The Students First Office has compiled a list of resources to assist you in the various stages of advising and course registration.
Whether you are exploring majors, contemplating a change, or considering adding a minor, the list of Undergraduate Majors and Concentrations can be a helpful tool in the course planning and registration process.
At UNCG, all students participate in the University's General Education Core program, more commonly referred to as GEC. These GEC requirements aim to develop students’ critical thinking, ethical decision-making, and effective communication skills. Understanding UNCG's General Education Core will help you fulfill these requirements based on your personal and academic interests.
The Advising 101 document offers information about:
The Student Advising Worksheet helps you pre-plan an ideal class schedule before meeting with your academic advisor. With space to draft a preferred schedule and prompts to plan for alternate courses, the advising worksheet helps you make the most of your advising appointment.
- Go to www.uncg.edu and click on the icon to access UNCGenie
- Click on Enter Secure Area
- Enter your User ID and your PIN. Then click Login. ** If you have forgotten your pin, use the “Forgot PIN?” feature at the bottom of the screen**
- Click on Student Services and Financial Aid
- Click on Registration
- Click on Add/Drop Classes
- Select the semester for which you are registering (e.g. Fall 2014) as the Term and click Submit
- If you are prompted for your Advising Code, enter your code and click Submit.
- You can receive your code by meeting with your advisor.
- If you have forgotten or misplaced your code, contact the Students First Office at (336) 334-5730.
- The summer registration code is always 555555
- If you already have a list of the Course Registration Numbers (CRNs) for each of the courses you plan on registering for, enter each of them in the boxes at the bottom of the screen and click Submit Changes. (If you do not have the CRNs available for your courses, move to step #10.)
If you were able to successfully enroll in all of your courses, they will be listed under the Current Schedule section of the screen and your registration process is complete! If any of the courses you selected have filled or if you are not eligible to register for them, you will see those courses listed with a red error message.
- Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Class Search
- At the bottom of the page, click Advanced Search
- Next to the Subject, scroll down to find your preferred department
- Next to Number, type in your preferred course number. If you don’t know the course number or aren’t sure which course you plan to take, leave this box blank
- Scroll down and click on Class Search
- A “C” on the far left side means that the section is “closed” or that there are no seats available in that section
- When you find a course day and time that you want and there is an available seat and no restrictions (from the notes under Attributes), click/check the box next to the course you want
- Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on Register
If you were able to successful enroll in all of your courses, they will be listed under the Current Schedule section of the screen. If you would like to continue registering for additional courses, start the process again with step #10.
With 95 different course prefixes it can be confusing to search for classes. Referencing the list of Course Prefixes makes the course search and registration process much easier.
Whether you are required to complete a Graduation Plan for a Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) appeal or are just thinking ahead to future semesters, the Graduation Plan is an invaluable tool for understanding academic progress and planning for degree completion.
Degree Works is the degree evaluation system used for students who declared their majors in Fall 2014 or later. These instruction guides are helpful tools for navigating degree evaluations and creating what-if analyses.
Use the Transfer Equivancey Course Search website to determine how courses you have taken at another institution will likely transfer to and from UNCG.
- Taking courses while away from the University and transferring credit back to UNCG
- Reapplying to UNCG after suspension or dismissal
- The Academic Connnections in Education (ACE) and Academic Coaching in Transitions programs
- Appeal options to improve your academic record
- Campus resources for student success
The Guide to Academic Recovery provides information and resources about returning to UNCG after suspension and dismissal. This guide offers information about:
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