College of Arts and Sciences, USF

Frequently Asked Questions

1) How do I get a permit for a course?
     a. Contact the department offering the course and request a permit.

2) I have a MJ hold, what do I do?
     a. A MJ hold is a hold placed on your account that restricts you from registering for courses until you declare a major. To lift the hold, visit Declare a CAS Major and follow the directions.

3) Where do I get an application for graduation?
     a. The Registrar’s Office web site under Forms

4) How do I submit an ARC petition?
     a. ARC petitions must be submitted at BEH 201 or faxed to (813) 974-4075.

5) Is Pre-Med a major?
     a. Pre-Med is not a major; it is a track of prerequisite courses that prepare students with their application into health professional graduate programs.

6) How do I submit a Transient or Cross Enrollment form?
    a. Go to flvc.org follow the instructions to submit your transient or cross enrollment form. After your submission your form is transferred to the correct places for approval, then sent directly to the other institution.  

7) How do I declare or change my major?
     a. Declaring and changing a major is a Web process. Please visit Declare a CAS Major and follow the directions.

8) Where is your office located?
     a. Our office is in BEH 201, the Behavioral Science building, located off the corner of Maple and Willow, on the Sun Dome side of campus.

9) How do I know if I have a Hold on my account?
     a. You can access your OASIS account and look under ‘Holds.’

10) How do I change my catalog year?
     a. As long as you have been continuously enrolled at USF, you may change your catalog year to any year within the time you have been continuously enrolled. To make this request and discuss the specific advantages and disadvantages to your specific situation please see your academic advisor.

11) How do I make an appointment to see my adviser?
     a. Visit http://usfweb3.usf.edu/appointments/StudentSignon.asp (for current USF students) or http://usfweb3.usf.edu/appointments/NonStudent/AreaSelection.asp (NON-USF Students)
     b. Enter UID# (USF student) or email (non-USF).
     c. Select Adviser Area
     d. Select your adviser, and the date and time