Glossary of Advising and Studentadmin Terms

Glossary of Advising and StudentAdmin Terms

NetID Your ID number with your initials (Ie: jmk09001)
StudentAdmin #/PeopleSoft # Your 7-digit StudentAdmin number (1541987)
Service Indicator Hold·         Enrollment Hold – you need to meet with your academic advisor·         ASC Hold – you need to meet with an advisor in the CLAS Academic Services Center·         Bursar Hold – you owe $ on your student account·         Student Health – you owe paperwork to the Student Health Center
Enrollment Appointment/Registration Date Pick Date – date and time you can begin registering for classes for that semester
Faculty Advisor Faculty member assigned to you as an advisor
Academic Advisor Could be a faculty or full time staff advisor for your major department.
University Catalog Your contract with the university. Provides all requirements, course descriptions, and policies. If any information conflicts, the university catalog is the official policy.
Workbook A supplement to the catalog. Often issued by your individual school to give school specific information.
Degree Audit The department in the Registrar’s Office who clears you for graduation.
Degree Advisement Report Academic Requirements, “My Requirements” in the drop down menu
Plan of Study The form departments use to list your requirements for gen. ed, major, minor etc. In Studentadmin, you submit your Final Plan of Study when applying to graduate.
Double Major Two majors in the same school/college
Additional (Dual) Degree Two majors in two separate schools/colleges on campus (ie: Business and CLAS)
Program/Plan Change School/major/minor change
Schedule Builder Way to select course schedules for that semester viewing all possible combinations of sections.
Schedule Planner Tool to use to generally map out the rest of your semesters at college to ensure you are meeting requirements and sequences.
Dynamic Class Search Easy search engine for all classes for a given semester.
Pre-requisite Required course or class standing to be eligible to enroll in a class. Course must be completed prior to starting class you are enrolling for. Class standing is based on credits completed.
Co-requisite Course must be taken at the same time or can be completed prior.
Reserve Cap Some seats are reserved for a certain type of student. Not all seats need to be reserved and some may be open to anyone.
Instructor Consent Any student needs a permission number from the instructor to enroll in the class.
Permission Number Number given to use to enroll in the class to bypass the restriction.
Waitlist The function in Studentadmin that lets the department know that you still want a seat even if the class is full
Shopping Cart Your own personal planner to have courses ready to enroll from. It does not mean you are enrolled or waitlisted for the class. You may add as many courses to your shopping cart as you wish. You may add multiple sections of the same class to your shopping cart. You are encouraged to have back up classes ready to go if needed.
Elective Credits needed to graduate but you can choose (elect) what to take. Any course offered on campus that you are eligible to take based on having pre-reqs and required class standing. Some electives might need to be a certain level (ie: upper level = 2000 level or above)
Cross-listed Same course is listed under more than one course number/dept. You can enroll in either section and it will count the same since it is the same course.
“Meets With” Course could be offered together with another course, but not be the same (ie: meets with honors section that requires more academic work for those students; meets with grad level class for grad students). This does not necessarily mean you can enroll in either section. The classes meet together but may give different credit to the different sections.
Catalog Number Course number as listed in the university catalog. (Ie: PSYC 1100).
Class Number Specific identifier number assigned to each section of a course. Brings you right to that specific section on the class search.
Units Credits
Catalog Year The year you entered your specific school on campus (CLAS, Business, Agriculture, Fine Arts, Nursing, Education). This is not the same as when you first entered UConn if you switched to a different school, including ACES.