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FAQs

Where do I go for Advising?
  • If you are a recent high school graduate (First-Year Student), you will complete your advising/course selection online for your first semester. You will access advising through the  Owldone Portal. You can also visit the  University Advising Services  website for additional information about advising/course selection through the EZ Advising.
    • First-Year Students with an AA degree  do not complete EZ Advising you will be advised through the college of your intended major. For more information. please contact the Office for New Student Orientation at (561) 297-2733 or  orientme@fau.edu  to arrange a meeting with an academic advisor. If you would like to contact the college of your major, links to each college can be found below.
  • If you are a  Transfer Student with fewer than 30 credits hours, you will complete your advising/course selection online for your first semester. You will access advising through the  Owldone Portal. You can also visit the  University Advising Services  website for additional information about advising/course selection through the Online Advising & Resource System (EZ Advising).
  • If you are a  Transfer Student  with 30 or more credit hours, a  First-Year Student with an AA degree, or  Second Bachelor's  student, you will be advised through the college of your intended major. For more information please contact the Office for New Student Orientation at (561) 297-2733 or  orientme@fau.edu  to arrange a meeting with an academic advisor. If you would like to contact the college of your major, go to the  Advising  website.
  • If you are a  Graduate Student, go to the  Advising  website to find your specific college advisor.
How can I meet with my academic advisor?

Appointments with your academic advisor are made through the Success Network.

YOU HAVE 2 WAYS OF ACCESSING YOUR SUCCESS NETWORK:

  1. Sign in to  MYFAU  and use the link labeled "Success Network".
  2. Or use the blue button at the top of the page labeled "Login for students"

If you are unable to access your Success Network, visit the  University Advising Services website  or the Student Services Office within the college of your major.

What is the General Education (formally IFP) and how do I complete the courses?

All entering freshmen or transfer students with less than 60 credits must fulfill the university's    General Education (Gen Ed) (formally IFP)    requirements as part of their pursuit of the baccalaureate degree. While the Gen Ed courses do not necessarily relate to the major, they do provide a foundation of knowledge that all well-educated students should possess. The Gen Ed is comprised of a total of 36 credit hours.

  • 6    hours of Communication
  • 6    hours of Humanities
  • 6    hours of Social Science
  • 6    hours of Natural Science
  • 6    hours of Mathematics
  • 6    hours of Additional Enrichment (completion of one additional course from 2 of the 3 categories: Humanities, Social Science, and Natural Science)

For more information, consult    University Advising Services   or the FAU undergraduate catalog.

How can I find out what transfer credits FAU accepted from my other institution(s)?

Please run a DARS, which is your degree audit. Download these  pdf instructions  or visit the  Registrar's webpage  for additional information.

  • If you would like to know how transfer credits, if any, applied to the IFP, please submit an  IFP Audit Request
  • For all other courses, please speak/meet with an advisor within your college to determine how your transfer credits will be applied to your degree program.
How can I change my major?
If you would like to change your major and you have NOT completed your EZ Advising form, you can request to change your major in EZ Advising. Just select the major you would like to pursue. Your advisor will let you know if the major you selected is not an option for some reason. If you would like to change your major and you have ALREADY completed your EZ Advising form, you will need to talk with an advisor.