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University Advising Center

How do I clear my advising hold?

All Fresno State students are required to have academic advising at various stages in their educational journey. In your Student Center, the mandatory advising requirements are indicated by certain labels. 

Note: All communication regarding how to clear a students hold will be sent to their Fresno State email account. 

 

Incoming FRESHMEN and new TRANSFER students must attend Dog Days where academic advising is part of the program.  The hold will clear prior to your registration time at Dog Days. 

All freshmen are required to have an academic advising session in spring before registering for their fall classes. A hold will be placed on the student center as a reminder to complete this advising at the students earliest opportunity.

Undeclared Students: You will be sent an email to sign up for a one-on-one advising session with your Academic Counselor in the University Advising Center. 

Declared Major: Your College Advising Center is reaching out and providing information on how to fulfill this requirement.  

 

All transfer students are required to have an academic advising session during their first semester in order to register for the following semester.  A hold will be placed on the student center as a reminder to complete this advising session.

Undeclared Students: You will be sent an email to sign up for a one-on-one advising session with your Academic Counselor in the University Advising Center. 

Declared Major: Your College Advising Center is reaching out and providing information on how to fulfill this requirement.  

 

Undergraduate students whose GPA falls below a 2.0 will be required to have academic advising to discuss the requirements needed to maintain enrollment at Fresno State.  A hold will be placed on the student center as a reminder to complete the required advising. 

Freshman admitted Fall 2019 will work with SupportNet except students in the following colleges/special program: Arts & HumanitiesSocial SciencesLyles College of Engineering, and EOP.  Please check your Fresno State email for specific requirements. 

Students admitted prior to Fall 2019 will receive email communication regarding requirements to clear their academic probation hold.

 

ALL STUDENTS must visit an advisor from their College Advising Center before completing 75 units. After completing 60 units, you will receive a warning indicator ("MA1") on your Student Center. After completing 75 units you will see a registration block indicator ("MA2") and will not be able to register for classes until you visit your major advisor for roadmap advising. 

Some majors require their students to see a faculty advisor each semester. If you are (or were previously) in one of those majors and see the "Advising" hold, you must see an advisor from your department. 

UNDECLARED students must declare a major prior to the completion of their 60th unit. After completing 45 units you will see a warning indicator ("MD1") on your student record. After completing 60 units you will see a registration block indicator ("MD2") and you will not be able to register for classes until you declare a major. You will receive email communication from your assigned undeclared advisor for assistance.  

Students who have earned over 130 units may have this hold.  Your College Advising Center is reaching out and providing information on how to clear the hold.