FAQ about Academic Advising
Last update: January 2017
Last update: January 2017
Please first reference this FAQ to see if your question can be answered below. If not, you can make an appointment online below. The AAC will reply via e-mail to confirm your appointment within 2 business days.
Alternatively, you may come to the AAC front desk to schedule an appointment. Please do not forget to bring your TU ID card.
Please refer to the Temple University Directory.
You can find the office hours and/or their e-mail below.
You can find your PIN number on TUportal "Advising Sessions".
You cannot register if...
To remove the restriction, please fill out and submit the Registration Form for Restricted Courses to the AAC.
The petition for credit overload is normally considered only if your GPA is 3.0 or higher (to register for more than 21 credits, you need 3.5 or higher). If you meet the criterion, please consult with an advisor.
Please fill out the Petition for Third Registration for the Same Course form first and make an appointment to meet with the Director of the AAC. This policy also applies to Bridge Program students. You must fill out the form prior to the meeting or we will ask you to reschedule your appointment.
You may withdraw from a course online until the semester withdrawal deadline. If you are a non-degree seeking student you must fill out the hardcopy registration form.
Please set up an appointment with the Career Development Office to get more information. If your internship has been approved, please complete and submit the TUJ Internship Approval Form to the Registrar's Office by the deadline.
Please consult with your major coordinator. If your major coordinator has approved your independent study, please fill out and submit the Application Form for Independent Studies Courses to the Registrar's Office by the deadline.
Please refer to the Leave of Absence section.
There is no "Summer Leave of Absence" request, however, if you are a TUJ Visa sponsored student please speak with the visa coordinator at the Office of Student Services (OSS).
Please make an appointment with the Advisor for Intra-University Transfer and attend an information session.
Please make an appointment with the Advisor for Credit Transfer & Student Exchange Programs at the AAC.
Please make an appointment with the Advisor for Study Abroad Programs.
The graduation application is available online. Please see the instructions provided on the page below.
Please send an e-mail to email@example.com with the new mailing address.
If the course is for a GenEd requirement, please submit the course syllabus to the AAC. It will take approximately 10 days to be processed. (for any English Composition course, it will take longer)
If the course is for the major requirement, please fill out and take the Transfer Course Evaluation Form with your syllabus to your major coordinator first. Upon the major coordinator's review and recommendation, the AAC will review your request and make the final decision.
Please contact the coordinator at the Disability Resources and Services (DRS) office.
Please contact your instructors immediately and explain your situation to them and discuss how your absences may affect your final grades.
If deemed necessary after discussing with instructors, students may request an Incomplete grade or Withdrawal with Excuses. Please contact an advisor for more details.