To Declare the Major:
Meet with the NMC Advisor
Meet with an Advisor in the College of Liberal Arts central office to learn more about processes in your new college and to discuss the Bacc Core and Liberal Arts Core
Questions about the Bacc Core:
If you have specific questions about Bacc Core, please refer to CLA central advising. Call 541-737-0561 to set up an appointment or ask about drop-in hours.
Working with the NMC Academic Advisor:
Every Spring Term you are required to meet with your major Advisor in order to receive a registration PIN for the upcoming academic year. Without a PIN, you will not be able to register. The PIN you receive during Spring Term is good for the entire upcoming academic year*.
*Student Athletes, students with special DAS accommodations, students using Veteran Benefits, and First-Year Students must obtain a new PIN each term.
Making an Appointment:
Current Digital Communication Arts (DCA) Major: Academic Advising Appointments
Request an in-person or Microsoft Teams appointment with NMC Advisor Daniel (Danny) Gruss through the "Success Team" area of your Beaver Hub
Please choose the “Other” option when wanting to discuss Internships/Careers
Not Currently a DCA Major and want to talk with an NMC advisor about changing your major, adding the NMC Minor, or learning about the DCA Degrees or NMC Minor?
Use the Bookings site to schedule a conversation with NMC Advisor Daniel (Danny) Gruss.
Write down any questions you would like to ask when you come for your appointment.
Review the schedule of classes. Write down classes you are interested in taking.
Think about your goals - graduating by a certain time, studying abroad, etc.
Make a list of your other commitments - sports practices, work, family responsibilities, etc. This will keep your plan on a realistic schedule.
Keep your MyDegrees Planner up to date. This is a useful tool for letting your advisor know what you are thinking and planning.
Please Note: Advisors are not able to view your Registration Cart.
Make a Plan:
Before you meet with an advisor it is a good idea to fill out a plan in MyDegrees. MyDegrees is a tool to help students plan for their academic goals and track their progress throughout their OSU experience. It is used for course planning, advising, and degree verification. The information in MyDegrees is visible to you at all times.
Core Courses, Minors and Double Majors
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