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Advising Resources

Advising Resources

The Students First Office has compiled a list of resources to assist you in the various stages of advising and course registration.

List of Majors and Minors at UNCG plus

General Education Core (GEC) requirements plus

Advising 101 plus

Student Advising Worksheet plus

    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.

Instructions for Registration plus

    1. Go to and click on the icon to access UNCGenie
    2. Click on Enter Secure Area
    3. 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**
    4. Click on Student Services and Financial Aid
    5. Click on Registration
    6. Click on Add/Drop Classes
    7. Select the semester for which you are registering (e.g. Fall 2014) as the Term and click Submit
    8. 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
    9. 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.

    10. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Class Search
    11. At the bottom of the page, click Advanced Search
    12. Next to the Subject, scroll down to find your preferred department
    13. 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
    14. Scroll down and click on Class Search
    15. A “C” on the far left side means that the section is “closed” or that there are no seats available in that section
    16. 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
    17. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on Register
    18. 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.

Understanding Course Prefixes plus

    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.

Completing a Graduation Plan plus

    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 plus

    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.

Transfer Equivalency Course Search plus

Guide to Academic Recovery plus

    The Guide to Academic Recovery provides information and resources about returning to UNCG after suspension and dismissal. This guide offers information about:

    • 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

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