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Advising for New Freshmen Students

Fall semester freshmen

For new freshmen planning to enroll at the University for the first time during the Fall semester, 1st semester mandatory advising is provided as part of a 2-day long Summer Orientation session; make sure to register for an orientation session.

Prior to your orientation session, review the CHECKLIST ITEMS - PREPARATION FOR SUCCESSFUL ADVISING items below.

Spring semester freshmen

For new freshmen planning to enroll at the University for the first time during the Spring semester, make sure you complete the following steps:

  1. Accept your admission in MyNEVADA
  2. Review the CHECKLIST ITEMS - PREPARATION FOR SUCCESSFUL ADVISING items below.
  3. Schedule an advising appointment with your academic advisor

CHECKLIST ITEMS - PREPARATION FOR SUCCESSFUL ADVISING

    1. Review the information in the College of Science Advising Handbook PRIOR to attending your Summer Orientation session or your individual advising appointment
      NOTE: you do not need to print the handbook as you will receive a printed copy of this resource at your Summer Orientation session or your individual advising appointment.
    2. Log into MyNEVADA - contact A&R with any questions at (775) 784 - 4700 or asknevada@unr.edu
    3. Check your test score reports (i.e. ACT, SAT, AP, IB etc) - ACT and SAT scores will be used to determine your initial MATH and ENGLISH course placement
    4. Check your Transfer Credit: Report to confirm A&R has processed your transcript(s) from another institution and view how your transfer credits were articulated

    5. Check your MATH course placement and ENGLISH course placement for the first semester - initial placement is based on your highest SAT or ACT Math and ACT English or SAT Critical Reading scores in MyNEVADA under test score reports.
    6. Check for items in the To Do List and Holds sections in your MyNEVADA Student Center
    7. Review the College of Science 1st year student's advising syllabus and 1st year student's FAQs documents
    8. Review program requirements and the Recommended Schedule (aka 4 year plan) for your intended major in the University's on-line General Catalog.

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