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What is the impact of a dropped course and a withdrawn course on a transcript?

A dropped course results in no grade appearing on student’s transcript. A withdrawn course results in a W grade appearing on a student’s transcript.

How can I add or drop a class after the published dates have passed?

The instructor of the course involved must initiate a Schedule Adjustment Form to adjust a student’s schedule after the published add and drop dates.

How does the repeat policy work?

To repeat a course, students should consult with their academic advisor. After which, they should enroll in the same course. Only the highest grade earned for the course will count.

How do I change my undergraduate major?

Students should use the official change of major form available at the Division of Undergraduate Studies. Undergraduate Studies can be reached at 601-979-2121. 

Does JSU have an undergraduate academic forgiveness policy?

Yes, qualifying students should contact their academic department to complete the academic forgiveness process.

How can I add or drop a class after the published dates have passed?

The instructor of record for the course involved must initiate a Schedule Adjustment. Form to adjust a student’s schedule after the published add and drop dates.

Do I have to attend the graduation ceremony?

No, attendance at the graduation ceremony is not required. 

How do I find out about the graduation ceremony?

A link from the JSU homepage details pertinent information regarding the graduation list and ceremony.

What is the student’s responsibility regarding degree requirements?

Even though students will receive academic guidance from their academic department, it is the responsibility of the student to complete all coursework and other university requirements for their degree program.

How do I apply for graduation?

Students can apply for graduation by obtaining a graduation pin number from their academic department. This number allows students to submit an application via the Online Graduation Clearance System.

How long should an ‘I’ grade remain on your academic record?

The "I" grade should stay on your record no longer than one year from the date that the ‘I’ grade was first submitted.

How are undergraduate class levels defined?

0-29.99 earned credits = Freshmen

30-59.99 earned credits = Sophomore

60-89.99 earned credits = Junior

90 and above earned credits = Senior

How do I get a copy of my class schedule?

Students may obtain a class schedule via JSU PAWS or by contacting their major academic department.

What is a J number?

The J# is a student’s primary identifier in our student information system.

What students are eligible for early registration?

At this time, early registration is available to currently enrolled students.

How do I request a copy of my transcript?

Transcripts may be requested in one of four ways:

1) Online via instructions on Registrar web page 

2)  Walk-ins

3) Fax

4) Email

http://www.jsums.edu/registrar/transcript-ordering-information/