» New First Year Student Academic Advising

As a first year student entering in Spring 2019, you must complete the Online New Student Advising Tutorial, including the survey at the end, in order to have your registration hold lifted. The online tutorial will be available for you to access 24-48 hours after the enrollment deposit has been paid.

The Online New Student Advising Tutorial will open on December 4, 2018. Please allow up to 24 hours for the processing of your tutorial completion and removal of the advising hold. Your assigned registration date and time will be posted on the main page of the Student Center under "Enrollment Appointment."

Registration for classes begins on December 5, 2018.

Advising appointments will begin on December 6, 2018 providing the online tutorial has been completed. Students have the option of choosing:

  • A 30 minute follow up phone appointment with an Academic Advisor for questions related to registration OR
  • Attend an in person advising appointment with an Academic Advisor

Questions about the major with a Program Advisor

After meeting with an AAC advisor, students are able to reach out to their Program Advisor in their major department if there are additional questions regarding the major.

First Year Foundation Course (FFC 100)

Register for a First-Year Foundation Course (FFC 100)

All new first year students are required to complete a First-Year Foundation Course (FFC 100) in their first year of enrollment.

To learn more about the various FFC 100 course topics, visit the FFC website.

Note: Students who attended a college or university after completion of high school - please ask your advisor about FFC 100 waivers based on transferred credits (must be completed after completion of high school.)

+ - Test and Transfer Credits

You can check if your transcripts and AP/IB test scores are on file and how the credits were applied by going to my.chapman.edu on the Student Center page and selecting "Transfer Credit Report" from the drop down menu. Be sure to check the "Notes" column for any notes from the Registrar's office.

Learn more about your FFC 100 options!

Not sure what to take for FFC 100? Read all about your FFC 100 here!

What is the General Education Program?

Learn about your GE's here!

Do you have questions for your program advisor?

Go to our Advising Portal to find the contact information for your major advisor and contact him/her directly.

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New Student Orientation

Be sure to sign up for your New Student Orientation!

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First Year Experience

Learn more about the services provided to new freshmen through the First Year Experience program.

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Math Placement Exam

All students who have not been waived out of Math 098/099 will be required to take the online Math Placement Exam.