New Online Academic Register Now Available!...

Sep 11, 2014 by

The Academic Register contains all of the official academic policies of Union College as well as serving as a storehouse of information about every course we offer.  For the first time, the Academic Register will not be printed, but instead will exist solely as an electronic resource.  The website for the Academic Register is http://catalog.union.edu.  A big thank you goes out to the Registrar’s Office, especially Penny Adey, Drew Lentz, and Don Tallman for all of the hard work that went into making this a reality. Here’s some information about the Online Academic Register that you might find useful: One of the big advantages of having the Academic Register online is the ability to search the catalog to quickly find the information you are looking for, instead of having to thumb through every page.  The...

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Minor change in the English Major...

Jun 16, 2014 by

As of Fall 2014 there will be a minor change in the English minor! Our current requirement for minors (who have officially declared as of Spring 2014) is seven courses and ends at the 200 level. As of Fall 2014, we will continue to require seven courses of minors but the seventh will be a 300-level seminar. The minor will look like this: 1 100-level (Intro to Fiction, Poetry or Drama) 1 Shakespeare (200 or 201) 1 pre-1700 course (202-215) 3 200 levels of choice 1 300 level of choice = 7 courses. Nota bene: Students who have already declared their English minor in or before Spring 2014 will be grandfathered out of the change in requirements, however, we still encourage all minors to enroll in a seminar, which is available by...

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Academic Advising Assessment Underway...

Apr 15, 2014 by

This is your chance to tell us what you think about academic advising!  You should have gotten a link to the survey in your e-mail but if you didn’t here are the links: Student Survey Faculty Survey The survey is COMPLETELY ANONYMOUS.  If you complete the survey, you will be given a link to enter a drawing for a $25 Union College Bookstore gift card (1 for students, 1 for faculty/staff). Thanks for helping us improve academic advising at...

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New e-register on its way!

Apr 15, 2014 by

This morning I am sitting in on the first training session for the launch of a web based Academic Register.  The catalog will drive take the information about courses and programs of study and convert them to a user-friendly web interface.  Over the past few months a number of vendors were reviewed and the committee, comprised of individuals from the Registrar’s office, ITS, and the Dean of Studies, selected Acalog to produce the online version of the Register.  As the project advances, check here for updates about project progress and when the new E-register is launched!  For an example of a site that is similar to what we are building, check...

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