Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ relates primarily to the GPS Audit and Plan. For general questions about exploring majors and minors, please see the GPS FAQ.


What is GPS?
How can I schedule an advising appointment?
Where can I find Roadmaps for my program or other programs?
Are there directions for understanding my degree audit and completing my degree Plan?
Can I use GPS to register for classes?
Who has access to my GPS?
Can I find my grades in GPS?


What is my Catalog Year? Is it different from my Catalog Term on FlashFast?

When using your GPS audit you will see your Catalog Year displayed in the Degree bar.

catalog year

If your Catalog TERM, as shown on FlashFast, is a Spring or Summer term, the Catalog Year will be the prior Fall semester.

registration term

What if I have technical questions about accessing GPS?
What web browser should I use to access GPS?
Where do I find information for my second major or degree?
How do I know if I have everything covered for graduation?
If I think there is an error in my audit, what should I do?
How can I see all the classes I have taken?
What do I do if I want to change my major?
If I am thinking about changing my major, how can I see how the classes I have completed will fit?
How do I know who my advisor is and how to contact them?
How current is my audit information?
What is a Degree Audit?


Can I make changes to my Plan?
What is an Individualized Plan?
Are courses that I put in my degree Plan guaranteed to be offered when they are planned?


When is the Advice Calculator Helpful?
What is the Graduation Calculator?