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News From Academic & Transfer Advising Services    |   Fall 2013   |  Issue #5, October 21 - November 3


THE HEADLINES:

The G/P/NC Page

The Registration Preparation Page

Study Skills Workshops | Topic: "Study Strategies"

National Student Exchange Info Session

New Academic Success and Tutoring Center

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Friday, October 25 @ 4 p.m.

  • Last day to process a Section Change or Credit Change for an enrolled course. Section change/Credit change form with appropriate signatures required for processing.
  • Last day to change a class to or from the Grade/Pass/No Credit (GPNC) option. Students are allowed to elect the GPNC option for only one course per semester.
  • Last day to drop a course. ("W" will be recorded). Full-time students must remain full-time with a minimum of twelve (12.0) credits.
Monday, November 4

Advance registration set to begin for Winter & Spring 2014.

***For more information about the Fall 2013 deadlines, please visit:
http://www.stonybrook.edu/registrar/calendar-academic.shtml .





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Everything you ever wanted to know about the GPNC option, all in one place!

  • The Top 10 things to Know About the G/P/NC option
  • The G/P/NC Video Tutorial
  • G/P/NC Screenshots
  • P.B.A. Show Discusses the G/P/NC Option


Learn About the New GPNC Policy & Watch the Video Tutorial!

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IMPORTANT NOTE FOR TAP RECIPIENTS:  

If you are receiving TAP (Tuition Assistance Program from New York State), and withdraw from a course (with a  "W" on your record), it may affect your TAP eligibility for the following semester.  If you select the G/P/NC option and earn a "P" in a course, it may affect your TAP eligibility for the following semester.  If you have questions, please bring a printed copy of your degree progress report (accessible on SOLAR) to the following information session on Wednesday, October 23 @ 1 p.m. - E-4320 Melville Library

 

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Need help preparing for registration? 

  • REGISTERING FOR CLASSES VIDEO TUTORIAL
  • YOUR DEGREE PROGRESS REPORT
  • HELPFUL (INTERACTIVE) PODCASTS
  • VIDEO TUTORIALS
  • FAQ's, and much more!

 

 

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"STUDY STRATEGIES"

 

SAC 304
Oct 29 @ 3 p.m. -or- Oct 30 @ 4 p.m.

This workshop will focus on effective study strategies to improve understanding
and retention of course material. This interactive workshop will address the practical
approach on to improve study habits, tips to create a better study environment
and strategies to retain course information.

Fall 2013 Study Skills Workshops Schedule

 

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NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE INFO SESSION

Wednesday, October 30th at 1:00 p.m. in the Melville Library, Room N 3090
Learn about Stony Brook's National Student Exchange Program and enjoy some Free Pizza!
 
Be sure and like us on facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/stonybrook.nse

 

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NEW ACADEMIC SUCCESS AND TUTORING CENTER

The Academic Success and Tutoring Center (ASTC) is a new area on campus dedicated to helping undergraduate students succeed academically.  Visit the new ASTC website to find information about the academic support services available on campus or to apply to become a tutor.

www.stonybrook.edu/tutoring

 

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www.stonybrook.edu/heathed

Pre-professional Advising Fall 2013 Hours 
Walk-In Hours: Monday 2-4 p.m. & Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Meetings by Appointments: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

American University of the Caribbean Session
Interested in attending medical school in the Caribbean, come listen to what AUC has to offer.
October 30, 2013 @ 1:00 pm
Location: Room S-1410 Melville Library

News from Kaplan
Free MCAT Practice Test (U3/U4 recommended)
Friday, October 25 @4pm - Library E4330
Register at bit.ly/lievents

Understanding the MCAT 2015
Want to learn more about the test changes coming to the MCAT in 2015?  
Free resources and to attend a test change seminar at http://bit.ly/mcat2015resources.

 

 

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www.stonybrook.edu/prelaw

Pre-professional Advising Fall 2013 Hours 
Walk-In Hours: Monday 2-4 p.m. & Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Meetings by Appointments: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

News from Kaplan
Last chance to register for a free Practice Test with Kaplan on Friday, October 25 at 4pm. 
Pizza will be served.  Register today at http://bit.ly/lifpt2013

 

ACADEMIC ADVISING OFFICES

Several offices provide general and major/minor-related academic advising to specific cohorts of undergraduates.  To see where you go for academic advising, visit http://www.stonybrook.edu/sb/academichelp.shtml


The PBA Newsletter is prepared by Joseph.Lodato@stonybrook.edu  |  Academic & Transfer Advising Services
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