Mid-Term Deadline March 8, 2024

Friday, March 8, 2024 is the Spring 2024 deadline for students to:

  • Drop Spring 2024 full semester courses without a W
  • Elect Credit/No Credit grading for Spring 2024 full semester courses
  • File a request for Grade Replacement for Spring 2024 full semester courses
  • Withdraw from all Spring 2024 courses without Ws

If you are a current Undeclared student who needs to discuss any of the time sensitive topics above:

  • Please use this site to schedule a Mid-Term Deadline Appointment
  • Unless you wish to withdraw from all courses, in which case you must call our office to schedule- 217-333-4710

    ALL OTHER APPOINTMENT TYPES

  • If you would like to discuss any non-midterm matter (i.e. course planning for Fall 2024), please use our main scheduling site 

Undeclared Advising

Please click below to find your advisor and/or schedule with a member of your team. Be sure to check both the in-person and Zoom appointment types as availability for each type varies.

If you have difficulty finding an appointment using the scheduling options below or to see if any same day appointments are available, call 217-333-4710
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Calen Gutwein
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Dionne Lipscomb
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Dustin Shattuck
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Christy Verhelst
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Bill Pritchard
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Sylvia Puente
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Lauren Stengel
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Aric Faulkner
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Lucy Gay
Emma Kirby
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Jasmine Singleton
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Specialty Advising

Undeclared students who are in a special DGS cohort like the Enrichment Experience Program or James Scholar Honors Program, may elect to meet with the leads for those programs.

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Michelle Ellis - Asst. Director
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Nashea Williams
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Sarah Smothers - Asst. Director
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Frequently Asked Questions

Please call the DGS office – 217-333-4710 before 5:00pm on Friday, March 8, 2024.

Meeting with a member of your Advising Team is highly recommended but not required. 

Yes, as a James Scholar student you can meet with someone on your Advising Team or with Sarah Smothers.

Yes, as a student in EEP, you should meet with either Michelle Ellis or Nashea Williams.

If you are considering withdrawing from your current courses and leaving the university, you need to call the Division of General Studies at 217-333-4710.  Please inform the receptionist of your desire to withdraw from the university and they will schedule you to meet with Associate Director, Teri Farr or Director, Sarah Watson.

If you have questions or concerns that you feel cannot be addressed using the appointment options on this site, please contact our office at 217-333-4710 for assistance.

If there is no current availability with your Advising Team, you may schedule with an advisor on another team or contact our office at 217-333-4710 for assistance.