Environmental Studies

Advising FAQ

Environmental Studies Student Survival Guide: "So how do I...?"

This guide answers common student questions about how to take care of important things.

Many of the forms needed are available from the GVSU Registrar's Office.

If you want to... You will need to... Form or site to use:
Enroll in a closed (full) section Submit a closed class permit request to the ENS Office ENS Override Request
Request a prerequisite override for a course Submit a prerequisite override request to the ENS Office ENS Override Request
Drop a class, or withdraw from all classes, after the 8th week of the semester (drop deadline)

Provide written explanation for drop, obtain signature from instructor and department head, and submit to the Student Academic Success Center for review

Registration Drop/Add Form
Take a class credit/no credit Submit a Credit/No Credit Request Form to the Registrar's Office no later than the 5th day of the semester Credit/No Credit Request Form
Change or add a major or minor Submit change of major in Banner myBanner 
Name a new advisor Submit request for new advisor in Banner myBanner
Count a course toward both your major and the ENS minor Be sure that you have at least 30 unduplicated credits to count toward your major  
Do an internship Find an internship opportunity, have it approved by the ENS program, and register for ENS 490 The ENS Internship page
Apply for graduation (request a degree audit) Submit an Application for Diploma to the Registrar's Office, preferably at the beginning of the semester before semester of graduation Application for Undergraduate Diploma


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