Advising Office, located in Arnold House 330Click here to learn more about the major and to download the application.

The Spring 2013 Final Exam Schedule is now available on SPIRE.  You can also check the Registrar’s website at  We'll have information later about what to do if you have a conflict.

Speaking of Finals, how are you feeling about your grades right now?  Free tutoring, workshops and supplemental instruction are available through the Learning Resource Center located on the 10th floor of  the W.E. B. DuBois Library.  Call 413-545-5334 or, better yet, go there in person to explore the range of services offered.  To check out their tutoring and/or supplemental instruction schedules for Spring 2013, go on-line to you are having trouble understanding some of your course material, you should first arrange to meet with your professor or T.A. By asking for help early on and coming prepared with questions/concerns, you can maximize the chances that they really will be able to assist you before you fall too far behind.

The Writing Center is also ready to serve your needs!  Make an appointment and get help during any part of the writing process.

And, as always, you can meet with Peer Advisors in the Academic Advising Link or make an appointment to meet with an Undergraduate Advisor to talk about majors, academic issues, and where to go to access the information you need to succeed.

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