Follow STEPS #1-6 to complete the online Summit Orientation
STEP #1 - Review Summit Orientation Powerpoint
Review the provided Summit Orientation Powerpoint Presentation for more information about the Summit Program, graduation policies, academic support services, and course registration.
Summit Orientation Presentation
STEP #2 - Revew Your Degree Audit (DegreeWorks)
Your DegreeWorks Degree Audit lists all the requirements you must complete in order to earn your degree. It shows which requirements you've already completed, and which you have left to do. It can also be used to look up classes. Use your Degree Audit to help you build your schedule for next semester.
Infobear 101 - Your Degree Audit
This video provides an overview of the information contained in your DegreeWorks Degree Audit. It includes instructions on how to access your Degree Audit, how to read it, and tips on how to use your Degree Audit to help you build your schedule.
STEP #3 - Look Up Courses/Review Your Schedule
Review the video below for instructions on how to search for classes.
- Students who ARE NOT registered for classes
Please look up the courses you want to take next semester, and build your schedule. Incorporate repeat courses if possible. You may register for a maximum of 13 credits.
- Students who ARE registered for classes
Consider making adjustments to your schedule. If possible, incorporate repeat courses. Make sure you are not registered for more than 13 credits.
Infobear 101 - Search for Classes
This video covers
the basics of how to search for classes online using Infobear. Basic
Search and Advanced Search functions are reviewed.
STEP #4 - Complete and Email Forms
Please fill out and submit the handouts and forms listed below. Additional forms are available on the sidebar. You can email completed forms to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Fall 2020 Registration Form (PDF | Word)
- Trail to Success Handout (Word)
- Repeat Course Request Form* (PDF | Word)
*Repeat course form only required if you plan to repeat any course in which you previously earned a grade of D- or higher.
Once your paperwork is reviewed, you will be notified that you are cleared to register for courses or adjust your schedule.
STEP #5 - Register for Courses
When you've been cleared to register for courses, you can make adjustments to your schedule online using Infobear. Watch the video below for instructions on how to register.
Infobear 101 - Register for Classes
This video gives basic instructions on how to register for classes online using Infobear. Multiple registration options are covered, as well as directions to drop classes from your schedule.
STEP #6 - Advising Meeting
Once you are registered, you will be sent the name of your Summit Advisor for the upcoming semester. Make an appointment to meet with them before the start of the semester. During your appointment, you will review your registration and discuss the resources and strategies you will use to ensure a successful semester.
How to Make a Summit Advising Appointment
This video gives basic instructions on how to make an appointment with your Summit Advisor.
You can schedule a video chat appointment or a phone appointment with your advisor. We recommend video chat appointments if possible, because that allows you to work face-to-face with your advisor, and opens up useful tools like screen and file sharing. If you choose video chat, your appointment will take place using Microsoft Teams.
Microsoft Teams is
an application that facilitates remote conversations through text,
audio, and video chat. Anyone with a BSU email address has access to
Teams through Office365. Review the documents and instructions below for
information on how to access, download, and use Teams. Happy chatting!
For video chat appointments, please log in to Teams 5 minutes before your appointment begins so an advisor can contact you.
Access Microsoft Teams
video includes instructions on how to access the Microsoft Teams
application through your Bridgewater State University email account.
Teams can be used online or downloaded to your computer, tablet, or