CNMS Advising Overview

FOR GENERAL QUESTIONS PLEASE EMAIL : CNMSAdvising@umbc.edu

CNMS Staff will monitor email messages 10AM – 4:00 PM Monday through Friday. Questions and requests will be routed to the appropriate staff member for response.

 


Advising Appointments

GENERAL INFORMATION
  • Professional and Faculty Advisors will be available for a mix of in-person and remote advising support. Similarly, every advisor may be using different communication platforms — including but not limited to — email, Google Voice, WebEx, and Google Hangouts Meet. To confirm how your assigned advisor will be conducting their appointments please be sure to email them directly.
  • Be sure to follow the CNMS Advising myUMBC Group page for updated messaging, events, and advising support.
SPRING 2022 REGISTRATION  & ADVISING CLEARANCE — AVAILABLE NOW!
  • All students must seek advising clearance and support prior to registration.
  • Updated advising assignment charts can be found online here.
  • Earliest advanced registration dates and time are determined by earned credits. You can view your specific date and time via your myUMBC account and/or use this chart as reference.
  • The Advanced Registration Period begins on NOVEMBER 2nd for qualified undergraduate students.
  • Refer to this Advising and Registration Checklist in order to ensure a successful advising season.
WINTER 2022 REGISTRATION — REGISTRATION BEGINS OCTOBER 18th, 2021
  • Winter registration does not require advising clearance. Additional information regarding winter registration as well as course offerings can be found at https://winter.umbc.edu/. The schedule of classes for the winter session is currently LIVE!
  • Be sure to discuss your winter plans with your assigned advisor to ensure that they are in your best interest and that their subsequent spring course recommendations align appropriately. This can take place during your regularly scheduled advising appointment for the upcoming semester.
  • Please contact your advisor if you are planning to take courses at another institution during the winter session. All courses that are taken elsewhere require a Verification of Transferability Form and an advisor’s signature if you are intending to take a major-related course.