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The Department of Physics offers academic advising to all students pursuing a degree in physics. Our dedicated staff is here to help you navigate your path to graduation. Have questions? Contact us today!
Morgan Texeira, Undergraduate Program Manager
**If you are a first-time freshmen, please call 480.965.6506 to schedule an appointment.**
All other students, please call 480-965-3561 or visit the Physics Main Office in Physical Science F-Wing, Room 470 to schedule an advising appointment. Parking is available in Lot 46 off University Dr.
How to prepare for your appointment:
Fall 2018 Walk-in Advising Hours: Thursdays* 2:00pm-4:00pm. Walk-in advising may change or be canceled at any time at the discretion of the department. It is recommended that you call the front office, (480.965.3561) to confirm walk-in advising hours.
Canceled Walk-in Advising Hours: N/A
*Excluding ASU Observed Holidays
Walk-in advising is limited to 15 minutes and is on a first come first served basis. New students must make an appointment if it is their first advising session.
Students should utilize walk-in advising for the following reasons:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences students are typically capped at 18 credits per semester or 7 credits in each summer session. Students may petition to take more than 18 credits in a specific semester by submitting a Credit Overload Petition.
To be considered for an overload, you must meet the following requirements:
Once you have submitted the Course Overload Petition, found here, your request will be reviewed within 5 business days. Students who wish to receive a credit overload of 25+ credits will need to complete the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Overload Petition and submit the form to CLAS@asu.edu.
Course overrides are processed by department, college, and campus. To determine which college is offering the course, click on the course description in the ASU Class Search. Once you have verified the college, please complete the necessary form below.
Physics majors are required to maintain a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.0. Students who fail to maintain a satisfactory GPA will be placed on probation. Once you are on probation, you will need to complete the next semester with a GPA of 2.0 or above to remain on continued probation. Students may remain on continued probation as long as they achieve a semester GPA of 2.0 or above.
Requirements of Probation:
Steps to complete BEFORE your appointment:
Students who do not maintain a semester GPA of 2.0 or above after being placed on probation will be disqualified from Arizona State University. Students who are disqualified may submit a written appeal to the college. If approved, students will be allowed to register for the following semester. If your appeal is denied you will need to sit out one academic year before seeking readmission.
Students who have not appealed successfully should contact the Office of Student and Academic Programs in the Fulton Center, Suite 110, 480-965-6506. You will need to meet with an OSAP advisor to learn how you can gain readmission after one year.
GPA - students must have at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) in order to graduate with their degree.
Science and Society - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences students in pursuit of a BS degree need to earn 6 credits of science and society with a C or better. If your science and society courses are not listed correctly on your DARs, compelte this form.
Students must complete all required courses listed on their respective major maps.
How do I register for classes?
You can register for classes through your MyASU account. Make sure to check your Priority Tasks list to be sure you do not have any holds before registering. Utilize the below video for helpful tips on how to use the class search function to your advantage.
How can I check my remaining degree requirements?
Students are encouraged to keep track of their degree requirements by running a Degree Audit Report (DARs). Your Degree Audit Report will let you know completed requirements, in-progress requirements, and not yet completed requirements. Please visit, here, to review how to run a Degree Audit Report.
Where does advising take place?
You will meet with your academic advisor in Bateman Physical Science F-Wing Room 470. Students must check-in at the front desk.
What if I want to change my major?
Students wanting to change their major OUT of physics must contact an advisor in the major they are interested in pursuing. Students who wish to change their major TO physics may schedule an advising appointment by calling 480-965-3561.
I was placed on probation, what are my next steps?
First, you will need to fill out the probation plan found here. Next, set-up an appointment with your advisor. Before attending your appointment, make sure you email your probation plan to your advisor.
I have been disqualified from Arizona State University. What do I do now?
Students who have not appealed successfully should contact the Office of Student and Academic Programs (OSAP) in the Fulton Center, Suite 110, 480-965-6506. You will need to meet with an OSAP advisor to learn how you can gain readmission after one year.
|Course Override Form - For College of Liberal Arts Courses||Counseling Services||Academic Integrity|
|Course Overload - College of Liberal Arts Students Only||Parking||Academic Grievance|
Standars Committee Petition - College of Liberal Arts Students Only
(Third time repeat, graduation requirement substitution, catalog year change)
|Tutoring and Academic Success||Undergraduate Readmission|
|Concurrent Degree Notification - College of Liberal Arts||Transitional Advising Resources||Grades and Grading Policies|
|Enrollment Change Request Form - To add/drop a course after the add/drop deadline|
|Medical/Compassionate Withdrawal Form||Transfer Courses|
|Forms - ASU including Financial Services|