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Loren Curtis
Loren Curtis
Certificates & Degrees
Advising
Advising is available to guide online-degree students through their certificate and degree programs. Trained advisors are available to help with course planning, graduation review, course substitution questions, and more. PathwayConnect students seeking help planning for a future degree can receive limited advising. 1
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Advisors are happy to help PathwayConnect students planning to enroll in an online-degree program. However, until PathwayConnect students are officially accepted into the online-degree program, advisors are limited in the information they can provide regarding transcripts, transfer credits, and specific class planning. For questions on how to apply to an online-degree program, visit our admissions page .

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Course Planning

An advisor can help you know what courses to take, how to setup your schedule, declare or pick a major, and ensure that you are meeting all university requirements.

How do I know which courses to take?

What are university requirements?

What is my degree audit?

How do I register for courses?

How do I change my major?

How do I use I-Plan/Grad Planner?

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Qualify for Aid

Degree seeking students who are citizens of the United States may be eligible for U.S. federal student aid. Only courses directly related to a student's declared program/major will be eligible for federal financial aid.

Pathway Graduates - July 2019
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Graduation
A student is eligible to graduate once they have completed their entire degree audit and met all university requirements.

Apply for Graduation

  • Students can fill out the graduation application up to one semester in advance of their actual graduation. Students indicate on the application if they plan to attend commencement and convocation on the BYU-Idaho campus.
  • Students may walk at graduation either one semester before or one semester after they graduate, if needed.
  • Students will not be given their diplomas until final grades have been posted. The diploma will arrive in the mail three to six weeks after the semester is officially over.

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Course Exceptions

Course Authorizations
When a student is not able to register for a course they need, typically a course authorization is needed. A student must meet the prerequisites for a course before they can qualify for a course authorization. If you would like to know if you qualify for a course authorization, please submit the course authorization form .

Course Substitutions
Course substitutions are when students use another course from a different institution to count for a BYU-Idaho course. Advising is not the decision maker in this process, but you can fill out the course substitution form to see if your course qualifies to replace a BYU-Idaho course. The individual academic departments will decided if a course is equivalent or not.

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Consult with an Advisor

Still have questions and need help?

Contact Advising