FAQ

Here are some frequently asked questions and answers.

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The class I want to register for is full through UAccess. Can I still be registered in that class?

The class I want to register for is full through UAccess. Can I still be registered in that class?

If the class you are wanting to register for is full through UAccess, there are some steps you can attempt:

  1. contact the offering department or faculty member to determine if there is a wait-list, or
  2. monitor the Schedule of Classes frequently for a seat to become available, or
  3. Attend class the first day with a Change of Schedule form to see if you are able to add the course at that time or to receive further information on the possibility of adding the course in the near future.

 


Do I have an academic advisor?

Do I have an academic advisor?

All undergraduate students have at least one academic advisor. That person could be a professional (full-time) advisor or a faculty advisor, or a partnership between the two. It all depends how advising services are organized within your college. Students pursuing more than one major or degree program, or who are completing a minor, have an academic advisor in each program of study. Academic advisor contact information is available on the front page of this site and organized by college or by major. Advisor contact information could also be found in UAccess Student Center page.


When do continuing students register for classes?

When do continuing students register for classes?

Continuing UA students register online through their UAccess account. Priority registration is organized by class rank and then by student number.

All new students must meet with an academic advisor prior to registering for the first semester. For freshmen, this meeting occurs during the New Student Orientation Program. Transfer students are provided with orientation information for their college through the Next Steps Center.


I want to make sure classes I take at an Arizona community college are equivalent to UA classes. How can I do that?

I want to make sure classes I take at an Arizona community college are equivalent to UA classes. How can I do that?

The AZTransfer.com is a valuable online tool containing information on transfer equivalencies between the Arizona community colleges and four year institutions. The Course Equivalency Guide gives specific information on community college course work and how courses apply to the UA.


Does the UA offer online degree programs?

Does the UA offer online degree programs?

Yes, The University of Arizona offers online undergraduate and graduate degree programs and other non-traditional programs and certifications through a number of different resources including UA OnlineUA South branch campus, and individual academic departments.


I want to leave the UA but come back in one or two semesters. How do I do that?

I want to leave the UA but come back in one or two semesters. How do I do that?

The undergraduate student Leave of Absence is available for students in good standing to leave and return to the UA after a one, or two, semester absence. Students with this status need not apply for or pay readmission fees, maintain the original catalog, and may register for classes during their priority registration period.


I was almost finished with my degree but then left the UA. Now, several years later, I'd like to find out what I can do to complete my degree. Who should I contact?

I was almost finished with my degree but then left the UA. Now, several years later, I'd like to find out what I can do to complete my degree. Who should I contact?

It depends how close you were to finishing your degree program. If you completed the degree check process, then you should contact the graduation services advisor for your college. Otherwise, you should contact the academic advisor in your program of study.


What is UA South?

What is UA South?

UA South is the branch campus of the University of Arizona that offers affordable, accessible UA degree programs at UA Sierra Vista, UA Douglas, UA Santa Cruz, UA Pinal, UA Tech Park, Pima Community College campuses, and online.  As a transfer branch for undergraduates who need flexible class schedules, UA South offers upper-division, bachelor-degree coursework for completion of 18 undergraduate degrees to students who have already completed approximately 60 units at a community college or other institution. UA South also offers 2 graduate programs fully online: MS in Educational Technology and M.Ed in Secondary Education.