Category: Advising

Start the Quarter off Strong with These Tips

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A new quarter is starting yet again, and it’s never too early to prepare yourself for a successful quarter! The start of a new quarter is an exciting time and good opportunity to get organized for the rest of the term. Here are tips to help you the start of this quarter off strong. Check [...]

How to Get the Most Out of Your Online Classes

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Whether you are working full-time, raising a family, or looking to get into a new industry, online classes are a convenient and flexible option for busy adults wanting to continue their education with the freedom to do it on their schedule. How do you get the most out of an online class? How do you [...]

Making Your Degree Work for You: Selecting Electives That Fit Your Goals

Stephanie Krusemark, 2007

There are many perks to being a University of Denver student at University College, and one of those perks is having a flexible degree.  Our degree plans are made with YOU in mind.  Yes, each and every one of you.  How do we have all of you in mind when developing our degree plans you [...]

Welcome Students! Get to Know These 5 Great Resources

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The fall quarter is the beginning of a new journey for many new students at University College. Going back to school can be an adjustment, especially for those who have been out of school a while. Many students juggle work and family, and starting school can be stressful. We want to make sure students are [...]

Tips for Choosing Courses

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Registration for many students can be a daunting process. Registration falls in the middle of the quarter, and students are often in the midst of midterms or working on projects. Whether you are taking classes online or on campus, it can be hard to decide what courses fit best with your schedule and what courses [...]

Stay Healthy for the Holidays

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Staying healthy during the holidays can be challenging for anyone. The wealth of common winter illnesses, coupled with increased seasonal socializing and stress, can easily leave you feeling feverish and run down. Stand strong against the germs this year so that you can enjoy everything that comes with this next marvelous month or more! The [...]

Say It Isn’t So: When a Class You Need Isn’t Offered

What do you do when a class you need isn’t available, has a wait list, or just gets canceled? While this scenario can certainly create a kink in scheduling for your degree plan, finding the solution can be relatively easy. First, it helps to determine if the class in question is a foundation, specialty, or [...]

A Common Corps

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As we pause this week to pay tribute to our nation’s veterans, the University College community would like to acknowledge the many military students and veterans in our midst. We are honored to have the largest percentage of DU’s total veteran population in our ranks, and we look forward to serving you as you pursue [...]

Multipotentialites: Are You One?

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What do you want to be when you grow up? Do you find you are still, at your age, asking yourself this question? If you’re not sure you want to do just one thing for the rest of your life, you’re not alone. In an illuminating talk sponsored by Ted X, writer and artist Emilie [...]

Scheduling Advisor Appointments with PioneerWeb

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Scheduling a time to meet with your academic advisor – either by phone or in person – is quick and easy! While you can always call 303-871-2291 or 800-347-2042 to request an appointment through the Student Support Center, you can just as conveniently use PioneerWeb to make those arrangements too. Never done it before? No [...]