Fall/Winter/Spring Frequently Asked Questions

  • Returning Students - When will Fall 2022 grades be available?

    Grades should be available via MAX after 4:30pm on Friday, December 16th.

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  • Returning Students - What if I cannot access my grades?

    If your grades are not accessible, verify via MAX, that you do not have any holds on your account. Holds can restrict access to viewing grades.

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  • Returning Students - Who do I contact if I have a hold on my account?

    You can contact the Office of Student Accounts, if you owe money to the university. Other offices can place holds on your account such as Housing, Dining, or Athletics. Contact respective office as needed.

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  • Returning Students - Who should I contact if I have a question about a final grade?

    First, contact your professor. If no response is received after several days, reach out to the department offering the course. Please note that some faculty are unavailable during the winter break.

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  • Returning Students - What does an "I" grade mean?

    "I" grades are given by faculty to signify that course work remains unfinished. Students are encouraged to work with the faculty member to complete the missing required work as soon as possible. Please refer to the Undergraduate Course Catalog for more information on the "I" grade policy.

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  • Returning Students - What does a "Z" grade mean?

    "Z" grades are intended to apply in situations where there is no adequate evaluation available to determine a grade. Please refer to the Undergraduate Course catalog for more information on the "Z" grade policy.

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  • Returning Students - I received an Academic Warning Letter, what should I do next?

    First, check your grades, then verify your grades with your professors. Second, check the policy on Academic Warning. After completing these steps, contact your academic advisor to discuss your options.

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  • Returning Students - I am now on Academic Probation. What does that mean?

    You can find more information on the Academic Probation policy in the Undergraduate Catalog. Contact your academic advisor to discuss options. Verify your grades with your professors.

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  • Returning Students - I am now on Academic Probation and am restricted to 13 credits. What should I do?

    Contact your academic advisor for steps to adjust your schedule as needed.

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  • Returning Students - I have been dismissed from the university. What are my options?

    You can find out more information by reading the Academic Dismissal Policy in the Undergraduate Catalog. Contact your academic advisor to discuss options. Verify your grades with your professors. Next steps will be articulated through the Registrar's Office.

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  • Returning Students - I earned less than a C-minus in ENGL 110 or COMM 100. What do I do?

    Since both courses require a C-or higher grade, it is often advisable that you repeat the course in the following semester. Access your MAX account to review options for retaking the course. If you need to retake more than one course, it is advisable that you consult with the Office of Financial Aid first.

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  • Returning Students - Can I make changes to my spring schedule?

    If you have your TAP number and there are seats available, you can adjust your schedule. However, consult with your academic advisor before making any schedule adjustments. You can also access the waitlist option.

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  • Returning Students - How do I get my TAP number?

    You should contact your faculty advisor. If your advisor is unavailable, please contact your department chair.

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  • Returning Students - I can't register for classes. What should I do?

    First, you should go to your MAX account, go to Student Services, click on Student Academic Records, then View Holds. If there are no holds listed, consider contacting the Office of Admissions (incoming students) or the Office of the Registrar (returning students.)

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  • Returning Students - Incoming Students: I wish to change my major before starting classes. What do I need to do?

    To request a change of major, before starting your classes at MU, complete this form.

     

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  • Winter Classes - When does the winter term meet?

    Click here for the Winter 2023 schedule.

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  • Winter Classes - I am no longer interested in taking my winter course(s). What do I need to do?

    Access your MAX account and drop the course. If the course has already started, you may need to request a course withdrawal, depending on your attendance.

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  • Winter Classes - I need academic coaching help for my winter classes. Where can I get it?

    Academic Coaching is available from our Success Coach for all winter courses. Please contact the appropriate coach for your needs.

    Rita Miller - McNairy 510 (M/T); McComsey 236 (W/R/F) - 717-871-7649

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  • Incoming Students - How do I know who my advisor is?

    Log in to your MAX account and go to your Degree Audit Report. Your advisor's name and email will be in the top right corner of your report. If you do not have an advisor listed, you will need to contact your department chair. Please note that many departments do not assign a faculty advisor until much closer to the start of the semester.

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  • Incoming Students - As an incoming transfer, who is my advisor?

    The Office of Admissions has a transfer student contact list. Click the link to view the respective department to find your contact.

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  • Incoming Students - When do first-year students register for classes?

    First-year student schedules are built by the Registrar's Office, based on information provided by your department and any required placement testing.

    Incoming transfer students can register for classes as soon as your deposit is paid. However, it is highly recommended that you contact your major department's transfer contact before scheduling any classes.

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  • General Questions - When do the residence halls open back up?

    Residence Halls open in January. Contact Housing for your specific move-in day.

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  • General Questions - When do spring classes begin?

    Classes begin on Tuesday, January 17.

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