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Yes. Advising is required and mandatory for all main campus and online students in the Culverhouse College of Business.
No. If you are admitted to The University of Alabama, you are eligible to pursue a major in Culverhouse College of Business.
For non-business students, course specific prerequisites are generally fewer than those listed in the catalog for business students. Students should visit with an academic advisor in 10 Bidgood Hall or contact the Culverhouse Registrar (email@example.com) for more information.
Your Overall GPA reflects coursework from The University of Alabama and all transfer coursework completed. Your UA GPA reflects only coursework taken at The University of Alabama.
Contact your advisor in 10 Bidgood Hall for more information.
A student is placed on Academic Warning because:
A student is placed on Academic Suspension because:
Visit the catalog to learn more about academic status, warning and suspension.
Please call our office at 205-348-4537 for more information.
The UA catalog defines academic bankruptcy as “a student’s request to retroactively withdraw from one academic term of study because of extreme personal, emotional, or financial circumstances so devastating that it was impossible for the student to perform academically at a level approximating the usual record of achievement.”
Academic advising is still a requirement while studying abroad. We encourage you to:
The first group of students will begin registration in late October. Schedule your appointment within the first three weeks of the Fall semester (mid-August to early September).
Summer and Fall Semesters
The first group of students will begin registration in late March. Schedule your appointment within the first three weeks of the Spring semester (mid-January to early February).
*All incoming first-year and transfer students are advised during Bama Bound orientation.
If you missed the deadline to add a course, please contact your advisor for assistance.
To drop a course:
Students can drop a class without a grade of “W” (withdrawal) during the first week of classes. A grade of “W” will be issued for the dropped course for the first 10 weeks of the semester. After the first 10 weeks, you may NOT withdraw from a course.
First, don’t panic. If registration is still open, please re-enroll in your courses. If you are having issues getting into the same courses, contact Drop-In Advising for assistance.
If registration has ended, complete the Late Add/Drop form. You will receive a response within 24 hours of submitting the form. Please wait to receive a response before taking further action.
The most common registration errors are:
Prerequisite/Test Error: This means you do not have the prerequisite for the course you are attempting to register for.
Campus Restriction: This means you are choosing a course that is designated for a specific student population. (e.g. Distance Learning, Early College, etc.)
Class Restriction: This course is restricted to students who need a specific class standing (e.g. freshmen, sophomore, etc.). You either have too many or not enough hours to enroll.
Instructor, Department, or Advisor Permission Required: This course is restricted to students with special permission. Please contact your advisor for further information.
Max Hours: This means you have exceeded the maximum number of hours you can register for. Please complete the Maximum Override Request Form.
MA – Main Campus
OLM – Online for Main Campus Students
OL – Online for Distance Learning (DL) Students
EC – Online for Early College (high school)
ER – Online for ArmyIgnitED
You can only add courses that correspond to your designated campus code.
We offer 8 business majors:
For more information on each major, view all undergraduate programs on our website.
The short answer, it depends upon your program of study.
Students are required to choose one of the following concentrations:
Finance, Economics, or Operations Management
Students are required to choose one of the following:
No other majors are required to have a second major, minor, or concentration.
Students in Culverhouse College of Business can pursue multiple majors, minors, and major-specific concentrations. Contact your advisor for more information.
Students pursuing a double major will earn one degree. They are required to complete at least 120 hours and all of the requirements for both majors. Students pursuing a dual degree must have a major in at least two different colleges. They will earn two degrees (e.g. Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts) and are required to complete at least 150 hours plus all of the degree requirements for both colleges.
We recommend sending your Letter of Transiency to your academic advisor to make sure that the course(s) will fulfill graduation requirements.
Login to myBama and it is located in the “Academic and Student Services” box on the Student tab under “Official Documents.”
We recommend completing a Letter of Transiency before taking courses at a different college. This ensures your credit will be received by UA.
In order to receive credit for transient coursework, you must request your official transcript to be sent back to the UA Registrar’s Office for processing. Be sure your final grade has been posted.
Use the Transfer Credit Equivalency Tables located on the Registrar’s Office website to view course equivalencies at the school that you are planning to attend. Be sure to follow up with an academic advisor to confirm how the credits will apply at the University of Alabama. This step is necessary to determine that you have not exceeded the number of transfer credits allowed to apply to your UA degree progress.
Postal Mail (USPS):
The University of Alabama
Office of the University Registrar
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0134
Parcel Service (UPS, FedEX, etc.):
Office of the University Registrar
801 Campus Drive
206 Student Services Center
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
You can request an official UA transcript to be sent to another college through the “Academic and Student Services” box in the Student tab on myBama. Official transcript requests are processed by the Registrar’s Office. Some institutions require a copy of your Letter of Transiency and/or an Enrollment Verification as part of their transient admission process.
If you are planning on transferring to another college, you are responsible for contacting the other college to learn how credits will be applied to your degree program.
You can request an official UA transcript to be sent to another college through the “Academic and Student Services” box in the Student tab on myBama. Official transcript requests are processed by the Registrar’s Office.
You will need to contact Student Accounts to ensure all balances have been paid in full before your transcript can be released.
Students need at least 120 earned hours to receive a bachelor’s degree from UA. However, students must also meet the requirements specific to their degree program to be eligible for graduation. For students pursuing more than one degree, please contact your academic advisor for further information.
The application can be found on myBama under the Student Tab – Academic and Student Services – Degree Audit and Graduation. Please see the Academic Calendar for graduation application deadlines for each term. If you receive an error in your attempt to apply, contact your Academic Advisor.
Students who have applied for graduation will receive communication from the Office of Strategic Communications. For more details about the ceremony, check out the commencement website.