What's My Class Standing?

Your first year of college, you’ll spend a lot of time adjusting to a new normal. There are several things you can do now to prepare for life after college!

Academics:

  • Complete UNV 101

Career Development: 

It’s never too early to think about what comes after you graduate. Begin collecting experiences that will set you apart!

Leadership Development:

Get involved in student organizations, or student employment opportunities that expand your exposure and experience.

Pro Tip: Get in the habit of checking your official Miami Email every 24 hours. 

Now that you are a sophomore, this means you have earned at least 30 credit hours; here are some suggestions for making the most of your time at the Miami University Regionals.

Academics:

During your sophomore year, you will:

  • Complete more Miami Plan Foundation requirements.
  • Begin your major courses and use Miami Plan courses to focus on your interests and academic strengths.
  • Declare, change, or add additional programs of study, such as your major, minor or thematic sequence.
  • Begin to think about study abroad programs. - Regional students do study abroad! Many of them received a scholarship!
  • Review Education Abroad Resources (Global Initiatives).
  • Research study abroad and away programs (Global Initiatives).
  • Add an Associate of Arts degree to your record

Undergraduate Research/Faculty Connections:

  • Get to know your faculty advisor!
  • Ask your faculty advisor for a list of research opportunities in your major.
  • Identify your interests and contact faculty members with similar research interests.

Career Development:

It’s never too early to think about what comes after you graduate. Begin collecting experiences that will set you apart!

Leadership Development:

Get involved in student organizations, or student employment opportunities that expand your exposure and experience.

Pro Tip! Review your Degree Audit each semester to ensure there are no graduation surprises! Contact your Academic Advisor with any questions.

Now that you are a Junior, which means you’ve earned 64-95 credit hours; here are some suggestions for making the most of your time at the Miami University Regionals.

Academics:

You’re well on your way to graduation; what comes next?

Faculty Connections:

  • Discuss letters of recommendation with your faculty advisor
  • Are you planning on graduate school? Discuss programs and opportunities with your faculty advisor

Career Development:

Leadership Development:

There is still plenty of time to get involved in student organizations, or student employment opportunities that expand your exposure and experience.

Pro Tip! Review your Degree Audit each semester to ensure there are no graduation surprises! Contact your Academic Advisor with any questions.

Now that you are a senior, which means you have earned 96+ credits; here are some suggestions for making the most of your time at the Miami University Regionals.

Academics:

Faculty Connections:

  • Solidify your faculty recommendations.
  • Talk to your faculty advisors about networking opportunities.

Career Development:

  • Get signed up with a career advisor. They can assist in many ways, including:
    • Major and career exploration
    • Industry research
    • Internship and job search strategies
    • Grad school planning and preparation
    • Resume and cover letter reviews
    • Interview skills and mock interviews
    • Internship and job offer negotiation
  • Prepare for and attend all of campus Career Fairs
  • Job search resources
  • Mock interviews practice
  • Online job/internship database (Handshake)

Leadership Development:

It’s not too late to get involved in student organizations, or student employment opportunities that expand your exposure and experience.

Pro Tip! Review your Degree Audit each semester to ensure there are no graduation surprises! Contact your Faculty Advisor with any questions.

First-Year

Your first year of college, you’ll spend a lot of time adjusting to a new normal. There are several things you can do now to prepare for life after college!

Academics:

  • Complete UNV 101

Career Development: 

It’s never too early to think about what comes after you graduate. Begin collecting experiences that will set you apart!

Leadership Development:

Get involved in student organizations, or student employment opportunities that expand your exposure and experience.

Pro Tip: Get in the habit of checking your official Miami Email every 24 hours. 

Sophomore

Now that you are a sophomore, this means you have earned at least 30 credit hours; here are some suggestions for making the most of your time at the Miami University Regionals.

Academics:

During your sophomore year, you will:

  • Complete more Miami Plan Foundation requirements.
  • Begin your major courses and use Miami Plan courses to focus on your interests and academic strengths.
  • Declare, change, or add additional programs of study, such as your major, minor or thematic sequence.
  • Begin to think about study abroad programs. - Regional students do study abroad! Many of them received a scholarship!
  • Review Education Abroad Resources (Global Initiatives).
  • Research study abroad and away programs (Global Initiatives).
  • Add an Associate of Arts degree to your record

Undergraduate Research/Faculty Connections:

  • Get to know your faculty advisor!
  • Ask your faculty advisor for a list of research opportunities in your major.
  • Identify your interests and contact faculty members with similar research interests.

Career Development:

It’s never too early to think about what comes after you graduate. Begin collecting experiences that will set you apart!

Leadership Development:

Get involved in student organizations, or student employment opportunities that expand your exposure and experience.

Pro Tip! Review your Degree Audit each semester to ensure there are no graduation surprises! Contact your Academic Advisor with any questions.

Junior

Now that you are a Junior, which means you’ve earned 64-95 credit hours; here are some suggestions for making the most of your time at the Miami University Regionals.

Academics:

You’re well on your way to graduation; what comes next?

Faculty Connections:

  • Discuss letters of recommendation with your faculty advisor
  • Are you planning on graduate school? Discuss programs and opportunities with your faculty advisor

Career Development:

Leadership Development:

There is still plenty of time to get involved in student organizations, or student employment opportunities that expand your exposure and experience.

Pro Tip! Review your Degree Audit each semester to ensure there are no graduation surprises! Contact your Academic Advisor with any questions.

Senior

Now that you are a senior, which means you have earned 96+ credits; here are some suggestions for making the most of your time at the Miami University Regionals.

Academics:

Faculty Connections:

  • Solidify your faculty recommendations.
  • Talk to your faculty advisors about networking opportunities.

Career Development:

  • Get signed up with a career advisor. They can assist in many ways, including:
    • Major and career exploration
    • Industry research
    • Internship and job search strategies
    • Grad school planning and preparation
    • Resume and cover letter reviews
    • Interview skills and mock interviews
    • Internship and job offer negotiation
  • Prepare for and attend all of campus Career Fairs
  • Job search resources
  • Mock interviews practice
  • Online job/internship database (Handshake)

Leadership Development:

It’s not too late to get involved in student organizations, or student employment opportunities that expand your exposure and experience.

Pro Tip! Review your Degree Audit each semester to ensure there are no graduation surprises! Contact your Faculty Advisor with any questions.